A round of applause for these women who are crushing outdated beauty standards and the rules set by a fashion industry that has been feeding stereotypes for far too long.
We handpicked 10 models whose careers have inspired - and given hope to - many women around the world.
-Winnie Harlow suffers from vitiligo, a disease that is characterized by depigmented skin
-Lea T is a transgender supermodel and the face of Givenchy
-Andreja Pejic is another transgender model who’s killing it
-Ashley Graham is the first curvy model to have posed for the cover of Sport Illustrated
-83-year-old Carmen Del’Orefice has been going strong for 68 years and has no intention of retiring any time soon
-Shortly after giving birth, Lara Stone posed for an unedited spread in System magazine
-Saskia de Brauw is the face of one of Yves Saint Laurent’s male collections
-Australian model Madeline Stuart has Down syndrome
-Aimee Mullins had both legs amputated when she was a year old
-Moffy has an amazing body, a perfect face... But he suffers from severe strabismus