diversity

News

This film explores the unique experience of designing fashion for diverse models

'Clothes in Conversation' follows the inspiring process of six Japanese designers creating adaptive garments for people of different abilities.
Briony Wright
3.16.21
Fashion

People-file is the street casting agency changing fashion from the inside out

Meet the Instagram modelling agency huge brands are turning to for interesting talent.
Charlotte Agnew
2.4.21
Film

What does Sound of Metal mean to Deaf and hard of hearing audiences?

Riz Ahmed’s award-winning new feature is educational, but does it do enough for representation on and off screen?
Shanti Escalante-De Mattei
1.14.21
Film

Only ‘diverse’ films can now be nominated for best picture at the Oscars

The Academy introduces a new diversity criteria to fight bias in its nominations, but how successful will it be?
Tom George
9.10.20
Beauty

The best beauty adverts from i-D's print archive

We asked Halima Olalemi, founder of @adarchives, to search our old issues for the most nostalgic beauty product adverts out there.
Danil Boparai
9.8.20
News

CFDA announces Black advisory board to promote inclusion in the fashion industry

The organisation says they’re committed to creating “systemic change” and amplifying Black voices.
Roisin Lanigan
9.2.20
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

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
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