Zaya Wade photographed by Tyler Mitchell

The 14-year-old LGBTQ+ activist, and eldest daughter of NBA legend Dwyane Wade, stars in the new issue of i-D.

by i-D Staff
16 November 2021, 1:30pm

Zaya Wade’s story originally appeared in i-D’s The Darker Issue, no. 365, Winter 2021. Order your copy here.

 Zaya Wade wearing a pink suit, black feathery sleeves and black shoes standing in a pink room.
Zaya wears all clothing and shoes GUCCI.
Picture of pink blossoms.
Zaya sits in a tree on a scarf wearing a patterned blue two piece
All clothing PACO RABANNE.
Zaya wears a red skirt and red hoodie with black platform buckle shoes standing in a pink room.
All clothing SACAI. Shoes MARC JACOBS.
Zaya wears a yellow tunic and yellow skirt standing in a bush with yellow flowers.
Zaya stands in a grey room wearing a fluffy coat, colourful floral tights and black platform buckles.
Coat PRADA. Top and leggings CHOPOVA LOWENA. Shoes MARC JACOBS.
Close up of Zaya wearing a fluffy coat.


Photography Tyler Mitchell
Fashion director Carlos Nazario
Hair Lacy Redway
Make-up Yadim at Art Partner
Photography assistance Zack Forsyth, Bummy Koepenick and Luis Ramirez
Fashion assistance Jose Cordero and Ruby Bravo
Tailor Hasmik Kourinian
Production Connect The Dots Inc and Art Partner

Tyler Mitchell