Best Couples Halloween Costumes That Will Crown You Best-Dressed

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by Marina Avraam |
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It's not Halloween if we're not competing with every other couple at the party to win best dressed. Luckily, A-list duos have shown us time and time again, just how it's done. From Kourtney and Travis' iconic Sid and Nancy, to Beyonce and Jay-Z's Barbie and Ken, celebs are the ultimate source of inspiration for the best couples Halloween costumes.

It's fair to say that fancy dress can be a little daunting. That's why doing it as a pair definitely makes everything that little bit less intimidating - you're in it together, whether your costumes are a wild success or epic failure. But, how do you pick a costume that perfectly embodies you as a couple?

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Luckily for you, we've created a list of the very best Halloween costumes for couples, and where to buy them. Whatever stage of the relationship you might be in, we've suggested potential Halloween options for you both to take the crown and ramp up your couple's style in doing so. From Barbie and Ken, to Succession's Shiv and Tom, shop our top picks below.


SHOP: Best Halloween Costumes For Couples

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Barbie and Ken

For obvious reason, expect Barbie and Ken to be a huge hit this Halloween. Plus, who doesn't want to see their partner in some trim?! We know we do. Shop the best Barbie and Ken halloween costumes below.

What you'll need

Barbie Halter Top, Zara, £35.99
Barbie™ Full Length Trousers, Zara, £59.99
Women's Cowboy Hat, Amazon, £3.99

NW Mens Stylish Western Cowboy Shirt, Amazon, £23
Men's Cowboy Hat, Amazon, £5

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Hailey Bieber and Justin Bieber

For an extremely topical 2023 halloween couples outfit, going as Hailey and Justin Bieber will get you major halloween brownie points. The best part? You probably have everything you need in your wardrobe already, but if not, shop the costume down below.

What you'll need

Red Petite Bandeau Playsuit, River Island, £33

Relaxed Fit Hoodie, H&M, £18.99
Regular Fit Sweatshorts, H&M, £17.99
Pink Cotton Twill Cap, H&M, £4

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Shiv and Tom

Shiv and Tom might just be this year's on-screen couple MVP. Dysfunctional, hilarious and incredibly iconic, pay homage to the final season of Succession by recreating the look with your partner.

What you'll need

Pinstripe Suit Blazer, £79.99, Mango
Turtleneck Top, £15.99, Mango

Navy Suit Jacket, £65, River Island
Navy Suit Trousers, £35, River Island

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Beetlejuice & Lydia Deetz, Beetlejuice

Lydia Deetz in her red wedding dress alongside terrifying hubby-to-be Beetlejuice is the ultimate Halloween couples costume. Safe to say that Bella and The Weeknd absolutely nailed the look, and with a few items, so can you.

What you'll need

Lydia Deetz
Lace & Beads Corset Dress, ASOS, £88
Gothic Bride Wig, Amazon, £49.99

Rubie's Official Beetlejuice Men's Adult Costume, Amazon, £36.40

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Vivian and Edward, Pretty Woman

Admit it, you've watched Pretty Woman north of 10 times and replayed that shopping scene north of 100 times. We can relate. Vivian and Edward are one of our favourite on-screen duos, and a cult favourite every single Halloween.

What you'll need

Pretty Woman Cutout Mini Dress, £49.99
Over The Knee Boots, ASOS, £37.50
Blonde Wig, Amazon, £22

Men's Three-Piece Tuxedo Set

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Morticia and Gomez Addams, The Addams Family

An oldie but a goodie, there’s no better spooky couple to channel on All Hallows’ Eve than the matriarch and patriarch of the Addams family. Undeniably glamorous thanks to their 1930s origins and aristocratic background, gothic lovers Gomez and Morticia are the chicest ghouls ever. After all, can you think of any other Halloween fancy dress that involves black tie tuxedos and elegant, floor-length gowns? We didn’t think so.

What you'll need

Black Halloween Dress, Amazon, £26.99
Black Straight Wig, Amazon, £19.99

Men's Three-Piece Tuxedo Set, Amazon, £77.99

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Margot and Richie - The Royal Tenenbaums

Quirky, edgy, and so stylish, Wes Andersen's The Royal Tenenbaums is a cult favourite in the fashion world thanks to its custom-made designer garments and 70s flair. Margot's smudged eyeliner and fur coat is easy to recreate, as is Richie's striped headband and tired camel suit.

What you'll need

**Short Polo Dress, ASOS, £10.50
Blonde Wig, Amazon, £20

Relaxed Fit Suit, ASOS, £56.50
Striped Headband, Amazon, £4.99

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Steve and Robin, Stranger Things

A uniform is always easier sort out costume-wise, especially when you don't have time to buy the pieces yourself, just tell him 'Sailors', when you really mean Steve and Robin from Stranger Things. Become Scoops Ahoy's newest employees with a Breton tee, blue shorts and red accessories - attitude optional (but we FULLY support).

What you'll need

Women's Sailor Costume, Amazon, from £26.99

Men's Sailor Uniform, Amazon, £27.99

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Mia Wallace and Vincent Vega, Pulp Fiction

One for the lazy Halloween goers, chances are you already have everything you need to nail this duo's look. P.S. Make sure to make Vincent and Mia proud by practising your twists for the dance floor!

**What you'll need
White Linen Shirt, H&M, £19.99
Black Cropped Trousers, H&M, £19.99
Black Wig, Amazon, £7.52

Men's Three-Piece Tuxedo Set

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Edward Scissorhands and Kim Boggs, Edward Scissorhands

Apart from the fact that we're obsessed with Jonny Depp and Winona Ryder in their 90s era, Edward Scissorhands is a classic go-to for Halloween. Try not to get stuck giving out free haircuts in the loos, though.

What you'll need

Edward Scissorhands Costume, Amazon, From £38

Puff Sleeve Dress, Reiss, £95
Golden Orange Wig, Amazon, £11.98

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Jack & Sally, The Nightmare Before Christmas

Let's be real, Jack and Sally from the Nightmare Before Christmas are basically the epitome of Halloween.

What you'll need

Jack Skellington Costume, Amazon, £52
Sally Finkelstein Costume, Amazon, £39.99

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