India's 'Flower Men' Are A New Kind Of Masculine

July 17, 2014 12:50 PM

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India's 'Flower Men' Are A New Kind Of Masculine

There's much to admire in Calcutta's famed Mallick Ghat flower market, but Danish photographer Ken Hermann focused on the dudes. It's easy to see why. The combination of stoic men draped in all manner of florals certainly does a number on traditional visions of masculinity.

The men are flower sellers, which explains both their choice of accessory, and their all-business facial expressions. Some are carrying tiny bouquets and others are hidden in flora.

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