sub.culture

News

raf simons and fred perry are dropping vacuum-packed archive pieces across the world

It’s a celebration of their 10-year anniversary.
Ryan White
7.16.18
Film

meet the break-out stars of spaceship, the british teen subculture film

Tallulah Rose Haddon and Lucian Charles Collier are the trippy kids of Alex Taylor’s debut film.
Colin Crummy
5.20.17
Arts

documenting the new age travellers, ravers, clubbers, and hippies of the late 80s and early 90s

Matthew Smith’s images, collated and soon to be published in new book Exist to Resist thanks to a Kickstarter campaign document the outsider youth movements of the end of the Thatcherism in all their mud-caked, pill-soaked bliss and righteous anger.
Felix Petty
2.28.17
Arts

ken russell's teddy girls and boys

A new exhibition brings together the famed-director's historic images of the subculture in its prime.
Georgie Wright
2.17.17
Culture

capturing the teds: a classic of british documentary photography

Before rock ‘n’ roll, there was the teds. After rock ‘n’ roll, there was the teds. Chris Steele-Perkins captured them all.
Matthew Whitehouse
9.21.16
Beauty

the ultimate i-D guide to youtube's beauty subcultures

From cosplay and kawaii to the male MUAs shattering boring gender stereotypes, get familiar with the weirdly empowering world of internet beauty trends.
Hannah Ongley
7.30.16
punk

derek ridgers: punk then and punk now

The photographer opens up his punk archive from 1977 to shine a light on the scene’s incendiary early days.
Felix Petty
6.9.16
Beauty

meet the new guard of club kids defining beauty here and now

Subcultures are gone, but their legacy remains.
i-D Team
6.1.16
music interviews

queer icon and activist dj sveta is celebrating 20 years of trying to change the world

Talking to the DJ about ignoring music’s LGBT heritage and why Australia should be proud of our integrated queer scenes.
Sabina McKenna
4.28.16
Culture

all the young punks: the eternal style of subculture

From Margate to Blackpool, Owen Harvey has travelled the country documenting the world of modern-day Mods and Skinheads.
Giulia Mutti
4.12.16
music interview

venus x changed new york and now she’s coming for the world, one party at a time

i-D caught up with the DJ and founder of GHE20G0THIK to talk culture, partying, misogyny and Rihanna.
Courtney DeWitt
3.17.16
Fashion

a very colourful history of tie-dye, from woodstock to ‘wayne’s world’

How psychedelic DIY swirls became a symbol of the counterculture and a stoner staple.
Alice Newell-Hanson
3.16.16
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