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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

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
2.7.18
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
2.7.18
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 at over 25 years of Comme in i-D.
i-D Staff
5.1.17
News

watch every dries van noten fashion show since 1986

The beloved Belgian designer is celebrating his 100th fashion show by revisiting all 100 of his archival collections — and their equally iconic soundtracks.
Hannah Ongley
3.15.17
Art

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
2.16.17
Music

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
News

remembering prada confidante manuela pavesi

With the news that Manuela Pavesi passed away on Friday, we honor her legacy by revisiting the iconic photographer, stylist, and Prada collaborator's best moments in i-D. Pavesi worked with the likes of Helmut Newton, Irving Penn and Guy Bourdin...
i-D Team
3.16.15
Fashion

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...
Steve Salter
Adam Fletcher
10.14.14
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