Hold Me Tight: From Hussein Chalayan’s AW 1995 collection titled “Along False Equator”, is this wooden bodice piece joined at the side seams by bolts akin to a surgical corset. The collection’s theme revolved around the journey of disaster victims and the idea of reconstructing the body to stay upright.
Source: Kyoto Costume Institute Digital Archives

Hold Me Tight: From Hussein Chalayan’s AW 1995 collection titled “Along False Equator”, is this wooden bodice piece joined at the side seams by bolts akin to a surgical corset. The collection’s theme revolved around the journey of disaster victims and the idea of reconstructing the body to stay upright.

Source: Kyoto Costume Institute Digital Archives