No matter if you have been a fan of this classic doll duo for years or you are into them because of the recent movie release, either way, our minds are on all things Barbie and Ken for Halloween this year!
These Barbie and Ken Halloween costume ideas are easy to recreate using items you probably already have in your closet. There’s no need to buy a whole new outfit when you can have fun looking in your closet for items to create a Barbie-themed Halloween costume that is uniquely you!
1959 Black & White Stripe Fashion Model Barbie Costume
Starting off, this vintage Barbie costume has to be the easiest one to recreate. Any black and white striped swimming suit will work. You could even wear a polka dot one if you have it! Grab a pair of heels, your favorite pair of earrings, and some sunglasses and your Halloween costume is complete!
Doll Photos from Mattel, Inc. Photo source and inspiration from Color Me Courtney
Toy Story Barbie & Ken Costume
For Barbie, instead of a leotard grab your favorite pair of biker shorts or leggings. A sports top is can be paired with a hot pink hair ribbon. Tie a jacket around your waist and you can’t forget those 80’s leg warmers! Ken’s costume is pretty easy to create. Any blue animal print button-up can be paired with blue shorts and loafers or tennis shoes to match.
Doll Photos from Mattel, Inc. Photo source and inspiration from Kait Killebrew
Neon Barbie & Ken Costume
This a funky and totally fun look! This vibrant swimsuit and biker short combo is another low-effort but very cool Barbie and Ken Halloween costume idea. For Ken grab a hot pink T-shirt and funky pink vest and shorts to match! If you don’t want to wear skates, switch them out for a pair of neon yellow tennis shoes then lace them up with hot pink laces!
Singer Barbie Costume
A long black glittery dress paired with a handkerchief, pair of black gloves, and sparkly necklace creates the perfect singer Barbie halloween costume.
Doll Photos from Mattel, Inc. Photo source and inspiration from Margot Robbie- Instagram
Classic Barbie & Ken Costume
A short pink outfit and heels is classic Barbie, and Ken’s signature often seems to be a collared shirt and shorts. These are the simplest looks to recreate from your closet, just find the right colors or silhouettes. And don’t forget the accessories!
Doll Photos from Mattel, Inc. Photo source and inspiration from Francis Dominiic- Instagram
Flight Attendant Barbie Costume
This flight attendant Barbie Halloween costume can be created with a blue dress suit, vintage square hat, and duffle bag. Finish with an airplane wings pin, if you have it!
Doll Photos from Mattel, Inc. Photo source and inspiration from Instructables.
Day to Night Barbie Costume
Who doesn’t love a look that can be worn day or night? A pink dress, dress suit, or pantsuit can be paired with your favorite jewelry and handbag to complete this day-to-night Barbie costume.
Doll Photos from Mattel, Inc. Photo source and inspiration from Hv.challenger -Instagram
Weird Barbie Costume
Perhaps one of the best characters from the Barbie Movie: Weird Barbie. A pink dressed drawn, colored or glued on plus mismatched socks, silly make up and crazy hair will help you recreate this Barbie look for Halloween that we all had (and loved).
Doll Photo from Mattel, Inc, Weird Barbie Costume via Taylor Joelle
Dream Date Barbie Costume
Any chance to wear glitter and sparkles and I’m down! If you have a glittery and sparkly pink dress pair it with some satin pink gloves, and a hair ribbon or heart-shaped sunglasses for a sequin filled Barbie costume moment.
Doll Photos from Mattel, Inc. Photo source and inspiration from Soinspo.
Designer Denim Barbie
This costume can be recreated with a pair of your favorite jeans, cowgirl boots, and a fun pink top. You can also decide to finish this Barbie-inspired costume with a fluffy pink jacket or vest and clutch bag.
Doll Photos from Mattel, Inc.
Barbie Red Flare Costume
This Barbie outfit is so classy. If you have a red coat or a favorite red dress with a hat and heels to match this outfit is complete. Grab a pair of white gloves as well. If you don’t want to wear heels this costume would look great with a pair of red sneakers or sandals!
Doll Photos from Mattel, Inc. Photo source and Inspiration from Unique Vintage.
Cool Blue Barbie Costume
This Barbie is too cool! Unlike most of Barbie’s outfits, this one has hardly any pink in it. So it’s perfect if you want a more toned-down Barbie Halloween costume option. If you don’t have blue overalls, pair light or medium-wash jeans with a fun striped top and beanie. Grab a blonde wig and color a few pieces a blue/silver color to tie this costume together.
Doll Photos from Mattel, Inc., Costume idea via Studio DIY
Birthday Wishes Barbie Costume
It’s a Barbie birthday! This birthday wishes Barbie look can be pulled off with any pink flowy dress and a headband or sparkly crown. Super simple, and fun.
Doll Photos from Mattel, Inc. Photo source and inspiration from Tasha Polis- Instagram.
Western Barbie & Ken Costume
Everyone’s favorite couple, but make it Western! This look is simple to create with flair hot pink pants and silver cowgirl boots! Ken’s outfit is super easy to put together with black jeans, regular or cowboy boots, and a cowboy hat. Don’t forget to finish your Barbie and Ken halloween costume with a pair of bandanas to tie around your neck.
Doll Photos from Mattel, Inc. Photo source and inspiration from People.com.
90s Barbie Costume
Call back to this signature 1990s Barbie with a bold colored or floral dress and over the top accessories.
Doll Photos from Mattel, Inc. Photo source and inspiration from Color Me Courtney.
More Fun Costume Ideas
If you can’t find pieces to exactly match Barbie and Ken’s dolls that’s totally fine. I think most of the fun in trying to recreate these Barbie and Ken halloween costumes is putting your own unique spin on it! Barbie’s wardrobe is endless, after all!