Saks Woman of the Year

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In our 45th year *just like every year since 1974* we’re celebrating women. Those who step up. Those who step in. Making us laugh, cry, dance, think. Making change. Women and girls just like YOU.


Our Saks Woman of the Year will be announced in October 2019. In the meantime join our conversation and be in with the chance to win! Vote for your fave and you’ll be entered into our monthly prize draw for a chance to win £100 to spend on hair and beauty at Saks UK.

And our shortlist is…

Darcey Bussell
Principal of The Royal Ballet for nearly 20 years, Darcy’s one of our most celebrated dancers. Strictly judge since 2012, Darcey’s style and feedback is appreciated by all.Poised to win. Strictly speaking.

Dua Lipa
Started uploading covers to YouTube and now produces a string of female-focused anthems. A record-breaking number of BRIT noms and two Grammys later, Dua’s a role model for girls.#GLOBALFEMINISM girl.

Jodie Comer
As fictional assassin Villanelle in Killing Eve, Jodie’s performance is subtle, playful and mesmeric… with a killer wardrobe to boot. Down-to-earth Liverpudlian in real life.We predict big things. And a riot.

Katerina Johnson-Thompson
Pentathlon and Heptathlon golds and a clutch of other wins. KJT’s mates – including our other finalist Jodie – chant “she’s strong, she’s cool, she comes from Liverpool”.Clear front-runner.

Olivia Colman
From Norfolk. Since 1974. Peep Show to A-lister. “This is hilarious, I’ve got an Oscar” being the best acceptance speech ever. Queen Anne to Queen Elizabeth II – bring on The Crown.A favourite.

Stacey Dooley
A feisty filmmaker who fronts social affairs documentaries about young women around the world. Also, Strictly’s 16th winner. Stacey shows you can care about human issues and do fun and fashion too.We love this Luton lass.

T&Cs: Only one entry per person per calendar month. Winner will be chosen at random, notified by email and announced on Saks Hair & Beauty UK’s Facebook page. Prize will be posted to winner after the end of the month. Prizes are not transferable and cannot be exchanged for cash. Saks reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition or rules without notice. Employees of the Saks group of companies and members of their families are not eligible to enter. The decision of the judge(s) is final and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into. Where a winner has been selected and Saks has reasonable grounds to believe the winner has made more than one entry per month, we reserve the right to select an alternative winner. Saks cannot accept any responsibility for any damage, loss, injury or disappointment suffered by any entrant entering the competition or as a result of accepting any prize. Saks reserves the right to use the names of winners in any online publicity. If you have provided us with your email address and opted in to receiving marketing communications from us you can view our privacy policy here.

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