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Are you looking for a famous couples costume to celebrate Halloween or another event this year, but still trying to come up with ideas? Take a look at our list of suggestions for a famous couples costume:
If you don't mind baring a few midriffs and legs, and if your friends' video cameras are nowehere to be found, you can steam up the room in sexy couple Halloween costumes. Some hot picks for sexy couple costumes for Halloween:
--How about a Days of Thunder adult halloween costume for couple? Kick your party into high octane--don't forget a racing flag! Guys should skip the NASCAR uniform and wear shorts, racing boots and leather jackets. Women can wear sexy speedway costumes.
--You can tango as Zorro and a Spanish flamenco dancer--ripped shirt and a slit dress will make you say Ole and leave your mark on any Halloween gathering.
--Don't be in denial--Pharaohs can bare all, and so can sexy Egyptian queens. It's hot in that desert!
--How about a shirtless Zoot suit gangster with a gangster moll in a two-piece bikini-style costume? The Twenties were never so roaring, and all that jazz!
--You can be a bare-chested rugged cowboy mechanical bull rider and wet T-shirt contest winner in a honkytonk. Let's hit the happy trails!
The art of sex appeal isn't necessarily in baring it all, but if showing a little skin (just this once, right?) on a wild and crazy Halloween night makes you have fun as a couple, then it's definitely a hot Halloween costume idea for couple. Leave the cameras at home, though--you don't want to find yourselves posted on the Internet.
Sexy couple costumes for Halloween? Your parents would never let you out the front door! Avoid a horror scene if you're still in high school and try our fun teen couple Halloween costumes:
* Teen gangster moll or flapper and teen gangster costume for a guy
* Teen pirate lady or gypsy and teen pirate man
* Teen pop rock stars
* Teen cheerleader and jock
* Teen Gothic fairy and elf
* Teen hippies
* Shrek and Fiona
* Fred and Daphne, or Shaggy and Scooby-Doo
* Teen jester or medieval queen and medieval king or knight
* Peter Pan and Wendy
* Spider-Man and Mary Jane
* Teen Gothic fairy and Gothic vampire
* Teen wolfman and vampire
If your date suddenly turns into Dracula or Wolfman, just remind him (or her) that you're just out to have fun in teen couple costumes--then find another partner. Or better yet, use your parents as an excuse. They don't need to know, right?
If you are interested in dressing up as couples Halloween costumes this year, try these suggestions:
Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein (with the requisite beehive black and white wig). Vampire and vampiress. Nun and Devil. Dark priest and priestess. We all know these basic couple Halloween costumes. But how about an unconventional horror halloween costume idea for couple? Some of our bizarre and sexy horror-themed adult Halloween costume for couple ideas:
* French maid and Frankenstein
* Frankenstein and Vampiress (with black or crimson eye mask)
* Batarella costume (with bat wig) and Batman
* Gothic fairy and Gothic elf
* Grim Reaper and sexy nurse
* Wolfman and sexy Red Riding Hood
* King Kong and Fay Wray (any sexy lingerie costume will do)
* Janet Weiss and Dr. Frank-N-Furter
Who knows, with unconventional and unusual horror-movie couple costume, you may inspire your own horror screen legend!
Dressing up for Halloween can be twice as enjoyable when you go as a pair. If you're trying to come up with some ideas for couples costumes, check out our list of fun ideas.
You're not joined at the hip, and no, you don't want to wear that Siamese Twin adult Halloween costume for couple. It's okay--you can mix and match couple Halloween costumes.
You wouldn't wear an elegant Renaissance ball gown if your partner decided to dress as a working beer keg, but it's perfectly all right to dress as Bugs Bunny while your hubby or wife goes as Scooby-Doo. You can be a Colonial woman while your husband dresses as a Renaissance tavern man.
Contrasting couple costumes can be fun: angel and devil, pimp and elegant lady, nun and rapper.
You didn't give up your love of bass fishing just because your spouse would rather run a marathon. Sometimes the fun of a Halloween costume for couple is surprising each other.
Want to borrow from characters from popular TV shows for couples costumes? Try one of our television inspired couples costumes for your next Halloween event.
Want to become the mythological reigning god and goddess of Greek mythology? You can as Zeus and Hera, the infamous feuding deities. You can create your own mythological couples costume with just a few items and a bit of work.
For Zeus, fashion a toga out of a white sheet for your half of the mythological couples costume. Get heavy-duty gold paper to fashion a crown and create the shape of a large thunderbolt. For added stiffness, you can use spray mount to affix the gold paper on both sides of cardboard for the thunderbolt. Add sandals for your feet and you're all set.
For Hera, create your own toga with a length of white fabric. Have enough white fabric on hand to make an ankle-length dress. Use gold ribbons to belt and adorn the dress. Fashion a simple crown from heavy-duty gold paper and compliment your mythological couples costume with gold sandals. As an accessory, carry a pomegranate as Hera often did.
If you're worried about what your pre-teen kids are wearing, or even if you're not, you can draw the line when they have a Halloween costume idea for couple. If your children are dating (chaperoned, right?) or going to that Halloween dance with someone special, feel free to suggest innocent fun couple costumes. We like these couple Halloween costumes for pre-teens:
* American Idol and Elvis
* Sylvester and Tweety
* Robin Hood and Medieval Lady
* Teen Titan Robin and Raven
* Batman or Superman and Wonder Woman
* Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia
* Fairy and troll
* Harry Potter and Hermione Granger
* Pirate boy and pirate girl
You won't stop worrying on Halloween when your little girl or boy dances with that first crush--worrying comes with being a parent. At least safe, fun couple Halloween costumes will allow you to relax and enjoy Halloween along with your kids.
