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50+ Halloween Costumes For Best Friends

We’re counting down to Halloween, so it’s time to start planning our costumes. Instead of going solo, why not team up with your best friend or partner and dress up together?

Finding or creating the perfect Halloween costumes involves a lot of creativity, and that’s what makes it all so exciting. Even more so when you have your best friend helping you plan your costume.

You can come up with cute Halloween costumes for best friends based on all kinds of ideas, from your favorite movie or TV show characters and icons to culinary staples, scary characters, or you can even turn a pun into a witty costume. 

Choosing the best costume every year might seem like a grueling task, especially with the thousands of options available. If you and your best friend aren’t sure what to be this Halloween, here are a few suggestions to help you choose.

Are you ready for the spookfest? Take a look at these clever Halloween costumes for best friends.

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TV Show Halloween Costumes For Best Friends

‘Money Heist’ Characters

Fans will love dressing up as the crew from Money Heist since the outfits are so easy to wear all night long. It only takes a red jumpsuit and a mask for you to complete the look. Easy peasy!

The Money Heist in and of itself is not a horror show. Thrilling? Maybe. Creepy? Not really. But you’re bound to scare people if you wear these masks on Halloween.

Money Heist Jumpsuit with Mask Halloween Costume

“Game Of Thrones” Daenerys and Yara DIY Halloween Costumes


Halloween costume for friends Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones remains popular even after the series ended. Copy these costumes of Daenerys and Yara from the cult series Game Of Thrones if you want to put on a real show at the party.

Long Curly Blonde Braid Wig for Women Halloween Costume
Jacobson Hat Company Men’s Deluxe Crusader Set

“Stranger Things” Eleven & Max Costumes

Women’s Health

If you’re a fan of ‘Stranger Thing’s, then you and your BFF might want to channel these ’80s gal pals in your best ’80s fashion. You will find all ‘Stranger Things’ merch available online, so you can go costume shopping easily. Costumes can be bought in exact replicas from the series, so they are 100% authentic.

Stranger Things 3 ‘Eleven’s’ Multi-Colored Costume Dress
Women’s Striped Ringer Crop Top

“Riverdale” Costumes

Living After Midnite

On a holiday like All Hallow’s Eve, Riverdale’s roots are more than enough to satisfy our modern-meets-retro need! With Halloween just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to get into that character’s look you’ve always wanted to try.

Despite appearing like a costume concept for a younger generation, let’s not forget that Riverdale is based on Archie Comics, which were published in 1939. Here are some of Cheryl Blossom’s and Betty Cooper’s looks for Riverdale fans. The good news is that most (if not all) of these looks can be DIYed.

Riverdale Jacket Archie Andrews R Bomber Jacket
Women’s Basic Stretchy Flared Mini Skater Skirt

Robin and Steve from Stranger Things

Find your ice cream-loving, mystery-solving partner just like Robin and Steve from Stranger Things. In a similar fashion to the Starcourt Mall, the Scoops Ahoy uniforms will be a big hit.

Stranger Things ‘Steve Scoops Ahoy’ Halloween Costume
Stranger Things ‘Robin Scoops Ahoy’ Halloween Costume

Movie Halloween Costume Ideas For Best Friends

Anna and Elsa from ‘Frozen’

Women’s Health

This Halloween, channel these two royal sisters, and your friends will recognize you instantly.

Even if the cold never bothered her, you may want to get these Anna and Elsa costumes to be super cool on Oct. 31.

These disguises are perfect if the weather looks chilly on the 31st, but chances are you won’t have to fight off any magical snow. It goes without saying that braids go perfectly with these outfits.

Get to rule Arendelle by wearing a costume that best suits each of your personalities.

Frozen ‘Anna’ Traveling Costume
Frozen Adult ‘Elsa’ Costume

Princess Leia & Rey

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In the same way we admired Princess Leia for her beauty, so too do we adore Rey.

Bring everyone back to their childhoods this Halloween by dressing up as this timeless classic. You get a chance to wow everyone by bringing your favorite characters to life!

May the force be with you in this cosmic look this Halloween; whether you DIY everything or get an officially licensed costume, you just have to slip on.

Star Wars ‘Princess Leia’ Costume
Star Wars The Force Awakens ‘Rey’ Costume

Harley Quinn and the Joker


Harlequin halloween costume

The comic strip legends are frightening, but do you know what’s the best part? They go together perfectly.

