Patti Smith

Fashion

see an exclusive preview of charles jeffrey’s first womenswear collection here

From Madonna to Patti Smith, the young Scottish fashion maestro shares illustrations of his female icons exclusively with i-D.
Bojana Kozarevic
2.7.18
Music

patti smith talks love, loss and death in terrence malick’s song to song

If you're going to take life advice from anyone, let it be a legend.
Wendy Syfret
3.14.17
Film

​patti smith, iggy pop and lykke li to appear in upcoming terrence malick film

Rooney Mara, Natalie Portman, Ryan Gosling and Michael Fassbender will star in Song To Song, set in the Austin, Texas music scene.
Charlotte Gush
1.4.17
Music

patti smith wrote a wonderful essay about fumbling her bob dylan tribute

"As I took my seat, I felt the humiliating sting of failure, but also the strange realisation that I had somehow entered and truly lived the world of the lyrics."
Hannah Ongley
12.16.16
Fashion

12 celebrity catwalk cameos you might have missed

In an age when Insta-girls are supermodels, and everybody's a somebody, we remember the truly jaw-dropping moments when mega celebrities, from Tupac to Chloë Sevigny, rocked the runway — just by showing up.
Taylor Ford
9.8.16
News

nan goldin and patti smith are making art in oscar wilde's prison cell

Ai Weiwei and Wolfgang Tillmans have also created works inspired by Reading Prison's most famous inmate.
Hannah Ongley
9.7.16
Music

patti smith on appearing in her favourite tv show, the killing

After sending fan mail to the producer, the godmother of punk got herself a speaking role in one of the very last episodes.
Charlotte Gush
8.24.16
News

​ai weiwei and patti smith part of artangel project at prison oscar wilde was sent to for being gay

The major new site-specific project will bring a group of the best artists and writers in the world to Reading Prison, where Wilde was incarcerated during the 1890s.
Charlotte Gush
7.21.16
Music

listen to patti smith's poetic tribute to nico

Soundwalk Collective and Patti Smith link up again to create Killer Road, an album that gives a new life to the Velvet Underground singer's work.
Clementine de Pressigny
6.17.16
Interviews

iconic photographer anton corbijn on shooting patti smith and david bowie

Anton Corbijn talks to i-D about documenting music’s biggest names, and why actors are the hardest subjects.
Ann Binlot
6.8.16
Music

patti smith revisits the earliest days of her relationship with robert mapplethorpe

The Godmother of Punk read from an expansive new book about the iconoclast’s work, Robert Mapplethorpe: The Archive, at a New York bookstore.
Emily Manning
3.23.16
Think Pieces

70s new york's cultural resurgence

From Martin Scorsese's Vinyl to Garth Risk Hallberg's City on Fire, the music, culture, and fashion of 70s-era New York is everywhere right now.
Jim Farber
2.29.16