34 Best Halloween Costume Ideas For Gay, Lesbian & Genderqueer Couples

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Halloween is a holiday where you get to show off your fun and creative spirit. Couples' Halloween costumes can either be scary, sexy, creative, or just plain cute. But no matter what you want people to remember what you wore!

Picking out a costume can sometimes prove to be daunting, trying to be original and find something that will stand out is something everyone is trying to achieve.

Having a partner that will go along with the costume and help come up with ideas on Pinterest or in the store surely helps! With the two of you being a matching pair or a clever duo will definitely make your Halloween night one to remember.

I mean who doesn't want to be the costume everyone remembers that night? That's surely an achievement!

With plenty of famous duos and pair ideas, there are a lot of options to choose from. But of course, you also want to find something that fits your personality as an LGBTQ+ couple.

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Whatever you are looking for we've got you covered.

Here is a list of the best couples Halloween costume ideas — ranging from cute, simple, and DIY to uber-sexy and steamy — for the hottest gay couples.

Gay Couples Halloween Costumes

1. Killa Bees Costumes

For this costume, you need some black and yellow striped bottoms, sleeves, and a pair of wings. Top the outfit off with a weapon of your choice to make the costume "killa."

Original and sexy, this idea is sweet as honey.

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Boxed Essentials Men's Underwear and Matching Socks

Bienvenue Store Arm Warmer Fingerless Gloves

Killer Bee Halloween Costume Accessory Kit

2. DIY Spartan Warriors Costumes

There are more than 300 reasons why this costume is great. Get some cardboard and spray paint and you are well on your way to a Spartan Halloween.

Just grab a red scarf or blanket to use and you are good to go. To make it even better, grab some arm guards.

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HZMAN Adults Faux Leather Arm Guards

3. Derek Zoolander and Hansel McDonald Costumes

These costumes are perfect, especially if one of you is a blonde and the other a brunette. You're going to be really, really ridiculously good-looking.

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Rubie's Zoolander Costume

Rubie's Hansel Zoolander Costume

4. Beer Buddies Costumes

All you need is a cardboard cut out of your favorite beer brand to create this look. This you can absolutely do yourself, but costumes are also for sale. You've already got the drinks, now just roll up to the party.

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Rosta Imposta Budweiser Bottle Costume for Adults

5. Sherlock Holmes and Watson Costumes

The mystery for the best costume is solved with this classy couples costume set.

Look for a tweed suit and a magnifying glass to make these costumes come to life, and don't forget the pipe!

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Fun Shack Men's Victorian Detective Costume

Star Power Detective Pipe

6. Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy Costumes

From under the sea to a friend's party. These costumes are a great choice because they're mostly DIY.

All you have to do is cut the shapes you need out of construction paper and attach them to colored shirts, then don tights and black briefs.

Have your partner draw on the starfish on mermaid man's face so it's super crisp!

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Satin Gloves Stretchy

7. Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck

This couple's costume doesn't take a whole lot of work.

For Mickey, all you need are the ears, gloves, and some colorful underwear or swimsuit.

For Donald Duck, get a blue shirt, his cute blue hat, and a duck bill.

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Disguise Mickey Mouse Ears + Gloves

8. Prince Charming and His Prince Costumes

Everyone will be enchanted by this costume. You'll probably have to buy this couple's costume.

The good thing is that you can pick any kind of prince you want to be!

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California Costumes Men's Dark Prince

Mens Royal Storybook Prince

9. Batman and Robin Costumes

This one is a classic superhero pairing. The Dark Knight parties on a dark night with the Boy Wonder... What's not to love?

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Rubie's Store Deluxe Muscle Chest Batman

Robin Muscle Chest Top with Cap and Mask

10. The Grinch and Dr. Seuss Costumes

You can get these costumes on amazon, or you can spray paint a fake beard and paint yourself all in green.

For Dr. Seuss, you can use the cat in the hat costume, or carry around one of his books with a pen as the author. You could also wear a shirt and tie and use Dr. Seuss accessories you find on Amazon for a Halloween in Who Town.

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Elope Store Dr. Seuss The Cat in the Hat Deluxe Costume

Elope Store Cat in The Hat Costume Accessory Kit

Gooworm Store Grinch costume

11. Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Costumes

Not only is this couple's costume incredibly adorable but it's also so comfy!

Buy Winnie the Pooh and Tigger onesies and you can use a honey pot as your candy holder.

