10 Ideas for Homemade Halloween Costumes for Couples

Updated on September 3, 2019
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Halloween is such a fun time to express your wild side via costume craziness. So why not make your own DIY costume?

How to Choose an Original Couple's Costume

It can be difficult to figure out what to do for a couple's costume, especially if you are trying to make something on your own. You can choose a classic, or you could go with something that is more original. Yes, it may be easy to go with a witch, clown, or vampire, but those are so boring! Why be like everyone else?

Think outside of the box, and go with something that others might not have thought of doing so that you don't encounter a slew of look-alikes at your next Halloween party! Below are some ideas of costumes that may be of interest.

10 Unique Halloween Costumes for Couples

  1. Squints and the lifeguard from The Sandlot
  2. Netflix and Chill
  3. Mario and Luigi
  4. Baby and Johnny from Dirty Dancing
  5. Mickey and Minnie Mouse
  6. Noah and Allie from the Notebook
  7. Superman and Wonder Woman
  8. Forrest Gump and Jenny
  9. Shaggy and Velma from Scooby-Doo
  10. Barbie and Ken

1. Squints and the Lifeguard From "The Sandlot"

The 1993 hit is becoming a new trend for Halloween costumes. Squints and the lifeguard's outfits can easily be homemade and still be a creative costume idea for your upcoming parties!
The 1993 hit is becoming a new trend for Halloween costumes. Squints and the lifeguard's outfits can easily be homemade and still be a creative costume idea for your upcoming parties!

2. Netflix and Chill

Netflix and Chill has been a commonly used term in the millennial era. This is another easy homemade costume that will also be a hit at a Halloween party!
Netflix and Chill has been a commonly used term in the millennial era. This is another easy homemade costume that will also be a hit at a Halloween party!

3. Mario and Luigi

Super Mario Brothers have been around since 1985 and are still a huge hit in the video-game world.  Simply find red and green long-sleeved shirts with white suspenders and create your own hats to match and you have your couple costume!
Super Mario Brothers have been around since 1985 and are still a huge hit in the video-game world. Simply find red and green long-sleeved shirts with white suspenders and create your own hats to match and you have your couple costume!

4. Baby and Johnny From "Dirty Dancing"

Dirty Dancing was a popular 1987 love story between Baby and Johnny. This is a fun, original, and easy idea for a couple's Halloween costume!
Dirty Dancing was a popular 1987 love story between Baby and Johnny. This is a fun, original, and easy idea for a couple's Halloween costume!

5. Mickey and Minnie Mouse

Mickey and Minnie Mouse have been great costume ideas for years now and they still do not disappoint.  Such a cute couple's costume idea!
Mickey and Minnie Mouse have been great costume ideas for years now and they still do not disappoint. Such a cute couple's costume idea!

6. Noah and Allie From "The Notebook"

"The Notebook" was a popular love story between Noah and Allie and one of Nicholas Sparks' greatest bestsellers. This would be a sweet idea for a couple's costume.
"The Notebook" was a popular love story between Noah and Allie and one of Nicholas Sparks' greatest bestsellers. This would be a sweet idea for a couple's costume.

7. Superman and Wonder Woman

Superheroes are always a popular and fun idea for Halloween costumes, no matter how old you are!
Superheroes are always a popular and fun idea for Halloween costumes, no matter how old you are!

8. Forrest Gump and Jenny

Another great couple's costume idea is Forrest Gump and Jenny from the 1994 hit movie starring Tom Hanks. You may already have some of this in your closet, so you really don't need to buy that much!
Another great couple's costume idea is Forrest Gump and Jenny from the 1994 hit movie starring Tom Hanks. You may already have some of this in your closet, so you really don't need to buy that much!

9. Shaggy and Velma From "Scooby-Doo"

Shaggy and Velma from "Scooby-Doo" is another great costume idea for Halloween.  You may already have some of these clothing items in your closet to put together! It is simple and still creative!
Shaggy and Velma from "Scooby-Doo" is another great costume idea for Halloween. You may already have some of these clothing items in your closet to put together! It is simple and still creative!

10. Barbie and Ken

Barbie and Ken would make an entertaining couple's Halloween costume for your next party!  This can be a pretty simple costume. Raid your mother and father's closets for crazy outfits from the '80s and do your hair and makeup to look like them!
Barbie and Ken would make an entertaining couple's Halloween costume for your next party! This can be a pretty simple costume. Raid your mother and father's closets for crazy outfits from the '80s and do your hair and makeup to look like them!

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