If you've watched eHarmony.com and if you met through eHarmony.com, you know that humor is one of the ingredients of a successful relationship--just ask Ray Romano, who's laughing all the way to the bank and the Emmy awards. While your funny Halloween costume idea for couple may not bring you fame and fortune, it will make you laugh. Here are our picks for funny couple Halloween costumes:
* Breathalyzer and martini or beer
* His and hers clown costumes
* Old maid or Grandma and Casanova
* Howard Stern and Mother Teresa (overheard as a fun ny PA announcement in Joe's Crab Shack)
* French Fries and ketchup
* Plumber or Handyman and Desperate Housewife
* Campbell's Soup and crackers
When you select funny couple costumes, it's a bonding experience that will make you smile at the memories years later--whether or not you create a successful sitcom. At the very least, you'll be featured on eHarmony.com commercials.
You love animals--you've turned your home into a shelter for the neighborhood stray cats and dogs. You went on safari together. So it's no surprise you're dressing as animals for Halloween and picking out ideas for couple Halloween costumes from your backyard and the Discovery Channel. A nature-inspired Halloween costume idea for couple is always popular. Some of our favorite couple costumes from the animal kingdom:
* Dog and pony
* Cat and dog
* Chicken and turkey
* Fly and bee
* Fly and spider
* Butterfly and bee
* Gorilla and monkey
* Lion and tiger
* Lion and lioness (like Simba and Nala in "The Lion King")
* Teddy bear and bunny
* Easter Bunny and reindeer
* Cow and chicken
* Horse and cow
* Cat and rat
* Penguin and polar bear
* Ostrich and turkey
* Wolf and fox
* Fox and dog
* Bat and raven
Guys, when you're dressing like an animal in your Halloween costume for couple, don't eat or behave like an animal or you might find yourself in the doghouse with that Scottie you rescued last week.
For a contemporary couples costume that's sure to cause a stir at the next party, why not dress up as sultry voiced Sheryl Crow and former flame Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong? As Sheryl Crow, get a pair of embroidered jeans, rock star tank top, and add a guitar and aviator sunglasses and you'll be soaking up the sun. As Lance Armstrong, get your biker's outfit, water bottle, and biking helmet out and you'll make the other half of the contemporary couples costume.
Shrek and Fiona. Barney and Betty Rubble. Fred and Wilma Flintstone. Fred and Daphne from Scooby-Doo. We like these classic animated couple costumes, but there are dozens of fictional character couple Halloween costumes you can try. Some of our ideas for fictional funny, glamorous or sexy couple costumes for Halloween:
* Anakin Skywalker and Padme Amidala
* Cinderella and Prince Charming
* Arwen and Aragorn fron "Lord of the Rings"
* Hercules and Greek Goddess
* Mr. Incredible and Elastigirl
* Marge and Homer Simpson
* Spider-Man and Mary Jane Watson (or the Black Cat from the "Spider-Man" animated series)
* Jane Eyre and Lord Rochester
* Robin Hood and Maid Marian
* Heathcliff and Catherine
* George and Martha from "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf" (think Liz Taylor)
* Superman and Lois Lane
Read your favorite books and rent your favorite movies to get a storybook Halloween costume idea for couple. While everyone wants the hot adult Halloween costume for couple, you love the idea of being Dr. Zhivago and his beloved Lara. Although of you can't dress like Julie Christie and Omar Sharif, you'll settle for the tortured lvoers Shrek and Princess Fiona.
Halloween costumes don't all have to be frightful. If you're looking for couples costumes that'll draw a chuckle, check our ideas.
You had a Viking wedding and are planning a Viking funeral. You have Wagner ringtones on your cellphone. And you've never missed a Minnesota Vikings game. You're a true Nordic couple--even if your last name is Pagliacci or Gomez. You have an Eric the Red-sized Halloween costume idea for couple: go as Vikings!
The best part is, you don't have to pillage a village to find a Viking adult Halloween costume for couple. We like the Viking Perky costume you often see in sexy costume sections. Ladies, your own personal Siegfried will give a Viking yell when he sees you dressed as Brunnhilde the Valkyrie. To complete Nordic sexy couple costumes for Halloween, try a Viking chief costume for a would-be warrior. You'll be bold, ruthless, attractive and feared. Grab a mug of Viking mead and sing opera till you bring the house down.
With the turnover in Hollywood, you don't want to dress as the famous couple of the moment. But there are more lasting role models that will give you ideas for fun or sexy couple costumes for Halloween. We like:
* President George W. Bush and Laura Bush adult Halloween costume for couple
* President Bill Clinton and Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton adult Halloween costume for couple
* Caesar or Mark Antony and Cleopatra
* Biblical Mary and Joseph
* Jesus and Mary Magdalene
* George and Martha Washington
* Napoleon (in a Patriot costume with French epaulettes) and Josephine
While it might be fun to dress as Britney and Kevin or Angelina and Brad, we lime a more timeless adult Halloween costume idea for couple. After all, you've always said your love is the stuff of legend and history, so choose historical couple Halloween costumes.
Got a twin or buddy who could nearly be one? Dressing up for Halloween with your double is a great way to take on Halloween. This is our list of Halloween costumes for twins.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|