TURKEY

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
Fashion

meet the first turkish model to walk for gucci

Öykü Baştaş received a barrage of Twitter abuse after walking as a Gucci exclusive last season. Now the Istanbul-born model is back at it and calling BS on conventional beauty standards.
J.L. Sirisuk
2.23.18
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
Fashion

designer dilara findikoglu doesn’t play by the rules

​We talk to the designer about forging your own path and standing up for what you believe in.
Tish Weinstock
7.12.16
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 bring its space soldiers to istanbul’s ancient cisterns

The Turkish luxury sportswear label put on a spectacular show in one of the city’s most beautiful settings.
i-D Team
3.24.15