california has become the first state to ban discrimination based on natural hair
In a landmark bill, the state has prohibited employers from enforcing rules that disproportionately impact black Americans.
america's real 'savages' were presidents, generals, priests, and, yes, even nuns
How Native Americans were systematically stripped of their culture, and why it's invaluable that the youth reconnect.
california joins the fight against hair discrimination
A proposed bill known as the 'Crown Act' would finally make discriminatory grooming rules illegal.
the i-D guide to los angeles
From relaxing to juicing, drugs to supermarkets, and yes, tacos and driving, lose yourself in the hyperreal beauty and surreal fantasy of Los Angeles.
my year in photos... by olivia bee
Capturing house parties in Portland to roadtrips across California, Olivia Bee's hazy images are soaked in youthful Americana.
dior takes cruise 18 to calabasas
On Thursday evening in Calabasas, the Californian heartland played host to Maria Grazia Chiuri’s first cruise show for Dior, inspired by pioneer women and the wardrobe of Georgia O'Keeffe.
Anders Christian Madsen
r&b lovers vibe on music and style at soulquarius
Last weekend in Orange County, The Internet curated Soulquarius — the ultimate R&B jam. Its lineup was positively packed with heavyweights like Erykah Badu, R Kelly, Brandy, Ashanti, Kelis, The Dream, and DMX. Emerging luminaries including Willow Smith...
get to know unity, a radically queer skate company
Bay Area-based artist and zine master Jeffrey Cheung is creating a rainbow coalition of riders. He wants you to join the Unity crew, too.
7 young creatives on the bay area's exciting art scene
As Bay Area natives like Daveed Diggs and Miranda July become part of the artistic establishment, Azha Ayanna of Shade Zine presents the new wave of creative talent from Northern Cali’s intriguing scene.
rediscovering claudio edinger's 1985 portraits of venice beach eccentrics
In 1984, the celebrated Brazilian photographer documented the rainbow of oddballs who called the countercultural Southern California beach neighborhood home. Today, he reunites with a few of his Venice subjects for the first time in three decades.
deanna templeton captures the perfect pleasure of skinny dipping
Shot over eight years, the film photographs in the artist and zine maker’s new book, ‘The Swimming Pool,’ are an ode to beautiful bodies and Southern California summers.
grimes drops brilliant kaleidoscopic video for 'california'
The Canadian artist seems to be playing with our perceptions of her in the third video from 'Art Angels.'