The time has finally arrived to pick out your 2021 Halloween outfit and look and feel your best at the party! Pumpkin #Squashgoals all round. Grab your partner in crime or best mate and pick out an outfit that rivals all of the previous years! Luckily for you, we’ve handpicked some of the best couples Halloween costume ideas that ever existed.
They’re based on both classic themes such as witches, Day of the Dead and zombies, but also TV and movie characters, or trending themes in 2021. Check out our top couples Halloween fancy dress ideas below and get ready for the occasion!
We’re starting off our list of couples Halloween costume ideas with two of the scariest twins of all time; The Shining Twin sisters! One’s creepy enough, but two is just terrifying! You never know what you might find behind door number 237 this Halloween. It’s a classic costume from the 80’s hit movie, The Shining. If you’re lucky enough to have a twin sister to rock this look, then you’re in for treat.
Senor and Senourita, it's time to embrace the age-old Mexican celebration of lost ancestors by dressing up in traditional sugar-skull style. Don dark, mysterious clothing and finish it off with brightly coloured flowers and make-up to fit in with the Day of the Dead theme. Dress as a Mexican husband and bride to make a bold statement at the Halloween party. It's a couples costume idea that's getting more popular each year!
Halloween doesn’t always need to be so frightening, so why not mix it up a bit and go as Cousin Itt and Uncle Fester from the 90's classic movie, The Addams family? No-one will ever know your true identity as your face is completely masked under all that hair! Girls will be ‘mega jel’ of your hair at your next Halloween night out, so be warned. No wonder it’s one of our best selling couples Halloween costumes!
New out of the Arkham Asylum is Harley Quinn. She’s sexy, she’s clever and a little bit crazy. She’ll bring a great deal of sex appeal to your next Halloween party! If you’re a single lady and fancy going to the party alone (who needs a Joker anyway?) then no need to worry, as you’ll be the star of the show! Her red and blue sequinned outfit is bold and bright, just like her personality. Loosen up and let the good times roll! If you're looking to team up with your partner in crime and right hand man, they can dress up as The Joker. What a team!
Can you walk along the tight rope? Can you do acrobatics? Hmm, we thought not, but fear not; you don’t have to have mad skills to become a clown. Clowns are hugely popular characters to dress up as for Halloween, but they don’t always necessarily have to be scary. Ladies, you can opt for a slightly more toned down clown, whereas the men can transform something a little more terrifying.
Couples Halloween costumes are all about looking your best and finding the best matching outfit for the party! Based on the 90’s film, Edward Scissorhands, you’ll rock up to your next Halloween party looking smoking hot. After all, who says Halloween always needs to be scary? If you don't want to leave your partner out on the fun, he can transform into Edward Scissorhands himself.
‘Did it hurt when you fell from heaven?’ Angels are known to be sweet and innocent. They can do no wrong! How about adding a spin on it for Halloween with a slightly darker twist? Combine both naughty and nice and you’ll get the Fallen Angel costume. Say bye bye to the traditional white angel! If you’ve been waiting to reveal a side of you that nobody’s ever seen, then now is your chance.
Tim Burton is bringing back all of the classic movies in this blog and we can’t forget the tale as old as time, ‘A nightmare before Christmas.’ Just because it’s an animated movie, it doesn’t mean that it’s just for kids! If you’re a single lady and looking for love at your next Halloween party, then you’ll need to get stitching so you can get the attention of Jack Skellington. If you’re already coupled up, then get your partner dressed up as him too!
‘Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and caldron bubble. Cool it with a baboon's blood, Then the charm is firm and good.’
Witches and wizards are pretty scary (and powerful, too!) They're featured in films such as Hocus Pocus, Sabrina the Teenage Witch and the all-round family favourite, Harry Potter. Everyone has a favourite witch or wizard that they can aspire to be for Halloween. It’s time to grab your broom, your cauldron and maybe even your cat. Fly to your Halloween party and cast a few spells along with your sidekick.
