korea

Music

a beginner’s guide to k-pop

What are subunits? Is dating against the rules? Do groups write their own songs? Here’s everything you need to know about your new fave music industry!
Taylor Glasby
8.1.19
Culture

seoul celebrates 20 years of pride

i-D talked to some of the joyful and defiant attendees to find out why it’s so important to show pride in South Korea.
Cheryl Santos
6.26.19
Culture

seoul's young creatives on transcending the k-bubble

How young creatives are supporting each other and pushing the boundaries of the city's rapidly evolving scene.
Mitch Parker
12.4.18
Culture

5 amazing korean soaps on netflix to help you ignore summer

When the temperature rises, try hiding out with corruption scandals and supernatural romances instead of braving the sunshine.
Cheryl Santos
12.2.18
Fashion

all you need to know about seoul fashion week

No single influence (both on and off the catwalk) was more pervasive than that of Demna Gvasalia.
Liam Hess
3.31.18
Music

yaeji is leading the way for a new wave of introspective melodic dance music

The 24-year-old Korean-American musician makes music that transcends language and explores identity.
Frankie Dunn
3.17.18
Music

the rising female musicians of seoul's underground scene

Five singers, producers, and DJs creating a wildly imaginative, creative new scene in South Korea's dance clubs.
Jennifer Cheng
1.13.18
straight ups

how the locals do street style in seoul

Simmering style in South Korea's capital, straight up!
i-D Team
8.22.17
Arts

seven creatives on the queer scene in seoul

Growing up gay in a culture that doesn’t make coming out easy.
Jennifer Cheng
7.19.17
Music

moving fast: g-dragon discusses the sound of korea's future

i-D met the millennial Michael Jackson right after his private Chanel concert to celebrate the opening of the Mademoiselle Privé exhibition in Séoul.
Tess Lochanski
6.26.17
Fashion

introducing blindness, korea’s most progressive fashion brand

Nominated for the LVMH Prize, Blindness is the emerging Seoul-based designer duo, whose cross-cultural and hyper-historicist work is about to rock the fashion world.
Anders Christian Madsen
3.2.17
Fashion

vetements takes korea

With 'Original Fakes', Vetements' first event in Korea, the cult brand drew attention to fashion's destructive fake market while giving their fans what they want most of all--the real thing.
Anders Christian Madsen
10.18.16
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