controversy

Film

sofia coppola defends 'the beguiled' from backlash

“To treat slavery as a side-plot would be insulting.”
Georgie Wright
7.17.17
Fashion

bad boys to bumsters: celebrating a century of being scandalized by jeans

In light of the recent controversies over clear pockets, butt zippers, and expensive mud, we examine denim’s controversial history.
Wendy Syfret
5.3.17
News

why it’s hard to wash away the shea moisture controversy

Featuring three white women, the black-owned company’s “break free from hair hate” commercial struck many in the black community as an insult.
André-Naquian Wheeler
4.25.17
Art

​the inside story of kanye’s 'famous' exhibition

The director of the gallery that hosted Yeezy’s living, breathing, nude celebrity sculpture opens up to i-D about staging the rapper’s controversial foray in contemporary art.
Nadja Sayej
9.1.16
Think Pieces

#freethenipple or #hidethenipple?

With a recent wave of activity in Iceland, #freethenipple is a vital movement with a powerful message. But what are the reasons we might want to cover up?
Courtney Iseman
4.3.15
News

fashion joins the fight in indiana

This morning, Gap Inc and Levi’s CEOs Art Peck and Chip Bergh made a joint statement against the state’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act, arguing discrimination is “unquestionably bad for business.”
Emily Manning
4.1.15
News

​karl speaks his mind on fur, fashion and the future

The designer, not known for keeping his opinions to himself, caused controversy when he spoke out in defense of the fur industry to The New York Times this week.
Tish Weinstock
3.5.15
Music

we talk sia and shia labeouf with elastic hearts' dancing superstar maddie ziegler

On the day the behind the scenes video for Elastic Hearts is released, we catch up with the dancing QT.
Tish Weinstock
1.21.15
Music

peek behind the scenes of sia's controversial video starring maddie ziegler and shia labeouf

Check out interviews with Maddie, Shia and Sia, and unseen footage of rehearsals.
Tish Weinstock
1.21.15