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23 BFF Halloween Costumes That Will Win You All the Awards

Duo halloween costumes are a lot of fun, and contrary to popular belief you don’t need a significant other to accomplish a killer paired costume. These 23 best friend Halloween costumes are sure to beat the cutsie couples and walk away with "Best Partner Costumes." We’ve found the coolest best friend halloween costumes that are funny, scary, unique, and even diy!

Betty Cooper and Veronica Lodge Costumes

Betty Cooper and Veronica Lodge from tv show Riverdale in cheerleading costumes

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Whether they're solving a mystery or sipping shakes at Pop's, what better comic inspired duo to dress up as than Betty and Veronica from Riverdale!

Why it wins: There are so many different ways you can dress as B and V, we personally love their Riverdale Vixens Cheerleader Costumes as a unique winning option!

Photo: Lili Reinhart Instagram

Audrey Hepburn and Marilyn Monroe Costumes

Audrey Hepburn and Marilyn Monroe Costumes

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Ah the classic duo. The mix of sexy and sophisticated. Audrey dons a black dress, pearls, tiny crown, and shades. Marilyn slips into a plunging white cocktail dress, white heels, and red lipstick.

Why it wins: They are classic femme icons. And there's no topping the classics when it comes to best friend Halloween costumes.

Photo: Doctor Marco, All Clip

Blair Waldorf and Serena Van der Woodsen Costumes

Blair Waldorf and Serena Van der Woodsen Costumes

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This idea is perfect for the preppy and punk rock best friend duos. There are countless ways to show Blair and Serena's signature styles, but if you're wanting something easy go for their Constance uniform. Just be sure to wear a headband for B and a loose tie for S to top off your best friend Halloween costumes.

Why it wins: They are the ultimate best friends and always have each other's back. Plus people will totally appreciate the reference to one of their favorite TV dramas/books.

Photo: IMDB

Nakia and Shuri Costumes

Nakia and Shuri characters from the movie Black Panther

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Bring Wakanda to your Halloween party this year and dress up as the leading ladies in Black Panther! There are so many strong warrior women you can dress as from this movie but we personally love Nakia and Shuri's iconic looks.

Why it wins: This was a huge breakthrough super hero film and these dynamic duo halloween costumes will definitely be recognized!

Photo: Black Panther

Disney Princess and Villain Costumes

Disney Princess and Villain Costumes

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We love the idea of Ariel and Vanessa (aka Ursula), but you could also do Maleficent and Aurora, Snow White and the Evil Queen, or Alice and the Queen of Hearts—whatever suits you best.

Why it wins: Honestly, anyone can appreciate Disney halloween costumes, but it takes true best friends to pretend to be foes.

Photo: Deviant Art

Flo and the Orbit Girl Costumes

Flo and the Orbit Girl Costumes

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These two characters ruled TV, and you and your homegirl can rule the Halloween party. All you need are a few white outfits to pull these duo diy Halloween costumes off. Then print off Progressive's logo and tape it for Flo, then grab an ascot and a pack of gum for the Orbit girl.

Why it wins: It's fun and simple! Plus if you practice saying, "Dirty mouth? Clean it up with Orbit!" as well as "Flo, from Progressive" in the characters' voices it's sure to be a hit.

Photo: Total Frat Move

Mermaid and Fairy Costumes

Mermaid and Fairy Costumes

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The trick with rocking this magical duo is in the intricacy. Spend a lot of time getting your makeup just right and don't be afraid of glitter. Hint: stick to a similar color palette to keep your best friend Halloween costumes consistent. Or do complete opposites like fire and water.

Why it wins: Mermaid costumes are super trendy right now, but you and your BFF take your Halloween costume a step further by dominating both land and sea. Well done.

Photo: HALLOWEEN EXPRESS

Game of Thrones Costumes

Game of Thrones Costumes

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Step up your Halloween game by paying tribute to one of the top television series. You can go as any combo (there are countless to choose from), but we really like this bestie duo's take on Cersei Lannister and Margaery Tyrell. Just be warned this may cost you a pretty penny, unless you have mad sewing skills in which case, make us one too? ;)

Why it wins: When done right people will recognize the craftsmanship as well as the references.

