Club Kids

Remembering Things

The 'Party Monster' Soundtrack Captured the Dark Side of Hedonism

15 years ago this film debuted, making back-to-back club bangers sound sinister when paired with a horrifying true story.
Daisy Jones
1.22.18
Photo

Portraits of Berlin's Club Kids on Their Way Home from the Club

An attempt to capture the purity that comes with exhaustion.
Anna-Lena Krause
9.26.16
Stuff

A Conversation with the 'Neo Naturists' – the Artists Who Celebrate the Naked Body By Getting Naked

The art collective are the subject of a new retrospective, so we got in touch with two founding members to talk about streaking down the King's Road, drunk students and the 1980s club scene.
Harry Sword
8.16.16
Drugs

The Comeback Kid: Michael Alig’s Return to New York Nightlife

The city’s most notorious party promoter built a career on going too far—then ended up in jail for manslaughter. Now that he’s served his time, will a new generation of clubbers welcome him home?
Michelle Lhooq
1.8.16
End of Year

The Best Club Swag of 2015

The club is where real fashion lives and trends are born.
Jazper Abellera
12.17.15
Photo

This Guy Has Been Photographing British Clubs for Five Decades

We had a chat with Derek Ridgers about his upcoming book, The Dark Carnival: Portraits from the Endless Night.
Jak Hutchcraft, Photos: Derek Ridgers
10.8.15
Words

Let's Have a Kiki: Inside New York's Fiercest Teen Subculture

New York City's vibrant kiki balls are a stepping stone to mainstream vogue culture-and a vital support system for the city's marginalized LGBT youth.
VICE Thump
2.11.15
The Film That Made Me...

'Party Monster' Was the Film That Changed What I Thought of Elitism

The underdogs found their way to the top of New York's club scene, quickly outranking anyone who'd made their lives hell.
Daisy Jones
1.21.15
Fashion

Nicky Hilton Wants Girls to Stop Dressing Like Celebrities

Nicky Hilton hopes her new book, Style 365, will help girls stop dressing like celebrities and start finding their own individual style.
Mitchell Sunderland
8.25.14
Photo

Remembering Downtown’s Documentarian Nelson Sullivan

This video artist recorded 1980s New York nightlife.
Emily Colucci
7.7.14
Photo

Ibiza Looked Just As Fun Before the Rave Generation Arrived

Derek Ridgers photographed all the face-painted club kids of the mid-1980s.
Jak Hutchcraft
12.4.13
The Cultural Atrocities Issue

Partying with the Secret Police in Romania

Vacation options in communist Romania were pretty limited.
Ioana Moldoveanu and Stefan Munteanu
3.19.13
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