Ilana Kaplan

Film

'drop dead gorgeous' is the cult movie that combines pageants and murder mystery

The 90s film features a host of names including Kirsten Dunst, Allison Janney, and Ellen Barkin.
Ilana Kaplan
4.8.19
Music

perfume are still japan's most experimental girl group

Ahead of their Coachella performance, the J-Pop group tell i-D about their new album 'Future Pop' and why they've never embraced kawaii.
Ilana Kaplan
1.10.19
Music

boygenius is the only supergroup that matters

Phoebe Bridgers, Lucy Dacus, and Julien Baker started boygenius as a joke about male artist archetypes. Then they recorded one of the year's best EPs in just five days.
Ilana Kaplan
11.11.18
Music

alunageorge's emotional new song is about finding true happiness

As the UK duo drops 'Superior Emotion' with Cautious Clay, singer Aluna Francis talks returning to AlunaGeorge's indie beginnings — and how music helped her through her own #MeToo moment.
Ilana Kaplan
9.9.18
Music

kelsy karter is the aspiring rockstar making music for zayn

Watch the surreal video for her latest single, 'Sad Sad Summer.'
Ilana Kaplan
7.27.18
Photography

this photographer has traveled with beyoncé from louisiana to the louvre

During his last trip to Paris, Robin Harper captured an intimate moment between two dancers that ended up as The Carters' 'Everything Is Love' album cover.
Ilana Kaplan
7.17.18
Music

say lou lou's new sound nods to trip hop and 'james bond'

As i-D premieres 'Ana,' the first single off Say Lou Lou's long-awaited second album, the sister duo discusses their new direction.
Ilana Kaplan
6.12.18
Fashion

dawson's creek is an underrated archive of 90s fashion

20 years later, the beloved TV show's button-downs and bucket hats remain the ultimate in Capeside cool.
Ilana Kaplan
1.24.18
Music

1998 was a landmark year for women in pop

Britney’s first single, ‘The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill,’ and the legacy of the Spice Girls. Looking back at the rise of girl power in pop, 20 years later.
Ilana Kaplan
1.3.18
Music

karen elson on stevie nicks, songwriting, and standing on her own

As she prepares to release 'Double Roses,' her first album in seven years, the Nashville musician tells i-D how listening to Fleetwood Mac's 'Storms' guided her through turbulent times.
Ilana Kaplan
2.17.17
Music

weyes blood creates darkly beautiful folk music for a digital future

Natalie Mering premieres the dreamy new video for 'Used to Be,' from her fourth album ‘Front Row Seat to Earth.'
Ilana Kaplan
11.7.16
Music

bat for lashes' new album is a soundtrack for an imaginary, tragic wedding

After premiering her short film ‘I Do’ at Tribeca Film Festival, Natasha Khan is preparing to release her first new album since 2012, ‘The Bride' — and perform it live in churches around America and the UK.
Ilana Kaplan
5.10.16