lower east side

Fashion

sandy liang takes her feminine designs to the next level

The downtown designer debuts her first jewelry collection, inspired by Polly Pocket and Sailor Moon.
Nicole DeMarco
9.11.19
Culture

lydia lunch’s new book is a feminist snapshot of our times

i-D talks to the no wave icon about 'So Real It Hurts,' her relationship with Anthony Bourdain, and revolting against the political chaos.
E.R. Pulgar
7.22.19
Art

the artist illuminating new york's skyline with a live projection of earth

Sebastian Errazuriz's 'blue Marble' is a live stream from outer space, and a fitting reminder to look at the big picture.
Nadja Sayej
3.29.19
Photography

cheryl dunn will never tire of documenting new york

i-D talks to the legendary photographer about celebrating the LES for Dolce Vita shoes, the joys of living in an ever changing city, and why it's never boring on the street.
Jack Sunnucks
12.18.18
Music

chicken is the downtown producer making sounds as eclectic as nyc itself

Blending 80s no-wave and dance-punk with hip-hop beats, Chicken's 'Downtown' is an era-spanning ode to New York's underground culture.
Nick Fulton
11.21.18
Fashion

a new, online chapter for fashion legend patricia field

Her outlandish Bowery shop may be closed, but the 74-year-old New York costuming and retail legend is starting a new online venture at the nexus of art and fashion.
Elyssa Goodman
6.29.16
News

‘game of thrones’ is getting a secret art exhibition in nyc

Tristan Eaton, CYRCLE, and Pop Chart Lab are turning the Lower East Side into the Eighth Kingdom of Westeros.
Hannah Ongley
4.19.16
News

trash and vaudeville saved from the garbage heap

The beloved downtown NYC source of fuchsia Manic Panic, fetish-wear, and fishnets is not leaving us forever.
Laura Vogel
2.20.16
Photography

intimate punk portraits of 90s lower east side squatters

Ash Thayer spent eight years squatting in abandoned buildings, capturing her community and its battle against gentrification.
Emily Manning
7.24.15