Inspired by the unique successes of every woman, Women Who Can proves anything’s possible with a dash of self-belief. From how to overcome life’s toughest obstacles to body-confidence tips, let these stories motivate you to be your absolute best.

Women Who Can Deborah James - Karen Millen

Deborah James



Deborah James

Writer and broadcaster Deborah James was diagnosed with stage-IV bowel cancer aged 35, but her news created a determination to enjoy life, seek new adventures and help others. We sat down with her to hear her inspirational story.

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We invited six women from our stores across the UK to open up about their style dilemmas. First in the series is Frankie from our Leeds store.

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Women Who Can Lara Jade - Karen Millen


Lara Jade

New York and London-based fashion photographer Lara Jade counts Vogue Taiwan, Harper’s Bazaar and Alice & Olivia on her long list of clients. She chats to us about being a woman in a male-dominated industry, facing imposter syndrome and the best advice she’s been given.

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Women Who Can Freddie Harrel - Karen Millen


Freddie Harrel

With her big hair, megawatt grin and unique style, blogger, confidence consultant and all-round champion of women Freddie Harrel is instantly recognisable. To find out more, and discover her must-have looks for autumn, we spent the morning in West London getting to know the woman behind the smile.

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