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17 creative couples costumes to DIY for Halloween

October 17, 2023

You’ve planned the decor, and the cocktails, now it’s time to create those costumes. Stopping in today to share some of our fave couples costumes that have popped up on our social channels as of late for your Halloween planning pleasure. How fun is it to create a DIY couples Halloween costume based off of you and your beau’s fave characters or pop culture moments? Read on for a plethora of creative ideas!

family of DIY david bowie costumes from new darlings - creative diy couples costumes

What’s better than David Bowie? A whole family of Bowies! Pay homage to your favorite musician by each dressing up as them in your favorite eras like New Darlings did with this family Bowie costume.

barbie and ken couples costumes

Barbie is FOR SURE going to be the #1 Halloween costume this year, and Barbie and Ken takes the cake as far as couples costumes go.

barbie and ken halloween costumes - color me courtney

Here’s another easy and fun take on Barbie couples costumes from Color Me Courtney.

creative DIY couples costumes - alien and spaceship

Aww Sam and her guy dressed up as a cute Alien and UFO for Halloween… now that’s one we haven’t seen!

keikolynn Janet Snakehole and Burt Macklin couples halloween costume

We’ll never get over Keiko Lynn’s (AKA the queen of DIY costumes) version of Andy and April from Parks and Rec’s Janet Snakehole and Burt Macklin costume from last year. Too good!


This adorable mime costume from New Darlings is the easiest DIY costume ever!

Couples Halloween Costume

We’re sure this DIY campfire and s’mores costume by Aww Sam was a hit with everyone who saw it!

diy couples costumes - candy necklace and sweet tooth

Our pals Kelly and Jeff always nail it in the DIY couple costumes department, like with this candy necklace and sweet tooth costume. The “necklace” is made from pool noodles!


Another of our other favorite couples costumes from years ago is their this tropical drink and pool boy ensemble.

20140926-IMG_9611 Magician and rabbit is pretty unique for a more classic Halloween costume, no? Plus, you only need to craft the accessories.


How cute are Suzy Bishop and Sam Shakusky from Moonrise Kingdom? See the full costume from Steffy’s Pros & Cons. Still adorable today!


If you’re looking for a group costume, this Pokemon Halloween costume via brit + co actually has enough characters for you, your significant other, your friends, AND your pups.


Another DIY family Halloween option is Studio DIY’s weather family costume. Cutest!


Anyone here use Halloween as an excuse for an 80s throwback costume situation? Try this 80s costume and makeup idea from Twist Me Pretty.

Mary Poppins and Bert couples costumes with chimney sweep kids! by casa de fallon

This duo is beyond darling in their Mary Poppins and Bert couples costume, with the kiddos as chimney sweeps. Love the parrot umbrella!


What about a Safari couple? Camille Styles shows you how it’s done.


Lastly, this Princess Bride couples costume from A Beautiful Mess is another classic option! Which DIY costume idea is your fave?