friendship

Culture

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.
Tom George
5.11.20
Fashion

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.
i-D Team
4.17.20
News

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.
Douglas Greenwood
12.19.19
Opinion

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.
Alim Kheraj
11.20.19
lifestyle

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?
Douglas Greenwood
8.8.19
Culture

millennials are officially the loneliest generation

New research has revealed that 25% of millennials don’t have a single friend.
Roisin Lanigan
8.5.19
Culture

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.
Georgie Wright
8.3.18
News

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.
Roisin Lanigan
9.14.17
Girl's guide

a girl’s guide to friendship

Make the most of your BFFs while the world burns around us.
Bertie Brandes
9.13.17
Arts

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.
i-D Team
3.23.17
relationships

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.
Georgie Wright
3.21.17
Arts

my crew: jordan drysdale’s friends party hard and dream big

In this series, we meet the people who inspire and influence our favourite photographers. This time Jordan Drysdale’s favourites share what friendship means to them, and make a pretty good case for staying out late.
i-D Staff
2.13.17
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