21 Best Couples Fancy Dress Ideas

Fancy Dress Costumes for Couples

If you’re planning on going to a party, festival or carnival as a couple, and you’re looking for some great couples fancy dress ideas, then you’ve definitely arrived on the right page!

it can be difficult coming up with some half decent ideas, and sometimes your mind just goes blank! Well, fear not, as I am going to give you some great ideas right now, so read on.

Robin Hood and Maid Marian fancy dress costumesRobin Hood and Maid Marian Fancy Dress Costumes for Couple

1. Robin Hood and Maid Marian

Firstly, can there be anyone who hasn’t heard of the legendary Robin Hood and Maid Marian? Those matching costumes above really look the part and will go down a storm at a fancy dress party. This theme is particularly ideal for historic and British/English themed dress-up. However, you may want to forget about robbing from the rich to give to the poor, unless you enjoy spending the night in a cell, of course!

For some reason, the different sizes are being sold as separate items, which is annoying, but you can use this link to view them all;

Couples Adults Mens and Ladies Robin Hood and Maid Marion Costumes

Bacon and Eggs Costumes for CouplesBacon and Eggs costumes for couples

2. Bacon and Eggs

Almost everyone loves bacon and eggs, and what could be more British? Become breakfast buddies with these simple, one size costumes just slip over your head and are comfortable and light, making for quick and easy dress-up. This idea is ideal for food and British themed dress-up.

Bacon and Eggs Costumes

Plug and Socket Fancy Dr

3. Plug and Socket

Now this is an electrifying idea! The socket costume is for the male (obviously!) and the plug costume is worn like a dress. It’s a fun idea for any time of year, and there are sure to be lots of innuendos in the conversation with fellow party guests!

Plug and Socket Couples Costumes

Fred and Wilma Flintstone Costumes Set for CouplesFred and Wilma Flintstone Costume Set

4. Fred and Wilma Flintstone

I used to love watching the Flintstones cartoon back in the day, and these officially licensed outfits would be ideal for retro, cartoon and American themed dress-up. Fred’s costume is a simple tunic and neck tie and light and easy to wear. Wilma’s outfits consists of a dress, wig and necklace. They look fantastic and you’ll be instantly recognisable as the cartoon couple.

Fred and Wilma Flintstone Costume Set

Couples Cowboy and Cowgirl Costumes

5. Cowboy and Cowgirl

Yee-haw! Now these are nice-looking outfits (I do love a bit of cow print!), and this idea would be perfect for a wild west or American theme. The Men’s costume is complete with a Hat, Waistcoat, Bandana and Cow Print Chaps. The Ladies costume includes a skirt, vest, hat, belt and bandana.

Cowboy and Cowgirl Couples Costume Set

70s Disco Couple Psychedelic CostumesDisco Couple 70s Fancy Dress Costumes Set

6. 70s Disco Couple

Disco was king back in the 1970s, and now you can relive this era where flared trousers and jumpsuits were the norm. The hardest part will be choosing your outfits as there are just so many available! The couples costume set is pretty expensive, so you may prefer to purchase separate costumes. Here are the links;

Disco Couple Costume

You’ll find some good ideas here;

70s Costume Ideas for Women

70s Costume Ideas for Men

Bill and Ben Fancy Dress Costumes

7. Bill and Ben The Flowerpot Men

This was a very popular children’s TV programme that was first shown in the 1950s, and the series was rebooted in 2001. If you’re looking for a retro or gay theme, then this is ideal. Both characters looked virtually identical apart from the colour of their bow ties. A Bill and Ben costume is available at Amazon, which comes in three sizes, but you will need to order two, as they are sold singularly.

Couples Pink and Blue Shell Suit Costumes Set Shell Suit Costume Set for Couples

8. Shell Suit Couple

Those crinkly and garish shell suits were just about the most ghastly fashion fad ever, and became popular in the late 80s and early 90s. This is a fun idea, and particularly ideal for fun runs.

Couples Shell Suit Costumes

Popeye and Olive Oyl Costumes

9. Popeye and Olive Oyl

Well, I love a cartoon couple, and these two are fondly remembered by those of us of a certain age. Although it’s not one of the cheaper options, this is certainly a unique idea, and ideal for retro dress-up, or for anyone who enjoyed Popeye’s spinach-fuelled fights with Bluto. Not all costumes include the corncob pipe, which I recommend for completing your look.

