moscow

Fashion

the moscow designer making lace blouses for liberated men

'For me, the real man is a person with an absolute inner freedom, with open sexuality and non-stereotypical thinking," Russia's Nikita Kalmykov tells i-D of his young brand ODOR.
Hannah Ongley
10.25.18
Culture

moscow is a beautiful melting pot

Often stereotyped as completely white, we meet youth from across the world who’ve made Moscow home.
Anastasiia Fedorova
6.27.18
Culture

angelwave is the euphoric future of moscow's rave scene

Teens in Russia's capital are rejecting the darkness typically associated with electronic music, donning all-white streetwear and dancing under showers of feathers.
Andrew Pasquier
4.18.18
Fashion

5 young russian designers who aren't gosha

Expand your knowledge of Eastern European fashion.
Rae Witte
3.27.18
Culture

photographing the boys of the bolshoi ballet

Former dancer and photographer Kurtiss Lloyd visited the Bolshoi Ballet School, one of the oldest and most esteemed ballet companies in the world, to capture its unique beauty.​
Kurtiss Lloyd
8.18.17
Culture

photographing the 'social outcasts' of russia's lumpen agency

We crashed a shoot behind an old Soviet cinema with the models of Avdotja Alexandrova's alternative beauty agency, Lumpen.
7.28.17
Culture

rhys chapman on taking his gay football film to moscow

2018's Football World Cup will be held in Russia — where it’s illegal to promote or engage in "propaganda" relating to LGBT relationships. So what happened when director Rhys Chapman took WONDERKID — his film about the inner turmoil of a gay footballer...
Rhys Chapman
6.21.17
Music

the avant-garde punk band shaking up moscow’s music scene

Meet Glinkshake, the Moscow-based band painting a vivid soundscape using the bold colors of Russian avant-garde.
Anastasiia Fedorova
1.4.17
Fashion

valentino's russian revolution

The night after the U.S. election, Valentino brought the heart of liberal New York to Moscow in a speakeasy event marking the opening of its new Tretyakovsky Proyezd store. i-D spoke to Pierpaolo Piccioli about global unity, politics and fashion, and...
Anders Christian Madsen
11.15.16
Culture

the collective leading moscow's creative rebirth

Russki Attrackion are a collective of Muscovite musicians, designers, and producers not just reinventing nightlife, but shifting the identity of Russian youth.
Anastasiia Fedorova
11.3.16
Photography

wild photos of russia's 80s punk scene in the twilight of the ussr

Photographer Igor Mukhin shot six years of underground rock shows and bold, DIY style experiments behind the Iron Curtain.
Emily Manning
5.11.16
Fashion

lumpen is the russian model agency literally changing the face of fashion

We speak to Avdotja Alexandrova, whose Lumpen agency models have leant their singular look to the runways of Gosha Rubchinskiy, Vetements, and Balenciaga.
Jack Moss
4.27.16