SEOUL

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

"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
Music

video premiere: explore parallel realities with yen tech's hunter seeker

The Korean producer examines Seoul’s obsession with surgery in this futuristic short.
i-D Staff
11.18.16
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
News

vetements (sort of) secretly made a reebok sneaker and it’s almost here

The fabled Vetements InstaPump Fury has a release date.
Hannah Ongley
10.12.16
Culture

this is japan + south korea, straight up

Follow Ieva Blaževičiūtė's lens through the streets of Tokyo and Seoul, as she captures the two cities' unique street style.
i-D Staff
6.21.16
documentaries

a look at the influence of gangs and k-pop on korean beauty ideals

​In the final episode of Beyond Beauty, Grace Neutral meets a Korean gang member and a K-Pop superstar, to paint a more detailed picture of what influences the country's youth and their vision of modern beauty. While the older generation continue to...
i-D Staff
5.17.16
documentaries

what happens when you challenge korea's traditional idea of beauty?

In the latest episode of Beyond Beauty, Grace Neutral follows the emotional journey of one young South Korean girl, as she reveals her illegal tattoos to her parents. Through a number of dramatic body modifications, Grace has evolved from self...
i-D Staff
5.11.16
documentaries

exploring korea's illegal tattooing scene

In i-D's latest video series, tattoo artist and activist Grace Neutral explores how younger generations are challenging traditional views around beauty and body image across the world. Through a number of dramatic body modifications, Grace has evolved...
i-D Staff
5.3.16