The Future Is Female
Historically, women have usually gotten the short end of the stick when it comes to equality, which makes fashion and pop culture’s recent feminist streak even more notable. The Fall/Winter 2017 runways have proven to be resolute in supporting the cause, while Hollywood is enjoying a surge of female-centric stories that critics and audiences are lapping up.
 A strong female cast revolutionises TV in The Handmaid’s Tale. [2 ] Emmeline Pankhurst and her Suffragette sisters paved the way for women’s right to vote. [ 3 & 6] The ladies of Netflix’s GLOW kick some serious butt in the wrestling ring.  Glam female power at Versace FW17.  That infamous moment at Beyoncé’s 2014 VMA performance.  It was a celebration of feminine strength at 3.1 Phillip Lim’s collection, led by powerful tailoring and tough leather pieces.  Prada’s FW17 collection payed homage to the liberation of women in the ’70s, as models walked a room plastered with feminist protest banners. [ 9] Strong slogan on a Zadig & Voltaire tee. [ 10] Continuing her feminist streak from SS17, Maria Grazia Chiuri at Christian Dior returns with a militant stride. [ 11 ] Street style stars Irene Kim, Aimee Song and Chriselle Lim band together. [ 12 ] Prabal Gurung takes a stand at his bow. [ 13 ] The finale at Missoni saw creative director Angela Missoni and family march out in pussy hats – the new symbol of female solidarity.