Top 5 Most Stylish Women of 2016
- Hajira Ahmad
- Farzana Baduel
- Neelam Gill
- Samia Khan
- Sruti Sethuraman
Hajira Ahmad is the Founder and Managing Director of EBH (Events by Hajira) an event management and production company that specializes in creating unique events particularly in the fashion sector. In 1998, Hajira established Think Pink to create awareness and raise funds for cancer charities. Despite often working behind the scenes at major fashion events like Pakistan Fashion Week London, Hajira can easily step into the limelight in glamorous outfits inspired by the designers she champions, making her one of the Top 5 Most Stylish Women of 2016.
Farzana Baduel is Founder and Managing Director of Curzon PR, a London-based strategic public relations and digital communications agency working across arts, culture, business and policy in growth markets. She also dedicates a portion of her time and expertise to charities and holds a board position at CARE Pakistan UK, the largest educational NGO in Pakistan and Youth Music Theatre (YMT), an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation. With model-like looks and a size zero figure, she has a sophisticated sense of fashion, incorporating both the Eastern and Western couture styling that her clients have come to expect. Clearly one of the Top 5 Most Stylish Women of 2016.
Neelam Gill is a British fashion model. In September 2013, Gill made her debut on the catwalk for Burberry’s fashion show during London Fashion Week. In 2014, Gill became the first Indian model featured in a Burberry campaign. In January 2015, Neelam became the brand ambassador for blinkbrowbar and in November 2015, she became the face of American retail brand Abercrombie & Fitch. At 5ft 10” Neelam looks stunning in almost any outfit, but also experiments with different looks as befits her young age and job. In February 2016, Neelam told London Live that she wants to be more than a model and would like act, so she’s certainly one to watch among the Top 5 Most Stylish Women of 2016.
Samia Khan is a qualified barrister and co-founder of modest style and lifestyle blog Hijablicious, where she writes about clothing and accessories. The UK modest clothing market is said to be worth around £100 million annually, analysts estimate. Samina is a also a youth mentor and a Young Leadership graduate. Effortlessly blending fashion with modest clothing is an art that makes Samia one of the Top 5 Most Stylish Women of 2016.
In August 2016, Indian-born fashion blogger Sruti Sethuraman was crowned ‘UK’s Best-Dressed Vegan’ by PETA, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Foundation which is a UK-based charity dedicated to establishing and protecting the rights of all animals. Originally from New Delhi, but now based in London, Sruti was lauded for her impressive array of sophisticated outfits- which are completely free of animal-derived materials that she flaunts on her fashion blog Love and Blossoms. Sruti’s ethical and vegan approach to fashion marks her out as one of the Top 5 Most Stylish Women of 2016.