Body Positive

Positive body image is something we should all be celebrating; here we highlight the best work in the move towards body positivity for everyone

Photography

this body positive photo series is a response to social media anxiety

Ben Simpson focuses on what people really look like, outside of perceived digital perfection.
John Buckley
8.28.18
Fashion

this modeling agency is for body positive models, by body positive models

Democratizing the industry one selfie at a time.
Annie Lord
8.16.18
Fashion

this body positivity model is making fat a positive word

Iceland’s Isold Halldorudottir is paving the way for body positivity with the hashtag #fatgirloncam
Hanna Hanra
8.9.18
News

paloma elsesser on her latest campaign: "being fat isn't ugly or shameful"

The model has shot in the nude for the first time to prove "being fat isn't a burden."
Isabelle Hellyer
9.15.17
News

5 pieces of body positive wisdom from i-D founder terry jones

Making an appearance in new documentary 'No Body’s Perfect,' Terry joins photographer Rankin for a chat about diversity, expression, and the genuine beauty of individuality.
Matthew Whitehouse
11.21.16
News

terrifying viral hashtag challenges women to be thinner than a sheet of paper

The #A4Challenge —a social media trend gaining traction in China— celebrates literal paper thinness.
Emily Manning
3.17.16
Instagram

2015 the year... models fought back against body-shaming

Whether they were calling out an industry that had turned on them, or the trolls who made it personal, this year, models were not just seen but heard.
Felicity Kinsella
12.28.15
Fashion

paloma elsesser is all about being the best version of yourself

We catch up with the body positive pioneer to talk Paris, Pat McGrath and the power of social media
Tish Weinstock
11.25.15
Beauty

meet a new generation of body positive pioneers

From viral hashtags to YouTube videos, meet the activists paving the way for a more body positive future. Because beauty comes in all different shapes and sizes.
Tish Weinstock
i-D Staff
11.24.15
Film

why 'straight/curve' is the body positive documentary we need

We caught up with director Jenny McQuaile to find out how the fashion industry has become a front line for a momentous change.
Emily Manning
8.25.15
Fashion

the fight of the size 12 model

There's sample size and plus size, but little room for the UK size 12 model. Talking from experience, Natasha Culzac navigates the no man's land of the UK "inbetweenie" models.
Natasha Culzac
8.24.15
feminism

​how social media is making us body positive

From calling out Topshop for its painstakingly thin mannequins to campaigning for the return of #curvy, the rise of online activism has allowed us to engage with issues surrounding our bodies in a more proactive way. But are people in it for the likes...
Tish Weinstock
8.14.15
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