Zendaya will receive the Fashion Icon award at the upcoming Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) Fashion Awards.



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The Euphoria actress has cemented her status as a style star in recent years, and wowed in a white Rick Owens number at the Dune premiere in London on Tuesday night, and turned heads at the 2021 BET Awards in a purple Versace dress that paid homage to a memorable 2003 Beyoncé look.

Now, officials at the CFDA are going to honour Zendaya for her contribution to the fashion industry at the annual awards ceremony on 10 November.

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“It’s not just the red carpet that has marked Zendaya’s meteoric rise in our industry. In 2013, Zendaya launched the Daya by Zendaya clothing line, early on pioneering gender-fluid designs and a more inclusive size range,” a CFDA representative commented. “She also notably collaborated with CFDA board member Tommy Hilfiger on the Tommy x Zendaya collection, inspired by strong, iconic women and presented in Paris first and then at the historic Apollo Theater in New York. Today, she is a spokesperson for Lancôme, Bulgari, and Valentino.”

In receiving the Fashion Icon prize, Zendaya follows in the footsteps of previous recipients including Beyoncé, Naomi Campbell, Lady Gaga, Rihanna, and Jennifer Lopez.