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Fitted Unisex Adult Bear Onesie

Onesie Unisex One-Piece Cosplay Costume

12. Mario and Luigi from Super Mario Brothers Costumes

This is an easy-peasy costume to get together. Find some colored tank tops, black shorts, tube socks, suspenders, and fake mustaches. Get your plain baseball caps and paint on the letters for each brother. Bam, you have Mario and Luigi!

From the video game to the party, this look is a hit.

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Super Mario Bros Mario and Luigi Hats Mustaches Gloves Buttons Cosplay Costume

13. Peter Pan and Captain Hook Costumes

If you don't want to buy the costumes, you could wear a bunch of green for peter pan. For Hook, you'll need to grab a hook hand, a long dark trench coat, and a pirate hat.

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Fun Costumes Classic Peter Pan Costume

Kangaroo's Pirate Hook

Captain Adult Halloween Costume

14. "Avatar the Last Airbender" Aang and Zuko Costumes

Knock the wind out of everyone with this look as you capture the power of Aang and Zuko from the hit Nickelodeon show "Avatar: The Last Airbender."

For Ang, you'll need baggy yellow and orange clothing and create your own staff!

For Zuko, look for red clothing, and a dark robe. Don't forget to paint on the burn around his eye!

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Spirit Halloween Adult Avatar: The Last Airbender Aang Costume

BYHai Zuko Cosplay Avatar The Last Airbender


Lesbian Couples Halloween Costumes

15. Persephone and Hades Costumes

Going as Hades and Persephone is a great idea because you can interpret this couple any way you wish. You can go complete Greek mythology by wearing dark togas or you can take a more modern approach with a steampunk look.

For Persephone, given that she was the goddess of spring before becoming queen of the Underworld, you should definitely have some sort of floral aspect involved. Try a flower crown or drawing vines on your arms.

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SHKEHO-kehong Hades Hoodie Costume

DDazzling Women Flower Headband Wreath Crown

Renaissance Costume Women Medieval Chemise Dress

16. Princess Peach and Princess Daisy Costumes

This costume can be pretty simple to do with your significant other.

For Princess Peach, you can just buy the costume and be done, or you can try to find a bright pink dress and heels at your local thrift store.

For Daisy, most stores have costumes for her, but under Sunflower Princess rather than just her name. However, Daisy can be simple to do yourself too. You can most likely find a yellow and orange dress and heels somewhere for this costume, like at Target or Walmart.

Don't forget their matching iconic tiny crowns!

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Disguise Women's Super Mario Deluxe Princess Peach Costume

Leg Avenue Daisy Costume

17. Daphne and Velma from "Scooby-Doo"

Go this Halloween as the beloved "Scooby-Doo" characters, Daphne and Velma. This power couple costume is easy to create with thrift store finds.

For Velma, you'll need a red skirt, orange sweater, and round glasses. For Daphne, you'll need to find a dark purple long sleeve dress and a green bandana to tie around your neck.

If you really want to go all out, grab some wigs!

Pricing and Reviews at Amazon:

Rubie's Scooby-Doo Deluxe Adult Costume - Velma

Brown Bob & Black Glasses Velma Costume Set

For G and PL Women's Halloween Costume Adult - Daphne

Mersi Daphne Wig

18. Angel and Devil Costumes

Everyone loves a good vs bad couples costume, so why not do the stereotypical angel and devil duo? It's super simple — one person dresses in white and the other in red.

Top it off with cute accessories and headbands to complete the look.

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Syhood 4 Piece Angel and Devil Horns Headband Set

19. Fairly Odd Parents Costumes

To be Wanda and Cosmo, you first will need to start with black bottoms. Then figure out who will be who and coordinate with their matching color, i.e. one is bright pink the other is lime green. Then finish the look with matching wings and wands.

If you really want to go all out, try coloring your hair with your coordinating color for the night with temporary hair coloring.

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Fairly Odd Parents Costume Pieces

20. Orange Is the New Black Costumes

You and your significant other can go as the iconic Piper Chapman and Alex Vause from the hit show "Orange is The New Black".

For this couples costumes, all you need are jumpsuits and long-sleeved white shirts. You could also do wigs, but it's not necessary.

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M&M SCRUBS Women Scrub Set

Beluring Women T Shirt Long Sleeve Crew Neck

21. Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn Costumes

For Harley Quinn, you will need a corset (preferably black), bows, boots, a platinum blonde wig, and face paint.

For Poison Ivy, you will need a red wig, a dark green dress (or bodysuit), and leaves/ vines to wrap around yourself. If you don't want to buy the greenery you can also use body paint to draw the leaves on your arms and legs.

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Lethal Beauty Costume Poison Ivy

Another Me Wig Women’s Long

Rubies II Women's DC Comics Harley Quinn

22. Magenta and Columbia from "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" Costumes

For Halloween go as these quirky characters from "The Rocky Horror Picture Show."

