So a week or so ago I was pondering what to be for Halloween and had the epiphany to bring back a costume I was when I was much younger - a cactus. Guaranteed nobody else will be one and it's pretty cool looking so I went for it. I got some green foam from the craft store and some toothpicks and made my remixed version.
Here's the version from my childhood.
Of course a cactus is Mexican.
And here's the newest edition, a little more realistic but not as retro.