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This Little Boy Dressed Up For Halloween As A Pair Of Pants. That's Right, Pants.

"Do you want to be a monkey, or a rooster?'" his parents asked. "No, pants."

Posted on November 1, 2019, at 8:13 p.m. ET

Just wanted to let everyone know no one cares what you dressed up for on Halloween anymore because this little tyke decided to dress up as a pair of "PANTS" and won Halloween in the process.

I just want everyone to know that my two-year old insisted on being “pants” for Halloween...

"I still don't know where this came from," Jeffrey Bien, the father of the 2-year-old pair of walking Signature jeans told BuzzFeed News. "We were just wanting to find out what he wanted to be for Halloween, so we asked."

Bien, who asked that BuzzFeed News not use the boy's name, said his son was the mastermind behind the idea, and at 2 years old was super clear about what he wanted to be.

Pants.

And just. Look. At. Those. Pants.

Jeffery Bien

Bien usually doesn't tweet about his kid, but people on Twitter loved his son's unique idea, giving it more than 640,000 likes and applauding his creativity.

@jungleland You're an entire outfit deconstructed. I have to stan the ingenuity.

@jungleland Visionary. Future Design Guru.

But of course, it didn't end there, because Bien's son also got to pick his parents' costumes and, well, let's just say it's hard to say "no" to a 2-year-old's Halloween wish.

And if you’re curious, he requested my wife be “a big shirt” and I “a purple hat” and we complied because we love him very much/ don’t know how to say no yet

Now, if you think this was a last-minute costume idea that was haphazardly assembled, you obviously don't understand the steel-strength force of a 2-year-old's determination.

Bien told BuzzFeed News the idea had been in the works for weeks. He and his wife, Emmie, were showing pictures of costumes and kids dressed up as superheroes to explain the holiday. When they finally asked him what he wanted to be, he told them decidedly, "Pants."

The Biens thought he'd forget about the idea in a couple of days — he's 2 after all — but no.

"We'll be like, 'Look at the picture of this kid dressed for Halloween. Do you want to be a monkey, or a rooster?'" Jeffrey Bien said.

"No, pants," Bien said his son would say. "'Pants instead.' Just, 'Pants instead.'"

Jeffery Bien

Bien, a physician at Stanford University, said their son has a "strong personality and he likes what he likes, and doesn't like what he doesn't like."

He likes spinning in circles to make himself dizzy (who doesn't?) and Prince's "Raspberry Beret" — so much so that his parents sometimes play it on their Alexa device when he wakes up in the middle of the night.

But they also knew that once he made up his mind about being pants, there was no going back.

"I think the point where we took it more seriously is when he wanted her to be a shirt and it was, 'He's really serious,'" Bien said. "My wife just ran with it."

Emmie Bien said she took her son to the store to find a pair of jeans big enough to fit up to his shoulders. Once there, he found her costume.

"He picked out the shirt and said that was the one," she said. "I was going as a shirt."

Jeffery Bien

"Once we asked him what I should be, he said a hat," Jeffrey Bien said. "He was very insistent that I should be purple."

Emmie Bien's mom and sister helped put the costume together — the seams on the jeans had to be fixed to fit his body into the pants — but he loved it.

People online speculated the 2-year-old was perhaps trying to make an entire outfit out of the three costumes.

"He just really likes having fun with people," Jeffery Bien said. "He could tell he was drawing some attention, and he just took it in stride."

The best part for the Biens is knowing their kid ran with a distinct idea, which seems to be what everyone else loved as well.

And that their son, they said, is happy being him.

"My favorite part of everything was when we finished trick-or-treating," Jeffrey said. "He flopped down in the hall with this bag and his most prized possession: a full orange."

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