For Magenta, you'll need a maid's outfit and a wacky wig.

For Columbia, you'll need a sparkly pantsuit, top hat, and tap shoes.

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Forum The Rocky Horror Picture Show Complete Costume

Forum Rocky Horror Picture Show Columbia

23. Thelma and Louise Costumes

For this couples costumes, all you'll need are some button-ups, scarves, and big sunglasses.

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SOJOS 2 Pack Retro Vintage Cateye Sunglasses

FONYVE Silk Feeling Scarf

Women's Fall Winter Scarf Classic

Astylish Womens Corduroy Shirts Casual Long Sleeve Button-Down

Astylish Women's V Neck Roll-up Sleeve Button-Down

24. Glinda The Good Witch and Wicked Witch of the West Costumes

For Glinda, you'll need a pink dress, a crown, and a wand.

For the Wicked Witch, you'll need a black dress, a witch's hat, a broom, and green face paint.

Pricing and Reviews at Amazon:

Secret Wishes Women's Wizard of Oz Glinda The Good Witch

Women's Rich Witch Costume

Snazaroo Classic Face and Body Paint, 18ml, Grass Green

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Gender-Neutral Couples Halloween Costumes

25. R2D2 and BB8 Costumes

If you both are star wars fans, this will be a great couples costume for you. To go as R2D2 and BB8, and if one of you is an artist, you could create the costume out of cardboard.

But if you both aren't up for that challenge, the costumes are available to buy in-store.

Pricing and Reviews at Amazon:

Star Wars R2-D2 Halloween Costume T-Shirt

Star Wars BB-8 Inflatable Adult Costume

26. Skeletons Couples Costumes

Sexy and sophisticated, this couple's costume is a score! So, break out those suits and grab that makeup kit. Get spooky right down to the bones.

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Mehron Makeup Premium Character Kit (Skeleton)

27. Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costumes

If you are both a wild child, go as Thing 1 and Thing 2 from the beloved Dr. Seuss books. This couples costume is also super easy to do. All you need is the crazy spiky blue hair and the shirt that say Thing 1 and Thing 2.

Wear the red T-shirts with comfy blue pants and converse shoes to finish this costume off.

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Kangaroo's Funky Spiky Blue Wig

Dr. Seuss Thing 1 Emblem RED T-shirt

Dr. Seuss Thing 2 Emblem RED T-shirt

28. Monkey and Banana Costumes

This couple's costume is a fun one. You can tag team as a Monkey and his beloved Banana!

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Silver Lilly Slim Fit Animal Pajamas - Monkey

Spooktacular Creations Appealing Banana Costume

29. Aliens from "Toy Story" Costumes

For this costume, you'll need a blue jumpsuit, googly eyes, antennae, and green face paint.

Or you can buy onesies on Amazon!

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Beauty Shine Unisex Adult Cartoon Costume

30. Salt and Pepper Costumes

For this couples costume, you'll need white and black T-shirts and hats. You can cut the 'S' and 'P' letters out of construction paper and glue them onto your shirts and hats.

You can also buy these costumes online.

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Salt & Pepper Couples Costume Set Adult

31. Brunch Costumes

For this costume, you'll need the bacon and eggs costumes sold online or in stores.

You will also each need to wear a broken watch with the time set exactly at 10:30 am, i.e. Brunch Time! Hold some champagne glasses colored in with orange to look like mimosas.

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Rasta Imposta Bacon and Eggs Couples Costume

Plastic Champagne Flutes Disposable | Clear

32. Puzzle Pieces Costumes

For this costume set you could create teh puzzle pieces out of cardboard and stick them to a plain shirt. Or you can buy this couples costume set that have cute messages attached to them.

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You Complete My Puzzle Couples Costume

33. Minions Costumes

You will need overalls, yellow long sleeve shirts, and goggles to create this costume. They also sell onesies.

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NEWCOSPLAY Unisex Adult Minions Pyjamas Halloween Onesie Costume

34. Cards Against Humanity Costumes

Pair the funniest card combinations together by putting them on black and white T-Shirts.

The company also sells T-Shirts with the cards already on them.

Search them up on amazon to see all teh possible combinations you could do this Halloween.

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Funny Halloween Against Humanity Group & Couple Costume Black Card

Funny Halloween Against Humanity Group & Couple Costume White Card

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Molly Given is a writer living in Philadelphia and a lover of all things to do with mystery and magic in life. When she’s not writing her fingers off she can be found planning her next adventure in a new part of the world.