As Stylist approaches its 10th year, we’re incredibly excited to announce our new awards that recognise the world’s most trailblazing women.
It will come as no surprise to anyone to hear that women are always at the heart of what we do at Stylist.
Our ethos is based on a desire to celebrate women, fight for our equality, champion those who need a voice and to battle against any misogyny thrown in our direction. And for the past nine years we’ve done just that – told the stories of women who help us all. As we enter our 10th year, we’re going to go one step further with a prestigious new awards ceremony: Remarkable Women in partnership with philosophy, a gala event that will bring together the women – famous or otherwise – who we want to celebrate for being all-round excellent role models.
Held in the same week as International Women’s Day, the inaugural Stylist Remarkable Women Awards will take place on Tuesday 5 March. We will bring together remarkable women from the global A-list and local communities; across ethnicity, geography, sector and purpose to celebrate them equally. We will honour entrepreneurs, those in creative industries, pioneers in mental health, philanthropists and mentors. As ever, our readers are our most important barometer so we’ll also be asking you to vote in one special category, which we’ll reveal the details of in the new year.
Lisa Smosarski, editor-in-chief of Stylist, said: “Since launch, we have always recognised remarkable women at Stylist. We love sharing the stories of women who deserve to have their voices heard, we’ve consistently supported campaigns that fight for gender equality and we always applaud celebrities who use their platform to champion the rights of women. Now we have our own way to say thank you, to bring together the faces we know alongside the women whose stories are yet to be told, in one unique celebration of female empowerment.”
The hardest task will be choosing our women. From former first lady Michelle Obama, who got her hands dirty for access to education and female reproductive rights, and the agenda-setting voice of Jameela Jamil, who uses her platform to call out everyday sexism, to Jodie Whittaker, who made history as the first female Doctor Who – the list is endless.
As we stride towards 2019, we have true equality in our sights.
The Stylist Remarkable Women Awards in partnership with philosophy are an opportunity to celebrate the women around the world who are making that dream a reality. Keep your eyes peeled on Stylist.co.uk for more news.