Barbie Halloween Costume Ideas | 32 Iconic Barbie Outfits for Adults You Can Easily DIY

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Different Barbie Themes & Adult Barbie Costume Ideas

three college girls wearing pink shorts and matching Barbie shirts for Halloween costumes

Trying to find the best Barbie costume ideas for Halloween this year?

Whether you’re looking for the perfect Barbie Halloween costume for college shenanigans or an adult Barbie costume for a fun theme party – you’re in the right place!

Down below you’ll find 32 different Barbie costumes to inspire you. These honestly iconic ideas are apt for parties and better yet, they’re easy to copy too!

32 Barbie Halloween Costume Ideas

Cowgirl Barbie Outfit

smiling adult young woman dressed in matching pink top and pants with cowgirl hat
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woman dressed in matching hot pink western outfit and cowboy hat standing next to Barbie mural
Via Instagram @rmwurth

Inspired by one of the many fabulous Margot Robbie Barbie outfits, this pink cowgirl Barbie outfit is wildly popular. It’s going to be one the hottest (if not THE hottest) Halloween costume this year.

With a pink cropped vest, pink pants, a pink ascot, white cowboy hat and boots—this whole ensemble will make feel like an actual Barbie IRL!

Western Barbie Costume

adult woman wearing cowgirl Barbie outfit with cowgirl hat, white top, and pink sequin skirt
Via Pinterest @galindo_mg
woman in cowgirl Barbie costume for Halloween with white boots, sparkly cowboy hat, and pink dress
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But of course, there’s more than one way to do a cowgirl Barbie Halloween costume. I love these two gals take on western Barbie costumes!

These are great examples of how simple it is to do a DIY Barbie Halloween costume with pink clothing you may already have hanging in your closet. Regardless of how you want to style your own Barbie cowgirl outfit, I think we can all agree the cowboy hat is what pulls it all together!

Disco Cowgirl Barbie Costume

adult woman in sparkly pink outfit with fringes and cowgirl hat dressed as Barbie for Halloween
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Okay I had to include one more Barbie cowgirl costume. Cowgirl everything is having a moment and there’s just too many cute ideas.

Get the best of both worlds when you combine a space/disco cowgirl costume with a cowgirl Barbie costume! Iconic is an understatement; this girl’s creativity is next level. Wear an outfit like this and you’re sure to get nonstop compliments all Halloweekend long.

Workout Barbie Costume

adult woman in workout Barbie Halloween costume with white leotard, black leggings, pink leg warmers and sweatbands
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Workout Barbie costumes are another Barbie Halloween costume idea that’ll be taking over the scene this year. And it’s no wonder! Doesn’t she look wonderful in her outfit??

This is one of the more accessible adult Barbie costumes as it’s not too hard to track down the individual pieces to DIY the look. Barbie swimsuits are so popular right now that it can be hard to get your hands on one. Instead, you can use a heat transfer Barbie logo on any white swimsuit or leotard.

Fitness Barbie Costume

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It’s a Barbie world – leg warmers, boombox, and all!

Fitness Barbie costumes are a popular choice for Halloween. With so many outfits and versions over the years, it’s fun to mix and match your favorite styles to create your own unique spin on a Barbie costume.

80s Barbie Costume

young adult woman in 80s workout clothing with leotard, leggings, and pink puffer jacket
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Along those same lines, an 80s workout Barbie costume is fun spin on this trend.

This gal’s Barbie 80s costume is a nod to the whole ski resort movie trope and it’s so GOOD. This Halloween costume idea for adults will have you ready to hit the slopes, or wherever your evening takes you. 😉 This is the perfect Barbie inspired look for when Halloween is on a chilly night.

Aerobic Barbie Costume

smiling adult woman in pink Barbie logo leotard, tall striped socks, and long sleeve top for Halloween costume
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This terrific aerobics Barbie costume (inspired by Hailey Bieber’s 2016 Barbie look) goes to show how there are endless ways to rock a Barbie leotard for Halloween.

Sparkly tights, tube socks, and a white long sleeve shirt underneath make this look really pop!

Malibu Barbie Costume/Hot Skatin’ Barbie

adult woman in Halloween costume including 90s pattern leotard, pink shorts, neon sweatbands, and roller skates like Barbie doll
Via Instagram @emily.c.whitworth

Next up we have another one of the most iconic Barbie outfit ideas, 1994’s Hot Skatin’ Barbie! However many are referring to this as a Malibu Barbie outfit due to the new Barbie film.

Whether you wanna call it a Malibu Barbie Halloween costume or Roller Skating Barbie costume, one thing’s for sure—this fit is absolute FIRE. 🔥Out of all the Barbie costumes for adults here, this one is my personal favorite!

Tour Guide Barbie Costume

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Do you love helping others? Are you bubbly? Do you have a 1000-watt smile? Is Toy Story 2 your favorite in the saga?

