Joan Smalls

Fashion

how do we ensure fashion’s diversity drive doesn’t just fetishise the new wave of models?

Joan Smalls and Hari Nef have spoken out about what Nef calls ‘Diversity Day’, or the tokenistic casting of LGBTQ models and model of colour. So how can we ensure fashion’s policy of inclusion is authentic?
Tansy Hoskins
4.7.17
Music

the top ten most iconic model cameos in music videos

Sex, drugs, and MTV.
Tish Weinstock
i-D Staff
4.3.17
News

an agent once told joan smalls a model can’t be black and have crooked teeth

The superstar model on the discrimination she’s faced over her career.
Wendy Syfret
2.16.17
News

hari nef and joan smalls on the problem with fashion’s diversity obsession

'Diversity Day is cool — Diversity Day essentially pays my bills. But it’s never a blue chip campaign, it’s never a contract.'
Hannah Ongley
12.14.16
Fashion

the icons: milla jovovich, joan smalls, and cameron russell

With decades of experience in front of the camera, we celebrate the icons of the industry whose looks, personalities, poses, and attitudes have defined an era of fashion. Here, they share their experiences and advice for the next generation.
i-D Staff
9.9.16
Fashion

10 supermodel superholidays to give you fomo

From Joan Smalls to Jourdan Dunn, get into the summer groove with a few of our favourite friends. Pass the Piz Buin, luv!
Tish Weinstock
7.26.16
News

kanye west and joan smalls star in balmain's opulent new campaign

Creative director Pascal Dangin promised that more fall/winter 16 ads are dropping soon.
Hannah Ongley
7.25.16
Think Pieces

how three decades of i-D covers sound off on womanhood

Happy international women's day!
i-D Team
3.8.16
News

see givenchy’s dreamy spring/summer 16 campaign

It’s all about LOVE, GANG and FAMILY.
Felicity Kinsella
12.18.15
News

the jenner, smalls and hadid sisters star in balmain campaign

It’s a family affair at Balmain this season as Olivier Rousteing taps a whole bunch of famous siblings for his latest campaign.
i-D Staff
Felicity Kinsella
7.16.15
News

​olivier rousteing assembles his #balmainarmy as the brand unveils its star-studded spring/summer 15 campaign

Adriana Lima, Joan Smalls, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Isabeli Fontana and Crista Cober all feature in new campaign.
Lynette Nylander
12.12.14
News

pirelli calendar girls 2015 announced

Hold on to your hats boys! The smouldering temptresses of the annual Pirelli calendar were revealed today in Milan.
Felicity Kinsella
11.18.14
0102