Body Positivity

Fashion

Designer Sinéad O'Dwyer is breaking down body norms

The young Irish designer is translating the radical impact of her RCA graduate work to new, more wearable contexts.
Mahoro Seward
10.26.20
Opinion

Drag Race needs a plus size winner

Across 11 years, 12 American seasons, five All Stars, one British, two Thai and a Canadian season, the winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race has never been a plus size queen. 
Gina Tonic
8.27.20
Fashion

Michaela Stark designs lingerie that celebrates the body in all its forms

The Australian artist’s handmade pieces and intimate self-portraits subvert traditional ideas of what's considered flattering.
Laura Pitcher
8.17.20
Opinion

Yulia Tsvetkova’s trial is a showdown for freedom of expression in Russia

The 27-year-old artist is facing six years in prison for distributing “pornographic material” online. We speak to members of the country’s feminist and LGBTQ+ creative communities about why what happens next is a watershed moment for Russia’s youth.
Anastasiia Fedorova
7.1.20
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
Beauty

A look back at a decade of body positivity

Since 2010, the body acceptance movement has gone from the fringes of discourse to the mainstream. Along the way it's also become a fashionable, even lucrative philosophy. Does that mean it's lost its radicalism?
Gina Tonic
12.20.19
Fashion

Meet the young designer dismantling Brazilian body standards

Royal College of Art graduate Karoline Vitto celebrates the curves and rolls we typically try to hide.
Mahoro Seward
12.18.19
Photography

These powerful photos show the beauty of all bodies

Three photographers share how their intimate images are challenging society's unrealistic beauty standards.
Sarah Moroz
12.16.19
Culture

meet the savage x fenty model campaigning for disability awareness

Haitian-American activist Mama Cax tells i-D about her journey to self-acceptance.
Gloria Maria Cappelletti
10.31.19
Fashion

is the fashion industry doing enough to celebrate plus size models?

In 'The Other F Word' a new fat acceptance anthology, body positive model Ady Del Valle argues for more inclusivity in high fashion.
Ady Del Valle
9.19.19
News

of course the fenty mannequins represent realistic body types

Rihanna continues to be a champion for inclusivity (and thick thighs) with her new pop-up.
Jack Sunnucks
6.20.19
Fashion

paloma elsesser ushered in a new era of body positivity in the fashion world this year

The i-D cover star shares her hopes and dreams for 2019, and tells us why the fashion industry is in desperate need of modernisation.
i-D Team
12.14.18
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