These scary-good Halloween couples costumes make coordinating outfits easy
Whether taking kids trick-or-treating or partying with a house full of peers, getting ready for Halloween requires a more thoughtful outfit choice than most of us allow time for. But when coordinating costumes for a couple (whether significant others, a pair of kids, or even a family member and their favorite pup), the pressure to play dress-up becomes even more complicated. That’s why we’ve rounded up some of our favorite Halloween costumes to wear in pairs. Below, find timeless couple's costumes that delight and scare — and because they don’t require pop culture know-how to be recognized, each selection makes for a smart investment that can be worn year after year. For even more scary-good savings, Honey shoppers using this link can score 20% off orders on the site through October 31, 2022.
Let’s face it: babies will look cute in just about anything. But dressing infant twins as an aged, mustachioed grandpa and gray-haired grandma brings on a whole new level of adorable to the mix.
SHOP: Great Grandpa Costume for Infants, $24,99 available at Halloweencostumes.com SHOP: Great Grandma Costume for Infants, $24.99, available at Halloweencostumes.com
For the couple who is a little extra — and always worth the splurge — this easy-to-wear costume celebrates the almighty avocado.
SHOP: Couple's Avocado Costume, $69.99, available at Halloweencostumes.com
Some couples just go together like ... well you know. And for them, there’s no better costume to show they’re meant to be.
SHOP: Adult Peanut Butter and Jelly Costume, $39.99, available at Halloweencostumes.com
For the hero couple that live on equal footing, these fire captain outfits make the perfect pair. Have a little one in tow? Dress them as a rescued kitten for a classic group costume that never goes out of style.
SHOP: Women's Fire Captain Plus Size Costume, $59.99, available at Halloweencostumes.com SHOP: Fire Captain Plus Size Men's Costume, $44.99, available at Halloweencostumes.com
For a couple of kids hellbent on showing the scarier side of the holiday, these severed head costumes are enough to freak out classmates — and maybe a few teachers, too.
SHOP: Kid's Headless Human Costume, $44.99, available at Halloweencostumes.com SHOP: Headless Prom Queen Girls Costume, $59.99, available at Halloweencostumes.com
The TikTok videos practically create themselves when your pup comes tearing around a corner dressed as a postal carrier, priority-mail package and all. Stellar content aside, this pair of costumes is just the thing for the kid who never leaves Fido’s side (even when trick-or-treating).
SHOP: USPS Dog Mail Carrier Costume, $19.99, available at Halloweencostumes.com SHOP: Mail Carrier Toddler Costume, $29.99, available at Halloweencostumes.com
Made in collaboration with Posh Peanut (a brand known for its bamboo baby clothes) this cozy, three-piece costume (comprising a knit-lined jumpsuit, tutu and hood) satisfies a unicorn-obsessed siblings’ rainbow aesthetic all while keeping the little ones warm on brisk, October nights.
SHOP: Posh Peanut Eleanor Unicorn Costume for Toddlers, $49.99, available at Halloweencostumes.com SHOP: Posh Peanut Eleanor Unicorn Costume for Toddlers, 39.99, available at Halloweencostumes.com
For those who don’t want to invest a lot of time or money into whipping up a complete Halloween look, masks offer an easy solution. This duo of light-up skull masks are instant costume makers — but terrifying, nonetheless.
SHOP: Fire Fiend Flaming Skull Mask, $19.99, available at Halloweencostumes.com SHOP: Red Skull Light Up Adult Mask, $29.99, available at Halloweencostumes.com
For those known to play the wallflower at parties, functional costumes can serve as a conversation piece to help more easily engage with others. Take this pair of wizard ensembles, which give off a welcoming, benevolent aura. By stocking pockets with little crystals or affirmation cards, a couple can play the energetically uplifting Merlins and surprise strangers with cool, cosmic gifts.
SHOP: Men's Magic Wizard Costume, $59.99, available at Halloweencostumes.com SHOP: Adult Purple Wizard Costume, $49.99, available at Halloweencostumes.com
An instant way to bring life to the party? Represent one of the most sartorially colorful decades in history. With Memphis Milano shapes, a banana-hued fanny pack and neon sweatbands, this pair of workout costumes embodies ‘80s to the max.
SHOP: Men's Work It Out 80s Costume, $39.99, available at Halloweencostumes.com SHOP: Work It Out 80s Women’s Costume, $54.99, available at Halloweencostumes.com