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Fashion

know your fashion history

We step inside some of the most important archives to discover the pieces that changed and remade fashion.
Clementine de Pressigny
3.12.19
Fashion

why are so many fashion designers referencing their own archives?

From Versace to Martine Rose to Prada, a number of key designers are recreating archival looks for a new generation of fashion fans.
Billie Brand
2.8.18
Fashion

the first ten incendiary years of raf simons are chronicled in this new book

Two books, without a single word between them, combine to tell the story of how a quiet Belgian industrial design student changed everything about what men wear.
Steve Salter
2.8.18
Fashion

westwood, mcqueen, margiela: iconic collections to inspire your winter

As the weather cools, we revisit the historic collections that changed the way we imagined winter dressing.
Isabelle Hellyer
6.13.17
Fashion

the ultimate i-D comme des garçons gallery

To mark Art of the In-between, Rei Kawakubo's hugely anticipated Costume Institute exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, we look back over 25 years of Comme in i-D.
i-D Staff
5.1.17
Arts

the loving eye of photographer ed van der elsken

A recent exhibition in Amsterdam shows the brilliant vision of the street photographer who made his name with the book Love on the Left Bank.
Robin Alper
2.17.17
News

fka twigs has made her entire archive available online

Prepare to lose a lot of time to fkatwi.gs.
Wendy Syfret
12.14.16
Culture

what three decades of i-D covers can teach you about love

Over the past 36 years we've had a lot of couples on the cover, and picked a thing or two up along the way.
i-D Staff
2.13.16
future

back to the future with lacoste’s felipe oliveira baptista

Delving deep into Lacoste’s archives, Creative Director Felipe Oliveira Baptista repurposes the original tennis trainer for the streets of today. Once at home on the feet of champions, the new LS.12 manages to remain loyal to the 1987 classic yet looks...
Adam Fletcher
10.20.14