size matters

Think Pieces

2015 the year... size mattered

From BMI to “beach body ready,” this was the year we got real about representation.
Emily Manning
12.25.15
News

france passes law banning 'excessively thin models'

Women entering the profession will need a doctor's certificate to confirm they are in good health.
Nick Levine
12.20.15
Fashion

​could an age limit of 18 protect model health?

i-D attended a government inquiry into model health led by Caroline Nokes MP last week, where models, agents, diversity activists and medical professionals all seemed to see the sense in raising the minimum catwalk age from 16 to 18.
Charlotte Gush
12.8.15
Fashion

​things i've learnt from 5 years campaigning for diversity in fashion

I joined fashion diversity pioneers Debra Bourne, Caryn Franklin and Erin O’Connor at All Walks Beyond the Catwalk in 2010. Here's what I've learnt from five years campaigning for the celebration of a wider range of sizes, shapes, ages, abilities...
Charlotte Gush
12.1.15
Fashion

iskra lawrence defines what it means to be a body image activist

Call yourself an activist? Then do something…
Tish Weinstock
12.1.15
Beauty

bask in the beauty of body diversity

Celebrate the most stunning and provocative images of bodies that have appeared in the pages of i-D magazine throughout the years.
i-D Staff
11.26.15
Beauty

​a girl’s guide to body image

You don't have to be beautiful, acceptance doesn't come from within and remember that your face is making someone else money.
Bertie Brandes
11.25.15
watch

barbie ferreira on curve modeling and keeping it real

In the second of our week of films on whether fashion needs a body image health check, we hear from Barbie Ferreira, the 18-year old queen of the in-between who definitely isn’t into your Beach Body Ready bullshit. Confronted with the sad reality that...
i-D Staff
11.25.15
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
watch

model rosie nelson on the industry pressure to be super-thin

Fashion has a health problem. After a number of young women spoke out about the incredible pressure to stay super-thin, the UK government is launching an inquiry into model health with an all party discussion on December 1st. In the run up, i-D...
i-D Staff
11.24.15
Fashion

the a-z of body image in 2015

They say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and this week we’re looking right at you. Kicking Size Matters Week off with a big body positive bang, we discover the drama surrounding our bodies. From Drop the Plus and #curvy, to in betweenies and...
i-D Staff
11.24.15
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