Gen Z

Opinion

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
Fashion

hbo's 'euphoria' captures the gen z experience through clothes

Costume designer Heidi Bivens explains how she mixes vintage finds, streetwear looks, and designer pieces to outfit the show's teens.
Amy Green
8.5.19
News

millenials and gen z are having sex, but we're just too poor to date

Don’t get it twisted: we’re totally DTF.
Alim Kheraj
7.31.19
Culture

is gen z killing the influencer?

Rome is on the brink of falling and the barbarians -- aka people who make TikToks -- are at the gates.
Moya Lothian-McLean
7.24.19
Beauty

how tiktok is changing beauty standards for gen z

The influencer is dead. The E-Girl is ready to ascend in her place.
Roisin Lanigan
7.23.19
Culture

teen sex, drug addiction, anxiety: tv show ‘euphoria’ wants you shook

It often feels provocative for the sake of it, but a brilliant performance by Zendaya grounds this grown up teen drama.
Alim Kheraj
6.25.19
Culture

how queer teens are using instagram’s ‘close friends’ function to open up

More and more of us are shunning the main TL, instead embracing smaller, safer spaces to discuss sexuality, mental health, and identity.
Kelsey Barnes
5.23.19
Music

guitar music isn’t dead; these gen-z women are running it now

If the arrogance of male-dominated guitar music has left a bad taste in your mouth, these women are proving that the genre’s future is inclusive, exciting and worthy of your attention.
Douglas Greenwood
5.23.19
Culture

why are we so nostalgic about the problematic noughties?

If pop culture really did die in 2009, it was probably for the best.
Dani Ran
5.9.19
Music

conan gray is gen z's ascendant king of sad boy pop

With an online following in the millions and a penchant for angsty songwriting, 20-year-old Texan Conan Gray is about to make an indelible mark on the world of pop.
Douglas Greenwood
4.24.19
Music

the musical genre is dead, gen z killed it

The rise of streaming services and Gen Z acts like Lil Nas X and Billie Eilish are heralding the end of emo, rap, and country as we know them. And bringing in something better.
Megan Evershed
4.17.19
Opinion

why are we so bad at breaking up with people?

i-D explores the lack of authenticity and directness when it comes to dating and breaking up with people today.
Sara Radin
4.9.19
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