These costumes will have you looking like Harley Quinn and the Joker from the Suicide Squad – just add a bicolor wig to complete the look!

Suicide Squad ‘Harley Quinn’ Costume Kit
Suicide Squad Deluxe ‘Joker’ Costume

”Great Gatsby” Costumes

Living After Midnite

Get dressed to the nines in these 1920s costumes full of glitz and glamour. A Great Gatsby theme would be fun as well.

You can purchase these beautiful 1920s-inspired dresses that are ideal for your next group activity.

They’re actually stylish enough to wear to another event too!

1920s Gatsby Dresses Art Deco Cocktail Flapper Dress with Short Sleeve

A League of Their Own Halloween Costume

Women’s Health

This cult classic, now being adapted for Amazon, tells the story of Dottie and Kit. They were among the first women to play in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.

Wear A League of Their Own costume for Halloween and hit the home run!

Rockford Peaches Baseball Dress Halloween Costume
Women’s A League of Their Own Kit Costume

Food Costumes For Halloween

Classic Burger & Fries Halloween Costume

Image Credit: Instagram – Kary Perry 

No one will forget these conflict-resolution costumes. Remember when Taylor Swift and Katy Perry appeared on a music video wearing matchy burger and fries costumes that formally resolved their conflict? What a delicious way to show love!

Slay these Halloween costumes and be like these music icons for a day. BFF Forever!

Burger Costume
French Fries Costume

Avocados Pair Costumes For Friends

You and your best friend will have so much fun dressed up as everyone’s favorite fruit, whether you’re both obsessed with avocado toast, or you’re just the perfect duo!

Avocado Couple Adult Costume (Pair)

Bacon and Eggs Halloween Costumes

Good Housekeeping

This easy-to-wear breakfast-themed costume is a classic last-minute choice for best friends.

Brunch is already one of your favorite things to do with your BFF.  Why not transform your favorite meal into your new Halloween costume?

Bacon and Eggs Couples Costume

Salt & Pepper Easy Halloween Costumes

Oprah Daily

Salt and pepper go together like no other, just like you and your best friend. Wear a matching S and P dress to match your bestie, which can be made easily by combining fabrics you already have with felt cutouts.

Showing up in these salt and pepper costumes with your best friend will definitely add a new twist to the party.

Long Sleeve Pocket Casual Loose T-Shirt Dress

Vegetables Best Friend Costumes

With these colorful veggie costumes, you’ll be the joy of the harvest. Wear leggings or tights with heels to jazz up the look instead of low-top sneakers and jeans.

Lettuce & Tomato Halloween Couples Costume

Peanut Butter & Jelly Costumes

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Perhaps only you and your BFF can make a better pairing than PB&J, which is why it makes the perfect Halloween costume for best pals.

Wear all black or all white underneath to keep your look matching. This adorable costume is perfect for you and your best friend if you go together like peanut butter and jelly.

Peanut Butter and Jelly Costume

Peas In A Pod Costumes

The Pioneer Woman

Your friendship has lasted for years now, so show everyone how special it is by wearing this silly matching costume that will show your friends that you two are inseparable.

Women’s Pea Pod Costume

Ketchup and Mustard Sweatshirts

Women’s Health

Dress up in no time with this easy costume. If you and your BFF just want to throw on sweatshirts and go, that’s totally understandable.

The mustard and ketchup costume can be worn with pants, jeans, leggings, shorts, or midi skirts to complete your look.

Dress up or down to suit your preferences. Wear this unisex hoodie set with your bestie for some Halloween flair.

Ketchup and Mustard Costume

Taco and Hot Sauce Halloween Costume

Reader’s Digest

With this spicy idea, make it Taco Tuesday any day.

With tacos and hot sauce topping the list for most popular Halloween costumes, these taco and hot sauce outfits will surely make you a hit.

Whether in a group costume or on its own, this funny Halloween costume fits perfectly.

Taco Costume Adult Deluxe Set for Halloween
Taco Bell Hot Packet Costume

Spaghetti and Parmesan Halloween Costume


Dress up as a food costume that’s anything but cheesy to celebrate your friendship and your love for pasta.

Put the parmesan label on a green jersey dress, then use yarn and pom-poms for a spaghetti sweater.

Finish with a colander and pasta hair. A delicious and clever BFF Halloween costume!

