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Rihanna Wedding Hairstyle Inspiration Rihanna, the Fashion Icon? Star to Be Honored with CFDA Award for Impact

Image: Rihanna at 2012 Grammy Awards

Pop superstar Rihanna will join the ranks of Lady Gaga, Kate Moss, Nicole Kidman and Iman as the 2014 recipient of the CFDA Fashion Awards’ Fashion Icon Award. With three American Vogue covers, a recent campaign with Balmain and multiple collaborations with MAC Cosmetics; Rihanna has made her name known in the fashion and beauty industry. “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”, says Steven Kolb, CEO of CFDA. The 2014 CFDA Fashion Awards will be held on June 2nd. What do you think of Rihanna winning the honor? Comment below.

cfda journal14 Peter Lindbergh Lenses Marc Jacobs, Miranda Kerr and More for the 2013 CFDA Journal

Miranda Kerr in Cushnie et Ochs

Fashion Royalty – Art director Trey Laird worked with the legendary Peter Lindbergh on the CFDA Fashion Awards journal, set to be distributed to each attendee at the Awards held on June 3rd. The black and white images feature designers such as Marc Jacobs, Alexander Wang and Thom Browne as well as some of our favorite models including Miranda Kerr, Erin Wasson, Kristen McMenamy and Carolyn Murphy.

jacobsbyww 2011 CFDA Fashion Awards Nominees & Honorees

Pictured Above: This year’s recipient of the Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award, Marc Jacobs photographed by Weston Wells.

NOMINEES

Menswear Designer of the Year
Michael Bastian
Patrik Ervell
Simon Spurr

Womenswear Designer of the Year
Alexander Wang
Jack McCollough & Lazaro Hernandez for Proenza Schouler
Marc Jacobs

Accessory Designer of the Year
Alexander Wang
Jack McCollough & Lazaro Hernandez for Proenza Schouler
Reed Krakoff

Swarovski Award for Womenswear
Joseph Altuzarra
Ashley & Mary-Kate Olsen
Prabal Gurung

Swarovski Award for Menswear
Alexander Wang
Phillip Lim
Robert Geller

Swarovski Award for Accessory Design
Alejandro Ingelmo
Eddie Borgo
Jason Wu
Pamela Love

HONOREES

Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award
Marc Jacobs

CFDA Board of Directors Special Tribute
Arthur Elgort

Fashion Icon Award
Lady Gaga

Media Award
Hilary Alexander of the Telegraph

Founders Award
Hal Rubenstein of In Style

International Award
Phoebe Philo for Celine