subcultures

Culture

90s subcultures: where are they now?

What ever happened to the gabbers, the skinheads, the metalheads and the juggalos?
Benedetta Pini
10.24.18
Fashion

throwback to 1987, when i-D presented six style tribes of the moment!

British paninari, cuties, metalists, westenders, goth chics and the brash pack: i-D's Pop Issue got to grips with the subcultures of the 1980s!
i-D Staff
5.4.17
News

a musical history of rebellious self-expression at new dr martens oxford street store

Journey through subcultures with the iconic British brand...
Francesca Dunn
8.20.15
Culture

photographing my little pony and mermaid subcultures at america’s fan conventions

Arthur Drooker talks to i-D about learning to embrace Brony culture for his latest series, Conventional Wisdom.
Alice Newell-Hanson
8.10.15
Fashion

​dissecting the backlash against the skhothane

South Africa’s Skhothane are obsessed with consumption and designer goods. How is this different from every other subculture?
Matthew Whitehouse
6.24.15
Fashion

worn in - tembisa, johannesburg

For the first in our Worn In series, we travel to downtown Johannesburg, where for the Skhothane, life is all about looking good and making money. As The Casa Novas and The Pro Italian Takers take it outside to the streets of Tembisa, director Pieter...
i-D Staff
6.23.15
watch

clubland: beauty and subculture through the ages

i-D presents Clubland, a new film directed by Mexican brothers Santiago and Mauricio Sierra, part of our Beautiful Collaborations project, made possible by Microsoft. The filmmaker duo, alongside visionary New York make-up artist Ralph Siciliano, take...
i-D Staff
6.8.15
News

​one nation under a groove: 60 years of rave, funk, punk and teen tribes

Exploring the Photographic Youth Music and Culture Archive at the Southbank Centre.
Stuart Brumfitt
6.4.15
Culture

documenting the circus of american life with john kilar

He's shot fringe groups and subcultures from communes to Coachella.
Courtney Iseman
4.14.15
Music

are music subcultures losing their definition?

​Today, the music we listen to no longer dictates the clothes we wear. In our consumer-driven, social-media obsessed society musical subcultures are in danger of losing both their definition and their ability to challenge the status quo. Tish Weinstock...
Tish Weinstock
3.4.15
Music

the a-z of musical subcultures

From the daytimers to the fast chatters, the voguers and the wild ones, we pay our respects to the above and below scenes that have defined our musical landscape. Get ready to go deep.
Matthew Whitehouse
2.19.15
Interviews

​sink the pink invite the freaks and the fabulous into their new romantic world

From fashion designers to Cambridge graduates, the Sink the Pink collective has rounded up everyone from the superfreaks to the superfabulous to create a New Romantic community that hasn’t been seen since the days of The Blitz Club.
Lewis Firth
1.20.15