Best Friend Halloween Costumes – 30 Iconic Outfit Ideas for You and Your Soul Mate!

by Stephanie Yankova

Celebrating together is always more fun, and what better time to do that than Halloween? Have you ever thought about how fun it would be to match with your BFF? Well, you have no more excuses not to do it, because we’ve selected the most fun, fabulous (and scary) best friend Halloween costumes guaranteed to make your night of fright unforgettable! 

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Best Friend Halloween Costumes: Creative Ideas for an Unforgettable Appearance

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Two heads are always better than one – especially when it comes to planning a Halloween costume. However, ghosts, bloody victims, or witches are not exactly the most creative ideas, but that’s why we’re here for you. We’ve gathered plenty of inspiration for you, which will make you the star of any party, we promise! And the best part? It doesn’t even have to be an expensive costume – you probably already have everything you need for most looks!

The Grady Twins from The Shining

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The Grady twins are iconic characters from one of the most critically acclaimed horror movies of all time – The Shining. All you need for the cool look are two blue dresses, a pastel pink ribbon for a belt, and plain white sneakers. Add a touch of spookiness to the look with smokey eye makeup, and you’re done!

Zombie Bride and Groom

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We know – dressing up as a zombie for Halloween is nothing groundbreaking. But if you and your best friend appear as a zombie bride and groom, you will immediately cause a stir! For the bridal outfit, you’re going to need a white mini dress or a corset paired with a skirt, a garter, stockings, and a bouquet (of course). For the lady groom wear either a black mini dress or corset with shorts, knee-high boots, a bow tie, and an optional top hat. Finish off the looks with zombie makeup, and you’re ready to say ‘YES’!

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Devil and Angel

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Are you the naughty friend, or the nice one? It doesn’t matter! Not particularly creative, but a true classic and absolutely adorable – Devil and Angel as a Halloween costume for BFFs always works! There are all kinds of costumes you can order online to recreate this look. If you don’t want to spend extra money, a mini red dress and a baggy white shirt will do the trick just fine! To complete the look add red devil horns and white angel wings.

The Purge Halloween Costume

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The Purge has also established itself as a true horror classic, making it a perfect choice for a Halloween costume for friends.  You can DIY the scary look by covering a plain white shirt with fake blood handprints and pairing it with the movie-inspired glowing mask. If you don’t have time to order the mask, you can recreate the look using makeup. Follow the video guide below to see exactly how you can do that:

Thelma and Louise Best Friend Halloween Costume

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A movie about the friendship between two women is always a great choice for a sweet Halloween costume for you and your best friend. In addition to Rachel and Monica from the TV series ‘Friends,’ Thelma and Louise are another iconic female duo that we adore. You also probably already own most of the pieces you need for the look, which makes it a great last-minute idea!

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Elsa and Anna

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You’re never too old to dress up as a Disney princess, right? In essence, your best friend is like your sister, but sometimes you could not be more different – does that sound familiar to you too? Then why not consider Elsa and Anna for your Halloween BFF costume?

Dancing Emojis

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On Halloween, we would love to dance the night away. So it only makes sense that we dress up as the dancing emojis. The two girls look really cute, and recreating the look is much easier than you might think. A black T-shirt, black shorts, socks, and of course, black bunny ears – that’s all you need!

Grace and Frankie

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All Jane Fonda fans, pay attention! Grab the wine and dress up as Grace and Frankie from the popular Netflix series. Decide who’s who and rummage through your closet to recreate this adorable BFF Halloween costume idea!

Black Swan and White Swan Costumes

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Make a fashion statement with this exciting Halloween look for best friends! Recreate it by pairing a black corset with and tulle skirt for the Black swan, and the same pairing in white for the White swan. Style your hair into a high chignon and finish off with dramatic makeup!

BFF Grannies

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True friendships last a lifetime. Go through your grandma’s closet and dress up like her for Halloween – she will undoubtedly be very pleased! A cute nightgown, cozy slippers, and a cane – and your best friend Halloween costume is ready! The best part? The funny look is comfortable enough for you to party all night long.

Dolly Parton and Reba McEntire

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Country fans, now is the perfect time to celebrate two of the genre’s biggest icons – Dolly and Reba! For the outfit, you’ll need jeans, a shirt, and of course, cowboy boots. A little tip – practice some of their greatest hits in case you ever have to take the stage.

Best Friend Halloween Costumes: More Outfit Ideas

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Witchy Cheerleaders

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Cher and Dionne from Clueless

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Velma and Daphne

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Fancy Cowgirls

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Pebbles and Wilma from the Flintstones

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Red and Blue M&Ms

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Ghostbusters Trio

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Scary Zipper Face Makeup

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Lazy Netflix & Chilly Baggy Sweater Outfits

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Cute Aliens

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Lilo and Stitch

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Peggy and Kelly Bundy from Married… with Children

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Pop Art Cartoon Women

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Julia Roberts in “Pretty Woman” – Before & After

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Cute Scarecrows

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