korea

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
12.5.18
Culture

5 amazing korean soaps on netflix to keep you warm this winter

When the temperature drops, your blankets, political corruption scandals and supernatural romances are your best friends.
Cheryl Santos
11.30.18
Music

sylo nozra's sultry r&b celebrates self-care and diversity

The debut music video for ‘Divine,’ premiering today on i-D, shows the Korean-Canadian artist’s softer side.
Sarah Gooding
9.14.18
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
3.30.18
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
3.16.18
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
1.15.18
Music

i-DJ: MIIIN

Korean DJ and producer MIIN will take you to another time and place with her experimental mix.
Cheryl Santos
9.1.17
straight ups

what is it like being queer in south korea?

We spoke to members of the LGBTQ community about challenges they face and how they're pushing for inclusivity.
i-D Staff
8.21.17
Music

"korean style is about 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
Culture

park chan-wook on the subversive sensuality of his korean lesbian thriller the handmaiden

The South Korean director most famous for his blood-soaked revenge thriller Oldboy is back with an opulent, erotic masterpiece that floored critics at Cannes. We talk to Park about how The Handmaiden could help normalise homosexuality in Korea, the...
Hannah Ongley
10.25.16
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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