TikTok has reinvented the teenage bedroom
Snogging your hand in secret? Worshipping the posters of pop stars on your bedroom wall? All this has changed in the age of Tiktok.
an ode to stone island, the brand that britain misunderstood
How did the Italian label end up being claimed by so many subcultural movements?
raf simons and fred perry are dropping vacuum-packed archive pieces across the world
It’s a celebration of their 10-year anniversary.
photographs of the world's most extreme gabber and hardcore fans
It remains one of the most original subcultures of the last few decades and continues to amaze us with its unique aesthetic. A new photo exhibit in Amsterdam shows the international sides of hardcore between Italy, the Netherlands, and Japan.
meet the break-out stars of spaceship, the british teen subculture film
Tallulah Rose Haddon and Lucian Charles Collier are the trippy kids of Alex Taylor’s debut film.
documenting the traveling ravers, clubbers, and hippies of the late 80s and early 90s
Matthew Smith’s images document the UK's outsider youth movements at the end of the Thatcherism in all their mud-caked, pill-soaked bliss and righteous anger.
ken russell's teddy girls and boys
A new exhibition brings together the famed director's historic images of the subculture in its prime.
the world’s first museum of youth culture could be opening in london
The people behind 'Sleazenation' have been awarded a lottery grant to start restoring a vast archive of subculture photography.
meet the artist who secretly documented 70s bogotá's gay cruising spots
As his early photographic work finally comes into the light, Colombian artist Miguel Ángel Rojas discusses his 50-year career and his country’s history of queer subcultures.
'the teds': revisiting a classic of british documentary photography
Before rock ‘n’ roll, there were teddy boys. After rock ‘n’ roll, there were teddy boys. Chris Steele-Perkins captured them all.
the ultimate i-D guide to youtube's beauty subcultures
From cosplay and kawaii to the male MUAs shattering boring gender stereotypes, get familiar with the weirdly empowering world of internet beauty trends.
listen to our talk on the existence of subcultures in 2016
i-D Deputy Editor Lynette Nylander joined photographer Derek Ridgers, DJ and grime activist Sian Anderson, fashion upstart Charles Jeffrey and director Dexter Navy at Citadel Festival to answer the question: does subculture still exist?