Plus Size

Fashion

how a new wave of models are championing ideals of beauty

In this week’s episode of i-D podcast, Fash-ON Fash-OFF, broadcaster Zooey Gleaves is joined by models Jordan Charles, Josephine Jones and Al Ly to discuss how the inclusivity of new bodies in fashion can provoke change.
Matthew Whitehouse
7.19.18
beauty

this model went from deep shame to powerful body positivity

From crying at her reflection in the mirror, to learning to feel empowered in her own body, Ali Tate reflects on the politics of working in the plus size industry.
Tish Weinstock
5.9.18
beauty

betsy teske has made history as the first curve model to walk for alexander mcqueen

Fresh from making her Paris Fashion Week debut this season, here the beautiful blonde bombshell talks body image, size and self-acceptance.
Tish Weinstock
10.17.17
News

barbie ferreira strips down and opens up about fat-shaming in fashion

"They didn’t want to put my fat body in their store. They didn’t want to put my rolls anywhere. They didn’t even want to pay me."
Hannah Ongley
5.23.17
MODEL

​model melissa koole speaks out about living with autism

Five days ago, Dutch model Melissa Koole revealed to the world, via social media, that she suffers from Asperger’s syndrome. Here on i-D, she shares her incredible story about struggling with a disability and learning to overcome it.
Melissa Koole
4.6.17
News

meet the first plus-size trans model to land a clothing campaign

'Hopefully we start to see mixed runways, not just of race, but size and stature... We ALL wear clothing.'
i-D Staff
12.23.16
Fashion

nyfw had more body-shape diversity than ever this season

Plus size blogger Margie Ashcroft, reports on the state of the body-shape debate at this season's NYFW.
Margie Ashcroft
9.21.16
News

​diversity now! the 2016 winning students announced

Hundreds of fashion students from across the UK submitted their vision of a fashion future that represents diversity and inclusivity to All Walks, and you voted for the very best...
i-D Staff
6.8.16
News

​diversity now! vote for the best fashion student work of 2016

Fashion students across the UK have shown i-D and All Walks their talent. Now YOU must vote for the Diversity NOW! People’s Choice award winner.
i-D Staff
5.24.16
Fashion

​love the skin you’re in with model sabina karlsson

The red haired beauty opens up about her difficult transition from child model to plus size star.
Tish Weinstock
4.22.16
News

relax: ashley graham’s curves haven’t been photoshopped

The size 16 model and newest Maxim coverstar denies “slimming down” rumours
Tish Weinstock
3.31.16
Fashion

talking body positivity, racial diversity and the problem with plus size labels with model diana veras

The 20-year-old beauty opens up about her journey towards loving herself, just the way she is.
Tish Weinstock
3.22.16