Popeye and Olive Oyl Costume Set

Popeye Costumes for Men

Olive Oyl Costume for Women

Wine and Cheese Fancy Dress Costumes SetWine and Cheese Costumes for Couples

10. Wine and Cheese

Well, who doesn’t enjoy wine and cheese, and these fun outfits are guaranteed to raise a smile. This idea is ideal for a food and drink themed event, carnivals etc.

Wine and Cheese Costumes

1920s Gangster and Flapper Girl Costumes1920s Gangster and Flapper Costumes

11. Gangster and Flapper Girl

Go back to the roaring twenties with this highly rated double costume set by I Love Fancy Dress. Included is a Spiv/Gangster style pin striped suit with trilby hat, fake cigar and moustache. The black flapper dress includes fringes and a feather headband. Dozens of size combinations are available.

Gangster and Flapper Costume Set

Mario and Luigi Costume Set for MenMario and Luigi Costumes

12. Mario and Luigi

Become one of the best-known video game characters, Mario, and his twin brother, Luigi. This idea is suitable for both men and women, but bear in mind that Luigi is the taller of the two brothers.

Greek God and Goddess Costumes SetGreek God and Goddess Costumes

13. Greek God and Goddess

This is a excellent idea for couples, especially as the togas are easy to wear and will fit most sizes. This costume set is good value and is especially suitable for the summer months.

Greek God and Goddess Costume Set

Native American Costumes for man and womanNative American Indian Couple Costume Set

14. Native American Couple

The indigenous Americans were always portrayed as the baddies (Indians) in the Hollywood cowboy films, and many kids used to play Cowboys and Indians in the playground back in the day. Of course, we now know different, so we now prefer to celebrate Native American culture. This costume set represents excellent value.

Red Indian Costume Set for Couples

Ketchup and Mustard Costume Set for CoupleKetchup and Mustard Costume Set for Couples

15. Tomato Ketchup and Mustard

Another nice food themed idea and a low cost, quick and easy dress-up option – couples fancy dress doesn’t come much easier than this! The outfits are one size fits all and a good choice for fun runs, given that they are light and airy.

Ketchup and Mustard Costume Set

Zombie Surgeon and Nurse Fancy Dress SetZombie Surgeon and Nurse Costumes for Couples

16. Zombie Surgeon and Nurse

This is a good choice for Halloween and also a low cost, easy fit option. You will need to buy some white face paint if you want to zombify your faces, but these blood-stained outfits could also just be used for a gory horror theme without the zombie look.

Zombie Surgeon and Nurse Costume Set

Couples Adult Baby Fancy Dress CostumesCouples Adult Baby Costumes

17. Adult Baby Couple

Please note that the jumbo dummy and baby bottle are not included, unfortunately, which adds significantly to the overall cost. However,

Adult Baby Costume Set

French Mime Artists Costumes for Male and FemaleFrench Mime Artist Costumes for Man and Woman

18. French Mime Artists

Ooh la la! Here’s an idea you may not have even considered, and no words are needed to describe these costumes! Of course, this is an ideal theme for Bastille Day on 14th July, or just a unique dress-up idea for any day of the year.

Couples Mime Artist Costume Set

Laurel and Hardy Costumes

19. Laurel and Hardy

Become the funniest comedy double-act of all time. The duo brought joy to millions back in the day, and their timeless comedies continue to entertain fans both new and old. This theme is ideal for 1920s, 30s and comedy themed dress-up, and with the critically acclaimed Stan and Ollie film released in 2018, the duo have seen a resurgence is their popularity.

Stan and Ollie Costumes

Black and White Gothic Vampire Costumes for Man and WomanVampire Couple Halloween Costumes

20. Royal Vampire Couple

Now these gothic vampire horror costumes are gorgeously spine-chilling, and perfect if you want to look awesome for Halloween. Several sizes are available and the price is pretty decent for two high quality costumes.

Vampire Couple Costume Set

Priest and Nun CostumesPriest and Nun Costumes for Couple
21. Priest and Nun

This idea is a good all-rounder, and the theme can be used at any time of the year. These outfits could also be used as demon hunters at Halloween. I’ve picked this set as it comes in 19 size combinations, and it represents great value for money.

Couples Priest and Nun Costumes

So here endeth my post for 21 Best Couples Fancy Dress Costume Ideas. I hope you have found it useful. Have fun with your dressing-up!