Dynamic Duos: 25 Best Friend Halloween Costumes

Costume parties are one of the best parts of Halloween. Make them twice as fun when you dress up in coordinating BFF Halloween costumes. Best friend costumes are perfect for friends who want to be obnoxiously cute and let everyone know you’re besties for life. Remind everyone that you're the dream team dressed as TV and movie favorites like Elsa and Ana or a Halloween classic like a pair of deadly skeletons. Here are 20 best friend costume ideas for you and your partner in crime. For more ideas, browse all best friend costumes

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Women dressed as Elsa and Anna from Frozen.

1. Elsa and Anna from Frozen 2

Adventure awaits you and your bestie as Elsa and Anna. No matter what lies ahead, it is certain that you and your BFF will look stunning dressed as the sister pair. Complete these cute best friend Halloween costumes with wigs and watch the transformation begin. Unleash your magical powers as you become the fearless queen and princess of Arendelle.

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Shop Arendale's coolest fashions:

A man and woman dressed as Jason Voorhees

2. Mr. and Ms. Jason Voorhees from Friday the 13th

Grab your partner and get ready to haunt as Mr. & Ms. Jason Voorhees. This horror costume is for Friday the 13th fanatics that can't get enough of Jason's gruesome ways. Take on this unhinged hockey fan's look in matching jerseys and don't forget those bloody knives.

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Let the haunting begin:

A man and woman dressed as skeletons

3. Stylish Skeletons

It's just not Halloween without skeletons! This classic Halloween costume is for the dead at heart, but just because you're dead, doesn't mean you can't look dynamic. An easy way to elevate your costume is with skeleton face paint. Create a deadly look by adding black and white makeup to your face and body to create spine-chilling skeletal features.

Get your scare on:

A man and woman dressed as skeletons

4. Day of the Dead Skeletons

You and your partner will be the best dressed couple in this Dia de los Muertos look that's to die for. Celebrate the dead in vibrant Day of the Dead costumes with colorful floral details and sugar skull face paint. Add a bright flower crown for the lady's costume and an elaborate sombrero to the man's to finish off the couple's costume. This elaborate skeleton look is sure to turn heads and maybe even some graves.

Celebrate the dead:

Three women dressed as the Sanderson sisters

5. The Sanderson Sisters

Gather your girls and conjure up the spirit of Halloween as The Sanderson Sisters. Get into character with witch costumes that pay homage to the Disney classic, Hocus Pocus. Complete the look with wigs that match each sister's costume and witch-inspired makeup that screams eerie. This group costume will have you casting spells and stirring up trouble on All Hallows Eve.

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Get witchy:

Two women dressed as Cher and Dionne from Clueless

6. Cher and Dionne from Clueless

Take it back in time wearing throwback costumes from classic movies and TV shows. Transform into your favorite character duos like Cher and Dionne from Clueless, Marty McFly and Doc from Back to the Future, or Sandy and Danny from Grease.

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Two women dressed as Cher and Dionne from Clueless

7. Robin and Steve from Stranger Things

Match with your ice cream loving, mystery solving partner as Robin and Steve from Stranger Things. These Scoops Ahoy uniforms will be all the rage just like the Starcourt Mall. 

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Suit up for mysterious adventures: 

A man and woman dressed and characters from the IT 2 movie

8. Pennywise and Georgie from It

You'll have that IT factor when you go as the terror-some twosome from the hit movies. Everyone will know you both don't clown around when it comes to Halloween! 

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Be the IT couple of the evening:

A man and woman dressed and characters from the IT 2 movie

9. Black Panther and Killmonger from Black Panther 

Challenge your best friend for the title of Best Costume in Black Panther costumes. Whether you go head to head with an enemy like Black Panther and Killmonger or fight together against opposing forces like Shuri and Milaje, you're sure to be a winner in these superhero costumes.

Battle for the throne:

A family dressed as characters from Disney's Aladdin

10. Jasmine and Aladdin from Aladdin

Show everyone a whole new world when you embody the royal couple of Agrabah. Create your own enchanted Arabian evening as Prince Aladdin and Princess Jasmine. Or make them wish they were you when you show up looking magical as the Genie and Princess.

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Pick your royal look:

People dressed as characters from the Toy Story movie franchise

11. Woody and Buzz Lightyear from Toy Story 

Choose your favorite toy to bring to life. Woody and Buzz Lightyear, Jessie and Bo Peep, or throw a Mr. Potato Head in the mix. Life is too short not to play!

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Which character will you bring to life?

Adult and child dressed as Descendants characters

12. Descendants 

Add a little adventure with these matching Descendants costumes. Whether your best friend is small or tall finding your favorite character from Disney’s film the Descendants is easy with sizes ranging from child to adult! Pair your costume with a fun, colorful wig and don’t forget the crown! Have a fantastical time!

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Two boys dressed as Mario and Luigi

13. Mario and Luigi 

No spooks here with this adorable crew. These brothers are rocking classic Mario and Luigi costumes. Get a hold of those mustaches! Now run off and jump into loads of fun this Halloween season! 

