Nostalgia

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
Fashion

inside insta jeanieus - fashion’s favorite follow talks us through her feed

When she’s not styling for the likes of i-D, Nylon, Topshop, Polydor, Phiney Pet, and her very own Moodboard, Jeanie Annan Lewin is sharing fashion treasure, cultural trash, and mindful meditations. Follow her lead and take a scroll with us...
Steve Salter
9.8.17
photo story

ashley armitage’s summer diary will leave you feeling nostalgic

This fall, photographer and Girls by Girls founder Ashley Armitage is moving away from home. Before she sets off, the 23-year-old spent a final summer with the most important people in her life, documenting each moment. Here, she shares her story.
Ashley Armitage
9.7.17
Culture

the 2000s were next level ugly, which is why they should be celebrated

It’s time to honor the fugliest skirts we've ever seen.
Anne T. Donahue
7.31.17
Music

the stories behind your favorite 90s music videos, from nirvana to no doubt

From Gwen Stefani’s polka-dot dress in “Don’t Speak” to Nirvana’s suits in “In Bloom”, we get the scoop on how costume designer Nancy Steiner designed a generation.
Jane Helpern
12.9.16
Fashion

new zealand designer nicola luey makes coming-of-age clothes

We caught up with the recent graduate about how friendship bracelets, growing up, and not fitting in inspired her first collection.
Wendy Syfret
12.2.16
Culture

'full house' jumps aboard the 90s tv revival train

Following 'X Files' and 'Twin Peaks'’ reboots, the cult family friendly sitcom will see 13 new episodes hit Netflix next year.
Emily Manning
4.21.15
Think Pieces

2014 year of…#nostalgiaddiction

As we move toward the new year, i-D looks back at the year past and dissects the trends and events that defined it. From Jean Paul Gaultier’s farewell trip down memory lane to Lifetime’s Aaliyah biopic, what did we learn in 2014 from looking back?
Emily Manning
12.28.14
Think Pieces

can the return of twin peaks live up to its cult status?

For a generation of people who experienced Twin Peaks second hand and discovered it well after it was first broadcast, will its return to our screens in 2016 cause it to lose its relevance?
Dan Wilkinson
10.10.14
Think Pieces

the argument against nostalgia: let's push things forward

The world is going to hell in a hand basket, but you were too busy reblogging old pics of Kate Moss to notice. Nathalie Olah argues it’s time to put a stop to nostalgia and turn your eyes firmly on the future.
Nathalie Olah
8.29.14