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10 women we admire right now in honour of International Women's Day

All women are amazing, all over the world, no matter their achievements, but to celebrate International Women’s Day, we wanted to shine a spotlight on ten British-based women we admire right now and why:
Anya Hindmarch - the business role model behind the most wonderful brand and proof that kindest and success can co-exist @anyahindmarch
Ella Mills - turning her passion into profit and philanthropy, Ella took her illness and turned it into wellness that inspires a generation @deliciouslyella @ellla.mills__
Amy Powney  - the creative director of the fashion label Mother of Pearl shines a welcome spotlight on sustainability in the fashion chain with the documentary, Fashion Reimagined  @amy_powney @motherofpearl
Annabel Riven & Emilie McMeekan - keeping it real, inspiring us through mid-life and making us laugh through tears in their brilliant I’m Absolutely Fine podcast and hilarious Instagram @themidult
Sarah Raven - the undisputed 'Queen of Gardens' keeps inspiring our love of gardening through the seasons across all she does including the Grow, Cook & Arrange podcast @sarahravensgarden
Lucinda Chambers - this style maven continues to lead and reinvent fashion making it fun, creative and accessible to all (and she makes us want to shop!) @lucindachambers @collagerie @colville_official
Alison Balsom - English trumpet soloist, arranger, producer, and music educator changing the stereotype of brass players with incredible style @alisonbalsom
Lesley Patterson - the Scottish world triathlete title winner turned filmmaker who was rewarded at the BAFTAS’s with a win for the best-adapted screenplay for All Quiet On The Western Front @lesleydoestri
Jeanie Cordy-Simpson - 7 continents marathon runner who conquered the Antarctic (26 miles in minus 30 degrees!) and in turn raised over her target of £40.000 for Breast Cancer Now and Coppafeel in her cousin’s memory @404040jcs @jeaniescottskin