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Couples Halloween Costumes

Ideas for Halloween costumes for couples

It's common for you and your better half to dress up for Halloween together, and couples Halloween costumes have long been a tradition on this spooky holiday. Sometimes, you can stick with a general theme or loose idea, like Renaissance costumes or outfits from another long-forgotten time period, but in many cases, Halloween costumes for couples have each party dress up as one half of a famous pair of lovers. You can even extend this theme to non-traditional ideas such as Star Wars costumes -- the lady could dress as Princess Leia and the man like Han Solo.

More Ideas for Couples Halloween Costumes

Here are some more popular couples Halloween costumes that you might want to try:

  • Romeo and Juliet: an "oldie" but a "goldie." This is widely considered to be the greatest romantic story ever told.
  • Marc Antony and Cleopatra: the female half of the couple enjoys a lot of creative freedom in coming up with her own take on the classic Cleopatra costume.
  • Bonnie and Clyde: these famous criminals have inspired Halloween costumes for years.
  • Screen couples: think about well-known movie couples, like Rick and Ilsa from Casablanca, Mickey and Mallory Knox from Natural Born Killers, Sandy and Danny from Grease, or even King Kong and his human lady friend, if you're looking for something unique and different.

Group Halloween Costume Ideas

Couples Halloween costumes aren't the only way that more than one person can participate in a theme; there are also lots of fun ideas for group Halloween costumes to enjoy. In keeping with the Star Wars costume, suggestion, you and your friends may go out as a pack of Storm Troopers. You could go dresses as your favorite musical group, or as the cast of your favorite TV show, cartoon or ensemble movie.

Other themes include video games -- for example, dressing up as Super Mario Brothers characters -- or superheroes. Your theme doesn't even have to be specific or sharply defined; you could go as a group of boxers or teammates from your favorite sports club, a company of army soldiers, old-time gang members in pinstriped suits or a sheik with his group of harem girls. Just let your imagination and sensibilities guide you, and you'll come up with more group Halloween costume ideas than you'll know what to do with!

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