The Fashion Issue


rei of light

Rei Kawakubo’s work at Comme des Garçons is a constant commentary on the world we live in, and the fashion industry she inhabits. After four seasons of gloom, this spring Kawakubo let the light in.
Anders Christian Madsen

meet the assistants, the behind-the-scenes wheels who keep the fashion world moving

​Always ready to lend a pair of hands or give a second opinion, we meet the eyes and ears of some of the industry’s most prolific talents. Introducing the assistants of today and the future stars of tomorrow.
Bojana Kozarevic

amandla stenberg wrote a poem about race and sexuality

"I have understood the body of a white woman, before I have understood my own."
Hannah Ongley

the future sound of london

Damaris Goddrie captured our hearts on the cover of our 35th Birthday Issue last year. Now the Dutch beauty stars in this shoot by Oliver Hadlee Pearch and our very own, Julia Sarr-Jamois.
i-D Staff

bella heathcote: neon demons and vicious beauty

What do Nicolas Winding Refn, Miuccia Prada and Alexander Wang have in common? They’re all fans of Bella Heathcote, the bubbly blonde Australian actress who looks set to take this year by storm.
Stuart Brumfitt

how do we protect the integrity of our designers?

​It’s now a year since the praised London designers Meadham Kirchhoff were forced to draw their curtains. This season he made his comeback, designing for Sophia Webster's London Fashion Week show. Here Edward Meadham reflects on the ever-changing face...
Edward Meadham

mia goth - shock of the new

Mia Goth is the beautiful and talented actress turned Miu Miu star, who shot to fame in Nymphomaniac. 2016 sees her back on our screens in BAFTA nominated, post-apocalyptic thriller The Survivalist.
Colin Crummy

fashion now!

In i-D’s collections story, we shoot our favourite looks from some of the most inspiring collections of the season and ask the designers about the thinking behind their work...
i-D Staff

with social media as her platform and words as her sword, amandla stenberg is fighting for equality

“I have realised that the black component of my identity is extremely, extremely important to me. It has completely changed who I am as a human being.”
Lynette Nylander

the binary is boring: moving towards a genderless fashion future

The way we dress is changing. From the dismantling of strict formal attire and workwear codes to the rise and rise of streetwear, the mix of clothes in our closets is ever-evolving, and the latest boundary being broken down is the distinction between...
Charlotte Gush

happy birthday mrs b!

As the founder of London’s influential store Browns turns 90, we talk shop!
Stuart Brumfitt

erdem: patience and passion

Patience, proficiency, and above all passion. Over the past ten years, these three traits have made Erdem one of the most successful independent designers working in London.
i-D Staff