15 Easy DIY Couples Costume Ideas for 2018

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Quick and fun DIY couples costumes!

Incredible DIY Couples Costumes

Dressing up for Halloween is always a blast, but you know what's even more fun? Couples costumes! You know what's even better than that? Costumes that are easy for you to make yourself are even better!

We've created an incredible list of 15 easy DIY couples costume ideas, including fun options whether you are dressing up with your spouse, boyfriend, girlfriend, or best friend. They're guaranteed to be crowd-pleasers, showstoppers, and totally Halloween Instagram gems!

1. Abbi and Ilana Broad City

Broad City's Abbi and Ilana are the ultimate BFFs, which makes them a perfect choice if you and your bestie are planning a costume together! They wear a ton of different outfits throughout the show, all you have to do is pick your inspiration!

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2. Mulder and Scully from X-Files

Agents Mulder and Scully from the X-Files are, by now, a sci fi classic. Not only that, their outfits are super easy to replicate! Just get a couple of simple suits, a few DIY FBI badges, and you're good to go!

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3. Piper and Alex from Orange is the New Black

Piper and Alex from Orange is the New Black are the on-again-off-again It Couple from the Netflix hit and would make a great couple costume. Not only that, it would be a pretty simple one only involving a couple of orange shirts and pants.

4. Finn and Rey from Star Wars

Whether they ever develop a romantic relationship or not, no one can deny the incredible connection Finn and Rey have in the latest Star Wars trilogy. Don't worry, their outfits in the movies are pretty simple to replicate too!

5. Bob Ross and a happy tree

Bob Ross is a true American hero. Not only is his presence calming and soothing, but he also just makes people feel better about themselves. What better reasons do you need to convince your bestie to put dress up with you as Bob Ross and a happy tree for Halloween?

6. Hippies

Hippies are a classic Halloween costume that never goes out of style! The good news you may even have some of your costume already lurking in your closet. If not, consider asking your parents or grandparents if they have any of their old hippie clothes left.

7. Velma and Daphne from Scooby Doo

The ladies of Mystery Incorporated both wear outfits that are pretty easy to replicate. Daphne needs a purple dress and some sort of red hair, while Velma is know for her glasses and classic orange sweater. Even if you have to buy new pieces for you costume, you can easily transition them into your daily wardrobe after Halloween!

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8. Bob and Linda from Bob's Burgers

Alriiiiight! Costumes for Bob and Linda Belcher from *Bob's Burger's honestly don't get much easier. Linda wears a red shirt, jeans, and an apron, while Bob has on a plain white shirt, gray pants, and an apron. That's literally it. You may need a fake mustache for Bob and some hairspray for Linda, but other than that, you're gold!

9. Ghosts

The thing about ghost costumes is that you can look as done up as you want - it is entirely up to you! Gray clothes and makeup that emphasize the bags under your eyes, however, are essential to pulling off an otherworldly presence.

10. Shrek and Fiona

Shrek and Fiona may not be the most conventional couple to dress up as for Halloween, but no one can deny they they are one awesome couple! They also have fairly simple costumes to DIY. With just a bit of work, you'll be the coolest ogres in the swamp!

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11. Cowboys and Cowgirls

Whether you got as two cowgirls, two cowboys, or a cowboy and cowgirl, your couples costume will lasso in a ton of looks because, well, you look incredible. Between the plaid, the denim, and the bandannas, it's also a costume that won't take much effort or money.

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12. Carl and Ellie from Up

Though they didn't get a lot of screen time, young Carl and Ellie from Up were undeniably adorable! With Ellie as the wild child in patched up overalls and Carl as a nerd in a sweater vest, you and your other half will make a really cute pair as them for Halloween.

13. Daria and Jane from Daria

Excuse me, but Jane Lane and Daria Morgandorffer are the ultimate best friends and would make the perfect duo for you and your own best friend. They would also make pretty great costumes for girlfriends or wives too! The clothes they wear on the show are pretty commonplace. Lace up your favorite pair of combat boots and rock on!

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14. Waldo and Wenda from Where's Waldo

You probably spent hours of your childhood squinting for a tiny man and woman dressed in red and white. Now, as an adult, you can actually be one-half of Waldo and Wenda! Whether you already have red and white striped shirt or you paint one that way, it is such a simple costume that everyone will love!

15. Wesley and Princess Buttercup from The Princess Bride

Everyone loves The Princess Bride, so why not dress up as the titular couple? Wesley and Princess Buttercup are an adorable couple from a fun, classic movie and make an incredible Halloween costume to DIY.