A-Line Short Cap Sleeve Round Neck Dress
Fleece Crewneck Sweatshirt

DIY Halloween Costumes For Friends

‘Troop Beverly Hills’ Costume

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The classic comedy from the 1980s was simple and classy back then, and it won everyone’s heart.

Bring the characters back to life and celebrate the legacy this Halloween. There’s no doubt that people would love to see you and your best pal in this matchy costume since the nostalgic vibe always warms our hearts.

Elastic Baseball Belt
Knee High Socks
Wool Blend French Beret

Wilma and Pebbles Flintstone Halloween Costume

Living After Midnite

Despite its age, The Flintstones has become a beloved TV show since 1960. Due to its popularity, it became one of the most popular costume ideas for Halloween.

You can make an awesome Halloween costume with these easy-to-make DIY ideas. The designs are very easy to copy and are also very unique. This is a great option if you don’t have much time, but still want to look your best.

Wilma Flintstone Costume
Bag’O Bones Costume Package
Women’s Loose Fit Swing Shirt Casual Tunic Top

Palm Tree and Beach Ball DIY Halloween Costumes

Studio DIY

In 2021, it’s practically essential to have an “endless summer” mindset. These DIY costumes will keep your spirits high all year long.

With this ultimate Halloween costume, you can relive Summer beach days and create a fun party atmosphere because winter isn’t too far off.

Team up with your best friend to create this fun DIY beach ball and palm tree costume.

Stretchy Short Sleeves Cotton Round Neck Casual Mini Dress
Loose T-Shirt Fit Flowy Cute Swing Tunic Dress
Felt Fabric GREEN

Chuckie & Angelica from Rugrats DIY Costumes

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It looks like Rugrats is back since these Chuckie Finster and Angelica Pickles Halloween costumes are super popular!

Besides being super fun to make and wear, this outfit is perfect for any Halloween party or trick-or-treating event, and it’s age-appropriate too!

You and your best friend will absolutely look cute in these vibrant costumes!

Crewneck Short-Sleeve Ringer T-Shirt
3-Pack Blue Light Blocking Glasses
Stretchy Flared Casual Mini Skater Skirt
Long Sleeve T-Shirt/Underscrub Tee
Casual Sleeveless Cotton Skater Midi Dresses
Women’s Rainbow Printed 80s Leggings

Sydne Style

With this adorable DIY Halloween costume, you and your bestie can channel your favorite Sesame Street characters.

The matching clutch bags complete the look. These glammed-up versions of Sesame Street characters are sure to turn heads at your next Halloween party.

Zip Back Corset Bodyshaper Crop Top
Knee High Socks Athletic Thin Stripes
Women’s Blue Glamour Wig
Royal Blue Faux Fur
Sesame Street Cookie Monster Face Tank Top

Sunshine and Rainbow DIY Halloween Costumes

The Effortless Chic

This adorable sunshine and rainbow costume will delight you and your best friend.

This is a quick and easy DIY Halloween costume for people with little time but desperate for a costume!

Get creative with your best friend and make A Rainbow and The Sun Halloween costume.

Red Craft Felt Fabric
Grosgrain Ribbon – Red
Yellow Plastic Hard Headband
White Plastic Hard Headband

Pretty Woman: Julia Roberts – Before & After Costumes

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The costume is so recognizable that everyone wishes they had thought of it.

The ’90s are the best for costumes, especially if you’re going to a party with people who grew up during that decade.

You and your BFF will slay all night looking so chic and elegant with these popular outfits from an iconic movie!

Off The Shoulder Bodycon Dress
White Elbow Length Gloves
Beret Hat
Women’s 2-Pack Slim-Fit Tank

Heroes & Villains Halloween Costumes

Marvel Avengers: Endgame Deluxe Team Suit

As fans know, Endgame was not Marvel’s last flick, but you can present your bestie with matching team suits while you wait for the next chapter.

Be a Marvel superhero for a day with your best pal through this awesome costume! Please note that costumes run large and are sold separately.

Endgame Adult Deluxe Team Suit Costume

Batman Villains Costumes For Halloween

Take on the roles of the most popular female villains from comic books, Cat Woman and Poison Ivy!

You may be a nice gal, but why not let your naughty side out too? You and your best friend will be the center of attention whether you channel Catwoman or Poison Ivy.

