80's

Fashion

stan or ban: scrunchies

At the risk of sounding basic, we’re here to suggest that the scrunchie is truly the most functional accessory.
Nicole DeMarco
8.27.19
Photograhy

7 tips for surviving the nyc subway according to photographer jamel shabazz

"In New York we call it, 'Stay in your lane.'"
Marieke Fischer
12.7.18
News

house of xtravaganza is new york's most fabulous family

The iconic, queer, all-Latinx ballroom house reunited to perform at the Aperture Gala in NYC, alongside disco diva Kathy Sledge.
Nicole DeMarco
10.31.18
Fashion

this exhibition of rare polo grails explores cultural re-appropriation

'LO AND BEHOLD,' curated by Public School and Ezra Wine, shows how Polo Ralph Lauren symbolized an American dream some kids weren't supposed to have.
Hannah Ongley
10.4.18
Photography

lost photos from the most radical hair salon of 80s london

'CUTS,' published by Tyrone Lebon and Michael Kopelman, celebrates a basement salon that became an alternative mecca for pop icons, fashion editors, and scrappy punk kids.
Paige Silveria
10.1.18
Culture

vhs tapes are cool again, thanks to frank ocean

Video fan Frank Ocean has made it clear: it’s time to blow the dust off your VCR.
André-Naquian Wheeler
11.28.17
News

the original 80s 'glow' pilot has just resurfaced and it's incredible

'I'm 100% woman but I wrestle like an animal.'
Hannah Ongley
6.28.17
Music

premiere: lily mcqueen throws an 80s prom in her dreamy new music video

The pop singer calls Disney soundtracks her biggest musical inspirations.
André-Naquian Wheeler
5.18.17
Fashion

throwback to 1987, when i-D presented six style tribes of the moment!

British paninari, cuties, metalists, westenders, goth chics and the brash pack: i-D's Pop Issue put a spotlight on the most influential subcultures of the 1980s!
i-D Staff
5.4.17
Music

as bananarama announce their comeback, we chat with the og girl group of british pop

Before the Spice Girls, there was Bananarama.
Nick Levine
4.24.17
Photography

rare photos of parisian punks in the early 80s

Memories of the scene preserved thanks to photo booths – "like Amélie, but punk."
Micha Barban Dangerfield
2.28.17
Film

​'stranger things' and the art of 80s nostalgia

When it comes to accurately depicting the 80s on screen, there's a fine line between nostalgia and on the nose. So how does new Netflix show 'Stranger Things' capture all the magic, without setting off a deafening 80s klaxon?
Oliver Lunn
8.9.16
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