After years of swearing off dressing up with your significant other, for one reason or another, you’ve changed your mind and decided to show up in a couples costume this Halloween. Or is that just me?
Either way, with less than two weeks to spare, you’ve committed to a joint look and are now faced with the big decision of who you are going to embody amidst a sea of tacky and just plain bad costumes—pizza and takeout guy (?), candy bars (??), and a plug outlet (???)—that are thrown your way as legitimate suggestions.
To avoid coming off as cheesy, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite couples costumes to don this year. Ahead, eight twosomes, one threesome, and one major fivesome whose looks you won’t be embarrassed to be spotted in this Halloween—plus where to shop them.