If so, a Tour Guide Barbie costume is worth considering! This is a good idea for adult Barbie costume for anyone wanting to dress up in a more modest Halloween costume.

Beach Barbie Costume/Pool Party Barbie

adult woman in pink swimsuit and wearing pink heart glasses to be beach Barbie for Halloween
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woman wearing hot pink beach sarong, with white sun hat and Barbie glasses for a beachy Halloween look
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If you want to dress up as beach Barbie for Halloween, wearing a Barbie swimsuit is an easy win. That said, these amazing example ideas don’t have a Barbie logo in sight!

Yet the Barbie vibes are unmistakable. Barbie at the beach or pool party Barbie are the perfect look not just for Halloween, but to rock all summer long. Too glam to give a damn is the mood of these Barbie outfits ideas.

Barbie and Raquelle Halloween Costume

pair of adult women dressed, blonde dressed as Barbie and brunette dressed as Raquelle from the TV show Barbie: Life in the Dreamhouse
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one woman in Barbie adult Halloween costume and the other in Raquel Halloween costume posed next to each other
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Barbie and Raquelle are the perfect dynamic duo costume for gal pals who want to embrace the Barbiecore trend. Best known as a frenemy in the Barbie multiverse, there’s been a resurgence of interest in Raquelle lately. She’s not mean, she’s just misunderstood. 🫶

In search of Barbie Halloween costume ideas for you and your bestie? If one friend is blonde and the other is brunette, this outfit idea is a shoo-in!

Barbie Box Costume

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There are plenty of fun Barbie outfits for adults, but nothing is quite as instantly recognizable as a Barbie box Halloween costume. With a life size Barbie box you can truly embrace the 🎶life in plastic, it’s fantastic🎶 aesthetic.

A pre-made Barbie box costume is the perfect last-minute idea to get you ready for Halloween. But if you have the time, it’s honestly not hard to create a DIY Barbie in a box costume. A big cardboard box, wrapping paper, and some patience are about all you need! Check out the how-to instructions for this costume idea here.

Barbie Group Costume

group of college girls wearing matching Barbie halloween costumes
Via Instagram @katieg.nelson

Have plans for a group Barbie costume?

Try out this winning idea with matching Barbie tops, leggings, and pink accessories!

Short on time? Shopping on a budget? If you and your friends already have plain t-shirts then iron on Barbie logos (tons of cute styles to pick from!) are the way to go. Your group costume will still be matchy matchy and you can pull it off at the last minute.

Disco Barbie Outfit

adult woman dressed in a groovy Barbie Halloween costume, featuring pink sequin 70s style pants, matching pink top, bandana, and pink sun glasses
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Searching for a 70s Barbie inspired look? Look no further than this incredibly fun Disco Barbie outfit!

Sequin adorned bell bottoms and groovy accessories will take you far. Dare to be different—standing out is the new fitting in. ☮🌈✌You gotta love barbie outfits for adults that throw it back to past eras.

Sleepover Barbie Costume

smiling woman in matching pink pajama top and shorts, sleepover Barbie fit for Halloween fun
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A Halloween costume where you get to spend the night in comfy pajamas? Uh, yes please!

Grab your favorite pink PJs and fuzzy slippers, and viola! You have an effortless sleepover Barbie costume.

Realtor Barbie Costume

adult woman in pink Barbie outfit with Barbie name tag
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If you a fan of Selling Sunset, consider combing your interests and go as realtor Barbie for Halloween.

Wear something pink (the bolder, the better), add a name tag, and you’re set! Honestly it’s a great last minute Barbie costume idea because you can wear almost anything.

Goth Barbie Costume

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Barbie costume ideas for adults don’t have to be all pink! Pair a Barbie tee with your favorite all black clothing look and a dark lip color for an easy goth Barbie costume.

Writing “Made in China” on her arm was a creative idea by this college girl. It’s a tongue in cheek way for the Halloween costume to allude to the toy doll that started it all.

Barbie DIY Costume

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Barbie Halloween costumes can be as simple as wearing something pink with a shirt that says “Barbie” on it.

As shown above, Barbie costume ideas can be extremely budget-friendly when you’re working with clothes you already own. Heat transfer vinyl is your DIY Barbie costume BFF!

Barbie Party Outfit Idea

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Matching bright pink lipstick will make your Barbie Halloween costume really POP.💋

I love the denim jacket here too–it really compliments the whole look!

Bodycon Barbie Fit

smiling woman in pink bodycon dress with Barbie logo and wearing pink boots
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There’s no need to overcomplicate Barbie Halloween costumes if you don’t want to.

Add an iron-on Barbie logo decal to your favorite pink bodycon dress, maybe accessorize with some cute pink shoes, and you have fashionista on the loose: Barbie edition!

Barbie Leotard Costume

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“High maintenance” is a great way to make a woman who puts tons of effort into her own life sound like a burden on a man.💅

I don’t know about you, but I’m LIVING for this faux-fur-trimmed look!

