5 Iconic Women who make Modest=Beautiful

<strong>5 Iconic Women who make Modest=Beautiful</strong>

Like many others, these women are inspirational (and famous) due to their talents and accomplishments. But what makes the following five women stand out is that the also serve as role models in their thoughtful and relatable outlooks on modesty and natural beauty

  1. Emma Watson- This beautiful actress began her career as the innocent Hermione in the Harry Potter film series and has since then become a world renowned actress, model and activist. She is a role model to women of all ages, as she prioritized her own education and also promoted the education of other women in countries like Bangladesh and Zambia. Her amazing work earned her the title of UN Women Goodwill Ambassador in July of 2014. Emma Watson is a fashionable celebrity who inspires women with her body-positive messages and modest attitude. Her powerful words and modest clothing choices have encouraged thousands of women around the world to appreciate the beauty of modesty. 



"My idea of sexy is that less is more. The less you reveal the more people can wonder."

-Emma Watson

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  1. Audrey Hepburn- Audrey Hepburn, the unforgettable 20th Century actress, was an inspirational fashion icon of modest beauty and class. In addition to her brilliant acting career in which starred in many films such as Breakfast at Tiffany's andMy Fair Lady, Hepburn pursued humanitarian goals and devoted much of her time to helping impoverished children though UNICEF in the 1940s and 50s. Her wise approach to beauty is captured in her words: "Elegance is the only beauty that never fades." Plus, she pretty much invented the LBD. What an amazing woman! 
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  1. Adele- Adele Laurie Blue Adkins, also known as Adele, is a British singer we just can't get enough of. Thoughtful, fierce, and mega talented, her deep songs just won't get out of our heads. Adele is an inspiration when it comes to being comfortable in one's own skin and with natural beauty. She has received many a critique from social media and the press for not being as excessively skinny as others in her field, but instead of caving into the pressure, Adele projects pride in loving her body as it is naturally.




    Adele---Someone-Like-You-(Directo-en-Largo)- "I've never wanted to look like models on the cover of magazines. I represent the majority of women and I'm very proud of that."

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  1. Kate Middleton- Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, wife and mother, is one of the most beloved public figures of the century. In addition to her unique and thoughtful leadership style, the captivating Kate Middleton is a major trendsetter in modest fashion to women around the world. She is so impactful that the recently coined "Kate Effect" (the notion that anything Kate Middleton wears goes viral and sells out instantly) has been created about her. 

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  1. Sheryl Sandberg- Sheryl Sandberg is an American technology executive, activist, and author. Her wealth of wisdom comes from her career in companies like Google and most recently as CEO of Facebook. Her popular book "Lean In" is written for professional women to help them achieve their career goals, and to contribute to society. Her business-chic look and dignified persona encourages women to respect themselves and dress professionally. 
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Which women represent modest=beautiful to you? Which women inspire your wardrobe? 


  • Deborah B. - November 4, 2015, 12:53 am

    Mayim Bialik is an inspiration to all girls and women because not only is she a wonderful actress, mother and neurobiologist, but she's an amazingly dressed modest woman.

    • @Deborah B.- Couldn't agree more! She definitely belongs on this list as well, thanks for pointing out!

      Who else can we think of?

  • Vivi - November 20, 2015, 6:14 am

    Olivia Palermo gorgeous sleek chic and modest

  • Essie Levy - March 9, 2016, 10:49 am

    What a fantastic and inspiring line up of women!!!

    Nothing is more empowering than a modest, classy woman...
    Love hearing about these women, we don't hear about this enough in media - it would great to see this more
    in womens magazines, promoting how wearing MORE is MORE!

    The youth must get their style back with beautiful classy outfits and feel confident with who they are,
    and having positive and good role models like these women is a fantastic way to encourage girls to do so - and that you can have it all!!!!