Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, Dame Deborah James and the Queen top the Vogue 25 list
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, Dame Deborah James and Sue Gray top Vogue 25 list, recognizing “influential women shaping 2022 and beyond”
- Charity worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, 43, tops the Vogue 25 list
- The list celebrates the influential women shaping 2022 and beyond
- The late cancer activist Dame Deborah James and the Queen also make appearances
The late cancer activist Dame Deborah Jamesthe queen and charity worker Don’t know Zaghari Ratcliffe top the influential women on the annual Vogue 25 list.
That fashion 25 celebrates the influential women shaping 2022 and beyond, and recognizes the advancement of women in work, culture and society.
Other high-profile names on the list include fashionista Victoria Beckham, tennis sensation Emma Raducanu and actress Dame Emma Thompson.
Pictured, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, photographed for the magazine, returned to the UK in March 2022 after six years in Iran, where she was arrested on espionage charges in 2016 and has since been held in solitary confinement or under house arrest
Vogue 25 celebrates the influential women shaping 2022 and beyond, recognizing the advancement of women in work, culture and society. It appears in the current issue of Vogue, pictured
Influential Women: Vogue 25
Don’t know Zaghari Ratcliffecharity worker
Baroness AmosPolitician & Diplomat
Carla DenierCo-Chair, Green Party
Sharon GrahamSecretary General, Unite
Victoria Beckhamfashion designer
Nancy Dojakafashion designer
Sharon caseFounder, Uoma Beauty
Mariella FrostrupBroadcaster & Activist
Leena NairCEO, Chanel
HM Queen Elizabeth IImonarch
Breaking Yasmin Islamactivist
Emma Raducanutennis player
Sophie Smith Galerjournalist
jemma tadd, Head of Fashion, eBay UK
Alex MahonCEO, Channel 4
Olia HerculesChef & Activist
Nazanin, photographed for the magazine, returned to the UK in March 2022 after six years in Iran, where she was arrested on espionage charges in 2016 and has since been held in solitary confinement or under house arrest.
“I don’t know how I would have felt if I hadn’t had a baby,” the mother-of-one told the magazine.
“When I thought this was never going to end, she was [Gabriella, her daughter] Love that brought me back to life.” She is the embodiment of resilience. You go through the prison and then you come out again. Life goes on.’
Dame Deborah, who died last month aged 40, was recognized for her amazing efforts to raise awareness of the symptoms of colon cancer.
Pictured, singer-songwriter PinkPantheress burst onto the music scene via TikTok and is now an international sensation. The 21-year-old from London won the BBC Sound Of 2022
Chef and activist Olia Hercules is the founder of the global charity Cook for Ukraine. She said the “staggering reaction” restored her “faith in humanity.”
she Bowelbabe Fund is now over £7.3million and her extraordinary fundraising efforts – including the release of a book and a range of charity T-shirts – resulted in Deborah being bestowed a maiden dignity by Prince William in her parents’ garden.
The fashion bible also pays tribute to the 96-year-old Queen, who celebrated an unprecedented 70 years on the throne in June.
“During a uniquely turbulent time for the royal family, the breadth and depth of the celebrations were a testament to the Queen’s enduring and undiminished popularity at home and abroad,” the magazine writes.
“Truly inimitable, as we cautiously look to the future, there is a known certainty: never will there be a queen or king more revered than our reigning monarch.”
Actress Jodie Comer, announcer Mariella Frostrup and Channel 4 CEO Alex Mahon also make appearances.
British Vogue’s August issue is available on newsstands and as a digital download from Tuesday 19 July.