The savory scent of pumpkin spice is back, which can only mean one thing: it’s almost time for Halloween. Whether you stress about finding just the right costume or you 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 your beau are looking for a few fun costume ideas, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve searched the web to bring you the 10 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 you and your S.O. stand out.
1. Nerds Couples Costume
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.
2. SuperHero Batman and Robin Costume
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 side-kick Robin. Simply pull them over a tank top and shorts, and you’ll be ready to go have some Halloween fun.
3. Tacky Travelers Couples Costume
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 actually 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.
4. Couples Peanut Butter and Jelly Costume
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.
5. USB Port and Stick Couples Costume
Oh, you brought your own USB? This hilarious couples costume features one USB port and a handy stick for you know…added connectivity. This is one great couple’s costume that’s refreshingly original and not one you’ll likely have seen before.
6. Rock, Paper, Scissors Costume
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.
7. Ketchup and Mustard Costume
BEST PARENTS COSTUME
This cute 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.
8. Plug and Socket Costume
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% 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.
9. Adult Nudist Couple Costume
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.
10. 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.
11. Deer in Headlights Couples Costume
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.
12. 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.
13. Oreo Cookie Couples Costume
BEST FOR FRIENDS
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.
14. Raggedy Ann Couples Costume
MOST NOSTALGIC COSTUME
Bring back everyone’s childhood favorites with this Raggedy Ann couples costume set. You’ll look like the real deal thanks to all the authentic-looking pieces in this set. For Raggedy Andy, the set includes a printed shirt and pants, red and white stockings and a yarn wig hat. The Raggedy Ann costume is made up of a dress with an apron, red and white stockings, bloomers and a yarn wig.
15. 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.