Naomi Campbell to Receive the Icon Award at the 2018 CFDA Awards
Now this is overdue! Vogue has revealed that Supermodel and fashion legend Naomi Campbell will receive the Fashion Icon Award at this year’s CFDA Awards ceremony. When speaking about her award Naomi stated:
It is truly an honor to be recognized by the CFDA with this year’s Fashion Icon Award. Being from London, my personal style has always been tremendously influenced by both the dynamic, ever-changing nature of street culture and the music scene. I grew up in this industry and I’m forever grateful to the iconic American fashion designers who have supported me and celebrated me throughout my career.
The 2018 CFDA Fashion Awards, which stands for the Council of Fashion Designers of America, was founded in 1962 by publicist Eleanor Lambert. As of 2009, Diane von Fürstenberg was the group’s president and Steven Kolb the CEO. The organization’s stated mission is to strengthen the influence and success of American designers in the global economy.
The firsr awards ceremony was heled in 1984.
Naomi now joins Beyonce, Rihanna, David Bowie and Pharrell Williams, who have all received the Icon award.
The 2018 CFDA Fashion Awards will be held on June 4, 2018 and will be hosted by Issa Rae. Donatella Versace will be honored with the International Award.
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