size matters

Think Pieces

2015 the year... size mattered

From BMI to “beach body ready,” this was the year we got real about representation.
Emily Manning
12.25.15
Beauty

bask in the beauty of body diversity

Celebrate the most stunning and provocative images of bodies that have appeared in the pages of i-D magazine throughout the years.
i-D Staff
11.26.15
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barbie ferreira on curve modeling and keeping it real

In the second of our week of films on whether fashion needs a body image health check, we hear from Barbie Ferreira, the 18-year old queen of the in-between who definitely isn’t into your Beach Body Ready bullshit. Confronted with the sad reality that...
i-D Staff
11.25.15
Beauty

meet a new generation of body positive pioneers

From viral hashtags to YouTube videos, meet the activists paving the way for a more body positive future. Because beauty comes in all different shapes and sizes.
Tish Weinstock
11.24.15
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model rosie nelson on the industry pressure to be super-thin

Fashion has a health problem. After a number of young women spoke out about the incredible pressure to stay super-thin, the UK government is launching an inquiry into model health with an all party discussion on December 1st. In the run up, i-D...
i-D Staff
11.24.15
A-Z

the a-z of body image in 2015

They say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and this week we’re looking right at you. Kicking Size Matters Week off with a big body positive bang, we discover the drama surrounding our bodies. From Drop the Plus and #curvy, to in betweenies and...
i-D Staff
11.24.15
size matters

size matters - caryn franklin

In our final film of Size Matters week, we speak to Caryn Franklin - fashion commentator, Master of Science student and all round i-D i-Con. Co-founder of the award winning All Walks Beyond the Catwalk, an initiative which promotes diverse beauty...
i-D Staff
11.11.15
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size matters - sabina karlsson

Size Matters week continues with Sabina Karlsson, the one time Swedish high fashion model who said no to pressure to fight her natural size. One of the many differing and the divine body types to have been showcased in the pages of i-D, we meet Sabina...
i-D Staff
11.11.15
News

the skinny on france's new anti-thinspiration laws

A new law passed today aims to regulate the modeling industry and crack down on eating disorders.
i-D Team
4.3.15