12 Creative Best Friend Halloween Costume Ideas For 2016, Because Two Is Always Better Than One

Another year, another Halloween. If you and your bestie are in need of a little Oct. 31 inspiration, then these 12 creative best friend Halloween costume ideas will hopefully be of some major service to you both. Whether you're wanting to totally match or go with a coordinated look, there's something in this batch for everyone.

Dressing up on Halloween can be so stressful, which is why teaming up with a BFF is always a good idea, turning the sometimes dreaded chore into an always fun partnering of sorts. However, once you've got your friend lined up, you still have to do some of the hard work by actually thinking up a costume that the both of you want to pull off. Don't feel like thinking this year? Scroll on down.

My one word of advice before leaving you to get your fill of best friend costume ideas? Don't wait until the last minute. Nobody likes the person, let alone pair, that decided they were too cool for costumes. You might be surprised when you start to realize how many of these items you and your friends already have in your closets. Now get to work, Oct. 31 is just around the creepy corner!

1. Spongebob & Patrick

Who doesn't love this dynamic duo? A sponge and a starfish can be the best of friends whether they're below the sea or above.

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What you need:

Spongebob: Sponges, $5, Amazon; Short-sleeve Button-up , $9, JC Penny; Red Tie, $16, JC Penny; Brown Shorts, $26, J.Crew Factory; Knee Socks, $9, Amazon; Black Shoes, $57, Amazon

Patrick: Patrick Shorts, $30, Rageon; Pink Body Paint, $7, Amazon; Pink Tank Top, $9, Amazon

2. Ketchup & Mustard

That's right, you guys are a staple, just like ketchup and mustard.

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What you need:

Ketchup: Heinz Tank Dress, $20, Amazon; Red Tights, $7, Oriental Trading, Red Boots, $25, Amazon; Ketchup Packets, $8, Amazon

Mustard: Heinz Tank Dress, $20, Amazon; Yellow Tights, $7, Oriental Trading; Yellow Boots, $60, Amazon; Mustard Packets, $11, Amazon

3. 2 Broke Girls

Your new names are Max and Caroline... and you're broke.

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What you need:

Mustard Yellow Dress, $13, H&M; Red Waist Apron, $4, Apron Warehouse; Red Suspenders, $5, Oriental Trading Company; Serving Tray, $22, Amazon; Name Tag, $6, Zazzle; Red Mary Janes , $47, Amazon

4. The Fairly Odd Parents

Didn't everybody love this cartoon?

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What you need:

Cosmo: Green Hair Dye, $7, Amazon; White Button-up Shirt, $20, H&M; Black Tie, $6, Amazon; Black Leggings, $8, H&M; Gold Star Wand, $4, Candy Apple Costumes; Miniature Crown, $13, Amazon; Fairy Wings, $10, Oriental Trading Company

Wanda: Pink Hair Dye, $11, Amazon; Yellow T-Shirt, $7, Target; Black Leggings, $8, H&M; Gold Star Wand, $4, Candy Appple Costumes; Miniature Crown, $13, Amazon; Fairy Wings, $10, Oriental Trading Company

5. Piper & Alex

Let's hope this is the closest you'll ever find yourself to the prison system.

Inspiration:

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What you need:

Piper: Grey Long-Sleeved Shirt, $33, J.Crew; Beige Prison Costume $15, Wholesale Halloween Costumes; Black Boots, $93, Amazon

Alex: White Long-Sleeved Shirt, $33, J.Crew; Beige Prison Costume , $15, Wholesale Halloween Costumes; Black Boots, $93, Amazon

6. Daria & Jane

If you and your bestie are feeling particularly moody this October, Daria and Jane got your guys' backs.

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What you need:

Daria: Black Combat Boots, $80, Amazon; Black Skirt, $15, H&M; Orange Shirt, $23, Duluth Trading; Green Jacket, $37, Rose Gal; Black-Framed Circle Glasses, $10, Jet

Jane: Black Combat Boots, $80, Amazon; Black Tights, $11, Macy's; Long Black Tunic, $9, Zulily; Red Blazer, $16, Azbro

7. Minions

They're cute, they're yellow, and they're exactly what you and your friends should be for Halloween.

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What you need:

Blue Jean Overalls, $30, Maykool; Minions Goggles, $3, Wish; Yellow Turtleneck Shirt, $18, Winter Silks Blaire

8. Black Swan & White Swan

If Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis could do it, then so can you and your BFF.

Inspiration:

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What you need:

White Swan: White Leotard, $18, Amazon; White Tutu, $15, Oriental Trading Company; White Tights, $6, Amazon; White Feather Mask, $25, Pier1 Imports

Black Swan: Black Leotard, $18, Amazon; Black Tutu, $13, Amazon; Black Tights, $12, Macy's; Black Feather Mask, $17, Party City

9. Ninja Turtles

The best part of this costume? Up to four friends can rock it!

Inspiration:

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Costume:

What You Need:

Ninja Turtles Shell, $14, Amazon; Green Leggings, $9, Amazon; Green Tutu, $15, Oriental Trading Company; Green Turtleneck, $123, Jet; Colored Eye Mask, $5, Party City; Pizza Box, $14, Web Restaraunte Store

10. Tweedledum and Tweedledee

Hey, it gives you an excuse to run around belligerently at every party you go to...

Inspiration:

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What You Need:

Red Sweatpants, $14, Amazon; Long-Sleeved Yellow Shirt, $20, J.Crew; Detachable White Collar, $12, Amazon; Blue Bow Tie, $6, Solid Neck Ties; Red Hat, $3, Eric Sports; Yellow Stake Flag, $8, Uline

11. Candy Land Royalty

Long before there was Queen Elsa, Katy Perry, and anyone else you might be thinking of, there was Princess Lolly and Queen Frostine — the ultimate princess/candy duo.

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What You Need:

Princess Lolly: Lollipop Crown, $45, Etsy; Candy Skirt, $35, Red Bubble; Red Sequin Shirt , $10, Melodic Day; Pink Hair Dye, $11, Amazon

Queen Frostine: Sparkly Blue Evening Dress, $140, Amazon; Blue Tiara, $10, Amazon; Plastic Ice Cream Cone, $2, Quality Logo Products; Blue Wand, $4, Oriental Trading Company

12. Bridesmaids

Bridesmaids... you know, like, the movie.

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Costume:

What You Need:

Purple Bridesmaid Dress, $77, Amazon; Flower Bouquet, $20, JJS House; Pearl Jewelry, $15, Light In The Box

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