Plus Size

Fashion

how a new wave of models are championing ideals of beauty

In this week’s episode of i-D podcast, Fash-ON Fash-OFF, broadcaster Zooey Gleaves is joined by models Jordan Charles, Josephine Jones and Al Ly to discuss how the inclusivity of new bodies in fashion can provoke change.
Matthew Whitehouse
7.19.18
Art

shona mcandrew's life-size sculptures celebrate taboo bodies

The Philly-based artist created an army of plus-size, sexually liberated ladies.
Michael Valinsky
6.15.18
Beauty

this model went from deep shame to powerful body positivity

From crying at her reflection in the mirror, to learning to feel empowered in her own body, Ali Tate reflects on the politics of working in the plus size industry.
Tish Weinstock
5.9.18
Fashion

la'shaunae steward is the plus-size instagram goddess we need

Catching up with the social media sensation and now shoe curator.
Jack Sunnucks
4.27.18
Fashion

natalie nootenboom is the body-positive, asian-american champion fashion needs

The coming of age of a new kind of model, one providing sorely-needed representation.
Tim Chan
12.12.17
Beauty

betsy teske has made history as the first curve model to walk for alexander mcqueen

Fresh from making her Paris Fashion Week debut this season, here the beautiful blonde bombshell talks body image, size and self-acceptance.
Betsy Teske
Tish Weinstock
10.17.17
News

barbie ferreira strips down and opens up about fat-shaming in fashion

"They didn’t want to put my fat body in their store. They didn’t want to put my rolls anywhere. They didn’t even want to pay me."
Hannah Ongley
5.22.17
Fashion

these nyc models are paving the way for body diversity

Meet some of the women who are standing up for diversity and challenging the industry's perceptions of beauty.
Greg French
4.12.17
MODEL

​model melissa koole speaks out about living with autism

Five days ago, Dutch model Melissa Koole revealed to the world, via social media, that she suffers from Asperger’s syndrome. Here on i-D, she shares her incredible story about struggling with a disability and learning to overcome it.
Melissa Koole
4.6.17
News

meet the first plus-size trans model to land a clothing campaign

'Hopefully we start to see mixed runways, not just of race, but size and stature... We ALL wear clothing.'
i-D Staff
Hannah Ongley
12.22.16
News

beth ditto is creating the plus-sized clothing she wishes designers had made for her

Ditto launches her second body-positive collection with Hanna Moon-lensed lookbook.
i-D Staff
11.2.16
News

australian model says it's 'kind of degrading' to call size 14 models 'plus size'

Robyn Lawley joins a chorus of successful models pushing to ditch the term.
Isabelle Hellyer
10.13.16
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