Photo: Golden Moustache

Nicki Minaj and Cardi B Costumes

Nicki Minaj and Cardi B both wearing colorful pink wigs

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Both of these famous rappers have experienced some drama throughout the years (let's all keep our shoes on this Halloween) but the only thing more dramatic than their back and forth is their styles! Pay homage to both of these queens with your bff on Halloween with sexy stage looks and don't forget to wear some colorful wigs to top off your iconic rapper rivalry Halloween costumes.

Why it wins: Who doesn't want to dress like these icons and have an excuse to wear a rainbow wig for the night.

Photo: Instagram

Daria and Jane Costumes

Daria and Jane Costumes

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Epitomize teen angst with Daria and Jane from MTV. Chances are you already have their '90s style in your closet to create these diy halloween costumes. Daria: orange tank, green jacket, gray skirt. Jane: red blazer, black v-neck, gray shorts, black tights. Bonus points for carrying a slice of pizza everywhere you go!

Why it wins: Daria and Jane are hilariously witty and sarcastic, not to mention the best of friends so it just fits BFFs so perfectly.

Photo: IMGUR

Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy Costumes

Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy Costumes

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If you want to side with super villains, we recommend going as the crazy Harley Quinn and her sometimes partner, Poison Ivy. These costumes have tons of different versions from tutus to full body suits, so you guys get to decide just how much effort to put into it. The basic idea, though, is green attire and red hair for Ivy, and black and red for Quinn.

Why it wins: While everyone else is rocking baseball tees that say "Daddy's lil' Monster" on them, you pay tribute to the original drawing of this comic book duo, which makes you stand out.

Photo: DEVIANT ART

GLOW Wrestler Costumes

Ladies with glittery makeup and '80s style big hair

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The 1980s are everwhere in fashion, so why not Halloween too? These costumes are super easy and fun, just whip out some lycra, neon bodysuits, and shimmery tights. Oh, and don't forget to have fun with glittery makeup and a can of hairspray.

Why it wins: You can get super creative! There's no right or wrong way to do these looks, just don't break any furniture at the house party when drinks start flowing and you ladies want to show off your wrestling moves.

Photo: Instagram

Rum and Coke Costumes

Rum and Coke Costumes

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If you and your bestie are in college, turn yourselves into your favorite mixed drinks for Halloween. Going as Captain Morgan and Coke is a fun and clever idea. However, other drink ideas to try: Tequila and Lime, Vodka Lemonade, Gin and Tonic.

Why it wins: Many college kids love their booze, so they'll love the clever idea of bringing their favorite drinks to life.

Photo: HalloweenCostumes.com

Hocus Pocus Witches Costumes

Hocus Pocus Witches Costumes

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Run a muck around town as the Sanderson Sisters from Hocus Pocus. These sinister best friend Halloween costumes work the best if there's three of you, but if it's just two going as Binx and Winifred is a great choice. After all, Halloween is the time for witches and cats, right?

Why it wins: Hocus Pocus is one of the best (and most popular) Halloween films. If done right, everyone will recognize who you are.

Photo: The Best of Halloween Costumes

Maeve and Dolores Costumes

Maeve and Dolores from the HBO show Westworld

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Take your Bff costume game out West with Westworld costumes of your favorite leading ladies, Maeve and Dolores. For Maeve dress in black pants, blazer and a corset for her season two look or opt to go back to season one and dress as a saloon girl. As for Dolores wear a light blue maxi dress and add a tan belt bag.

Why it wins: You're not just some cowgirl costume, you're Westworld, and everyone will know it.

Photo: Westworld Instagram

Kim Kardashian v. Taylor Swift Costumes

Kim Kardashian v. Taylor Swift Costumes

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Here's the deal, one of you goes as Taylor in a crop top, platinum blonde wig, and red lipstick while the other is Kim in a body hugging dress, nude lips, and long black wig parted down the middle. Then tape print-offs of their epic feuding posts to yourself. Pretty simple, right?

