As soon as October the 1st hits, we paint our nails black, start swooning over gothic wedding dresses and hang pumpkin bunting from our desks. Yep, here at Hitched we LOVE Halloween.
Whether you’re newly engaged, newlyweds or you’ve got a few years of marriage under your belt, there’s no better time to pull out all the stops on the fancy dress front than on the scariest holiday of the year.
From spooky makeup to fun family-friendly costumes and Disney-inspired get-ups, here are the best couples Halloween costumes of 2020 for you to choose from. That best dressed award has your name on it…
- Scary Couples Halloween Costumes
- Cute Couples Halloween Costumes
- Funny Couples Halloween Costumes
- Disney Couples Halloween Costumes
- Sexy Couples Halloween Costumes
- Couples Halloween Makeup Ideas
- Where to Buy the Best Couples Halloween Costumes
Halloween is the perfect excuse to scare the hell out of your friends.
Choose from one of these scary couples Halloween costume ideas and you’ll be well on your way.
1. Vampire Couples Halloween Costume
This scary couples Halloween costume idea is really easy to achieve.
All you need is some clothes you don't mind staining and plenty of fake blood! Decent makeup skills would come in pretty handy, too.
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2. Zombie Couples Halloween Costume
This couple have excelled in the scary couples Halloween costume stakes.
The addition of the skull injections really sets this look apart.
3. Clowns Couples Halloween Costume
Just us that thinks clowns have ultimate scare-factor? Nope, didn’t think so.
Dressing up as zombie clowns is sure to give your party guests a fright.
4. Skeletons Couples Halloween Costume
This scary couples Halloween costume idea is simple but highly effective.
5. Pennywise from IT Couples Halloween Costume
Take inspiration from IT and dress up as Pennywise this Halloween.
Yes, the red balloon is essential.
6. Day of the Dead Couples Halloween Costume
We love this Day of the Dead-inspired Halloween costume!
The devil is in the details here – aka, the makeup and accessories. You can totally get away with all-black outfits to save money.
7. Bride and Groom Couples Halloween Costume
Dig out an old white dress and splatter it with blood for the ultimate “wedding planning is taking its toll” get-up.
TOWIE’s Myles and Kady have gone the extra-mile with coloured contact lenses which finish their look to perfection.
8. The Purge Couples Halloween Costume
If you've seen the movie, you'll know why this is the ultimate scary couples costume.
You can recycle items you already have in your wardrobe, and then all you need to finish it off is prop weapons and a set of masks.
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Who says you have to be scary this Halloween? Choose from these cute couples Halloween costumes.
9. Scooby Doo Couples Halloween Costume
What a blast from the past!
We love this pair’s recreation of Shaggy and Scooby Doo… it’d be so cheap to put together, too.
10. Jack and Rose Couples Halloween Costume
Take inspiration from romantic classic Titanic and dress up as Jack and Rose this Halloween.
Super pale pressed powder is a must because, yanno… they got pretty cold.
11. Wonka Nerds Couples Halloween Costume
Release your inner nerd and dress up as Wonka Nerds with your other half.
All you’ll need is some thick-rimmed glasses, checked shirts and a cardboard box.
12. Peter Pan and Tinkerbell Couples Halloween Costume
Peter Pan will forever be one of our favourite Disney films.
Use Halloween as an excuse to dress up as Peter Pan and Tinkerbell. We know you’ve always wanted to.
13. NASA Couples Halloween Costume
Now this couples Halloween costume idea is seriously cool. If you’re hosting a celestial themed wedding, it’s the perfect way to set the tone!
Get your other half to don a spaceman costume while you adorn yourself in glitter and stars. You’ll look out of this world…
14. Jack and Jill Couples Halloween Costume
Jack and Jill went up the hill to attend a Halloween party!
This couples Halloween costume is inspired by one of our favourite childhood nursery rhymes. One thing’s for sure: no-one else will have thought of this idea.
15. Minions Couples Halloween Costume
How about dressing up as minions this Halloween?
This couples costume idea would work equally as well with a group of friends… get the whole squad involved!
16. Ross and Rachel Couples Halloween Costume
If you still can't resist watching the reruns together, this could be the costume for you.
Bonus points if you add your own Marcel the monkey!
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If you and your other half are the jokers of your friendship group, live up to your reputation with one of these funny couples Halloween costumes.
17. Velma and Daphne Couples Halloween Costume
One trip to your local vintage clothes store will have you decked out like Velma and Daphne from Scooby Doo. Fancy dress has never looked so stylish!
18. Filter and No Filter Couples Halloween Costume
We love this original idea for a couples Halloween costume!
One of you will be glammed up and accessorised like your favourite Snapchat filter while the other will be channelling an “I woke up like this” vibe – Instagram won't know what's hit it.
