The savory scent of pumpkin spice is back, which can only mean one thing: it’s almost time for Halloween! Whether you want to win your local costume contest, or you just love the spirit of the season, there’s no denying October is one fun month.
From trick-or-treating with the kids to heading out to your local bar for a night filled with themed cocktails, this is one holiday you should prepare for. Sure, you could throw on last year’s costume or cut some holes in that white sheet, but October 31st is going to be a lot better if you think ahead and pick out a costume everyone will adore. Better yet, go together with your significant other and put together a couples costume everyone will remember for years to come.
If you and yours are looking for a few fun costume ideas, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve searched the web to bring you the 20 most original couples costumes on the market. Whether you have a few savvy shindigs planned or are simply going to wing it this year, these costumes are sure to make your S.O. stand out.
1. Bob Ross Kit & Painted Canvas Couples Costume
Bob Ross is definitely up there with Fred Rogers in terms of sheer likability. This hilarious costume set comes with Bob’s iconic wig, a paint palette, brush and an awesome paint canvas (which is costume two). Yes, it’s as corny in real life as it looks in this picture and it’s totally awesome.
2. Hot Dog & Bun Couples Costume
Got any relish? This hilarious hot dog and bun costume is a great gag getup and is probably one of the few costume pairs that needs to be seen as a set in order to ‘get it’. Made from 100 percent polyester, the cool thing about this set is that you can literally wear whatever you want underneath. Heading to a bar after? Just pop those buns off and you’re good to go.
3. Cry Baby Bodysuit Costume Set
Sure, 2019’s given us a lot to cry about, but this unisex costume set is sure to leave you smiling. Complete with two full bodysuits, diapers, bibs and even two bonnets, this costume set is sure to leave a lasting impression, though we can’t say for sure what kind of impression that would be.
4. Puzzle Pieces Adult Couples Costume Set
MOST PG COSTUME
Some couples costumes toe the line between funny and hokey, while others toe the line between funny and offensive. This couples costume, however, is unique in the fact that it’s one of the few costumes that’s both funny and sentimental. Great for couples young and old, this sweet set includes two puzzle tunics that can be attached.
5. Buddy The Elf and Jovi Couples Costume Bundle Set
Because there’s no better way to celebrate Halloween than by spreading some good old Christmas cheer, this hilarious Elf costume set comes with one Buddy costume and one Jovi set. The fleece jackets are both detailed and surprisingly comfy, and while they look great as a set, this one of the few couples costumes that work just as good on its own.
6. Nerds Couples Costume Set
This great couple’s costume features two different flavored tunics (one red and one grape) and two extra-large glasses. Hey, it’s a Nerds costume that works on two levels! This fun and funny costume is sure to make all your friends laugh.
7. Salt and Pepper Couples Costume Set
BEST SIMPLE COSTUME
No lanky onesie, no excessive belts or studs, just two salt and pepper costumes that are easy to put on and are sure to garner a few laughs. Featuring a one-size-fits-all design, these hilarious costumes are a must if you’re planning on wearing your costume again and again and have no time to deal with getting dressed up.
8. Tacky Travelers Couples Costume Set
MOST CREATIVE COSTUME
We’ve all seen a tacky traveler, and if you haven’t, chances are that tacky traveler is you. While we don’t believe for a second that you are actually tacky, you might want to feel that way just for a night with these obnoxious costumes. Each one comes with a hoop waist, jumpsuit and Hawaiian shirt. Just keep in mind that you’ll need to order two to make it a couple’s costume.
9. Couples Peanut Butter and Jelly Costume Set
Because what goes best with peanut butter? No, not chocolate. Jelly! This scrumptious PB&J costume set features two foam tunics and is sure to make all your friends…wait for it…jelly.
10. Rock, Paper, Scissors Costume Set
BEST FOR THRUPLES
For all those trios this year, this fun rock, paper scissors set comes with three polyester costumes and is sure to be hit. Whether you’re battling it out for top spot or you simply want to impress everyone at the party, these one-size-fit-all tunics are an easy way to make a group costume work. Plus, the price point means you’re paying just over $10 per costume.
11. Ketchup and Mustard Costume Set
BEST PARENTS COSTUME
This ketchup and mustard costume set is sure to be a hit. With two costumes and two hats, the one-size-fits-all design works with most frames. Now all you need is another couple to go as a hot dog and a pair of buns. It’s easy and cute, which makes it ideal for all you parents stuck at home handing out candy.
12. Plug and Socket Costume Set
BEST FOR PARTIES
One look at this hilarious plug and socket costume, and you’ll be hooked. A great (and unique) couples costume idea, this set is made from 100 percent polyester and comes as two separate pieces packed together. Even when you aren’t standing next to each other at your Halloween party, everyone will know the plug belongs in the socket.
13. Adult Nudist Couple Costume Set
Because the only thing that’s better than going commando is pretending to go commando. You’ll love wearing these costumes if your goal every Halloween is making people laugh. This hilarious nudist costume set is not only anatomically correct, it’s actually quite generous.
14. Perfectly Paired Wine And Cheese Halloween Costume Set
BEST FOR FOODIES
For all of you foodies out there, this delightfully delicious wine and cheese costume set features a surprisingly elaborate wine bottle costume and a handy cheese tunic. The wine bottle is made up from a foam tunic, while the cheese is a shaped block of foam. The set also comes with an oversized knife as the perfect prop for a full foodie experience.
15. Deer in Headlights Couples Costume Set
BEST FOR NEW COUPLES
If you’re caught in her headlights day in and day out, make sure everyone knows it by investing in this deer in the headlights costume this Halloween. The set comes with the green dress and headpiece shown below as well as a brown deer head. As an added bonus, the headlights actually work once you install six AAA batteries.
16. Wayne’s World Costume Set
BEST FOR MOVIE FANS
We’re not worthy! But you might be just the right couple to pull off this Wayne’s World costume set. This totally righteous costume comes with a black wig, blonde wig, Wayne’s World Hat, drum sticks and glasses.
17. Oreo Cookie Couples Costume Set
BEST FOR COOKIE LOVERS
Whether you’re a dunker or a twister, there’s no denying how tasty this Oreo cookie costume looks. Available in a single standard size, the cookie is made up of two foam-backed tunics. Get ready to fight over who gets to be the cookie and who gets to be the cream.
18. Batman and Robin Costume Set
BEST LAST-MINUTE COSTUME
This may not be the most attractive Batman and Robin costume you ever see, but if you’re looking for a last-minute couples costume, this one is pretty easy. The authentic DC Comics costume comes with two printed ponchos showing Batman and his sidekick Robin. Simply pull them over a tank top and shorts, and you’ll be ready to go have some Halloween fun.
19. Soap Loofah Bubbles Adult Costume Set
Rub a dub-dub with this great loofah and bubbles costume combination. This sudsy set features one soap costume, one loofah costume and 10 clear balloons to act as bubbles. This set is sure to be a winner year after year.