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our favourite music moments of 2015 and what we can't wait for in 2016

What a year in music it’s been and what a year in music’s it’s about to be… We talk to musicians, designers, creatives, influencers and the i-D crew to find out their favourite moment in music this year and discover who they’re most looking forward to...
i-D Staff

the 10 best films of 2015

We run down the films that defined 2015 for us, from Amy to Carol, Mad Max to Dior and I.
Colin Crummy

​2015 the year of... the comebacks

In fashion and entertainment, 2015 was a year of comebacks for some of the biggest icons on the planet, who all echoed the same message: from John Galliano to Justin Bieber, the super talents of the world took charge of their careers, said no to the...
Anders Christian Madsen

​2015 the year of... caitlyn jenner

If anyone had told us Bruce Jenner would the make most serious pop cultural waves of anyone in 2015, we wouldn’t have believed them. But then, he didn’t. Caitlyn Jenner did.
Anders Christian Madsen
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how the internet became the home of fashion subcultures

From Normcore to Health Goth, 2014 was the year that fashion’s subcultures started taking their cues from the net instead of the street.
Felix Petty
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2014, the year of… transgender visibility

​You’d have to have been living under a rock to have missed the explosion of transgender voices in public life this past year. Seriously. From Janet Mock’s explosive interview with Piers Morgan in the States, to Kellie Maloney’s very public transition...
Paris Lees
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2014, the year of... anna ewers, the new brigitte bardot

Following in the footsteps of Claudia Schiffer and Lara Stone, 2014 was the year the fashion world welcomed its latest baby Bardot, Anna Ewers, the model storming the runways and bringing all the boys to her yard with a sultry date in the Pirelli...
Felicity Kinsella
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2014, the year of... instagram

Charge it, point it, zoom it, press it, snap it, work it, quick - upload it. 2014 has been a coming of age year for Instagram that has seen it usurp Twitter and break news, fuel movements and cultivate calls for change in a haze of hashtags.
Steve Salter
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2014, the year of... wearable technology

We wear our hearts on our sleeves, but what about our hard drives? From fibre optic dresses at Fashion Week to entire 3D-printed collections, i-D investigates why 2014 was the year of wearable technology.
Emily Manning
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2014, the year of...the comeback

​Just like Taylor Swift’s love life, some things in life never stay the same. Particularly when it comes to all things à la mode. And 2014 seems to be no different. Whether it’s Kendall and Kylie Jenner, Hailey and Ireland Baldwin, Willow and Jayden...
Tish Weinstock
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how post-internet art went mainstream

2014 felt like a watershed year for art, when the new global underground went mainstream and began to sweep away the old guard of the YBAs and post-internet art finally cracked the market.
Felix Petty
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2014, the year of... protest

As we move toward 2015, i-D looks back at the year past and dissects the things that defined it. From Ferguson, Missouri to the New Era estate in London, Louise Benson investigates a year that the world came together in a unified call for democracy...
Louise Benson