Artaud spent almost five years of his younger life in sanitariums and asylums and ended up dying in a physiatric ward of intestinal cancer.

Artaud spent almost five years of his younger life in sanitariums and asylums and ended up dying in a physiatric ward of intestinal cancer.

The unglamourous reference points of claustrophobia and psoriasis were the underlying themes to student Patrik Guggenberger's beautiful 'Rift' collection.

This straitjacket restrained adult patients in psychiatric hospitals during the 1930s through to the 1960s. It is made of heavy canvas. It has four ties on the main body and excessively long arms. These wrap around and tie behind the back. Such garments restricted the movements of patients considered violent or unruly. Their use was phased out when anti-psychotic drugs and more ‘humane’ methods of management were introduced.

This straitjacket restrained adult patients in psychiatric hospitals during the 1930s through to the 1960s. It is made of heavy canvas. It has four ties on the main body and excessively long arms. These wrap around and tie behind the back. Such garments restricted the movements of patients considered violent or unruly. Their use was phased out when anti-psychotic drugs and more ‘humane’ methods of management were introduced.

Boris Bidjan Saberi Menswear Spring Summer 2014 Paris. Not exactly Lunarcore, but the layering and colour choices, along with the use of dangling straps, could be used to inspire other outfits

Boris Bidjan Saberi Menswear Spring Summer 2014 Paris. Not exactly Lunarcore, but the layering and colour choices, along with the use of dangling straps, could be used to inspire other outfits

This is called the White Project. At the insane asylum it's called a straight jacket.

This is called the White Project. At the insane asylum it's called a straight jacket.

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