this is how cape town does streetwear
"We were forced to create our own things or put our own spin on things that we loved from subcultures that we really resonated with."
thebe magugu is the lvmh prize finalist prioritising the study of african history
As he's announced as one of eight nominees of this year's LVMH Prize, South African designer Thebe Magugu discusses the importance of celebrating the untold possibilities of African design.
the best looks from afropunk johannesburg, straight up
See the South African city show off the sartorial juice it's so well known for.
this is queer south africa
FAKA and friends celebrate identity and queer spaces in South African club culture.
alice mann's magical photos of south africa's young majorettes
'Drummies' chronicles an aspirational world where young women can cast off stereotypes and create a positive space for themselves.
the futurewise issue
kristin-lee moolman and ibrahim kamara's supersonic youth
For i-D's Earthwise Issue, Kristin-Lee Moolman and Ibrahim Kamara collaborate on an epic celebration of South Africa, inspired by a dancer named Alonzo. Jump in.
exploring queer masculinity in south africa
We spoke to members of the LGBTQ community in Cape Town about the challenges they still have to face and what advice they’d give someone who’s struggling to find themselves.
meet the key players in cape town’s hip-hop scene
South African photographer Imraan Christian turns his lens on local musicians.
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jessica madavo’s striking portraits of black schoolgirls with natural hair
“Afro Project” is an optimistic response to the discrimination faced by South African schoolgirls with natural hair.
toya delazy is the newest powerpuff girl and a real-life pop princess
The South African musician discusses her forthcoming album and her role as Bliss, the fourth Powerpuff Girl.
'the foxy five' is a radical web series about intersectional feminism
Filmmaker Jabu Nadia Newman is challenging black female stereotypes, with a 70s twist.
out of this world: i-D meets mykki blanco
Hosted by musician Mykki Blanco, Out of This World meets a diverse group of performers and creators in Johannesburg — exploring the queer scene they have carved out for themselves in South Africa’s biggest city.