Lethal Beauty Costume
Fullbody Black Catsuit Halloween Cosplay Costume

Shuri and Dora Milaje from ‘Black Panther’ Costumes

Women’s Health Mag

Be a Black Panther hero for a day with no other than your best friend.

Black Panther fans know that it would be really cool to step out wearing these powerful costumes from the popular movie.

Grab this Shuri and Dora costume set before someone steals your idea.

Marvel Avengers: Endgame ‘Shuri’ Adult Costume
Marvel Black Panther Wakanda ‘Dora Milaje’ Costume

Black Panther and Killmonger Halloween Costumes

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Take on your best friend to see who has the best Halloween costume in Black Panther.

Whether you face off against an enemy like Black Panther and Killmonger or with a rogue force like Shuri and Milaje, these superhero costumes will help you win.

Marvel ‘Black Panther’ Deluxe Costume
Deluxe ‘Erik Killmonger’ Battle Suit Muscle Chest

Iconic Characters Halloween Costumes For Besties

Barbie and Ken Halloween Costume

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Wrapped in Plastic, it’s fantastic.<

Get dressed in the cheesiest Barbie and Ken outfits, slip this box on, and begin looking for your dream house.

For easy carrying, these polyester boxes with PVC pole frames have straps that allow you to secure the pack over your shoulders. Not to mention how well this box preserves your makeup and hair look!

It’s a surefire winner this Halloween.

‘Barbie’ Box Adult Costume
Barbie ‘Ken Doll’ Box Costume

Jesse and Buzz Lightyear Costumes

Women’s Health

Dress up as your favorite Toy Story characters in no time with these Buzz Lightyear and Jesse suits.

Take your friendship with your best pal to infinity and beyond with these costumes from these well-loved characters popular for kids and adults alike.

Toy Story Jessie Halloween Costume
Adult Buzz Lightyear Costume Kit

“Alice in Wonderland” Halloween Costumes

Do you want a costume that will steal the show this Halloween? Then slip into Alice’s shoes, as well as those of the Mad Hatter and Queen of Hearts.

Not only that these costumes look enchanting, but they will give you and your best friend a chance to don these magical costumes for All Hallow’s Eve!

Classic ‘Alice in Wonderland’ Costume
Alice in Wonderland ‘Queen of Hearts’ Halloween Costume

Nemo and Dory Costumes

If you love Nemo and Dory, now is the chance to be this popular duo. So if your best friend is the Dory to your Nemo, then look no further. The favorite Disney fishes you grew up with will also bring you nostalgic costume joy.

Dory Adult Fish Costume
Nemo Adult Fish Costume

Daphne and Velma Halloween Costumes For Friends


Since TV’s best friends always see through spooks and scare, they make great best friend Halloween costumes.

Go ahead and pick this iconic partner’s in crime as your peg for this once-a-year spooky occasion.

Scooby-Doo Daphne’s Costume
Scooby-Doo Velma’s Costume

Mario and Luigi Halloween Costume

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Are you going to the party with your gamer best friend? This Mario and Luigi costume is a perfect choice.

For a final touch, don a stache and grab a plunger.  Choosing the opposite gender as your role is super fun!

Women’s Luigi Dress Costume
Nintendo Super Mario Bros.Mario Female Deluxe Costume

Mystery Gala Guest Costume

Demna Gvasalia & Kim Kardashian met gala

Balenciaga designer Demna Gvasalia and Kim Kardashian West Credit: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images

If you watched all the glittering gowns at the 2021 Met Gala, you’ll definitely remember Kim Kardashian’s t-shirt inspired outfit designed by Balenciaga.

Yandy has quickly transformed this iconic look into a Halloween costume. If you’re not claustrophobic, then this is a fabulous dress-up costume for both you and your BFF to go unrecognized.

Mystery Gala Guest – Female Outfit
Mystery Gala Guest Kim Kardashian met gala look
Mystery Gala Guest – Bodysuit
VSVO Kids Black Zentai Full Body Costume Bodysuit (Children Small, Black)

Emoji Costumes and Halloween Puns

Dancing Emoji Costume

The DIY Playbook

You can’t beat going to a fabulous costume party with your best friend.

This all-black dancing emoji-style is absolutely beautiful. It won’t take much effort on your part either; just do your best to make the bow perfect. So if you’re going out with your best gal, the emoji that describes your friendship perfectly might be the ideal idea of a Halloween costume.

