Deciding what to dress up as for Halloween is always a tough decision. Adding a significant other adds even more possibilities. Here are some ideas for unique and fun couples costumes. Looking at characters from your favorite movies or T.V. shows are a great place to start.
Here are some male and female costume ideas. Sophomore civil engineering major, Isabella Kushner, is dressing up as Mavis and Jonathan from the movie Hotel Transylvania with her boyfriend this year. “Growing up this was one of our favorite movies, so we thought it would be a cute and original idea,” said Kushner.
Kusher also thought about dressing up as Monica and Chandler from Friends or Sandy and Danny from Grease.
Amelia Hogle, a sophomore finance major, dressed up as Mr. and Mrs. Incredible with her boyfriend last Halloween. This year they decided to dress up as Wanda and Vision from WandaVision, one of their favorite Marvel movies.
Next, here is inspiration for male and male couple costumes.
Some ideas are Mario and Luigi or Woody and Buzz from Toy Story. Michael and Dwight from The Office, Bert and Ernie from Sesame Street, or Spongebob and Patrick from Spongebob Squarepants.
Senior mechanical engineering major, Julie Hirch, always looks forward to dressing up with her girlfriend. “Even though it’s basic, we have always wanted to dress up as angel and devil, or peanut butter and jelly,” said Hirch. Blair and Serena from Gossip Girl, is also one of her ideas.
There are also lots of couples costumes that work for everyone! Sophomore journalism major, Lauren Haffner, dressed up as robbers with her boyfriend a few years ago. “We loved dressing up together, this was so easy to throw together at the last minute,” said Haffner.
A few more costume ideas are astronauts, skeletons or Thing 1 and Thing 2 from The Cat in the Hat.
Dressing up as food or animals is also a simple way to get into the Halloween spirit. Being anything from avocados, dinosaurs or salt and pepper can be a fun way to incorporate your favorite foods and characters into Halloween . All of these costumes can be modified to put a personal touch on them. Find fun ways to dress up as your favorite characters or items, with the people you love.