The young designers shattering stereotypes around Indian fashion
AKHL Studio, Bloni, Bodice and Āroka are proving how much more to the country's fashion culture there is than sari-draped clichés.
Douglas Irvine photographs India’s traditional wrestlers
As the sport of Pehlwani declines in popularity, the photographer captures the one the few schools still training young men.
Daytimers is hosting a livestream in solidarity with India's farmers
Ahead of their 24-hour fundraiser, the South Asian music collective have curated a playlist of talent from across the diaspora.
Supriya Lele’s photography book transports you to her ancestral homeland
Created in collaboration with Jamie Hawkesworth, ‘Narmada’ is a touching ode to the Central Indian river and the people that call its banks home.
India’s young metal scene is furiously raging against a corrupt government
We speak to members of the underground subculture making anti-capitalist music fuelled by discontent.
How India’s TikTok ban has displaced its 200M users
With the sudden loss of their platform and income, TikTok stars are fleeing to local competitors.
10 things you need to know about the boundary-blurring rap goddess NAYANA IZ
The India-born, London-raised artist's new single “How We Do” bangs.
the make up artists fighting back against india's skin bleaching industry
Light skin and the products used to achieve it have long been ingrained within South Asian culture, but a new generation are finally rejecting colourism.
the body shop launches fair trade recycled plastic scheme
The beauty brand unveils its approach to tackle the industry’s plastic problem, and help improve the lives of waste workers in the process.
do you know where your cotton comes from?
We want to know what's gone into our soup — why not our clothes too? A new film from Volcom explores the benefits of organic cotton.
meet india's first trans runway model
Anjali Lama tells i-D about growing up in rural Nepal, her advocacy for trans rights, and being selected from hundreds to walk in Mumbai's fashion week.
the women taking on india's sexual harassment problem
Pretika Menon's photographs of female musicians and rappers questions the practice known as 'eve teasing.'