model jordun love recreates iconic black hairstyles from album covers
He pays tribute to artists like Janet Jackson, Prince and Stevie Wonder.
the weeknd had to explain to white people that he washes his hair
The politics of black hairstyles doesn't just concern women.
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.
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...
model maria borges on embracing her natural black hair
Riccardo Tisci gave her the encouragement she needed backstage at Givenchy.
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
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.
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?