CFDA Fashion Awards To Honor Pharrell Williams As Fashion Icon

Pharrell Williams CFDA Fashion Awards

Pharrell Williams will be honored with the Fashion Icon Award at the 2015 CFDA Fashion Awards in collaboration with Swarovski on June 1st at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall.

The Fashion Icon Award is given to an individual whose style has made a significant impact on popular culture on an international stage. Williams joins the ranks of past honorees such as Rihanna, Johnny Depp, Lady Gaga, Iman, Kate Moss, and Nicole Kidman

The American singer, songwriter, record producer, and fashion designer’s unique style has earned him a reputation for being one of the world’s most recognizable trendsetters.

“If cool was a person, it would be Pharrell, not just for his looks and sense of style but for his kindness and openness. I cannot imagine anyone not seduced by him,” said Diane von Furstenberg, President of the CFDA.

The official sponsors of the 2015 CFDA Fashion Awards include:

Official Automotive Sponsor: Lexus

Official Beauty Sponsor: MAC Cosmetics

Official Champagne Partner: Veuve Clicquot

Official Spirits Sponsor: Maestro Dobel

The official after-party is co-hosted by Refinery29 at the Top of the Standard following the awards.

The final votes will be tabulated by Ernst & Young LLP, the official accounting firm of the 2015 CFDA Fashion Awards.

The 2015 CFDA Fashion Awards will be produced by KCD.

Collateral will be art directed by Laird + Partners.

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