This is an incredibly rare opportunity to own the very first issue of i-D, THE most iconic style magazine! So the first issue is one of the most sought after magazines in the world!
In 1980 Terry Jones, his wife Tricia Jones, and Blitz Kid Perry Haines founded the magazine i-D. The first issue was hand-stapled photocopies in the style of a fanzine with little distribution. It started in 1980 at the crossover between punk and the new romantics.
The editor-in-chief and creator was the design legend Terry Jones. I-D pioneered the'Straight Up' style of street fashion photography, which was a full length portrait of everyday people on the street. Issue number 1 started with 15 pages of straight-ups which became was the signature content of the magazine. They were styled by Nova magazine fashion legend Caroline Baker. Containing the most amazing imagery, full of everyday DIY wear, patches sewn on jackets, band names and styles - lots of style!Also look out for the beginnings of the New Romantics and a mix of 50's, 60's 70's and 80's style crossing over. The tribes are out in force - punks, goths, skinheads, mods, rockabillies, new romantics, hippies, teddie boys n' girls, new wave, bikers and sixties go go. The magazine is still in print, a testament to its consistent integrity and promise to:' Originate, don't imitate' This copy of Issue One is exceptional, it's fully intact with light wear to the cover. The format is a manually stapled fanzine. A5 / 38 pages of history. Excellent condition, very light wear - the format is stapled together A4 pages - see photographs. We are happy to combine orders and pass on the savings to you. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Magazines".magazines" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.