Why it wins: It is clever, original, and hilarious.

Photo: GETTY IMAGES

Oh Deer and Holy Cow Costumes

Oh Deer and Holy Cow Costumes

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Oh Deer and Holy Cow are an adorable way you and your bestie can dress as animals but still stand out from the herd of fellow Halloween creatures. A brown dress, white letters, and twigs are all you need for the "Oh Deer" while a white t-shirt, black felt for spots, and a halo work for "Holy Cow." You can even get creative in your makeup. If you like puns but want something different try one of these: Freudian slip, formal apology, don't cry over spilled milk.

Why it wins: Everyone loves animals, puns, and some good diy Halloween costumes. Simple as that.

Photo: IMGUR

Barb and Eleven Costumes

Barb and Eleven costumes from the Netflix show Stranger Things

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Season three can't come soon enough for you and your bestie's Stranger Things obsession, so pay homage to your favorite show to binge and dress up as Barb and Eleven. These costumes will give you a good base, just add a blonde wig and tube socks for Eleven and a red wig and '80s glasses for Barb and you're golden!

Why it wins: You will never have to worry about anyone "getting" your costumes in these outfit. Add in some Eggo Waffles to top off this Bff costume (and to have a snack at the bars).

Photo: Spirit Halloween

Friends TV Show Halloween Costumes

Friends TV Show Halloween Costumes

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We can't talk about best friend Halloween costumes without mentioning Rachel and Monica from friends. To keep the idea fresh, go as them from high school. Monicas wear a frumpy sweater and long skirt while Rachels slip into a bright blue shirt with black pants.

Why it wins: Friends ruled the '90s and the episode of Monica wearing a fat suit and Rachel before her nose job is iconic.

Photo: FRIENDS

Louise and Tina Belcher Costumes

Louise and Tina Belcher Costumes

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A green t-shirt dress, pink bunny hat, navy skirt, and blue t-shirt are all you need to become this hilarious sibling duo for your funny best friend Halloween costumes. Bonus points for an "Erotic Friend Fiction" notebook.

Why it wins: With Bob's Burgers being one of the top shows on Hulu, everyone will recognize who you are, and will love you for it.

Photo: Glitter Mint

Angel and Devil Costumes

Two women, one dressed in all white as an angel and the other in all red as a devil.

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Maybe you're a little on the sweet and innocent side and your friend is the sassy and daring type, this Halloween no outfits are more perfect for the two of you then angel and devil costumes. Have even more fun with this theme by swapping roles for the night and dressing up as the opposite of your usual persona.

Why it wins: These costume pairings are the dynamic duo Halloween costumes of the ages that will never go out of style!

Photo: Spirit Halloween

Kim Possible and Shego Costumes

Kim Possible and Shego Costumes

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If one of you is super into Halloween while the other likes to keep it simple, then this is the pair for you. Kim's outfit is super easy with a black crop top and cargo pants while Shego's takes a little more work to make the green and black body suit.

Why it wins: Kim Possible is one of the most recognizable cartoon characters of our generation. Plus, she and Shego are two of the strongest female leads in cartoons and girly badasses always win.

Photo: IMDB

The Princess and The Basket Case Costumes

The Princess and The Basket Case Costumes

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If you're on a budget or pressed for time, there's nothing easier than paying tribute to one of the best '80s films, The Breakfast Club. Sure it'd be great to do the whole gang, but if it's just you two don't be afraid to rock Claire and Allison for your best friend Halloween costumes. All you need for Claire: a pink t-shirt, brown skirt, and brown belt. For Allison: a black sweater, black wig, and a long black/white printed skirt.

Why it wins: You pay tribute to a different classic film (we can't be the only ones tired of Grease). People will appreciate your creativity and originality with these two iconic high school characters.

Photo: IMDB

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