Ahrendts took English heritage brand Burberry into the 21st century. Under Ahrendt’s guidance, Burberry has evolved into one of the most recognisable luxury names in fashion. The brand’s digital initiatives within the industry have been groundbreaking, and it boasts nearly 13 million fans on Facebook. Diane von Furstenberg
Her iconic wrap dress is immortalised in the Smithsonian, and she works tirelessly for the rights of designers (and models!) as the president of the CFDA. Through it all she remains professional and inspirational–her dedication to the empowerment of women is legendary.