ByJancy Richardson, writer at
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Jancy Richardson

Remember the amazing scene in The Wicker Man when the islanders don strange masks and conduct pagan ceremonies? Here's a reminder just in case you've forgotten...

Despite the terrifying events of 1973's The Wicker Man, the inventive costumes actually have a great deal of grounding in reality. Photographer Charles Freger traveled Europe documenting real Pagan costumes that are still used in ceremonies to this day. Horror movie designers take note; these costumes are truly beautiful and unnerving...

1. The Tiny, Tiny Eye Holes...

2. The Camouflage Effect

3. The Furs and Bindings

4. The Tattered Deer

5. The Horned Beasts

6. The Straw Creatures

7. The Staff Bearers

8. The Padded Man

9. The Bells

10. The Teeth and Sacking

11. The Woollen Figure

Source: Charles Freger, deMilked, Youtube


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