Fascinating Superstitious Habits of Famous Creatives

From Frida Kahlo to Coco Chanel, Salvador Dalí and more, Artsy has explored the fascinating (and, at times, odd) superstitious habits of famous artists, designers and musicians. While Charles Dickens believed that sleeping facing north helped his creativity, Dr Suess put on a hat when he felt writer’s block. Coco Chanel was obsessed with the number five, thanks to a fortune teller saying it was her lucky number, and Pablo Picasso apparently “would not throw away his old clothes, hair trimmings, or fingernail clippings for fear it would mean losing part of his ‘essence.'” Read more at Artsy.