Meet The Most Powerful Woman In Fashion Now

See who ranked the highest on Forbes Magazine's top 100

Meet The Most Powerful Woman In Fashion Now

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Designer, mother and president of the CFDA (Council of Fashion Designers of America) Diane von Furstenberg ranked highest amongst a top roster of leading women from around the world Forbes Magazine‘s annual list of the most powerful women. The glossy placed DVF in slot #33 beating out fellow designer Miuccia Prada (#67), supermodel Gisele Bundchen (#83) and Vogue editor Anna Wintour (#51). Michelle Obama (#7), Oprah Winfrey (#11) and even Lady Gaga (#14) landed top spots while actresses Angelina Jolie (#66) and Sofia Vergara (#75) rounded out the hot 100. Entertainers Beyonce Knowles (#32), Jennifer Lopez (#38) and Shakira (#40) made the cut but there was no sight of one influencer: Kate Middleton. Between globetrotting and crowd watching, we’re not surprised to see the Duchess off the list since she’s kept her charity work to a minimum so far. Luckily the magazine’s included a brief section of honourable mentions including Middleton, Spanx founder Sara Blakely, Girls creator Lena Dunham and Hunger Games star Jennifer Lawrence.

Click here to see what we’d like to see Kate Middleton wear this fall.