20 Genius Last Minute Halloween Costumes for Couples

Halloween is so close and we couldn’t be happier! Our inner kids are screaming with excitement! (or are we the only ones?) But what do you do when you’re in your 20’s, poor and can’t afford to buy those Halloween costumes for couples that you’ve seen here and there, but still want to dress up? You get to the “DIY last minute Halloween Costumes for Couples” faze, of course!

Because we care about you, lovely dreamers, and because we know that you can get creative, but you just need a little push, we thought that we would give you inspiration today, from some of the most fantastic and easy ideas out there!

Some of these include tutorials, some are self-explanatory, but all of them are just genius! Why stick to the boring, or to the non-existent costume, when you can create most of these with what you already have?

But enough with the chit-chatting! Let’s get to it!

20 Genius Last Minute Halloween Costumes for Couples

1.Bandits. from Say Yes

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So easy, so effective! The only things you need to DIY are those masks and the bags. Or, if you want to switch it up, you can transform that into a mime costume in no time, if you have the patience and time to do the makeup.

2. COUPLES M&M COSTUME, from  Keeping it classy: Finding Prince Charming

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Some might say that this is not even a costume (Andy!), but I think it works! Yes, it’s basic, but it still counts!

3. Double Stuffed Oreos, by Aubrey Jo

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Love and Oreos go so well together, don’t you think? ( And now we’re craving Oreos, damn it!)

4. Sheldon Cooper and Amy Farrah Fowler, by Bibliophile Emily

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One of our favorite shows ever! Of course, we couldn’t help ourselves and had to include Shamy on the list!

5. Alice in Wonderland and the Rabbit, from Keyko Linn

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Cute, cute, cute! That’s all  can say.

6. Elliott and Gertie – E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, from To Adventure

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I was instantly brought back in time, 20 years ago, to the first time I saw ET. Well, this year we’re dead set (pun intended) to be skeletons, but maybe next year?

7. Struck by lightning, by Julie Ann Art

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Simple and effective! And the fact that there is a mutilated umbrella in the mix, glorious! ( we kind of hate umbrellas hehe!)

8. Ash Ketchum and Pikachu, from Coolest Homemade Costumes

Cutest Couples Costume: Ash Ketchum and Pikachu
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We know it’s a little past the Pokemon Go phase, but this one is still a good idea, for all the Pokemon fans out there!

9. Dexter and his latest victim, from Coolest Homemade Costumes

This costume is probably the best one I have come up with to date. It has been almost one year since we did this and friends and neighbors are still
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This couples costume is one of our favorites, not only because we adore Dexter, but because of how simple it is. And these guys pull it off!!

10. Google Maps, by How to Play House

Google maps costume for a couple
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Since moving to Scotland we’ve been so attached to our Google Maps, you wouldn’t believe. Still surprised that we’re not going as Google Maps this year.

11. Pacman And Miss Pacman, from Julie Ann Art

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Ah, childhood! Am I the only one with the soundtrack in their head right now?

12. French chef and his masterpiece, by Studio DIY

DIY French Chef and Croquembouche Costume
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Oui, oui! Fantasticly simple and effective.

13. Marionette Puppets, from Costume Works

Marionette Puppets Couples Costume

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There was a song by the Romanian singer Antonia that went something like: “I wanna be your puppet on a string… I wanna be your marionette, marionette, marionette” – And now that’s gonna be stuck in my head, damn it!

14. Marionette and Wind-Up Doll, from Coolest Homemade Costumes

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Still singing that song in my mind… so yea, I needed to feature another marionette and string puppet couple.

15. Lego Minifig Costumes, from Craftster

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Who doesn’t love Legos? (especially when we don’t step on them haha!)

16. Salt and Pepper, from Evite

Top 10 Last Minute Halloween Costumes by Evite
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Stepping into the black and white land, let’s start with the couple that gives any party a little bit of flavor, salt and pepper.

17. Silent Film Stars, by Shrimp Salad Circus

Silent Film Stars Halloween Costume
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Elegance, simplicity, and silence.


18. Morticia and Gomez Addams, from Coolest Homemade Costumes

Cool Morticia and Gomez Addams Couple Costume

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The Addams family are Halloween royalty, so it was obvious that they were going to be on this list as well, especially since these guys look absolutely stunning!

 19. Zombie Bride and Groom, from Coolest Homemade Costumes

zombie bride and groom couple costume
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Going a little more bloody, this is a fun occasion for the newlyweds.

20. Skeleton Couple, from Costume Works

Skeleton Couple Costume
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Or why bother with a big costume when you only need some fantastic skeleton makeup?

Aaand that’s it for today, lovelies! We hope you enjoyed our list of 20 last minute Halloween Costumes for Couples, and if you liked it, don’t forget to share it, pin it, tweet it! We promise we won’t haunt you if you do!

Our question for you is: What was your favorite last minute costume?

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