Cute Halloween Couples Costumes That Aren’t Cheesy

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Couples costumes can easily skew tacky, but they don’t have to—when you’ve got a significant other or best friend you can’t resist pairing up with, all it takes is a little ingenuity to drum up a duo you’ll be proud to channel for Halloween. To aid in the process, we’ve gathered four of the coolest twosomes to emulate this year—from legendary rock ‘n’ roll lovebirds to an adorable team from a Wes Anderson flick. Shop the pieces you and your partner need for ensembles that’ll make everyone genuinely go, “Aww!”

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The Perfect Couple

He's a rock legend. She's a supermodel. They were the reigning cool couple of the '70s and their 22-year relationship was all the goals. And it doesn't hurt that they both had (and continue to have) killer style.

Mick Jagger

Channel the Rolling Stones front man's flamboyant flair by rocking a plaid checked suit, satin shirt and edgy Chelsea boots.

Checked Burgundy Suit Trousers

$80

Zara

Checked Burgundy Suit Blazer

$149

Zara

Black Satin Muscle Fit Shirt

$70

Topman

Deven Point-Toe Velvet Chelsea Boots

$995

Saint Laurent

Jerry Hall

Emulate Jerry's glamorous '70s look with a scene-stealing sequin column dress with a faux fur stole and gold statement earrings. We suggest perusing the vintage-store racks to find one-of-a-kind versions for many of these costume essentials.

Nudistsong Ankle Strap Sandal

$398

Stuart Weitzman

Faux Fur Stole Scarf Blue

$29

Missguided

Octavia Hoop Earrings

$42

BaubleBar

Wes Anderson's film Moonrise Kingdom won everyone's hearts with its quirky coming-of-age love story of precocious 12-year-olds Sam Shakusky and Suzy Bishop. Their adorable ensembles are just too good not to copy.

Sam Shakusky

A Khaki Scout number is not complete without a badge-bedecked shirt, cargo shorts and a raccoon-tail hat.

Baker Short in Olive Drab

$219

Neighborhood

NYC Mens 8701 Vintaged Flying 10th Olive Military Shirt

$140

Schott

Westhaven 6 Side Zip Boot

$180

Timberland

Coontail Cap

$13

Crockett Caps

Suzy Bishop

For Suzy's look, find a pink Peter Pan collar dress to wear with white knee socks, a red beret and sneakers.

Women’s Super Soft Pointelle Knee High Boot Socks

$5

A New Day

Wool Beret

$13

Forever 21

Elegant Girl Peter Pan Collar Long Sleeves Dress

$24

Novashe

Nylite 2 Sneakers

$85

Treton

Karl Lagerfeld and his cat Choupette are the power couple of fashion, if we do say so ourselves.

Karl Lagerfeld

If one is going to emulate the Chanel designer, he or she shall abide by the uniform. A black blazer and pants with a button-down and silk tie are musts. Top them off with fingerless gloves and dark shades to emulate the genius' enigmatic look. Don't forget a white wig with ponytail.

Leather Pants

$349

H&M

Satin Tie

$13

H&M

Ludlow Slim-fit spread-collar shirt

$98

J.Crew

K/SIGNATURE GLOVES

$125

Karl Lagerfeld Paris

Black Semi Tech Slim-Fit Shell Blazer

$595

Theory

Aviator Sunglasses

$139

Carrera

Choupette

To pull off the look of fashion's chicest feline, opt for a white fuzzy sweater with a pencil skirt, gold choker and, of course, cat ears.

Cream Double Frill Panel Jersey Pencil Skirt

$44

River Island

Ribbed Panels Sweater

$60

Mango

M.Haskell for Gold-Tone Crystal Lace Choker Necklace

$27

INC International Concepts

White Cat Ears

$5

Spirit Halloween

Their whirlwind and often turbulent romance was one for the books. Musicians Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love were the '90s grunge couple du jour.

Kurt Cobain

Channel Kurt's iconic Nirvana look with jeans, striped sweater and Chucks.

Chuck Taylor® Low Sneaker

$50

Converse

Striped Cotton-Blend Sweater

$165

Ralph Lauren

Mid-Rise Slim-Leg Jeans

$171

Ami

Courtney Love

Equal parts saccharine and edge, Courtney's go-to outfits always consisted of a baby-doll dress and fishnet tights. Accessorize with a choker necklace and patent pumps.

Zala Pump

$160

Marc Fisher

Velvet Ring Choker Necklace

$48

Rebecca Minkoff

Fishnet Tights

$13

H&M

Chiffon Babydoll Dress

$50

Hollister