2018 is going to be a phenomenal year for celebrating individuality and women of all kinds - and we’re totally on board.

In this series, we're sharing the stories of individuals from completely different walks of life, but all resonates with #BeautifulButTough. They inspire our collection to feature cases of empowering, bold designs.

We asked 6 moms what a #BeauitfulButTough motherhood meant to them - and you should never underestimate how powerful mom stories can be.

*I'm not crying, you're crying*

Working the fashion circuit, Lauren made a name for herself in modeling and television. In 2012, a life-changing accident catapulted her journey into new depths, becoming an activist and author.

Meet Ramona Pascual, a corporate analyst who took up Muay Thai simply looking for a way to break a sweat. Today, she’s a champion-in-the-making, leading the charge for women both in the MMA scene and in sports at large.

Mom. Boss. Entrepreneur. To kick off the International Women's Day, we sat down with Anine Bing to ask her take on beauty, strength and what this day means to her.