13 Mother-Daughter Halloween Costume Ideas For 2016
With Halloween right around the corner, people are frantically trying to figure out what to wear come October 31. And, if you're a mom, you may be in the market for some family-friendly costumes. Specifically, if you're the proud mom to a little girl, you may be in need of a little inspiration for some mother-daughter Halloween costume ideas. Because, come on, what's cuter that a mother-daughter duo dressed up in festive attire?
There's something so cute about seeing a mom and daughter duo taking over the ghoulish night in their matching ensembles, and I always wanted to be apart of it. Although I don't have a daughter of my own yet, I'm always throwing ideas at my sister for her and her daughter so that they're able to dominate the streets on one of the best nights of the year. If you think about it, there are so many different ideas that can be replicated as a costume. From your favorite celebrity to your favorite meal, Halloween gives everyone a chance to step out of the box and be super creative with their costumes.
Whether you're looking for you and your little one, or just keeping some in the bank for a later date, these 13 costume ideas are sure to take your follower count to the next level this year.
1. Beyoncé & Blue Ivy
If you want to get fancy this Halloween, try dressing up as Beyoncé and Blue Ivy. Get Beyoncé's look by grabbing a denim jacket ($23) and a some matching denim pants ($25). For Blue Ivy's look, search for a denim jacket ($15) for your little one and some matching denim pants ($6). To add the butterfly effect, get some colorful iron on butterfly patches ($6).
2. Kim Kardashian & North West
Nailing reality TV star Kim Kardashian and daughter North West's look for Halloween is a good costume option, too. Pull out the most stylish threads you both have, create your own choker with some loose ribbon, and give your hair the double french braid effect.
3. Gabby Douglas & Simone Biles
Though Simone Biles and Gabby Douglas are not mother-daughter, you and your little one can choose to be two of America's most talented gymnasts this year. Grab a red leotard ($17) in whatever size you need, some glitter fabric spray paint ($14), and some athletic wrap ($4), and you'll be good to go.
4. Marge & Lisa Simpson
Transform into Marge and Lisa Simpson this year in a super affordable way. To become Marge, throw on a green dress ($16), a red pearl necklace ($8), and her signature big blue hair ($20). For Lisa, get a red dress ($30) for your daughter, some white pearls, and a Lisa Simpson foam wig ($15).
5. The Queen of Hearts & Alice
Alice in Wonderland has always been one of my favorite movies , so seeing some mother-daughter duos dressed up as characters from it is the cutest. For Alice, get a pleated blue dress ($40), white apron ($5) and white tights ($4). For the Queen, get a black skater dress ($16), some red duct tape ($4) to create the red pattern, a white collar shirt with the collar popped ($20), and some heart tights ($8).
6. Bunny Family
Jessica Alba, Haven Warren, and Cash Warren all went dressed as bunny rabbits for Halloween a few years ago, and it was surely the cutest ever. If low maintenance costumes are what you're aiming for this year, this idea should be your go-to, because all you need are some bunny ears and matching tail sets ($4)
7. Michael & Janet Jackson
Take another page from Beyoncé's book this year and have you and your mini-me dress up as brother-sister duo, Michael and Janet Jackson. Nail Janet's all-black look with black jeans($8), black boots ($36), a black hat ($7), some black gloves ($6), and a black jacket ($35). For MJ, get a red military jacket ($20), cuff some black pants ($15) and glue some rhinestones ($6) down the side and the bottom, and put on a black hat ($3). Don't forget to add the glitter glove ($8) for a little extra effect.
8. Morticia & Wednesday Addams
Transform into a pair of ghastly gals this Halloween by becoming Morticia and Wednesday Addams. To become Morticia, find an all black long sleeve maxi dress ($41), straighten your hair and throw on some red lipstick ($5). For Wednesday, cop a black dress with a white collar ($35) and black tights ($6).
9. Peanut Butter & Jelly
10. Mario & Luigi
Becoming The Mario Brothers is super easy this year and you'll wish you had done it sooner. Just get some blue jean overalls ($45, adult; $30, children), green and red t-shirts ($6), some red and green hats ($16), and two pairs of white gloves ($7).
11. Ketchup & Mustard
To become ketchup and mustard for Halloween, dress in a red dress ($16) and have your daughter dress in a yellow dress ($12). Print out the Heinz ketchup and mustard designs and tape them on the front of your dresses. Don't forget to get a small red and yellow cone ($18) to tie to the top of your heads for the nozzle.
12. Thing 1 & Thing 2
If you can't find Thing 1 and Thing 2 shirts already pre-made, get a red shirt for yourself ($6) and a red T-shirt ($10) your daughter, print out the Thing 1 and Thing 2 logos, and spray your hair blue ($6).
13. Wilma & Pebbles
Become a modern Wilma and Pebbles Flintstone with ease this Halloween. For Wilma, find a white skater dress ($16), white pearls ($7), and throw your orange sprayed hair ($4) in a nice bun. To achieve the Pebbles look for your daughter, get a pair of blue jean shorts ($150, a green tank ($10) and glue black triangle cut outs on it, spray her hair orange ($4), and get a bone clip for her hair ($3).