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Young girl and toddler dressed as Minnie Mouse

14. Minnie Mouse 

This fab-boo-lous duo or shall we say fab-bow-lous duo are just the cutest! We believe you have to be Minnie or one of your favorite Disney characters at least once in your life! Minnie Mouse is one of our most requested costumes each year and as you can see - Minnie comes in all sizes and colors! Matching your bestie this year will be full of polka dots, singing and dancing! 

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Woman and two girls dressed as Little Red Riding Hood

15. Red Riding Hood 

Who didn’t love the tale of Little Red Riding Hood when they were growing up? Grabbing inspiration from your favorite book or fairytale is a great place to start when choosing the perfect costumes for you and your best friends. We love how this trio mixed and matched their costumes with things they had in their own closet. Now, just be sure to keep your eye out for that big bad wolf!

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Two girls dressed as salt and pepper spices

16. Salt and Pepper

There is nothing a classic tutu can’t solve, am I right?! These besties did a modern take on our favorite condiments - salt and pepper! Coming up with the perfect matching costumes can be as easy as pairing a simple bodysuit with a tutu and throwing on some letters and a headband. Adding your own flair and flavor to household foods and dishes is exactly what will make your Halloween Costumes stand out from the rest!

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Maternity Costumes

maternity couples costume

17. Bun in the Oven and the Bun Maker

You might be with child but that doesn’t mean you have to be without a Halloween costume. Head out with your partner, and ultimate BFF, as one of these funny maternity costumes.

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Doggy & Me Costumes 

velma dog and me costume

18. Velma and Scooby-Doo from Scooby-Doo

Humans are great but we know your dog is your real best friend! Dress up with your four-legged pal in a matching dog and owner costume that will have everyone admiring you and your sweet pup.   

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DIY Classic Costumes

Two young men dressed as Archie and Jughead from Riverdale

19. Archie and Jughead from Riverdale 

All it takes for a convincing Archie is a Riverdale Jersey and jeans, plus his iconic red hair. If you’re going as Archie and Jughead, pair his classic Riverdale accessories with clothes you already have in your closet. Start with a plain white T-shirt and dark pants, and add his South Side Serpents ­biker jacket and gray crown beanie. Shop all TV and movie costumes.

Become part of your favorite show:

Wonder Woman and Clark Kent Couples Costume Idea

20. Clark Kent and Wonder Woman

After saving the world for the 1000th time, the last thing you want to do is suit up again for a Halloween party. Opt for simple superhero costumes that still pack a punch! All it takes to look like Clark Kent is a Superman shirt under dress clothes. Golden accessories and a vintage t-shirt will complete a simple Wonder Woman costume. If you wear this Clark Kent and Wonder Woman costume, you'll both end up on the cover of the Daily Planet!

Star Wars Group Costume Idea

21. Darth Vader and Storm Trooper from Star Wars

Luke, I am your daughter! Mommies and daddies can escort their little BFFs on an epic trick-or-treating mission. Choose a classic Star Wars Halloween costume like an adult Stormtrooper, or turn to the light and become a Jedi — but then you'll have to deal with Vader! You and your daughter will have the cutest best friend costumes across the galaxy!

Steampunk Couples Costume Idea

22. Steampunk Sweetie and Gent

'Tis an evening for merriment and libations! Dress up with a Neo-Victorian style from another world. Adorn your raiment with faux leather and metallic gear parts for the classic Steampunk costume. Accessories like goggles, top hats and jewelry will steam up the soiree! See all Steampunk Costumes.

Rockabilly Day of the Dead Couples Costume Idea

23. Rockabilly Sugar Skulls

Rock the costume party looking sweet as a sugar skull! Why settle for one costume when you can combine two? Get rockin' and rollin' to create a joint costume idea with Rockabilly Day of the Dead costumes! First, throw on a sugar skull mask or use some make up to create a traditional Dia de los Muertos look. Pair your sugar skull disguise with some old school rock n' roll attire like a rockabilly dress or a rockstar jumpsuit. If you want to go all out, put on a wig and you'll be ready to get the party started. Coordinate a unique best friend costume or group costume that rocks with these accessories and outfits!

Game of Thrones Couples Costume Idea

24. Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen

Dress up as the Lord Commander of the Night's Watch and the Mother of Dragons for Halloween and you'll be the envy of every lord and lady in Westeros. For an epic Daenerys Targaryen costume, start with a flowing dress and add accessories like a blonde wig and a pet dragon. To get Jon Snow's signature look, stock up on faux furs, heavy armor, and a Valyrian steel blade to cut down any White Walkers that might crash the party.

Bug Catcher and Butterfly Couples Costume Idea

25. Butterfly Catcher and Butterfly

Flutter into the costume party in style as the butter-fly-est friends at the party! Put on the monarch butterfly headband and the beautiful insects will be following you wherever you go. Add some elegance to your butterfly costume with a set of black lace wings. Complete this cute costume idea by having your friend wear a safari hat and Hawaiian shirt and carry a real bug net. You and your best friend will be ready to capture a good time this Halloween!