19. Google Maps Couples Halloween Costume
We couldn’t help but laugh when we stumbled across this Google Maps-inspired Halloween costume.
Customise the road names with those from the town you live in.
20. Starbucks Couples Halloween Costume
Are you and your other half coffee addicts? Us too.
Take inspiration from your favourite hot beverage and dress up as a barista and an iced coffee this October. What a look.
21. Mario and Princess Peach Couples Halloween Costume
Mario Bros Halloween costumes will never get old.
Choosing to dress up as Princess Peach and Mario himself is a fail-safe choice. Oh, and if you’re double dating, get the other couple to dress up as Luigi and Princess Daisy!
22. Netflix and Chill Couples Halloween Costume
Did you leave things to the last minute? Fear not! You’ll have everything you need to pull off this funny couples Halloween costume at home.
23. Pulp Fiction Couples Halloween Costume
What’s not to love about this Pulp Fiction Halloween costume? A little bit funny, a little bit sexy and uber cool for any type of gathering.
24. Cards Against Humanity Couples Halloween Costume
Oh, the fun you'll have coming up with a question and answer for these costumes... It's also a super affordable choice – you literally need two sheets of card and plain black and white t-shirts.
Disney is the best. Channel your love for your favourite Disney characters into your couples Halloween costume…
25. Lilo and Stitch Halloween Costume
Cute! Lilo and Stitch was one of our firm favourites when we were younger, so we love this Halloween costume.
Now all you’ve got to do is decide who gets to be Stitch…
26. Aladdin and Jasmine Halloween Costume
If you and your other half are committed to looking your best this Halloween, dress up as Aladdin and Princess Jasmine.
This couple look seriously toned and tanned… now where did we put that St. Tropez?
27. Beauty and the Beast Couples Halloween Costume
Beauty and the Beast is a classic idea for a couples Halloween costume.
Spook things up by adding fake blood and scary makeup.
28. Monsters Inc Couples Halloween Costume
Copy this couple’s Halloween costume idea and dress up as our favourite Monsters Inc. pair. How adorable!
29. The Incredibles Couples Halloween Costume
What about dressing up as The Incredibles?! This couple look ready to save the day in their superhero get-ups.
30. Toy Story Couples Halloween Costume
Channel your inner cowgirl with this Toy Story couples Halloween costume. The perfect excuse to buy those Western winter boots you’ve been lusting over…
31. Alice in Wonderland Couples Halloween Costume
Wish your peers a happy Halloween from Wonderland and dress up as Alice and the Mad Hatter.
This couple look cute and sexy in equal parts.
If you and your other half are after costumes which ooze sex appeal, then look no further than these sexy couples Halloween costumes.
32. Bride and Groom Couples Halloween Costume
This couple’s spooky take on a bride and groom get-up is great!
They’ve even invested in some super-scary contact lenses to make their eyes pop.
33. Dead Bonnie and Clyde Couples Halloween Costume
This Halloween, dress up as one of the most iconic couples in history.
Give Bonnie and Clyde a morbid make-over with bullet holes in your clothes and plenty of fake blood.
34. Prisoner and Prison Officer Couples Halloween Costume
This couple looks great as is, but you could flip the script with an Orange is The New Black-inspired female prisoner and guard dynamic too.
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35. Doctor and Nurse Couples Halloween Costume
The whole ‘doctor and nurse thing’ has been done time and time again, so if it’s your costume of choice this year, you’ve got to do it well.
Follow in the footsteps of this pair who have splashed out on full costumes, props and fake blood.
36. Pirates of the Caribbean Couples Halloween Costume
Image: PinterestAhoy! Set sail this Halloween as the Pirates of the Caribbean.
This couple kept things fresh, but it’s super easy to add an injection of horror to this costume idea. Will and Elizabeth who?
37. Devils Couples Halloween Costume
Sexy, simple and cheap to put together. There’s so much to love about this red devil couples Halloween costume.
38. Suicide Squad Couples Halloween Costume
Bring it right up to date and dress up as Harley Quinn and the Joker this Halloween.
This might have been done a lot circa 2016, but there’s still life left in the scary pair yet!
39. Khal Drogo and Daenerys Couples Halloween Costume
Game of Thrones may be finished on our screens, but these costumes will never get old.
Just make sure your other half is open to blue body paint before you commit...
40. Gomez and Morticia Couples Halloween Costume
In our books, you just can't beat the classics.
Take inspiration from Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner's get-ups by getting your Gomez and Morticia on (particularly great for a couple whose wardrobes already consist of black, black and more black).
Sometimes, keeping things simple is best. If you want an understated Halloween look, choose from these couples Halloween makeup ideas.
41. Creepy Skeletons Couples Halloween Makeup
You don’t need to go for a full blown costume if your makeup does all the talking.
