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30 Clever Best Friend Halloween Costumes To Wear To Your Next Halloween Party

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You and your bestie are two peas in a pod (you're welcome for another great costume idea).

Do you and your best friend have plans to go out this Halloween, but you're still not sure what to dress up as? No need to worry, we’ve got the top 30 best friend costumes to choose from (or at least get your creative juices flowing) that will be perfect for trick-or-treating — or this year's hottest Halloween party.

In my humble opinion, there is no greater season than Fall. I lose my mind over the changing colors of the trees, the cool air, and pumpkin everything. And fall would not be complete without the fun of Halloween!


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Between the fun of dressing up, the plethora of free candy (I’m an adult, but I still feel like the bonus Twix bars are the ultimate October-score), and the spooky feel of the occasion — it’s one of the best holidays of the year!

When you begin making plans for Halloween, you tend to get caught up in the plans themselves and sort of forget to plan out a costume — especially if you're the one hosting this year.

Whether it’s to go to a fun Halloween party, going out for a scary movie marathon, going to all the haunted houses, or simply taking the kids trick or treating (or even just staying home to hand out candy); you should always get in the spirit of things and dress up!

Planning the perfect costume takes time. Especially if you and your bestie have decided to turn it into a fun DIY project that you’ll do together! (Lots of fun DIY ideas below!).


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But they don’t HAVE to. Sometimes only a little effort makes the best (and cutest) costumes. A lot of the costumes that made our list are quite easy to just throw together real quick (you may even have everything you need in the house!).

So, without further ado, let’s do the monster mash into these top 30 best friend Halloween costume ideas!


1. Cosmo and Wanda Fairly Odd Parents Halloween Costume

Dress up like your favorite fairy “odd couple” from childhood – Cosmo and Wanda from Fairly Odd Parents. With this chic (borderline ) spin on these two wacky characters, you’re sure to have a fun Halloween.


2. Netflix and Chill Halloween Costume

This cute and hilarious spin on the phrase “Netflix and Chill” is sure to get you lots of laughs (and keep you comfy as heck) all while staying relevant to the times!


3. Slinky from Toy Story Halloween Costume

Wear some jeans, matching boots, and matching brown shirts and this cute and creative costume. But be careful not to get too far away from your bestie or you’ll break the spring.


4. Salt and Pepper Halloween Costume

Get some matching black polka dot showers caps and use cardboard, duct tape and straps to make you and your best friend into giant salt and pepper shakers.


5. The Grady Twins Halloween Costume

For the besties that think Halloween should be a scary holiday (I totally agree), dress up like the Grady twins from The Shining. It will really freak people out (it will be awesome!).


6. Tom and Jerry Halloween Costume

Get some adorable mouse and cat ear head bands and be the classic chaos pals Tom and Jerry. Maybe even look up a makeup tutorial to get the right cat and mouse makeup looks going.


7. Twin Unicorns Halloween Costume

Unicorns are SO in right now! Plus, this is a super easy one. Just get some matching unicorn head bands and dress in all white. It’s that simple! For extra flair you could add some sparkles around your eyes and some silvery makeup.


8. The Girls from Two Broke Girls Halloween Costume

A perfect one for the classic blonde and brunette duo. Dress up like Max and Caroline from Two Broke ! Personally, I’d make sure to get name tags and their signature jewelry (especially Caroline’s pearls and Max’s giant safety pins and cheap a-- earrings).


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9. Before and After Princess Mia Halloween Costume

Be the before and after versions of Princess Mia from The Princess Diaries. This could be especially effective for a straight haired and a curly haired best friend duo. Curly hair frizzes amazingly well to be the “before” Mia. Personally, I think the after Mia needs to take off the glasses (she gets contacts in the movie - duh!).


10. Pooh and Piglet Halloween Costume

Be the classic best friends Pooh and Piglet. Plus, I’m sure there’s a video somewhere for how to DIY these costumes for cheap!


