diversity

Opinion

Black people shouldn’t have to save white lives to earn their respect

With our deification of key workers, the trope of the noble, deserving minority risks undermining the wider struggle for justice.
Raifa Rafiq
6.25.20
Culture

Contact Models wants to disrupt the industry as we know it

By taking the casting process digitally and cutting out the middleman the young London-based platform want to empower their models.
Rolien Zonneveld
5.28.20
Culture

These queer New York models are shaping fashion’s future

And they're all killing it with agencies that care.
Douglas Greenwood
2.12.20
News

Here’s how many women and people of colour are finally getting time on the big screen

In a depressingly unjust awards season, there are at least a few glimmers of hope.
Douglas Greenwood
2.6.20
Fashion

Alva Claire: "Being at the epicentre of change is so exciting"

The Fenty approved-model shares how it felt to be part of Rihanna's monumental show.
i-D Staff
1.20.20
Fashion

Kyla Coleman: "A lot of people are scared of breaking down boundaries"

Rihanna quizzes the winner of America's Next Top Model.
i-D Staff
1.20.20
Fashion

Ugbad Abdi: "In 2020, I'm leaving the pressure people put on me behind"

Rihanna quizzes the Somali-American model, who's been dubbed the breakout face of the season.
i-D Staff
1.20.20
Fashion

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.
i-D Staff
1.20.20
Photography

These beautiful compositions are an ode to the female body

Lotte van Raalte spent more than a year photographing 46 women, aged 13 to 94, and bundled the impressive result in her new book ‘BODY’.
Rolien Zonneveld
1.14.20
Culture

In 2020, this is how we are going to re-invent the nude calendar

Alongside the glamour portrayed by Pirelli-type calendars, we need to start celebrating self-expression and diversity. This Dutch creative duo shows us how.
Rolien Zonneveld
1.6.20
Opinion

How the modelling industry changed in the 2010s

Over the last decade a sharp shift has happened in the way the modelling industry both operates and is perceived. Here's one former model's take on the changes – from increased diversity to the social media revolution.
Rolien Zonneveld
12.18.19
Opinion

how do we make sure diversity isn’t just a trend?

We investigate the issues raised in the wake of the Business of Fashion-Kerby Jean-Raymond scandal.
Willy Ndatira
10.10.19
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