More muscle! Has womenswear finally embraced the six-pack?
Designers like Schiaparelli are increasingly subverting outdated gender norms and depicting strong women on the runway.
Designer Sinéad O'Dwyer is breaking down body norms
The young Irish designer is translating the radical impact of her RCA graduate work to new, more wearable contexts.
Drag Race needs a plus size winner
Across 11 years, 12 American seasons, five All Stars, one British, two Thai and a Canadian season, the winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race has never been a plus size queen.
Michaela Stark designs lingerie that celebrates the body in all its forms
The Australian artist’s handmade pieces and intimate self-portraits subvert traditional ideas of what's considered flattering.
Yulia Tsvetkova’s trial is a showdown for freedom of expression in Russia
The 27-year-old artist is facing six years in prison for distributing “pornographic material” online. We speak to members of the country’s feminist and LGBTQ+ creative communities about why what happens next is a watershed moment for Russia’s youth.
Jill Kortleve: "Excluding people? I just don’t get it"
The Fenty-approved model talks to Rihanna about bringing some much-needed body diversity to the runway.
A look back at a decade of body positivity
Since 2010, the body acceptance movement has gone from the fringes of discourse to the mainstream. Along the way it's also become a fashionable, even lucrative philosophy. Does that mean it's lost its radicalism?
Meet the young designer dismantling Brazilian body standards
Royal College of Art graduate Karoline Vitto celebrates the curves and rolls we typically try to hide.
These powerful photos show the beauty of all bodies
Three photographers share how their intimate images are challenging society's unrealistic beauty standards.
meet the savage x fenty model campaigning for disability awareness
Haitian-American activist Mama Cax tells i-D about her journey to self-acceptance.
Gloria Maria Cappelletti
is the fashion industry doing enough to celebrate plus size models?
In 'The Other F Word' a new fat acceptance anthology, body positive model Ady Del Valle argues for more inclusivity in high fashion.
Ady Del Valle
of course the fenty mannequins represent realistic body types
Rihanna continues to be a champion for inclusivity (and thick thighs) with her new pop-up.