Wild Europe

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Halloween is precisely one week away, and I know how difficult it can be to find inspiration for that truly original costume for the work party. French photographer Charles Fréger has provided encouragement to get traditional this year with some ideas from his photo-essay “Wilder Mann”.

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The ingenious series is based on Fréger’s travels through nineteen European countries to capture costumes from pagan rituals still in use today in many communities. Pretty spooky stuff.

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1 Response to Wild Europe

  1. Yep, some of those are pretty scary! Love these photos.

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