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Women You Admire


We asked you to tweet us your role models with the hashtag #WomenIadmire for International Women's Day and have been overwhelmed by the response. Hundreds of you took part to tribute the women you love and respect, from writers and world leaders to close friends and relatives. Oprah cropped up more than once, as did Rosa Parks, Aung San Suu Kyi, Hillary Clinton and Meryl Streep.

But the majority of your #WomenIadmire tweets were reserved for heroic mums, sisters, grans and friends. We were touched both by the sheer number of tweets, and the eloquent ways in which you expressed your admiration for these brilliant women. Take a look at a selection of tweets below and keep them coming @stylistmagazine #WomenIadmire.

Picture credit: Rex Features



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Screenwriter Abi Morgan refused job because she “didn’t flirt enough”

Morgan doesn't blame the producer for making the comments by Harriet Hall

09 Oct 2015

This weekend’s A-list Instagram highlights

From Cara and Kendall's fries to Simon Cowell's birthday

08 Oct 2015

“It's shitty men are paid more for doing the same thing”

Gwyneth Paltrow speaks out on the gender pay gap by Emily Badiozzaman

08 Oct 2015

New photos of Renee Zellweger filming Bridget Jones in London

Actress dons a baby bump in Woolwich by Emily Badiozzaman

07 Oct 2015

“It's pathetic” Why Cate Blanchett can't stand social media

"I cannot for the life of me work out why adults are participating in that shit.” by Harriet Hall

07 Oct 2015

Ashley Judd reveals she was sexually harassed by a film executive

"He was very stealth and expert about it" by Emily Badiozzaman

07 Oct 2015

Take a tour inside Taylor Swift's palatial Beverly Hills mansion

It has a history of intimate soirees and lavish celebrations for the entertainment industry's elite. by Sejal Kapadia

06 Oct 2015

Why Carey Mulligan hates the phrase “strong woman”

"You don’t say to men: 'You played another really strong man." by Harriet Hall

05 Oct 2015

Emily Blunt on why she's sick of being healthy

“The thought of the gym again makes me want to cry”

05 Oct 2015