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nigerian youth on the change they want to see

Nigeria is about to vote in a new president, and the outcome will have a vast impact on the country's youth, who make up over half of the population. 17-year-old photographer Isabel Okoro captured her peers and asked them what they want for the country.
Isabel Okoro

9 female photo assistants on how to make it in the industry

These women share their stories and best advice for entering the male-dominated industry.
Jingyu Lin
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clubbing as political resistance in italy

We asked five young people who go to Milan's under-threat MACAO nightclub how they feel about the current state of the world.
Mattia Ruffolo
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the best looks from afropunk johannesburg, straight up

See the South African city show off the sartorial juice it's so well known for.
Amira Rasool

seoul's young creatives on transcending the k-bubble

How young creatives are supporting each other and pushing the boundaries of the city's rapidly evolving scene.
Mitch Parker
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this is the creative community of hong kong, straight up

Photographer Desiré van den Berg visited the Clockenflap Festival in Hong Kong, where Erykah Badu, David Byrne, and many more were performing. Against a neon lit backdrop she captured the festival’s most interesting visitors.
Rolien Zonneveld

these portraits document what k-pop, k-beauty, and k-fashion is right now

During Hera Seoul Fashion Week, London-based photographer Al de Perez documented a bold, new generation of artists, designers, musicians, and models, reflecting Korea's latest youthquake.
Steve Salter

what students wore to their first day back at university

These fashion and arts students in London are pushing the boundaries of good taste, one box of acid-green hair dye at a time.
Georgia Canning

from the designers to the stylists and pattern cutters, we meet the creative minds behind ashish

It takes a lot of love, graft and teamwork to put a fashion show together -- here's how Ashish do it.
i-D Staff

from the designer to the casting director, meet the creative minds behind asai

Here's how a fashion show comes together.
i-D Staff

how this underground club is shaping russian culture

“Russia is more than vodka, bears and Gosha Rubchinskiy.” We asked the founders, club kids and residents of Kisloty about its underground music scene and the creative future of St. Petersburg.
Juule Kay
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young londoners on what makes them hopeful for the future

Photographer Ellius Grace takes to the streets of the capital.
i-D Staff