diversity

Fashion

sanam sindhi isn't scared to call out faux diversity in fashion

Whether modeling lingerie for Rihanna or designing boots for Jeffrey Campbell, the style icon f.k.a. @trustmedaddy is demanding the normalization of bigger bodies.
Marie Lodi
6.28.18
Culture

moscow is a beautiful melting pot

Often stereotyped as completely white, we meet youth from across the world who’ve made Moscow home.
Anastasiia Fedorova
6.27.18
Fashion

every body type is permitted in marni’s collaged olympic games

Only Marni’s madcap creative director Francesco Risso could have the frow working out their core muscles on bouncing exercise balls as he presented his imagined Olympics for imperfect athletes.
Steve Salter
6.18.18
beauty week 2018

is the 'fenty effect' in the beauty industry a trend or real progress?

As more brands go out of their way to follow the cash cow that is Rihanna's Fenty Beauty brand, we ask if this new push for diversity will have a lasting effect on the beauty industry.
Stephanie Phillips
6.11.18
Fashion

who's really profiting from diverse cgi models?

Shudu and Lil Miquela are bringing in serious cash for their mysterious creators.
Hannah Ongley
4.30.18
Fashion

leyna bloom could be the first trans victoria’s secret angel

'I’m doing this for the people,' Leyna tells i-D. 'When I get a chance to walk that show, I’m representing that underdog, that dreamer.'
Hannah Ongley
4.12.18
Fashion

this season’s catwalks were the most inclusive ever, but there's still work to be done

“It’s a constant battle, a constant need to remind the industry, that there are fantastic models of color,” says the team behind anonymous Instagram account @moremodelsofcolor.
Steve Salter
3.27.18
News

l’oreal tells beauty blogger they can’t work with her due to skin issues

After being cast in a shoot, 21-year-old Kadeeja Khan was told by the cosmetics brand it can’t work with people with skin issues, and a spokesperson explained it was a casting mixup.
Tish Weinstock
3.2.18
Beauty

a lesson on beauty with pat cleveland

The world’s first black supermodel and legendary Studio 54 pin-up reflects on the changing face of makeup and the problem with diversity in fashion.
Pat Cleveland
12.21.17
Fashion

palestinian model qaher harhash is breaking down the industry's biases

Meet the young model determined to increase the visibility of Palestinians, via the catwalk.
Bo Hanna
12.12.17
News

rihanna is not here for diversity as a "marketing tool"

She responded to a fan DM about Fenty Beauty and transgender representation.
Hannah Ongley
12.1.17
News

james charles, first male face of covergirl, apologizes for racist tweets

"They did not come from a place of hate," James Charles said in a video apology. "They came from me being a really ignorant 13-year-old who should not have had a Twitter account."
André-Naquian Wheeler
11.7.17
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