these nyc models are paving the way for body diversity
Meet some of the fearless women across the pond that are standing up for diversity and challenging industry's perceptions of beauty.
an ode to stella tennant
She's the aristocrat-cum-model-cum-distant-cousin-of-Lady-Diana whose haute-androgynous style and technophobia make her one all her own. I love you, Stella.
how do we ensure fashion’s diversity drive doesn’t just fetishise the new wave of models?
Joan Smalls and Hari Nef have spoken out about what Nef calls ‘Diversity Day’, or the tokenistic casting of LGBTQ models and model of colour. So how can we ensure fashion’s policy of inclusion is authentic?
a few of our fave male models on the pages of i-D
As we've been celebrating iconic supermodels all week, today we're giving it up for the boys that've lit up our pages with their chiseled jaws and sultry stares. Dreamy.
a fashion insider on how george michael’s freedom! ‘90 vid happened
In an ongoing series of regular interviews, i-D invites our music-loving fashion friends to select and dissect their ultimate inspirational pop videos. Here, Premier Model Management founder Carole White chooses George Michael's Freedom! '90, and gives...
supermodel karaoke: when the fittest faces try to be popstars
The music sounds better with you, baby.
from supermodels to instagirls to supermodels again, here’s why our catwalk icons are cyclical
Personality, transparency and connectivity have changed the way we see our generation of larger than life supermodels. Today, they’re empowered image-makers, democratic and relatable. But how inherently different are they to the faces they’ve followed...
#tbt: when i-D met claudia schiffer, eva herzigova and helena christensen in 2009
Supermodel. Like any term in currency for two decades, the fashion world is probably guilty of using it more than necessary, but on this occasion, sitting beside Claudia, or Eva, or Helena, few descriptions would be more apt. From The Flesh and Blood...
in loving memory of ‘search for a supermodel’
At the turn of the millennium, Search For a Supermodel promised to change the industry and discover the next wave of Australian talent. It didn’t, but it did change Australia.
the cult of celebrity: how sinister is our obsession with fame?
A look at whether our hunger for fame is a product of a consumerist society, or something that touches on a deeper level of our psyche.
are these the ultimate supermodel movie cameos?
why the changing attitude towards the model body is incredibly important for feminism today
Model labour is one of the foundations of the fashion industry — but paradoxically, while constantly exposed on the catwalk and through countless photoshoots, models often remain invisible