Tim Chan

Contributor

Opinion

as a gay man, i questioned jussie smollett's attack and my friends turned on me

Tim Chan sought expert advice on how to create a safe space for open conversation and still stand up for the LGBTQIA community.
Tim Chan
2.26.19
Music

here’s why mariah carey’s 'all i want for christmas' is the saddest holiday song of all time

'This person doesn't even know that Mariah loves them. Is this person in another relationship? Why can't they be together?'
Tim Chan
12.20.18
Culture

shawn mendes isn't gay, he's just really canadian

From Justin Trudeau, to Ryan Gosling, to Drake, the image of a swooning, sensitive Canadian hunk has been memed more times than the population of Saskatchewan.
Tim Chan
12.19.18
Culture

6 asians in fashion on what 'crazy rich asians' means to them

Soo Joo Park, Siki Im, Turner, Mai Quynh, Paolo Roldan, and Jane Kim-Smith talk representation and moving the needle forward.
Tim Chan
8.22.18
Fashion

natalie nootenboom is the body-positive, asian-american champion fashion needs

The coming of age of a new kind of model, one providing sorely-needed representation.
Tim Chan
12.12.17
Film

cellist patrick belaga scored lady gaga's documentary, and models too

The LA-based musician is redefining what it means to create classical music in 2017 (and still finds time to model for Eckhaus Latta).
Tim Chan
11.3.17
Think Pieces

the secret meanings behind seoul's outlandish street style trends

Rebelling against the constrictions of conformity and uniform dressing, young Koreans are taking to the streets in extreme pastiched looks.
Tim Chan
5.2.17
fashion interviews

how to start your own magazine, by tim chan of 'corduroy'

Want to get into fashion, but not sure which path to take? From designers and stylists, to writers and directors, we asked a few i-D friends and family how they made their fashion dreams a reality.
Tim Chan
1.31.17
Culture

inside the underground subculture of female korean tattoo artists

Although tattooing is illegal in South Korea, these brave women sacrifice safety for art.
Tim Chan
12.21.16