i-d hair week

beauty

kim, cher, and the enduring appeal of freakishly long hair

Tracing the complexity and controversy of extra-long locks in the year of the buzz cut.
Hannah Ongley
6.23.17
straight ups

13 new york creatives tell their unique hair stories

Yes they look cool, but more importantly these restless youth have striking visions for their hair and their lives.
Alex Black
6.23.17
Hip-Hop

the fierce return of the sculptural, political flattop

A brief history of one of hip-hop's most influential hairstyles.
Antwaun Sargent
6.23.17
Think Pieces

meredith graves on getting sober, shaving her head, and moving on

How the Perfect Pussy front woman came to stop drinking and dyeing her nights away.
Meredith Graves
6.23.17
Culture

photographing the surprising intricacy of punk hairstyles

Derek Ridgers started taking portraits at London punk clubs after realizing the kids looked more interesting than the bands. As he shares the most iconic snaps from his archive, he tells i-D about counterculture hairstyles and why young people are just...
Hannah Ongley
6.23.17
Music

5 empowering hair anthems for defying the haters

These songs explore how our roots contain our identities, confidence, and heritages. As Gaga poetically says, "I am my hair."
André-Naquian Wheeler
6.23.17
beauty

why are we so obsessed with celebrity haircuts?

A haircut doesn't need to have a hidden meaning.
Alana Massey
6.23.17
beauty

it's hard to get a haircut in the netherlands if you have an afro

Dutch writers Bo and Ruby examine the need for hair salons and products that cater to afro hair.
Bo Hanna and Ruby Cruden
6.23.17
Think Pieces

beyond braids: the true story of indigenous hair

Indigenous hair is at once a contemporary expression of identity and a sacred continuation of history.
Braudie Blais-Billie
6.23.17
beauty

a magical visit to susy's brooklyn braiding salon

i-D penciled in an appointment with Hair by Susy, located in Brooklyn's East New York neighborhood. The owner talked us through her unique, intricate takes on styles like bantu knots and the mambo.
André-Naquian Wheeler
6.23.17
Art

icelandic artist and björk collaborator shoplifter has a hair fetish

We step inside her tufted, rainbow-dyed world.
Nadja Sayej
6.23.17
Think Pieces

from queer culture to high fashion, the mullet is a protest against conventional beauty

The politics of the infamous “business in the front, party in the back” haircut.
Braudie Blais-Billie
6.22.17