K-Pop

Music

cl talks fashion week, 40s, and rapping with method man

We go shopping in Soho with the Korean rapper and fashion darling.
Alice Hines
9.15.16
Music

cl is the k-pop superstar with the west in her sights

As she shares her official US debut single, 'Lifted,' the Korean megastar tells us about her plan for conquering America, and how Method Man taught her to dance.
Taylor Glasby
8.25.16
Music

​video premiere: jay park, 'all I wanna do' (hoodboi remix)

The Korean-American popstar is joined by Australian model Lily May Mac in the video for his new track.
Hattie Collins
7.18.16
Music

standing alone, kim jonghyun is unlike any other k-pop idol

As the main vocalist for multi-million selling K-pop supergroup releases his debut solo album, Kim Jonghyun discusses SHINee, songwriting, standout tracks, and staying power.
Taylor Glasby
6.21.16
Tattoos

grace neutral explores korea's illegal beauty scene (full film)

From the country's underground tattoo scene to the mainstream influences of K-Pop, gang culture, and plastic surgery, tattoo artist and activist Grace Neutral explores how younger generations are challenging traditional views around body image in South...
i-D Staff
5.26.16
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 continues to...
i-D Staff
5.17.16
Fashion

​seoul’s designers of tomorrow

In a time when South Korea is booming, all eyes are on Seoul’s thriving fashion industry and the young designer talent that drives it. Last week, i-D visited Seoul Fashion Week for the fall/winter 16 shows.
Anders Christian Madsen
3.29.16
News

harry styles and zayn malik were retweeted more than obama and kanye in 2015

And other findings from Twitter's annual list of top tweets.
Alice Newell-Hanson
12.7.15
Culture

CL dishes on 'hello bitches' and her new badass style

As her latest English-language video drops, we talk to the Korean superstar about her evolving look and what to expect when her album hits.
Rory Satran
11.21.15