If you’re not looking for the scare-factor for Halloween, but rather the sexy-factor, and true superhero vibes, then you’re looking in the right place! Ladies, you’ll be having the men puuuuring at the party once they catch the sight of you. And gents, you'll woo all the ladies out there with your gadgets. Catwoman is Gotham City’s most cunning characters and the outfit is perfectly paired with Batman, The Joker or Harley Quinn, if you want to dress up with a partner or friend. It's a couples costume idea that's popular every single Halloween.
‘Ugh as if!’
We’re throwing it back to the 90s with the all-time favourite movie, Clueless! Popularity takes its toll on Cher as she begins to fall in love alongside her bessie, Dionne. They’re known for their checked-print blazers and skirts that make them stand out amongst the rest of their classmates. Whether you choose yellow or black, Cher and Dionne make a great choice for a female couples costume idea. This one’s perfect for a friendly duo or two sisters.
It's not always just about the worlds most talked about hero, Superman. It's time to say hello to the strong, independent woman that is... Supergirl! You can show off your long list of superpowers, from your x-ray vision to powers of flight. Show everyone who’s boss! Supergirl and Superman combined are a force to be reckoned with.
Jason Voorhees is horror movie legend that appeared in the spine-tingling film, Friday the 13th. He’s the main protagonist who plays a deadly serial killer and haunts Campy Crystal Lake, slaughtering anyone who touches the grave of his mother. Whilst Jason is a man, you can mix it up for your next Halloween party as female version, Mrs Jason Voorhees. She’s slightly less scary, and dare we say it, sexy! Or, you can go as a pair and be the all-time scariest couple in town!
Based on the 1985 novel, Handsmaid Tail is a gripping US television series that’s popular on Amazon Prime. Look like the infamous Serena Joy Waterford in this blue and teal coloured costume, or don the traditional hand-maid look in red. It’s a couples Halloween fancy dress idea that others won’t think of and there’ll be no doubt as to who you are. The series is insanely popular!
Dolls are generally sweet and keep their mouths shut when you play with them… but not the Chucky doll! Based on the 1988 film Childs Play, Chucky becomes a serial murderer once his owner buries his soul into his doll. Little does Andy’s mum know, the new toy she bought for her son will wreak havoc on their family! Chucky haunts Andy’s household and just always wants to play. You can transform into the female version of Chucky in a cute dungaree style dress, whilst your partner adopts the classic Chucky dungarees. We hope you have lots of energy, as its always playtime! Muahahaha!
What better way than to cheer on your schools’ sports team than as a cheerleader? It’s not your ordinary cheerleader though, it’s one that’s emerged from her grave and is now a creature of the living dead. If you’re stuck for a couples Halloween costume idea and want something on the cool-side, then the Spiritless Cheerleader Costume and American Football Jock is a perfect combination of cute and scary. All you need to do is practice your make-up skills for a rotten-flesh look. Give me a Z…give me an O…
Ruling your very own kingdom takes a lot of work, but it fuels the fire when the person you once loved betrayed you and stole your fairy wings. Based on the Disney film, Maleficent is a spin off from the classic Sleeping Beauty. Unlike the evil character from Sleeping Beauty, Maleficent is forced to be bad due to the pain she went through, but then later realises that isn’t her style. Transform yourself into the queen of the fairies for an October 31st party. No-one messes with Maleficent… Why not create a cool couples costume idea by dressing as two of Disney's most intimidating villains? The Evil Queen from Snow White is a perfect accompaniment to Maleficent.
All aboard me hearties! Pirates have always been a top choice couples costume for Halloween, with Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean and Jack Sparrow adding a new take to a life of pillaging and seafaring. Couples pirate outfits come in all shapes and sizes, from dark and deathly to cute and courageous. Team up with your other half and hunt down that treasure chest together!
So there you have it, our list of the best couples Halloween costume ideas for 2021. We hope some of our ideas inspired you for an October make-over and you’re all set for the party. Accessories and make-up add the finishing touches to any costume you wear! If you couldn’t find anything up your street, then be sure to check out our full wardrobe of couples Halloween costumes here.