Naomi Campbell Is Being Honored With 2018 CFDA Fashion Icon Award

If there’s one eventuality that’s going to be additional illuminated this spring, it’s a 2018 CFDA Awards! In further to Issa Rae being the host —it was only announced that that supermodel Naomi Campbell will accept a Fashion Icon Award during a arriving endowment ceremony.

I am truly respected and beholden to be a 2018 #CFDAAwards Fashion Icon honoree @swarovski @cfda 🙌🏿❤️🙏🏿💥

A post common by Naomi Campbell (@iamnaomicampbell) on Mar 22, 2018 during 5:48pm PDT

In a statement, Campbell said, “It is truly an respect to be famous by a CFDA with this year’s Fashion Icon Award.” Adding, “Being from London, my personal character has always been tremendously shabby by both a dynamic, ever-changing inlet of travel enlightenment and a song scene. we grew adult in this attention and I’m perpetually beholden to a iconic American conform designers who have upheld me and distinguished me via my career.”

Campbell will follow in a footsteps of other important names who have also perceived a Fashion Icon Award. Beyoncé warranted a respect in 2016, Pharrell Williams perceived a endowment in 2015 and nothing other than Rihanna was comparison for a respect in 2014.

Fashion engineer Diane von Furstenberg, who is also a CFDA chairwoman, said, “From enfant prodige to enchantress of fashion, Naomi represents beauty, activism, and joie de vivre.”

As a initial Black indication to seem on a covers of both French Vogue and Time, Campbell is some-more than honourable of a honor. Campbell will be respected during a 2018 CFDA Awards that will be on Jun 4 during a Brooklyn Museum.

British Vogue‘s initial Black editor-in-chief Edward Enninful is also being respected during a awards ceremony, and Black designers Virgil Abloh, Kerby Jean-Raymond and Aurora James are all nominated for awards.

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