Rihanna will be presented with the Fashion Icon Award on June 2nd. CFDA CEO Steven Kolb said in a statement announcing the award: ‘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.’
Lady Gaga and Kate Moss have also been presented with the honor. Rihanna is currently featured in campaigns for Balmain and was spotted front row at several A list fashion shows this season including the Chanel show in Paris. The CFDA awards will be held at Lincoln Center.