lim kim is forging an independent k-pop revolution
After leaving the K-pop system of big money and bigger expectations, Lim Kim found independence via crowdfunding.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
how the locals do street style in seoul
Simmering style in South Korea's capital, straight up!
seven creatives on the queer scene in seoul
Growing up gay in a culture that doesn’t make coming out easy.
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.
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