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These Photos Reveal New York's Crazy '90s Club Kid Scene

Fashion as wild as the nightlife itself.

When New York first started to flirt with techno music in the early ’90s, the city’s clubs started to take on a much darker and stranger dimension than they had during the disco period. This bizarre moment in time—which is now more or less looked back upon as the club kid era—was fortunately documented by Alex Dibiasio. His work can be seen in his book Fabulousity and also in a small booklet that accompanies Fit For Purpose, a new album by one of the city’s techno veterans, Shawn O’Sullivan (as 400PPM). Want to know more? Then head over to i-D for some images, a conversation and even a little bit of music.

Read more: Get a glimpse of New York club life circa 1983 in this video