scotland

Culture

meet the boys of ‘beats’, the euphoric movie resurrecting 90s rave culture

Cristian Ortega and Lorn Macdonald are the young stars of Scottish movie 'Beats', a coming-of-age tale exploring friendship, freedom and illegal raves.
Douglas Greenwood
5.16.19
News

scotland is going to be the first country to make pads and tampons free for all students

The $6.7 million scheme is a major step in eradicating period poverty, which sees hundreds of thousands of young women struggle to afford basic sanitary products.
Georgie Wright
8.30.18
News

low income women in scotland will now be provided with free sanitary products

This should be rolled out everywhere.
Roisin Lanigan
5.31.18
the sounding off issue

i-d’s music class of 2018: shogun

“I’ve got squinty eyes and a massive head with a big double crown. I’m a white kid that raps, and I’m a bit chubby. But no one ever says anything about that. It’s always fried Mars bars!” — meet Scotland’s Shogun, next up in i-D’s Class of 2018.
Georgie Wright
11.9.17
Music

raveheart: inside the 90s world of tartan techno

For the second of our Global Street Style documentaries, we went to Scotland to meet the young people ripping up Glasgow's underground clubbing scene. Here, we look back to i-D’s Supernova Issue, and revisit a time when gabba ruled, beats were four-to...
Bethan Cole
2.8.17
videos

inside glasgow's illegal after-hours party scene

In the second installment of our Global Street Style documentary series, i-D crosses the border into Scotland to meet the young people carving out Glasgow's underground scene. Discontent with the current political climate, they are artfully rebelling...
i-D Staff
1.26.17
Film

​how 'trainspotting' schooled a lost generation of scots in the power of patriotism

Choose tartan. Choose shortbread. Choose sectarian soccer violence. Choose using a film about junkies in Leith to help you love your country. 20 years after the original 'Trainspotting' dropped, we revisit its impact on Scottish youth.
Douglas Greenwood
1.25.17
Fashion

jonathan saunders x lyle & scott pass with flying colours

From the Scottish mountain eyries to the city streets below, Lyle & Scott’s Golden Eagles always stay fly and now they’ve been given four new colours by fellow kinsman and print-prodigy Jonathan Saunders.
Felicity Kinsella
1.14.14