Dress head-to-toe in black then transform your face into a skeleton. The pair of you will be unrecognisable!
42. Little Red Riding Hood Couples Halloween Makeup
If you have a bit more cash to splash, invest in a full Little Red Riding Hood costume.
It’s all in the makeup with this look. Make sure you pick up some stick-on-wounds and fake blood to really scare your fellow party-goers.
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43. Egyptian Pharaoh Couples Halloween Makeup
Pretty much the only skill you need to pull off this Halloween makeup look is that of a steady hand.
Once you’ve mastered the art of the eyeliner flick, you’re away!
44. Day of the Dead Couples Halloween Makeup
The stick-on gems are a great touch! Pick up some similar ones here.
45. Clowns Couples Halloween Makeup
We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: clowns are creepy.
Dress in all-black and focus your energies on recreating this simple yet oh-so-effective makeup look.
46. Medusa and the Stone Statue Couples Halloween Makeup
Granted, our makeup skills might not be quite up to scratch to recreate this look, but we had to include it all the same.
Top tip: using fishnet tights over your face or shoulders and then applying makeup with give you this scale effect with minimal effort.
47. Skeletons Couples Halloween Makeup
Keep your couples Halloween costume subtle with some understated skeleton-inspired makeup. The bold red lip looks gorgeous against the white face makeup.
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For cute tees or quirky pop culture references, Etsy is a great first stop, especially if you're going to a casual gathering where you don't need to make too much effort.
M&Ms T-Shirts – £12.99
Keep things sweet just the two of you, or team up with other couples to make a full set with these colourful M&M tees.
This is My Halloween Costume T-Shirt – £9.99
You can get a pair of these low maintenance sarcastic tees for under £20.
You're The Pumpkin To My Spice T-Shirts – £9.99
These matching pumpkin spice themed tops are super cute – although you will have to spend the evening glued to the hip for everyone else to get the gag.
From the traditional spooky styles to contemporary comedy sets, Jokers' Masquerade has literally hundreds of ready-made couples costumes to choose from.
Wedded Ghost Couples Halloween Costumes – from £39.99
We love this greyed-out ghostly take on the typical bride and groom costume – no fake blood required here.
Chicken and Ketchup Couples Costumes – from £19.99
If horror and gore's not your thing, you could go to the funny route with these foodie couples costumes instead.
Where's Wally Couples Costumes – from £29.99
With the right stripy top, Where's Wally would actually be fairly simple to DIY - but if you don't have the time or inclination, this set will do the trick (or treat).
As with any purchase, delve deep enough in the Amazon archives and you can find almost any couples Halloween costume your heart could desire. They're usually fairly inexpensive and delivery is super speedy!
Couples Bloody Zombie Doctor & Nurse Outfits – £29.49
A whole set for two for under £30 is pretty impressive – all you need to add is the shoes.
Couples Bavarian Beer Festival Fancy Dress Costumes – £31.99
These costumes will have you ready to host an at-home Oktoberfest in no time. Invest in some beer steins and you'll be good to go.
Couples Caveman and Cavewoman Fancy Dress Costumes – £22.99
Channel your inner Flintstones with these brilliant cavepeople costumes – the basic shape is unisex, so you can make it unique by adding your own accessories.
Like Amazon, eBay has tons of sellers when it comes to Halloween costumes, especially if you're going spooky with skeleton or zombie vibes.
Voodoo Witch Doctor Costumes – £41.95
All you need is your makeup A-game to finish off this top-to-toe voodoo costume set.
This global company has more than 200 couples costumes in its range, although they lean more towards the comedy side than proper scares.
Pirates Costumes for Couples – £36.60
Swashbuckle your way through Halloween 2020 with these coordinating pirate looks.
Gold Disco Couples Costume for Adults – £42.09
If you can get your partner into the gold sequin vibes (and that wig), these outfits could be your ticket to winning the best costume contest.
Astronauts Couples Costumes for Adults – £45.91
They may tell you they love you to the moon and back – this space-themed couples Halloween costume will be proof.
The clue is in the name! All of your fancy dress needs are covered on this website, especially if you're after an outfit with a sense of humour.
Couple's Avocado Costumes – £62.99
Millennial clliche? Yes. Amazing costume? Also yes.
Plug and Socket Couple's Costume – £43.99
Anyone else think the fishnet tights and black heels make this outfit surprisingly chic?
Wine and Cheese Couple's Costume – £43.99
Some will find this couple's costume a little cheesy (sorry), but others will love it. You can fight over who gets to be wine and who gets to be cheese.
If these ideas for couples Halloween costumes don’t fully satisfy your Halloween obsession, why not throw a Halloween themed hen party? Or better still, plan your whole wedding around a Halloween theme!