supermodel week

Fashion

keeping up with the instagirls

The Instagirl is the perfect encapsulation of the fragile world we live in. She is the product of the social media echo chamber, as unreal as Donald Trump's hair. She is 'like realizing stuff'. She is an escapist fantasy to guide us through turbulent...
Kinza Shenn
4.19.17
Fashion

these nyc models are paving the way for body diversity

Meet some of the women who are standing up for diversity and challenging the industry's perceptions of beauty.
Greg French
4.12.17
Fashion

an ode to stella tennant

She's the aristocrat-cum-model-cum-distant-cousin-of-Lady-Diana whose haute-androgynous style and technophobia make her one all her own.
Philippa Snow
4.10.17
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
Fashion

how george michael’s 'freedom! ‘90' video happened

Premier Model Management founder Carole White gives us the scoop on how George Michael's iconic, supermodel-filled 'Freedom! '90' video came to life.
James Anderson
4.7.17
Instagram

from supers to instagirls to supers again, why our catwalk icons are cyclical

Personality, transparency, and connectivity have changed the way we see our generation of larger-than-life supermodels. Today, they’re empowered image-makers, democratic, and relatable. But how inherently different are they to the faces they’ve...
Kinza Shenn
4.7.17
Fashion

a few of our fave male models on the pages of i-D

Give it up for the boys who've lit up our pages with chiseled jaws and sultry stares.
i-D Staff
4.7.17
Fashion

supermodel karaoke: when the fiercest faces try to be popstars

The music sounds better with you, baby.
Francesca Dunn
Frankie Dunn
4.7.17
Fashion

#tbt: when i-D met claudia schiffer, eva herzigová, and helena christensen in 2009

Supermodel. Like any term in currency for two decades, the fashion world is probably guilty of using it more than necessary. But on this occasion — sitting beside Claudia, or Eva, or Helena — few descriptions would be more apt. From The Flesh and Blood...
Suzy Corrigan
4.6.17
Australia

in loving memory of ‘search for a supermodel’

At the turn of the millennium, Search For a Supermodel promised to change the industry and discover the next wave of Australian talent. It didn’t, but it did change Australia.
Wendy Syfret
4.6.17
Fashion

the cult of celebrity: how sinister is our obsession with fame?

A look at whether our hunger for fame is a product of a consumerist society, or something that touches on a deeper level of our psyche.
Greg French
4.5.17
Fashion

what the fight for model rights means for feminism

Model labor is one of the foundations of the fashion industry. But while constantly exposed on the catwalk and through countless photoshoots, models often remain invisible.
Anastasiia Fedorova
4.5.17
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