think for yourself while it’s still legal
Karolin Wolter causes a riot in this shoot from the activist issue. Choose life!
wolfgang tillmans profiles russia's queer community
Last year, German photographer Wolfgang Tillmans travelled to Russia to meet members of the LGBT community in Saint Petersburg, an inspiring group of young men and women who risk their jobs and more to promote change. Here he photographs ten...
kim jones' brave new world for louis vuitton menswear
At the beginning of the year, i-D travelled to Rajasthan in northern India with Louis Vuitton. We hung out with the locals, marveled at the rugged landscapes and explored the sun-drenched Maharaja palaces and forts that inspired Men’s Style Director...
do it for the generation behind you
Paris still burns brightly with the spirit of revolution. With words as their weapons and fire in their hearts, we meet the students who’ve taken to Paris’ boulevards to fight for global equality.
conquer yourself then the world
i-D Casting Director Angus Munro captures the dynamic youth of Generation Z. “The issue is all about activism, social awareness and youth,” he says, “I wanted this cast to celebrate today’s NY youth and the vibrant culture that it embodies.”
tavi gevinson is the icon for an activist generation
She started her blog Style Rookie when she was 11, sat front row at Dior at the age of 12, and ditched fashion for feminism at 14, but Tavi Gevinson is still figuring things out — and that’s ok.
meet kelsey adams, voice of tomorrow
Two months ago we launched a global call-to-arms by inviting our readers to submit one thousand words that fought for their chosen cause. We speak to the winner.
the revolution will not be televised, it will be tweeted
Clicktivism has its detractors, but the power of social media as a tool for change cannot be denied. Whether it’s something as simple as showing solidarity — a like on a page, sharing your thoughts or opinions — or taking action against the things that...
can fashion still have a political ambition? part iii
In 2003, i-D asked two hundred fashion designers if fashion can have a political ambition. It was the Blair years and Katharine Hamnett sent models down the catwalk wearing T-shirts that read, ‘STOP WAR, BLAIR OUT’ in protest of the invasion of Iraq...
what are you going to do about it?
You might be first in line at the voting station or you might be conscientiously washing your hands of the filthy system. Remember not to wash away the power those hands possess. Oscar Quine navigates the existential minefield of today’s politics.
meet the news journalists changing how we see the world part ii
We feel greedy taking their time, these fearless young journalists who actually say the things that need to be said on massive global platforms where everybody can see them. In an age of trolling, hate-mail and death threats, and in the aftermath of...
photographer holly falconer documents women as they march for their rights
Her 'Parade' project captures the women fighting for a better future.