The medical definition of BIID (Body Integrity Identity Disorder) is a psychological disorder wherein sufferers feel they would be happier living as an amputee. It is typically accompanied by the desire to amputate one or more healthy limbs to achieve that end and can be associated with apotemnophilia, sexual arousal based on the image of one's self as an amputee.
One part erotica, one part goth, the new season's penchant for fetishism might be slightly unexpected, but it's definitely understandable: thanks to the recession forcing us to believe that staying in is the new going out, designers have taken inspiration from the bedroom and filtered it into our every day lives.
A fetishist, who "gets a sexual thrill from riding other people's motorcycles" was spared a prison sentence by Singapore magistrates. Ding Poh Too was placed on two years' probation after stealing an Sin$8,700 bike at Marina Bay Sands. Mr Too was diagnosed with the fetish over 20 years ago, which has landed him in prison at least three times.