It’s scary how many people think dressing up like a “unisex taco," “spicy señorita,” or chola for Halloween is cool or funny. Instead, it’s downright offensive and, quite frankly, unoriginal and tasteless. Boooo!
Now don’t get it twisted: No one’s saying you can’t wear a Latino-themed costume this Halloween. You totally can. Just avoid anything that would require you to change the tone or color of your skin, say no to dressing up like Latino caricatures and look to real people and pop culture icons for inspiration.
We’ve rounded up 12 costume ideas to get you started. Check them out below and let us know if we’ve left any out.
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