Killer Barbie Costume

pair of college girls in black, Barbie leotards for Halloween looking down at fake blood on floor
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For the more macabre, a little fake blood can give the typical costume a spooky twist.

Are you serial killer Barbie, did you murder Ken, or maybe you’re from an alternate universe? There are so many ways to spin this take.

Barbie Halloween Costume College Edition

girl in college dressed in pink as Barbie for Halloween
Via Instagram @styledbymckenz

This Kent State University girl made her fabulous outfit with a printed out Barbie logo. It’s easy to DIY and a smart way to save money at the same time.

Ken and Barbie Costumes

Now we’ll look at some Barbie and Ken Halloween costumes for even more ideas.

Workout Barbie and Ken Costume

adult man dressed as Ken for halloween, pink shirt and ascot, and adult Woman dressed as workout Barbie in purple and pink outfit
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You thought you saw the last of workout Barbie on this list? Think NOT. Alright, this is the last inspo pic of this type.

A Barbie and Ken workout costume is an ideal couples costume for Halloween. Athleisure and spandex are peak comfort after all. If you want it to be an 80s Barbie and Ken costume, just make sure to get Ken some short shorts.

Malibu Barbie and Ken Costume

adult couple dressed as Barbie and Ken for Halloween, roller skate neon outfits
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young adult couple in Malibu Barbie & Ken inspired Halloween costumes
Via Pinterest @emma_bertram

These Malibu Barbie and Ken Halloween costume ideas are sure to be a hit at any party!

While this couples outfit is different from the 1970s edition Malibu Barbie and Ken dolls, the look is inspired from scenes in the 2023 Barbie movie. If anything, I’d say this costume idea looks closest to the 1993 Island Fun Barbie & Ken Sizzlin’ Beach Party edition dolls.

It wouldn’t surprise me if this look is a crowd favorite among Barbie and Ken costumes for adults. It’s just so bright and fun!

Cowboy Ken and Barbie Costume

young adult couple in cowgirl Barbie and cowboy Ken outfits for Halloween
Via Instagram @maffe.jaden
cowboy ken inspired Halloween costume with white boots and tassels, western Barbie movie inspired Halloween costume with all pink outfit and white cowboy hat
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Barbie and Ken Halloween costumes for adults are going to be insanely trendy for this upcoming all hallows’ eve. Because nothing says power couple more than coordinating outfits.

The Barbie and Ken cowboy costume ideas pictured above are straight out of the Barbie movie. Barbie and Ken costumes for couples where you get to wear hot pink, tassels, and cowboy hats—what’s not to love? This is definitely a sweet idea with a romantic feel.

Toy Story Barbie and Ken Costume

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Barbie and Ken in Toy Story 3 are an iconic couple worth modeling yourselves after.

The custom doll boxes are a nice touch which really elevate this couples Halloween costume!

Ken and Barbie Toy Story Costume

college couple dressed fitness barbie and ken doll
Via Instagram @dylan__watson

And here’s another Toy Story inspired Barbie and Ken couples costume done right! 

Consider your Barbie and Ken Toy Story costume as your chance to play house IRL. 😉

Ken and Barbie Box Costumes

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When you’re the perfect plastic duo built to last through.✨ Barbie and Ken costume ideas don’t get any more timeless than the well-loved Barbie and Ken in a box costume.

You can dress it up or down, keep the box as is or customize it with something funny. How about drunk Barbie and kegstand Ken? Straightforward and uncomplicated, this is one of the easiest Barbie and Ken Halloween costume ideas.

Vacation Barbie and Ken Outfits

college couple dressed up for Halloween as vacation Barbie and Ken
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Talk about the perfect Barbie and Ken costumes for adults who love to travel and are always thinking about their next getaway—vacation Barbie and Ken outfits! Get ready to break out the leis and your favorite Hawaiian shirt. 🤙😎

The name tags are such a great touch and really complete the whole look!

college girl dressed in pink barbie leotard and college guy dressed as superman
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If your college boyfriend doesn’t feel like Ken is his thing, Clark Kent is another great option!

Or perhaps he’ll like another superhero better…maybe Aquaman, Batman, or Deadpool? This is a great way to have fun with your Barbie couples costume.

smiling college girl in Barbie costume with boyfriend
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And of course, you can freestyle a couples costume however you want!

If you have a long, fun-filled evening planned you may be more comfortable with this cute outfit pairing. While I love the look of one piece costumes, basically getting naked every time you have to pee is a definite bummer.

Conclusions on Barbie outfits ideas & different types of Barbie to dress up as

So that wraps up this post with 32 types of Barbie Halloween costume ideas that are the perfect blend of cute and hot. Which makes them ideal for Halloweekend festivities at college and beyond!

Which Barbie costume idea did you like best? Drop a comment below!

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