Let’s face it. While some people put a lot of thought and effort when it comes to Halloween costumes, planning in advance and going all out with amazing outfits, most of us will realise the day before that Halloween is here, we have a party to go to and no costume yet.
But who says you can’t put together a last-minute costume AND rock something fun and original at the same time?
So, after our list of 7 most iconic LGBT characters in horror movies and the top events on this bank holiday weekend, here are our picks for awesome same-sex costumes to get your creative juices going and make sure you have a great Halloween.
If you and your partner are still looking for inspiration for a couples’ costume, look no further.
1. Pixar’s UP
This is extremely cute and very easy to put together. All you need is a shirt, suit, shorts, a yellow shirt and a few badges and you’re sorted.
Source: Instagram – gabrius017
2. Stranger Things
Another look that doesn’t require a lot of effort and is also on-trend, considering the new season of Stranger Things will be out tomorrow! (And we cannot wait.)
Source: Instagram – miss_desirae
3. DC superheroes realness
This hunky couple is giving us some sexy Nightwing and Aquaman. You might decide to go shirtless or not (it is winter, after all) but either way you can’t go wrong with superheroes on Halloween.
Source: Instagram – teddington_01 / jakejacob01
4. Disney’s Tarzan
This is what Disney’s next live action version of Tarzan should look like.
Source: Instagram – ktorr19
5. Linda & Bob Belcher
Go to Penneys. Grab a red top, a white shirt. Then get a wig, big glasses and there you have it! Spot on!
Source: Instagram – solquest/ jessybrady
6. Studio Ghibli cuteness
We LOVE this version of Kiki and Tombo from ‘Kiki’s delivery service’. It’s also super-easy to assemble: striped top, jeans, navy dress, red bow et voilà.
Source: Instagram – hayhaydi
7. Batman & Superman
If only Batman VS Superman featured a scene like this… but you can always re-create it yourself. All you need is (quite a bit of) body paint.
Source: Instagram – gaysupers
8. David Bowie & Prince
All you need is a couple of wigs and you and your partner could channel the two rock legends.
Source: Instagram – alliamcleod
9. Wolverine & Gambit
Did we already mention superheroes rock for Halloween?
Source: Instagram – colinpaulr/dilface
10. Peanut butter and jelly
This is probably a bit awkward to walk around with if you’re at a party but still pretty adorable.
Source: Instagram – bichasalazar
Do you have more suggestions? Let us know in the comments.
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