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Naomi Campbell to Receive the Icon Award at the 2018 CFDA Awards

By Teonny Spears / Published on Friday, 23 Mar 2018 17:29 PM / No Comments

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.

About Teonny Spears

26 year-old Teonny Spears, is from a small town in Louisiana called Ferriday, where he currently lives. A fan of Pop music, Teonny began writing at a small age and in 2005, he began blogging for fun on Myspace about his favorite artists. After building a love for entertainment news, he began working for, and launched his own weekly show in 2009 called EnterSHADEment Talk for 8 seasons and over 200 episodes before ending the show in 2012. He shortly left Defglam in the same year. In 2012, Teonny became the Pop Culture Expert for Sinuous Magazine.After a three-year run, Teonny left the publication to pursue new interests, and now resides at, as the Editor-in-Chief, where he specializes in Celebrity Gossip, fashion, music & introducing readers to new and rising talent. Teonny is also part of a collective called The Bloginati, a Multifaceted group with people who touch on several forms of media.
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