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...
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.
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.
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?
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.
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...
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.
supermodel karaoke: when the fiercest faces try to be popstars
The music sounds better with you, baby.
#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...
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.
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.
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.