Daniyel Lowden captures the softness of male friendship
The British photographer, famed for bringing the same sense of laid-back intimacy to shooting Harry Styles as he does to capturing those he knows best, shares his favourite images of his closest friends.
How Netflix's The Half Of It subverts the gay best friend stereotype
Alice Wu’s acclaimed film delves into the complexities of queer-straight friendships in a way that cinema rarely does.
A fashionable ode to the intimacy of friendship
Remember hugging and holding hands? This Chad Moore fashion story highlights the physical and emotional closeness of friendship.
Instagram is making you a better friend IRL
Considered the killer of face-to-face interaction, it turns out that IG is actually widening our friend groups in the real world too.
Is this tweet about emotional labour sociopathic or just self-care?
It raises the question about when to prioritise yourself over your other people’s emotional needs.
not having a best friend might actually be better for your mental health
A recent study found that 30% of millennials don't have a best friend. But maybe we're all happier without one?
millennials are officially the loneliest generation
New research has revealed that 25% of millennials don’t have a single friend.
why is it still taboo for men to hold hands?
While male friends holding hands is stigmatised in the UK, in India it’s normal. Photographer Vincent Dolman captured men of every age on the streets of India, holding hands.
selena gomez reveals her best friend gave her a kidney this summer
Fans had wondered why she was keeping a low-profile after releasing new music.
a girl’s guide to friendship
Make the most of your BFFs while the world burns around us.
my crew: jesse lizotte's friends reign supreme, from la to sydney
Jesse Lizotte shoots the models, skaters and shopkeepers he calls friends for the latest instalment of our sweetest series.
what they don't tell you about being a woman
You can have your cake and drench it in alcohol too. It's called tiramisu.