Joan Smalls


the top ten most iconic model cameos in music videos

Sex, drugs, and MTV.
Tish Weinstock

an agent once told joan smalls a model can’t be black and have crooked teeth

The superstar model on the discrimination she’s faced over her career.
Wendy Syfret

hari nef and joan smalls on the problem with fashion’s diversity obsession

'Diversity Day is cool — Diversity Day essentially pays my bills. But it’s never a blue chip campaign, it’s never a contract.'
Hannah Ongley

the icons: milla jovovich, joan smalls, and cameron russell

With decades of experience in front of the camera, we celebrate the icons of the industry whose looks, personalities, poses, and attitudes have defined an era of fashion. Here, they share their experiences and advice for the next generation.
i-D Staff

kanye west and joan smalls star in balmain's opulent new campaign

Creative director Pascal Dangin promised that more fall/winter 16 ads are dropping soon.
Hannah Ongley

the jenner, smalls and hadid sisters star in balmain campaign

It’s a family affair at Balmain this season as Olivier Rousteing taps a whole bunch of famous siblings for his latest campaign.
i-D Staff

​olivier rousteing assembles his #balmainarmy as the brand unveils its star-studded spring/summer 15 campaign

Adriana Lima, Joan Smalls, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Isabeli Fontana and Crista Cober all feature in new campaign.
Lynette Nylander

pirelli calendar girls 2015 announced

Hold on to your hats boys! The smouldering temptresses of the annual Pirelli calendar were revealed today in Milan.
Felicity Kinsella

If you could be friends with anyone in the fashion industry, who would you choose?

I'll be there for you, when the rain starts to pour, I'll be there for you, like I've been there before! Friends teach you a lot in life - about themselves, and whether you want to hear it or not, about yourselves. Life is a game best played in good...
i-D Team

If you could find out the answer to any question in the world - big or small - what would it be?

Being young is all about asking questions. Have you ever wondered why the sea is salty? Or why you can’t tickle yourself? From queries about extraterrestrial life, to global warming, even the supermodels have questions they've always wanted to ask the...
i-D Team
Think Pieces

the nipple controversy

Flash a nipple on Facebook or Instagram and say goodbye to your accounts. Why don't man-boobs or hairy chests get the chop? What is it about women’s nipples that social media finds so offending?
Tish Weinstock

the a-z of wink!

Featuring a galaxy of 26 stellar supermodels such as Cara, Joan, Lindsey, Natalia, Xiao - alongside cheeky cameos from the likes of J.W. and Rick - Jérémie Rozan and Charlotte Stockdale’s film continues our fashion alphabets series by bringing our...
i-D Team