London

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
Fashion

meet the faces of brother, manchester's newest modeling agency

Photographer Michael Mayren’s new Manchester-based modeling agency is bringing boys from Northern streets to the fashion world. As we contemplate this new breed of agency, get to know a few of the faces on Brother's books.
Felix Petty
6.1.17
Art

​how alice neel's paintings captured the diversity and beauty of harlem

Charting 50 years of the black painter’s career and the breadth of humanity she encountered.
Felix Petty
5.26.17
London

'arcades' is a new zine documenting the magic of suburban life and culture

For their second issue, Wendy Huynh’s "Arcades" captures the creative classes that make London’s outskirts thrive.
i-D Staff
5.23.17
Fashion

if you're tired of london, you're tired of life

Tim Walker teams up with hot and cool young stylist Alice Goddard for a shoot on the streets of London, in its newsstands, and amongst its markets, for a celebration of the capital's diversity.
5.10.17
Music

the new doc celebrating london's underground rap music scenes

Nathan Miller's new film LDN spotlights the musicians making waves outside the traditional methods of the music industry. Fittingly, spotlighting a scene rich in ingenuity and DIY spirit, the film has been done without the fanfare of film festival...
Ian McQuaid
4.27.17
Fashion

edie campbell transforms into a punk princess for tim walker

“Everyone in London is so supportive of creativity and youth, and I think the lack of commercialism helps that. It’s not about making big money, it’s about making interesting things which are occasionally beautiful. I get hideously home sick whenever I...
i-D Staff
4.24.17
Fashion

campbell, ibrahim, king, and harry: the next generation of london creativity

Campbell Addy (photographer), Ibrahim Kamara (stylist), King James Owusu (illustrator), and Harry Evans (designer) are four of the brightest stars to spring from Saint Martins and the next in line to fashion’s throne.
Lynette Nylander
4.20.17
Fashion

creativity will save us all

“Creativity is our light at the end of tunnel. The thing that tells us to get out of bed because someone somewhere is doing something beautiful,” says i-D cover star Adwoa Aboah. In the cover story for The Creativity Issue, Tim Walker captures the...
i-D Staff
4.13.17
Music

the best of the balamii radio crew share 28 epic tracks

As the station gears to open up in New York, six of Balamii’s best reveal their favorite tracks of right here, right now.
Hattie Collins
4.12.17
Fashion

as brexit edges closer, it's time an anti-establishment urge fueled a creative resistance

In the dirty swirl of modern identity politics, fashion critic Claudia Croft explores how London’s diversity is its strength, its power, and the root of its creativity. We need it now, more than ever.
Claudia Croft
3.29.17
Culture

tuttii fruittii is the colorful hair sculpting, non-binary salon for all genders and hair types

Introducing the hair salon in the heart of southeast London that doubles as a safe space for the LGBTQIAPOC+ community.
Alice Lewis
3.29.17