muse

Culture

these artists are deconstructing the myth of the muse

In the age of #MeToo and 'Nanette,' celebrating the everyday muse doesn't have to mean glorifying the patriarchal gaze.
Benoit Loiseau
8.14.18
Fashion

a year in the life of a muse and model

After a chance meeting on a shoot, photographer Rosaline Shahnavaz spent a year photographing Fern — and she’s made a book all about it.
Felix Petty
7.13.17
Fashion

daddy cool: decoding menswear’s latest muse

For an industry that’s so obsessed with teenage dreams and youth culture, why are the kids now so down with dads?
Billie Brand
6.27.17
Culture

​remembering the iconic anita pallenberg

With the sad news of Anita Pallenberg's passing, we look back to a conversation she had in i-D's Supernatural Issue, back in 1998, with her partner-in-crime Marianne Faithfull. A model, actress and muse, Anita was admired by many, and embodied the...
i-D Staff
6.14.17
Fashion

exploring the most iconic model muses of fashion history

We look at the models who came to embody an ideal, and the creatives who love them.
Jack Sunnucks
4.5.17
Art

meet hedi slimane's reluctant 81-year-old artist muse

We caught up with Billy Al Bengston, the painter and former professional motorcycle racer who outfitted Saint Laurent’s most recent teen tribe.
Emily Manning
7.23.15
News

top 5 designer/model bffs

In honor of Freja Beha Erichsen and Liya Kebede's joint appearance at Louis Vuitton, we list the faithful designer-model friendships that make us weak at the knees.
Felicity Kinsella
3.12.15
Photography

oliver hadlee pearch and his assistant tegen williams explore the relationship between artist and muse

So much more than just a photographer and assistant, Ollie and Tegen have been brightening up each other’s lives since they first met two years ago.
Tish Weinstock
Adam Fletcher
10.22.14
Fashion

a designer on his muse: riccardo tisci and mariacarla

Riccardo Tisci took over the helms of Givenchy in 2005. Since then, he has re-established the French Haute Couture house as one of the most intriguing and inspiring labels of the 21st century. His muse since he graduated from CSM, MariaCarla has been...
i-D Team
3.3.14