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Music

​le monde ou rien: charting the rise of french hip hop’s newest stars PNL

PNL are mysterious and publicity shy brothers from the Parisian banlieue who are revolutionizing the city’s rap scene.
Felix Petty
6.1.16
Culture

meet the french muslim street artist fighting for coexistence

As a divided France recovers from the shockwaves of terrorism, Combo the Culture Kidnapper is calling for communities to come together.
Edward Siddons
5.30.16
Culture

the youth revolution shaking the heart of paris

On Thursday, March 31, French students assembled in Place de la Republique to protest against changing work laws. What began as a simple demonstration grew into four days of occupation. Could this be the start of a new movement for social change in the...
i-D Staff
4.5.16
Culture

​öctagon is the new skate brand you need to know about

At a time when skate companies are still riding the waves of 90s nostalgia, Öctagon is the French skate brand transporting you into the future.
Oliver Lunn
3.31.16
Culture

meet the future stars of french cinema

i-D and Kenzo shoot the exciting, young talent nominated for the César Award for Most Promising Young Actor and Actress, and ask them about their vision of the future.
i-D Staff
3.11.16
News

will banning super-skinny models solve fashion's body-image crisis?

California attempts to crack down on eating disorders by following in France's footsteps — and proposing a ban on too-thin models.
Hannah Ongley
2.24.16
News

hyères festival celebrates its 30th birthday this weekend

The fashion and photography festival in the South of France kicks off today.
Oscar Heliani
4.23.15
FRANCE

france and diversity - is it getting worse?

From fashion to cinema, music to politics, we explore how racism is affecting the French culture industry.
Alice Pfeiffer
11.18.14
Fashion

valentino, dining with the emperor for his new book

Out today, Valentino: At the Emperor’s Table is a majestic glimpse into the private world of a fashion legend. i-D spoke to Valentino Garavani about the art of entertaining, and previewed his book of table settings, recipes, and other dreamy things.
Anders Christian Madsen
11.3.14
Fashion

being parisian with caroline de maigret

Parisian women have perfect hair, perfect skin, perfect clothes, perfect lives and perfect taste in everything. Or so we thought, here to dispel these myths and more is French supermodel and music producer Caroline De Maigret and her three best friends...
Tish Weinstock
10.14.14