Halloween is a completely different holiday for kids and adults, but one thing the two polar opposite celebrations have in common is the costumes. It’s all about having the best costume on, and if you’re with someone for the night, the two of you might as well join forces to make your Halloween getups more memorable.
Here are some great couple’s costumes ideas for Halloween 2012.
Ms. Piggy and Kermit the Frog
The Muppets never go out of style. Whether you’re a kid or you’re all grown up, there’s something about Jim Henson’s creation that draws people to it, and why not celebrate it by being the top two stars: Ms. Piggy and Kermit.
The two of them have been together for about four decades now, so you won’t have to worry about not being timely, and their dynamic is hilarious. What women wouldn’t want to go from lady-like to ultra-aggressive at a moment’s notice? And acting frantic like Kermit is a guaranteed way to have fun all night.
Spider-Man and Gwen Stacy
So “The Amazing Spider-Man” didn’t end up being that amazing, but any nerd knows that Peter Parker’s first love wasn’t Marry-Jane Watson, but Gwen Stacy. Do your favorite web-slinger justice
This costume is the best of both worlds for any nerdy couple: the guy gets to dress up like a super-hero and the girl gets to dress up like a scientist; seems like a win, win situation. Since the Marvel movie didn’t do so well at the box office this past summer, there might not be too many doppelgangers walking around, either.
Batman and Robin
If you’re into more successful summer blockbusters, than take Batman and Robin on with your date. If you’re all about the realism of the costume, don’t worry, a girl, Stephanie Brown, has worn the Robin suit before.
Go out there and solve some crime. Stop one of the thousand Jokers you see out there, because the Clown Prince of Gotham has had a lot of emulators since “The Dark Knight” came out.
Everyone loves Angry Birds, and it’s about time you dedicated your Oct. 31 to pig-hating poultry. If you see Ms. Piggy out you can try and run into her!
Low maintenance is key for some people, and it doesn’t get much lower than Angry Birds costumes. All you need is a bird dress and triangle-shaped tunic and you’re going to be turning pigs into breakfast meats all night.
Bacon and Eggs
Speaking of breakfast meats; who doesn’t love breakfast?!?! It’s the best meal and that’s a scientific fact. Celebrate your first meal of the day with this elegant bacon and eggs couples costume.
Seriously though, it’s a funny gag. Most people won’t expect a couple to be dressed up like food, let alone a slice of bacon and some eggs; be original this year and ditch the sexy vibe for the delicious one.
Peanut-Butter and Jelly
Come on, you know this is a good one. People use peanut-butter and jelly to describe things that go well together, and again, food costumes are a funny change of pace.
This is another easy one, with the costume consisting of only tunics that look like bread smeared with PB and J. It’s also the perfect excuse to yell “It’s peanut butter jelly time!” all night, and who doesn’t want that kind of power?
Roger and Jessica Rabbit
“Who Framed Roger Rabbit?” is a favorite amongst both kids and adults. Embrace your inner-child and satisfy the risqué Halloween quota with Roger and Jessica Rabbit.
Guys get to dress up like a goofy rabbit and ladies get to wear a sexy dress, so a lot of couples will be happy to play their parts. Since the movie this is based on is from over two decades ago, it’s safe to say there won’t be too many copycats out there.
While everyone else is dressing like sandwiches or cartoon rabbits, you can bring a little class to the Halloween party. Get all fancy with a High Society costume.
You can look your best and look the part on Halloween. Not to mention that you can talk with a fancy dialect all night and drink whatever cheap liquor is around out of fancy wine glasses.
Snakes on a Plane
Get creative and represent one of the best awful movies of the past ten years, “Snakes on a Plane.” The movie has everything: Samuel L. Jackson and hundreds of snakes in a confined space.
This one requires some creativity, but take a flight attendant costume and a snake costume, and you’ve got it. Just hope you don’t run into a Samuel L. Jackson that night, because he’s probably had it with your costume.
Killer and Victim
Don’t get too freaked out about this one; people dress up as killers and people dress up like victims all the time, so why not put them together. It’s Halloween, after all, the time of year to get gruesome.
One of person – guy or girl, because serial killer is an equal opportunity job – dresses up in a jumpsuit and mask, or whatever kind of killer you want to be. The other person can wear a regular outfit, torn up and bloodied, and then toss in something like the knife in the back with fake blood.
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