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.
moscow is a beautiful melting pot
Often stereotyped as completely white, we meet youth from across the world who’ve made Moscow home.
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.
5 young russian designers who aren't gosha
Expand your knowledge of Eastern European fashion.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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...
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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.
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.
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.