Inspirational women of the 1990s - People - Stylist Magazine

Inspirational women of the 1990s

Inspirational women of the 1990s

Trailblazers and icons who defined a decade

Ah, the 90s. This decade of dangerous style and dodgy music was home to some incredible women, with entrepreneurs, writers, singers and politicians all lining up to break records and taboos with an abundance of flair and talent.

Take Martha Lane Fox, who cashed in on the power of the internet early by launching LastMinute.com in 1998. Or punk rock band Bikini Kill, who kick-started a new wave of feminism. Then there's the SATC girls, who revolutionised the way sex and relationships were discussed on TV, and Madeleine Albright, the first female US Secretary of State.

From cultural icons to sporting legends and political trailblazers, here are 40 inspirational women of the 1990s...

Have we missed out your favourite 90s icon? Let us know your suggestions in the comments below or on Twitter

Photos: Rex Features and Getty Images, Words: Anna Brech

Tags: women, music, fashion, business, politics

Share on

or email.

  • Facebook
  • Digg
  • Delicious
Add a comment

Comments

Add a comment

CONNECT WITH STYLIST

Our Most…

Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie: My double mastectomy

Angelina Jolie has undergone a double mastectomy…

More
Top 50 most romantic quotes from literature

Top 50 romantic lines from literature

Losing hearts at first sight, soul-entwining…

More
The Best 100 Closing Lines From Books

The best 100 closing lines from books

Don't judge a book by its cover - instead, try…

More

Lena Dunham posts Girls Season 4 teaser on Instagram

Girls may not be returning to our screens until…

More

Your Vote Counts

It's one of the chilliest Augusts in decades. Are you...

It's one of the chilliest Augusts in decades. Are you...