Halloween is round the corner and it's time to come up with some creative and unique costumes. With the kids' sorted out, it is now time to pay attention to some interesting couples' that can stand out from the rest of the crowd. While you may have come across the regulars, there are some unique ones for couples that are doing the rounds this year. Take your pick from the ideas provided here.
While costumes on Halloween have a timeless quality, there are some more characters you can draw inspiration from:
Princess Neytiri and Jake Sully (from the movie Avatar)
The biggest hit of the year 2009 that is still fresh in our minds has to definitely find its way into Halloween. Dressed as this wonderful fantasy couple, there is no way you cannot win any costume contest this year.
Shrek and Princess Fiona
The fact that they finally lived happily ever after should definitely be celebrated this time of the year. Get some green body paint and prepare the costumes yourself as they require little time and effort to be made. In fact, if you have a white tunic, old boots, and a rugged jacket, the male's job is done. The women only need a green dress, and you are all set to rock the Halloween party.
Famous Football Player and Accompanying Cheerleader
If the FIFA fever has not died down yet, then men can sport their favorite football player, and women can accompany them, dressed as sexy cheerleaders for Halloween.
Edward Cullen and Bella Swan (as vampires)
From the movie Breaking Dawn, you can surely sport the couple that has rocked the world with its thrilling and romantic escapades. These vampire-centric ideas will make for a perfect Halloween look. Ensure that you, as Bella, look as pale as Edward. Also, make use of some costume contacts for an authentic look.
Mad Hatter and Red Queen
While everyone would expect you to dress as Alice with the Mad Hatter, here's a little twist in the tale. Women can make things creative by dressing up as the Red Queen and give everyone a big surprise.
Though every year, there is something creative to add to this list, there are still some classics that are loved and worn by everyone. These have their own charm and somehow don't seem to go out of style.
- Rubber and Glue
- Cleopatra and Mark Antony
- Robin Hood and Maid Marian
- Policeman and Naughty Cop
- Gomez and Morticia Addams (from the Addams' Family)
- George and Jane Jetson (from the Jetsons)
- Angel and Devil
- Oktoberfest Theme
- Hugh Hefner and Playboy Bunny
- Michael and Kay Corleone (from the movie The Godfather)
- Sick Dog and Nurse
- Caveman and Cavewoman (also, Fred and Wilma Flintstone/Barney and Betty Rubble)
- Voodoo Priest and Priestess
- Devil and Devil's Temptress
- Ghostly Couple
- Dracula and Bride
- Matador and Spanish Dancer
Do keep in mind that these ideas needn't only be surrounding famous, fictional, or mythological characters from books and movies. You could well be dressed based upon some personality traits; for instance, the rubber and glue example. Get creative, draw inspiration, and come up with some unique costume ideas that you can sport this time of the year.