Women’s 2-Pack Slim-Fit Cap-Sleeve Scoopneck T-Shirt
Women’s Running High Waisted Shorts
Hair Band Bow

Taco Belle Costumes

Reader’s Digest

This cute Disney Halloween costume is perfect for Disney fans and taco lovers alike! It’s witty and funny, and they’ll surely recognize it right away!

Taco Halloween Costume
Beauty and The Beast ‘Belle’ Dress Costume

Netflix & Chill Costumes

Oprah Daily

What is the holiday’s motto? It’s time to kick back and chill–the right way; on these DIY sweatshirts,  you can coordinate with your bestie for the coming Halloween party.

Netflix Hoodie
Chill and Flix Sweatshirt

Green with Envy Halloween Punn

Offbeat Bros

It’s hard not to love a cute, punny best friend Halloween costume. It only takes four letters to make one of the tops (and easiest) Halloween costumes ever.

Fruit of the Loom Heavy Cotton HD T-Shirt
Iron on 2 Inch Letter Black Transfer

Candy Rappers Punn Costumes

Woman’s Day

Wear some sweats and cover yourself with candy wrappers for a punny Halloween costume that costs practically nothing. You may also want some chains and shades for the overall look!

80s/90s Hip Hop Costume Kit
2 Pieces Gold/Silver Plated Chain with Dollar Sign Pendant Necklace,

Oh Deer & Holy Cow Costumes For Halloween

Reader’s Digest

Making these costumes from scratch certainly made a lot of people smile as they went along.

Make sure not to miss this easy Halloween costume idea you can recreate with your best friend for Halloween.

Deer Antlers Costume Headband with Ears
White Angel Wings and Halo Costume

Scary Halloween Costumes For Best Friends

Pennywise and Georgie Halloween Costumes

Woman’s Day

Scary halloween costumes

Play as the evil, child-eating clown Pennywise and his first victim, Georgie, to terrorize your friends and bring some fun to your Halloween makeup.

While most people are dressed up as Pennywise from It, you can dress up as Georgie, perhaps one of his most memorable victims, complete with a yellow raincoat and a red balloon.

YouTube features a few horrifying Pennywise makeup tutorials – so grab that red helium balloon and start practicing.

Pennywise Costume
Yellow Trench Coat

“The Shining” Twins Costumes


Are you considering a creepy costume? You and your best friend will make the scariest duo at your party as the iconic twins from The Shining.

This costume comes with everything you need to look the part. It will be terrifying to see the blood-covered sinister twins from The Shining come to life.

Smiffys Bloody Murderous Twin Costume

Morticia and Gomez Addams Halloween Costumes

Woman’s Day

There is no better family to dress up as than the spookiest family in world history, the Addams family. Tag along with your guy best friend and dress up like this scary but classy couple from this popular flick.

Black Maxi Lace Halloween Costume
The Addams Family ‘Gomez Adams’ Halloween Costume

Forsaken Soul & Evil Jester Costumes

Reader’s Digest

Even undead clowns are quite terrifying, and jesters are no exception. This scary Halloween costume idea will turn heads all night. What a creepy idea!

Halloween Ghost Witch Hooded Costume
Evil Jester Costume

Gothic Vampire Costumes

Woman’s Day

Forget about Bella and Edward from Twilight. How about dressing up as this incredible Victorian vampire pair for Halloween this year?

This classy and elegant look is perfect for friends willing to stay up all night and turn heads for this epic look!

Renaissance Princess Halloween Costume
Medieval Steampunk Tailcoat Halloween Costume

Day of the Dead Skeletons

Party City

It’s impossible not to be the best-dressed pair at Dia de Los Muertos in this killer look for you and your best friend.

This colorful set is perfect for a spooky holiday.

Sugar skull face paint and colorful floral details complete the look. Decorate the lady’s dress with a flower crown and the man’s with an elaborate sombrero to complete the costume. There is no doubt that this skeleton look will turn heads.

Day of Dead ‘Senorita’ Costume
Day of the Dead ‘El Senor Charro’ Costume

‘The Purge’ Costumes

Woman’s Day

Do you have a budget to work with? Check out these creepy Purge masks that can be downright frightening when paired with an oversized hoodie.

LED Light Up Halloween Mask
Have you decided what costume you and your best friend will be wearing this Halloween? Time to get creative and have fun. Happy Halloween, everyone!
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