straight ups

the forward-looking kids of mexico city, straight up!

We take to the streets of Mexico City to meet a generation of young creatives looking to change the world.
i-D Staff

andrés mañón photographs mexico city's daring creatives

Whether it's going out dancing or getting together at home and dreaming up their next projects, this group of artists lives their friendship at a thousand miles an hour.
i-D Mexico

i-DJ: tayhana's mexican party mix

Currently soundtracking the best night out in Mexico City, let Tayhana kickstart your weekend with an exclusive mix of Latin American music.
Cheryl Santos

mysterious artist jr hosted a giant picnic across the u.s.-mexico border

“The picnic today was clearly forbidden and yet it was not shut down," he said.
Talia Smith

mexico city's young drag queens talk class, sass, and sisterhood

Beauty in Mexico is often limited. That’s not because there’s a lack of it, but because society itself decides the rigid parameters with which we can measure it. That being the case, one should be grateful that in 2017, there are those who are...
i-D Staff

david friend is the model and saint laurent muse you need to know

The multi-faceted young talent — who's appeared in Anthony Vaccarello's campaigns, fashion films, and runway shows — tells i-D Mexico about his motivations and his work as a farmer. Introducing the unstoppable David Friend.
Diego Menchaca

exploring borders and identities at mexico city art week

As the international art world returns from a heavy week of art binging, we report back on the best of art fairs and gallery openings in the Mexican capital.
Benoit Loiseau

mexico's youth sound off on pride, diversity, and love

During the summer, i-D Mexico went to the annual pride march to capture those flying the flag for LGBTQ equality.
i-D Staff

mexican artist manuel solano on losing his sight and obsessing over sinead o'connor

As the artist’s solo exhibition opens at Mexico City's Carrillo Gil Museum, he talks to i-D about blindness, gender identity, and painting Naomi Campbell.
Benoit Loiseau

meet the young mexicans protesting gender-based violence

Last weekend, people joined together in Mexico City to raise their voices against sexual violence and discrimination. These issues have long been under-discussed in Mexico, and under-reported by the media. But, in the past few months, numerous sexual...
Monse Castera

international women: mexico

​They don’t call it International Women’s Day for nothing. This year we travelled the globe, asking women in Tokyo, Berlin, Paris, Mexico City and the US who their role models are, what feminism means to them and what the best thing about being a woman...
i-D Staff

looking for the mexican fashion dream

We examine how the Mexican fashion scene rejuvenated itself and created a new aesthetic world.
Cheryl Santos