It’s that time of year again. We’re brimming with excitement, stocking up on mince pies, wrapping gifts and feeling festive.
It’s a time for joy, gratitude and happiness. It’s also a time for reflection.
With just 18 days left of yet another epic year, we’re taking a look at some of the fabulous women that have shaped our lives and changed the world in which we live.
There really were too many to mention but for now, take a peep at a standout few.
Is there anything greater than empowered and confident women? We think not.
Be inspired, nibble on a mince pie and enjoy…
This year has been a whirlwind for Caitlyn Jenner.
In July of this year she was the cover girl for Vanity Fair and managed to single-handedly started an international dialogue about transgender men and women.
With millions of Instagram followers, she shares images of her life whilst telling her story with honesty and integrity.
At just 18 years old Malala Yousafzai has faced more trauma than most people.
Nevertheless, this incredible young woman has smiled in the face of adversity and come out as a true inspiration.
The Nobel Peace Prize winner champions female education, equality and the freedom of expression.
With women like this in the world, the future is in safe hands.
There was no stopping the leader of the SNP this year.
From being the indisputable star of the general election to rubbing shoulders with the likes of George Clooney, Nicola has been strong, elegant and graceful throughout.
A modern day heroine if ever there was one.
After battling bulimia and growing up in the intense Hollywood limelight, Demi Lovato has a story to tell and boy is she doing so.
2015 has certainly been her year. She’s embraced her incredible shape, had multiple hit records, released a hugely successful album named ‘Confident’ and spoken out about her problems.
Proving to girls everywhere that life isn’t always perfect, Demi is an inspiring young woman.
Here’s to another year of excellent women shaping the world!
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With her new album, 25 breaking world records and a sellout tour recently announced, Adele manages to enchant the world, be a mother, achieve the best eyeliner flicks and retain the best accent in the music industry.
In September of this year Ashley Graham stepped out dressed in a beautiful black two piece for the Addition Elle catwalk show at New York fashion week.
As a successful plus size model, Curva couldn’t help but champion the moment that Ashley proved to the world that diversity is beautiful.
A body activist, model and designer, Graham’s career continues to go from strength to strength and we couldn’t be happier about it.
Miss Watson was the poster girl for feminism in 2015.
Heading the #heforshe campaign, she’s spent the year giving speeches for the UN, discussing world issues with political leaders and advocating equality.
Oh, and she managed to look fierce throughout in her fair trade clothing.
Funny, bold and incredibly talented, Amy Schumer is the lady you want to be.
Recently featured in the Pirelli Calendar for 2016, this American actress and writer teaches us all to be unapologetically confident and ambitious.