Glamour Features 54 Modern Women: Ashley Graham, Hari Nef, Jennifer Meyer & More

by Kristen Heinzinger

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For its September Fall Fashion & Beauty issue, Glamour scouted out 54 people who represent what it means to be a modern American woman for an epic feature. The list includes everyone from models—Iman, Ashley GrahamHari Nef—to fashion industry insiders—Jennifer Meyer, Eva Chen—to influencers—Tavi Gevinson, Jasmine Sanders, and beyond. The glossy asked each one to define herself, and some of the responses may surprise you. Below, we’ve rounded up a few of our faves.

Check out the full feature when the issue hits newsstands on August 9, or download it now at

Carolyn Murphy: “Carolyn Murphy is a devoted mother and hard worker who lives by her convictions. She’s interested in listening to other people’s stories.”


Wearing Céline and Marni, with dogs Emerson and Rupert (Photography: Patrick Demarchelier)


Eva Chen: “Eva Chen is happiest when she’s at home watching ‘Game of Thrones’ in her pajamas, even though her Instagram might indicate otherwise.”


Wearing Dolce & Gabbana, Cartier, and Axel Arigato (Photography: Nyra Lang)

Ashley Graham: “Ashley Graham is a girls’ girl, a Beyoncé fan, and a Snapchat artist who never turns down an opportunity to dance in her underwear. She believes that words have power—and that every woman should remind herself every day that she is bold, brilliant, and beautiful.”


Wearing Tom Ford and Christian Louboutin (Photography: Patrick Demarchelier)

Tavi Gevinson: “Tavi Gevinson is a writer, an actress, and the editor of Rookie, who cherishes inside jokes and the smells of other people’s homes. She dreams of being a Pulitzer Prize–winning pastry critic and a friendly ghost.”

Hari Nef: “Hari Nef is an actress, a model, an activist—she’s many other things besides that, but y’all will just have to figure it out!”


Wearing Marc Jacobs and Dries Van Noten (Photography: Patrick Demarchelier)


Jennifer Meyer: “Jennifer Meyer is a happy, excited, passionate, loyal, loving mom and a jewelry designer. She has never once wished she were a man.”


Wearing Chanel and Jennifer Meyer jewelry (Photography: Bec Lorrimer)

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