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Pigeons, rats and hipsters: Halloween costumes show London’s real terrors

By Tim Chester


LONDON — The capital is set to celebrate the spookiest night of the year this Friday (Oct. 31st) but the city is haunted by unwelcome apparitions all year round.

Ladyland, a creative collective based in South London, have devised a series of alternative costumes for Halloween, celebrating some of the other feared characters that roam our streets.

Estate agents, hipsters and rats are among the fiendish line-up plus, oddly, the Queen.

The hipster

A recent infestation on the streets of numerous cities. Incidentally, the shirt is from River Island, the jeans are H&M, the tatts come from …

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