i-D magazine releases commemorative picture book

40 years of i-D magazine: New book features vintage celeb snaps including Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell in baby doll dresses and a bikini-clad Amy Winehouse two years before her death

  • Fashion magazine has released coffee table book to celebrate their anniversary
  • Features celebrity snaps from 40-year history including Rhianna and FKA twigs 
  • Includes vintage shoots from celebs including Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell 
  • To celebrate its 40-year history, i-D magazine has released a stylish coffee table book of images from the fashion magazine’s archive.  

    Wink and Smile! The First Forty Years saw the publication’s editor-in-chief Alastair McKimm spend two years combing through the magazine’s archive to select images to include in the commemorative book.

    Each chapter of the book focuses on a decade of the magazine’s history features a mix of original magazine spreads, text pieces, archival imagery, covers, and new essays exploring the history of i-D. 

    Iconic photoshoots of celebrities from Amy Winehouse, Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell and Madonna all feature in the book, released earlier this month.  

    The book will feature portrait shots of late singer Amy Winehouse at the age of 25 shot by Bryan Adams on a private Caribbean for the magazine's Hot Beaches Issue in December 2008

    The book will feature portrait shots of late singer Amy Winehouse at the age of 25 shot by Bryan Adams on a private Caribbean for the magazine’s Hot Beaches Issue in December 2008

    A famous magazine cover of 1990s icons Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell, in which they were styled by current British Vogue editor Edward Enninful in 1994, will also be included

    A famous magazine cover of 1990s icons Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell, in which they were styled by current British Vogue editor Edward Enninful in 1994, will also be included

    More recent photoshoot features in the book include images of Rihanna shot by Italian fashion photographer Paolo Roversi in 2015

    More recent photoshoot features in the book include images of Rihanna shot by Italian fashion photographer Paolo Roversi in 2015

    The book will feature portrait shots of late singer Amy Winehouse shot by Bryan Adams on a private Caribbean for the magazine’s Hot Beaches Issue in December 2008.

    Images of Madonna appearing in her first ever cover shoot for the magazine’s Sexsense Issue, shot by Mark Lebon in London in 1984, will also feature alongside an interview with the star.  

    A famous magazine cover of 1990s icons Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell, in which they were styled by current British Vogue editor-in-chief Edward Enninful, will also be included.  

    Additionally, a spread of supermodel Moss from the Renaissance Issue in 2001, in which she was once again styled by Enninful and shot by Tesh, will also feature in the photography book. 

    An interview with Madonna for the magazine's Sexsense Issue will appear alongside images shot by Mark Lebon

    An interview with Madonna for the magazine’s Sexsense Issue will appear alongside images shot by Mark Lebon

    A spread of supermodel Moss from the Renaissance Issue in 2001, in which she was once again styled by Enninful and shot by Tesh, will also feature in the photography book

    A spread of supermodel Moss from the Renaissance Issue in 2001, in which she was once again styled by Enninful and shot by Tesh, will also feature in the photography book

    A spread of Fka Twigs shot by Belgian photographer Willy Vanderperre in 2019 will also appear in the commemorative book

    A spread of Fka Twigs shot by Belgian photographer Willy Vanderperre in 2019 will also appear in the commemorative book

    Images of Justin Bieber shot by British photographer Alasdair McLellan for an issue of the magazine in 2015 will feature alongside a promo for an exclusive interview with the popstar

    Images of Justin Bieber shot by British photographer Alasdair McLellan for an issue of the magazine in 2015 will feature alongside a promo for an exclusive interview with the popstar

    Images of Justin Bieber shot by British photographer Alasdair McLellan for an issue of the magazine in 2015 will feature alongside a promo for an exclusive interview with the popstar.  

    More recent photoshoot features in the book include images of Rihanna shot by Italian fashion photographer Paolo Roversi in 2015 and Fka Twigs by Willy Vanderperre in 2019. 

    Founded by Terry Jones in 1980, i-D has since seen 500 covers with stars including Justin Bieber, Gisele Bündchen, Björk, Chloë Sevigny, Lara Stone and Bella Hadid.

    The fashion magazine is known for each star providing a wink and smile on each front cover—a graphic representation of the magazine’s logo. 

    Pictures of model Gigi Hadid shot by Jamie Hawkesworth for the magazine's Spring 2020 The Icons and Idols Issue issue will also feature

    Pictures of model Gigi Hadid shot by Jamie Hawkesworth for the magazine’s Spring 2020 The Icons and Idols Issue issue will also feature 

    Lara Stone shot by Belgian photographer Willy Vanderperre in August 2007 is among the images featuring in the coffee table book

    Lara Stone shot by Belgian photographer Willy Vanderperre in August 2007 is among the images featuring in the coffee table book

    Among the cover images of the book is a cover shoot with Madonna for the magazine's Sexsense Issue, shot by Mark Lebon in London in 1984

    Among the cover images of the book is a cover shoot with Madonna for the magazine’s Sexsense Issue, shot by Mark Lebon in London in 1984 

    Founded by Terry Jones in 1980, i-D has since seen 500 covers with stars including Justin Bieber, Gisele Bündchen, Björk, Chloë Sevigny, Lara Stone and Bella Hadid

    Founded by Terry Jones in 1980, i-D has since seen 500 covers with stars including Justin Bieber, Gisele Bündchen, Björk, Chloë Sevigny, Lara Stone and Bella Hadid

    The British bimonthly magazine has nurtured a series of fashion talents, from David Sims to Juergen Teller, Edward Enninful to Wolfgang Tillmans, Tyler Mitchell and Harley Weir. 

    The magazine is currently run by McKimm, who was born and raised in Northern Ireland before studying fashion design at Nottingham Art School and beginning a fashion career in London.  

    He has worked alongside brands and designers including Calvin Klein, Marc Jacobs, Saint Laurent, The Row and Victoria Beckham, for whom he has consulted on campaigns and fashion shows. 

    Acclaimed photographers including Craig McDean, Daniel Jackson, David Sims, Glen Luchford, Gus Van Sant, Inez & Vinoodh, Mario Sorrenti, Mert and Marcus, Steven Klein and Willy Vanderperre all appear in the book. 

    i-D: Wink and Smile!: The First Forty Years by Rizzoli New York is available where all books are sold