SEOUL

Culture

7 south korean drag queens on identity and self expression

Photographer Snakepool captures the divas of the Seoul scene.
Cheryl Santos
8.2.18
Fashion

all you need to know about seoul fashion week

No single influence (both on and off the catwalk) was more pervasive than that of Demna Gvasalia.
Liam Hess
3.30.18
Culture

yaeji is leading the way for a new wave of introspective melodic dance music

The 24-year-old Korean-American musician makes music that transcends language and explores identity.
Frankie Dunn
3.16.18
Music

the rising female musicians of seoul's underground scene

Five singers, producers, and DJs creating a wildly imaginative, creative new scene in South Korea's dance clubs.
Jennifer Cheng
1.12.18
straight ups

how the locals do street style in seoul

Simmering style in South Korea's capital, straight up!
i-D Team
8.22.17
Culture

7 creatives on the queer scene in seoul

These inspiring characters discuss growing up gay in a culture that doesn’t make coming out easy.
Jennifer Cheng
7.19.17
Think Pieces

the secret meanings behind seoul's outlandish street style trends

Rebelling against the constrictions of conformity and uniform dressing, young Koreans are taking to the streets in extreme pastiched looks.
Tim Chan
5.2.17
Fashion

introducing blindness, korea’s most progressive fashion brand

Nominated for the LVMH Prize, Blindness is the emerging Seoul-based designer duo whose cross-cultural and hyper-historicist work is about to rock the fashion world.
Anders Christian Madsen
3.2.17
Culture

inside the underground subculture of female korean tattoo artists

Although tattooing is illegal in South Korea, these brave women sacrifice safety for art.
Tim Chan
12.21.16
Music

video premiere: explore parallel realities with yen tech's 'hunter seeker'

The Korean producer examines Seoul’s obsession with surgery in this futuristic short.
i-D Staff
11.18.16
Fashion

vetements takes korea

With 'Original Fakes,' Vetements' first event in Korea, the cult brand drew attention to fashion's destructive fake market while giving their fans what they want most of all — the real thing.
Anders Christian Madsen
10.18.16
Culture

discover japan and south korea's unique street style, straight up

Follow Ieva Blaževičiūtė's lens through the streets of Tokyo and Seoul as she captures the two cities' most compelling youth.
i-D Staff
6.21.16