Rihanna To Receive Fashion Icon Award


Last year, Rihanna was the first recipient of the AMA’s Icon Award, and now she’s snagged her inaugural fashion honor.

Yesterday (Mar 24), The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) revealed  that the pop star will be honored with the CFDA Fashion Icon Award at their annual award ceremony on June 2nd.

“We are proud to present Rihanna with the CFDA Fashion Icon Award for her impact on the industry as fashion’s most exciting ambassador in recent memory,” Steven Kolb, CEO of the CFDA said in a statement. She’s also being recognized for her philanthropic partnership with the MAC AIDS Fund’s Viva Glam campaign.

Past recipients of this award include Iman, Lady Gaga, Nicole Kidman and Kate Moss. The ceremony will be held at New York City’s Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall.

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