Launched in 1980, i-D has built a reputation for being a consistent source of inspiration for all involved in fashion culture. i-D began as a fanzine dedicated to the street style of punk-era London in 1980 and soon became essential reading for the fashion-aware. i-D has now developed into a glossy magazine that documents fashion and contemporary culture, and has gone a long way toward defining it. i-D constantly reinvents itself and continues to encourage creativity, which is why after 30 years its editorial content still manages to surprise and inspire.
i-D 321, The #RoleModelIssue, comes in sixteen stunning covers. Here we present the final nine! What makes a Role Model? – Throughout history we’ve always admired strong women who have followed their own paths and been unafraid to grab hold of life with both hands. Inspired by the Hollywood glamour of Marilyn Monroe and the individuality of Frida Kahlo, Daniele Duella + Iango Henzi, Patti Wilson and Luigi Murenu explore the notion of role models in fashion, with an epic 94 page story starring the world’s most iconic supermodels, and even hotter clothes. Linda Evangelista, Stephanie Seymour, Guinevere van Seenus, Kristen McMenamy, Karen Elson, Isabeli Fontana, Natasha Poly, Amber Valletta and Gisele Bündchen all make an all-star appearance. Get your hands on a copy of the issue now here to see the mesmerizing story in full.
Text: Holly Shackleton Photography: Daniele + Iango Concept: Luigi Murenu Styling: Patti Wilson From left. Natasha Poly wears dress, scarf and gloves Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci. Veil Jennifer Behr. Isabeli Fontana wears bodysuit Versus. Neckpiece Katarzyna Konieczka. Stephanie Seymour wears dress Versace. Guinevere van Seenus wears blouse No.21. Corset vintage Aris. Kristen McMenamy wears jacket and brooch Chanel. Bra Stella McCartney. Gisele Bündchen wears dress Gareth Pugh. Linda Evangelista wears jacket Alexander Wang. Corset Kunza. Karen Elson wears dress Lanvin. Amber Valetta wears dress Jil Sander.