ISTANBUL

Culture

Meet the boys of Yillar Ziyan, the Istanbul-based skate collective

The skaters turned models for Maryam Nassir Zadeh's menswear capsule share challenges faced by Turkey's creative youth and their hopes for the future.
Nicole DeMarco
11.19.20
Fashion

a celebration of modern beauty on the streets of istanbul

"Whenever I step out of the house I'm treated like a live bomb, everybody's wondering, but nobody gets close. I'm trying to tell people that everyone can wear anything."
i-D Staff
11.15.19
Fashion

these istanbul designers are defining the future of turkish fashion

As Istanbul’s SS20 fashion week gets underway, we profile three of the city's emerging and exciting designers.
Bojana Kozarevic
10.9.19
Culture

the untold story of istanbul's 90s hardcore scene

While punk exploded in the west, a bloody Turkish coup resulted in a ten year time lag for the teenagers of Istanbul. Here, filmmaker Mu Tunç shares the incredible story of Turkey’s 90s hardcore scene.
Matthew Whitehouse
1.11.18
Music

how a gen z rap group from istanbul became the definitive voice of turkish youth

Hip-hop trio Tahribad spit biting lyrics about corruption, discrimination, and hope.
Busra Erkara
4.7.17
Interviews

iconic photographer anton corbijn on shooting patti smith and david bowie

Anton Corbijn talks to i-D about documenting music’s biggest names, and why actors are the hardest subjects.
Ann Binlot
6.7.16
News

​les benjamins present their space soldiers

The Istanbul-based streetwear label revealed their autumn/winter 15 collection in Paris.
i-D Team
1.27.15
straight ups

ibrahim sifeler

i-D Team
11.7.13
straight ups

molly soda

i-D Team
11.7.13