11. Murderous Girl Scouts Halloween Costume

For the darker best friends, take some of the innocence away from the girl scouts by dressing up like a pair of them going on a murder spree!


12. Starbucks Frappuccinos Halloween Costume

Embrace your inner basic white girl and dress up like giant Starbucks Frappuccino’s (yum!).


13. Lilo and Stitch Halloween Costume

Another super easy one to DIY, dress up like Lilo and Stitch. I mean we all have a weird friend that does a great “Stitch voice” … right?


14. The Mario Brothers Halloween Costume

A staple for any two people going out on Hallows eve - Mario and Luigi! Personally, I’m a fan of also including fake mustaches, but that’s me.


15. Lumiere and Cogsworth Halloween Costume

This one’s a bit more elaborate, but amazing so it seems worth it. Lumiere and Cogsworth from Beauty and the Beast are just the bickering pair to make this Halloween fun.


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16. Strawberry and Banana Halloween Costume

Is there a better fruit pairing than strawberry and banana? Well, besides pineapple and coconut (piña coladas anyone?). This strawberry costume would be easy to DIY and it’s pretty easy to get a simple banana costume at almost any Halloween store.


17. Matching Minions Halloween Costume

A quick and easy one to DIY and look totally adorable when you’re done!


18. An Angel and A Devil Halloween Costume

Represent opposing sides of the world by being this super simple duo. Good and evil. Sugar and spice. Light and dark. We all need both in our lives.


19. Ketchup and Mustard Halloween Costume

For those that aren’t super into dressing up just get some Ketchup and Mustard iron-ons and put them on red and yellow shirts and call it good.


20. Freddy and Jason Halloween Costume

Where are my fellow horror movie buffs?! You have to love this feminine spin on the movie Freddy Vs. Jason! Personally, I think “Freddy Krueger” should mess up her face a little though.


21. SpongeBob and Patrick Halloween Costume

Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? These super easy to DIY SpongeBob and Patrick costumes.


22. Princess Peach and Princess Daisy Halloween Costume

Instead of going as the stereotypical Mario Brothers, go as the girl power duo from the Super Mario World - Princess Peach and Princess Daisy! Personally, I’m always Daisy when I play Mario Party, probably because I’m the brunette friend.


23. Buzz Lightyear and Woody Halloween Costume

Another fun (and pretty easy) one to DIY, be girly Buzz and Woody from Toy Story! If you don’t put “Andy” on the bottom of your shoes, it totally doesn’t count though *wink, wink*.


24. Drunk 1 and Drunk 2 Halloween Costume

Perfect for Halloween parties! Take an adult spin on Dr. Seuss’ “Thing 1” and “Thing 2”, with these funny costumes (that are so easy to DIY, you could probably even do it tipsy).


25. Bat Girl and Super Girl Halloween Costume

Go all out like in this cosplay picture, or simply wear super man and bat man shirts trick or treating. Easy peasy!


26. Peanut Butter and Jelly Halloween Costume

Who’s the peanut butter to your jelly? Your bestie! Dress up like a Jiff jar and a Smuckers jar and tell the world!


27. Peter Pan and his Shadow Halloween Costume

This is such a cool idea! Bonus: who ever gets to be the shadow gets to scare the heck out of people all night! It’s what Halloween’s all about!


28. Sully and Boo Halloween Costume

Another really easy one to DIY (with the exception of the gloves and leg warmers), be Sully and Boo from Monsters Inc.


29. The Three Musketeers Halloween Costume

This one is great for groups of three (obviously), but if one of you doesn’t show up, you can always say you’re pirates (argh!).


30. F--- Boys Halloween Costume

Barrow some clothes from your lame brother (be sure to wash them first) and dress up like f--- boys! These hilarious costumes are SUPER easy to put together last minute and are sure to get a bunch of laughs!


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Nicole Bradley-Bernard is a writer who covers pop culture, trends and fun quote articles. When she's not writing for YourTango, she enjoys putting bright colors in her hair, spending time outside on cool days and being with her partner in life, Eric.

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