Plus Size

Art

shona mcandrew's life-size sculptures celebrate taboo bodies

The Philly-based artist created an army of plus-size, sexually liberated ladies.
Michael Valinsky
6.15.18
Beauty

this model went from deep shame to powerful body positivity

From crying at her reflection in the mirror, to learning to feel empowered in her own body, Ali Tate reflects on the politics of working in the plus size industry.
Tish Weinstock
5.9.18
Fashion

la'shaunae steward is the plus-size instagram goddess we need

Catching up with the social media sensation and now shoe curator.
Jack Sunnucks
4.27.18
Fashion

natalie nootenboom is the body-positive, asian-american champion fashion needs

The coming of age of a new kind of model, one providing sorely-needed representation.
Tim Chan
12.12.17
News

barbie ferreira strips down and opens up about fat-shaming in fashion

"They didn’t want to put my fat body in their store. They didn’t want to put my rolls anywhere. They didn’t even want to pay me."
Hannah Ongley
5.22.17
Fashion

these nyc models are paving the way for body diversity

Meet some of the women who are standing up for diversity and challenging the industry's perceptions of beauty.
Greg French
4.12.17
MODEL

​model melissa koole speaks out about living with autism

Five days ago, Dutch model Melissa Koole revealed to the world, via social media, that she suffers from Asperger’s syndrome. Here on i-D, she shares her incredible story about struggling with a disability and learning to overcome it.
Melissa Koole
4.6.17
News

meet the first plus-size trans model to land a clothing campaign

'Hopefully we start to see mixed runways, not just of race, but size and stature... We ALL wear clothing.'
Hannah Ongley
12.22.16
Fashion

nyfw had more body-shape diversity than ever this season

But it’s still not enough. And designers are ignoring an $18 billion industry.
Margie Ashcroft
9.20.16
News

amy schumer says her surprise inclusion in plus-size issue is 'not cool'

The comedian speaks out after being mistakenly featured in a plus-size-only editorial.
Blair Cannon
4.5.16
News

relax, ashley graham’s curves haven’t been photoshopped

The size 16 model and newest 'Maxim' coverstar denies 'slimming down' rumors.
Tish Weinstock
3.31.16
Fashion

model diana veras on body positivity, racial diversity, and the problem with plus-size labels

The 20-year-old beauty opens up about her journey towards loving herself, just the way she is.
Tish Weinstock
3.22.16