black hair

Culture

model jordun love recreates iconic black hairstyles from album covers

He pays tribute to artists like Janet Jackson, Prince and Stevie Wonder.
André-Naquian Wheeler
2.26.18
News

the weeknd had to explain to white people that he washes his hair

The politics of black hairstyles doesn't just concern women.
Hannah Ongley
4.15.16
Culture

photographer ronan mckenzie explores today’s perceptions of the black body

21-year-old Ronan looks into contemporary society’s view of the black body relating to sexuality, prejudices and power.
Felicity Kinsella
12.15.15
documentaries

real american beauty: south central, la

In this series directed by Liza Mandelup, we explore the very different faces of American beauty today. From the picket-fenced suburbia of Long Island to the pastel-coloured storefronts of Miami, we examine the transformative powers of a hairstyle, and...
i-D Staff
8.11.15
News

​model maria borges on embracing her natural black hair

Riccardo Tisci gave her the encouragement she needed backstage at Givenchy.
Charlotte Gush
8.8.15
Art

talking politics at the beauty salon

A new exhibition at the Studio Museum in Harlem explores how women use their hair and nails to assert their identity.
Jessica C. Andrews
3.30.15
Fashion

​10 things you need to know about lineisy montero

Since making her catwalk debut a year ago at Prada, Lineisy Montero has gone from who's-that-girl to girl of the moment.
Felicity Kinsella
3.18.15
Fashion

​where is fashion at with natural black hair?

After Lineisy Montero’s turn on last week’s Prada runway complete with a short afro, i-D asks, has fashion finally embraced black hair?
Lynette Nylander
3.6.15