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.
moscow is a beautiful melting pot
Often stereotyped as completely white, we meet youth from across the world who’ve made Moscow home.
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.
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.
who's really profiting from diverse cgi models?
Shudu and Lil Miquela are bringing in serious cash for their mysterious creators.
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.'
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.
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.
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.
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.
rihanna is not here for diversity as a "marketing tool"
She responded to a fan DM about Fenty Beauty and transgender representation.
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."