50 Best Friend Halloween Costumes for You and Your Ride-Or-Die

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Your best friend is basically your rock. She’s carried you through break up after break up, she’s listened as you pinned about your job, hell, she even reminds you when Mercury is in retrograde. She’s basically your soulmate, so it’s only natural that you coordinate outfits for Halloween. From classics pairings such peanut butter and jelly to iconic film duos such as Romy and Michelle, here are 50 best friend Halloween costumes you and your best gal can rock on All Hallows Eve.

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1. cast Of ‘the Wizard Of Oz’

Whether you have a crew of two or a gang of friends, The Wizard of Oz is good choice for inspo because there are so many iconic characters.

Get the look: Dorothy costume ($28); Lion Costume Adult ($65);Adult Scarecrow Costume ($42)

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Ideal for those who like Halloween but don’t want to go all out.

3. twin Babies

For the goofier pairs.

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4. sid Vicious And Nancy Spungen

For the rock and rollers out there.

Get the look: Black Distressed Leather Jacket ($159); Women’s Sheer Pure Mesh Top ($15); Long Wavy Wigs ($23)

5. loofah And Soap

Needless to say, you’ll be the cleanest twosome in the place.

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6. roach And Pest Control

Admit it: You’ve always wanted to own an adult cockroach costume.

Get the look: Heavy-Duty All-Purpose Coverall ($129); Adult Cockroach Costume ($46)

7. peanut Butter And Jelly

Because there isn’t a more iconic duo.

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8. Justin Timberlake And Britney Spears

A costume that'll hardly need explaining.

Get the look: Wash Lab Denim long jean skirt ($128); Vero Moda Lexie crop denim ($59)

9. Mona Lisa And The Scream

Because your friendship is a work of art.

10. waffle And Pancakes

Kinda the same but still so different. Sound familiar?

11. avocados

An ode to a super fruit.

12. bacon And Eggs

For the gals that love a good brunch.

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13. mortal Kombat Ninjas

You can choose to be as sexy and raunchy as Jordyn Woods, Meg thee Stallion and their squad did here. Or you can show less skin. Either way, your costumes will kick ass.

Get the look: Women's Alluring Assassin Costume ($48); Women’s Kitana Mortal Kombat Costume ($60); Stealth Ninja Costume with Catsuit ($40)

14. s’mores

You can’t go wrong with s’mores.

15. mario And Luigi

This duo is recognized the world over.

16. salsa And A Tortilla Chip

Because it’s not a party without chips and dip.

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17. a Flight Attendant And Pilots

Because let’s face it, you’re the Cindy Crawford of your friend group.

Get the look: Flight Attendant Costume ($40); Vince Camuto Ressara Pointed Toe Knee High Boot ($249)

18. adult Pandas

You can basically wear this costume to bed after.

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19. lizzie Mcguire, Paolo And Isabella From ‘lizzie Mcguire’

Bonus points if you perform “What Dreams Are Made Of” at some point in the night.

Get the look: Shinny Metallic Bell Bottom ($22); Women's Fluffy Long Sleeve V-Neck Cropped Knit Cardigan Sweater ($8); Women's Flared Palazzo ($11)

20. cake And Ice Cream

Halloween is not the holiday to deprive your sweet tooth, right?

21. avocado Toast

Millennials, this one’s for you.

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22. mary Kate And Ashley Olsen

For the BFFs that are practically sisters.

Get the look: Women Hooded Cloak ($20); Straight Middle Part Hair Wig ($21)

23. pair Of Pineapples

No one hates pineapple. No one.

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24. napoleon Dynamite And Pedro

Because you ride for your bestie the way Napoleon rode for Pedro.

Get the look: Vote for Pedro Cotton Ringer Tee ($19); Brown Afro Nerd Wig ($25); Amazon Essentials Women's Long-Sleeve Shirt ($21)

25. fork And Knife

A cutting combo…

26. Toothbrush And Toothpaste

For the oral hygiene fans out there.

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27. frankenstein Monster And His Bride

28. adult T-rexes

Of course, your friendship will never go extinct, but how fun will it be running around in these on All Hallows Eve?

29. washer And Dryer Combo

Much like you and your best friend, you simply can’t have one without the other.

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30. romy And Michelle

An easy crowd favorite.

Get the look: Women’s H.S. Reunion Mini-dress Adult Costume ($21); Romy Costume ($110)

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31. axl Rose And Stephanie Seymour

Sure these two didn’t go the distance, but that “November Rain” video remains a great inspiration for a cool Halloween costume.

Get the look: Rocker Costume Set ($25); Boho Wedding Dresses ($79)

32. playing Cards

Another great last-minute pick for when you need a costume but don’t have time to get too creative. You can also DIY this one with some oversized oaktag paper and sharpies.

33. pack Of Nerds

One of the most underrated retro candies from our younger days.

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34. destiny’s Child

After you all settle the (inevitable) debate on who’ll be Beyoncé hit the streets looking oh-so-bootylicious.

Get the look: High Waist Flare Yoga Pants ($27); Swimsuit Halter Ribbed Polka Dot ($14); Seamless Bandeau Tube Top ($7)

35. puzzle Pieces

Because you were practically made for each other.

36. coffee And A Donut

Remember when this used to be a sufficient breakfast back in college?

37. beer And Pong Ball

And in case things get stale at your Halloween bash, here’s inspo for a game that’s sure to loosen everybody up.

38. cake And Cupcake

Because choosing one is just too hard.

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39. elena Richardson And Mia Warren From ‘little Fires Everywhere’

Because we’ve been waiting for season two of this fiery show for way too long.

Get the look: City Chic Retro Cardigan ($59); Karen Kane Sheath Dress ($108);Madewell Vintage Jean ($128);Halogen Long Sleeve Tee ($39)

40. bags Of Chips

Because it ain’t easy being cheesy. Here’s to orange-stained fingers!

41. wine And Cheese

And if you can convince your other friends to don grape, pastrami and cracker costumes, you can get a charcuterie board going.

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42. a Rock Band

Because the one you formed in college didn’t quite pan out.

Get the look: Bustier Crop Top ($31); Grey Lab Faux Leather Shorts ($56); Curly Brown Gradient White Wig ($22)

43. leggo And Eggo

Remembering a childhood breakfast fave.

44. milk And Cookie

Don’t worry, the milk costume is actually made of tunic material so you don’t have to worry about injuring your back.

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45. a Singer And A Microphone

Jessica Biel chose to go as her hubby, Justin Timberlake for Halloween 2019, but you and your road dawg can go as whatever singer/microphone combo you like.

Get the look: Ladies Jumpsuit ($18); Men's Button up Cotton Robe ($25)

46. steak And Potatoes

A hearty costume to represent a hearty friendship.

47. chicken And Egg

Which came first?

48. yin And Yang

Because no one gets you quite like your best friend.

49. peanut Butter Cup And Chocolate Bar

For the duo that’s loco for cocoa this costume is apropos for a holiday that’s literally dedicated to candy.

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50. thelma And Louise

Partners in crime, to the very end.

Get the look: Treasure and Bond Rib Tank ($20); Paige High Waist Jeans ($229); Heavy Metal Rock Band Tee ($27)

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