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Here’s another round of couple costumes ideas, this time with a focus on the same gender. Whether you’re spending Halloween with your best friend or partner, here’s a few ideas for what to wear on The Big Night. If you don’t have time to put a costume together yourself, there’s still time to order from Halloween Costumes For Less (best costume retailer ever).

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For the Ladies

Daphne and Velma couple costume
Daphne and Velma: The more interesting half of the Scooby Doo team wear brightly colored outfits that you can probably find at your local thrift store. Notice how even with the huge, dorky glasses and sweater that Velma is still totally foxy?

Ginger and Mary Ann couple costume
Ginger and Mary Ann: Another classic duo with costumes that are probably already in your closet are the lovely and comedic ladies from Gilligan’s Island. You’ll need a long, clingy dress with big red hair and red gingham with dark pigtails.

Shining Twins couple costume
Shining Twins: The Grady Twins are unmistakable with their cult status, but surprisingly not a costume you see very often. Don matching blue dresses with a bit of splatter and you’ll be ready to play forever and ever.

Xena and Gabrielle couple costume
Xena and Gabrielle: This is a popular costumed duo at conventions, but you can also go the store bought route. The dynamic between the two women makes this a great buddy or couple costume.

Absolutely Fabulous couple costume
Absolutely Fabulous: The brash and hedonistic Patsy and Eddy are perfect costume choices for a Halloween party. The hair (blonde beehive and unruly red mane, respectively), fashion disaster wardrobe, and perpetual bottle of booze are good for a laugh, but the scathing one liners are what make these really fun costumes.

Siamese Twins couple costume
Siamese Twins: For the couple who simply can’t be apart, you can’t go wrong as conjoined twins. Sew together 2 skirts (for ease of movement) and start practicing your shambling.

Thelma and Louise couple costume
Thelma and Louise: These outlaws are clad in denim, sleeveless tops, huge curly auburn hair, neck and hair scarves, sunglasses and red lipstick. Here are some suggestions and photos from the movie that would help with developing your costumes.

For the Fellas

Batman and Robin couple costume
Batman and Robin: What a great team. Superhero costumes have been a hot choice for several years in a row, but Batman and Robin will never go out of style. And neither will the innuendos.

Jay and Silent Bob couple costume
Jay and Silent Bob: Except for Jay’s really long, stringy blonde hair, here’s another costume choice that you might have sitting in your closet. They’re the ultimate slackers so the costumes really take a back seat to the mannerisms and Jay’s one-liners.

Hot Fuzz couple costume
Hot Fuzz: Nicholas and Danny are the ultimate buddy cops, with an English twist. First order of business in these costumes is to fire your gun in the air and yell “Aaaaaaah!”

Ambiguously Gay Duo
Ambiguously Gay Duo: Spandex clad Ace and Gary are your ticket to non-stop double entendres. Actually, you might be surprised how many people made a go at this costume. If hits on flickr and Google are any indication of satisfaction, then this costume is a real winner.

Spy vs Spy couple costume
Spy vs Spy: Have fun pranking your spy nemesis all night! All black or white costumes are easy to assemble, so just make a posterboard cone for the mask and add an extra large brim to your hat. This would work just as well for women, too.

Siamese Twins couple costume
Siamese Twins: This costume works for guys too, but it might be a little harder to walk with a set of conjoined pants. Maybe try for joined-at-the-waist a la Stuck on You.

Have you worn or seen any cool couple costumes? Share your ideas in the comments!

Posted on October 25th, 2007 in
Halloween Costumes by Lauren

10 Responses to 'Halloween Costume Ideas for Couples and Friends'

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  1. Amber Harris said:

    bacon and eggs
    football player and cheerleader
    doctor and nurse
    ball and chain (good for newlyweds)

    on October 17th, 2011

  2. jesse said:

    Coke and Pepsi for both genders.

    on September 29th, 2011

  3. Nicky said:

    I’m hoping to get my boyfriend to go as Dog the Bounty Hunter and I will be his wife Beth. 🙂

    on September 7th, 2011

  4. amber said:

    My boyfriend and I are going as, Sonny and Cher!

    on October 7th, 2009

  5. Theresa said:

    Me and my girlfriend are going as an angel and devil. She’s the devil because she has the short choppy hair and evil eyes lol and I’m the angel with my girlish ways.

    on October 1st, 2009

  6. Callie said:

    Last year my friend and i went as crayons. That was you can pick any color (whatever you have) and you can be a pair. Also you could have more than two so if you were going in a big group you could use the whole rainbow!

    on September 28th, 2009

  7. amber said:

    good list. also..
    salt and pepper
    mario and luigi
    thing 1 and thing 2
    thanks! hops this helps someone

    on October 24th, 2008

  8. Jason said:

    Bert and Ernie are is also a good idea for the fellas.

    365 Halloween Response: Great idea, but the large, bright heads seem to make for a difficult homemade costume. Here’s a good attempt: Bert and Ernie costume

    on October 16th, 2008

  9. Lexi said:

    my best friend and i are going as hannah montana and Lola Luftanagle. this should be fun.

    on October 8th, 2008

  10. debbie said:

    thelma and louise

    365 Halloween Response: Good one. Thanks for the suggestion; we added it to the list!

    on October 7th, 2008

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