Jane Helpern

Music

watch kenzo's powerful new campaign film by ‘lemonade’ director kahlil joseph

'Music is My Mistress' stars activists, musicians and award winning actors in an "unfolding drama across cultures, space, and time."
Jane Helpern
2.22.17
Culture

meet nancy steiner, hollywood's indie queen of costuming

The veteran costume designer on the golden age of music videos, working on the new 'Twin Peaks', and Hollywood pay gaps.
Jane Helpern
12.9.16
Music

the stories behind your favorite 90s music videos, from nirvana to no doubt

From Gwen Stefani’s polka-dot dress in “Don’t Speak” to Nirvana’s suits in “In Bloom”, we get the scoop on how costume designer Nancy Steiner designed a generation.
Jane Helpern
12.9.16
Fashion

how nikia phoenix is changing the beauty game for black women

The outspoken beauty activist of gets real about race in the beauty and modeling industries, including what the hell Kanye was thinking when he called for “multiracial women only.”
Jane Helpern
10.5.16
Fashion

the radical resurgence of the female buzz cut

As a new crop of models, musicians, and Instagram girls switch scissors for clippers, we take a look at the political implications of chopping it all off.
Jane Helpern
5.14.16
Beauty

can underwear brands truly be empowering?

Following renewed backlash against the Angel fantasy, we take a look at the strides being made by a few bold brands in creating functional, beautiful, inclusive underwear that serves all women’s bodies.
Jane Helpern
4.20.16
Fashion

kenya kinski-jones on animal rights activism and the power of grimes

Despite her film and music world ties, the emerging model has always been more interested in horses than Hollywood.
Jane Helpern
3.26.16
Culture

this feminist photo gallery is reclaiming 'cute'

Ashley Armitage, the photographer behind the Instagram account @ladyist (current follower count: 30.6k), discusses her next project, an intersectional online space showcasing the work of her friends.
Jane Helpern
2.8.16
Culture

the fearless funny women of comedy tackle sexual violence

How comedians like Margaret Cho and Jessie Kahnweiler are helping women speak out about abuse.
Jane Helpern
1.18.16
Music

how mariah carey became the queen of christmas

Charting Mimi’s rise from 90s pop star to holiday icon.
Jane Helpern
12.15.15
Culture

can casey jane ellison make the art world funny?

i-D chats with the super serious Casey Jane Ellison about getting spicy with the art world.
Jane Helpern
12.7.15
Culture

the irl revolution: how friendship is moving offline

As Facebook fatigue sets in, we examine the ways in which millennials and Generation Z are finding fun offline, from co-living communes to phone bans.
Jane Helpern
11.24.15
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