Lady Gaga to be Awarded for Being a Style Icon

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Lady Gaga to be Awarded for Being a Style Icon
Lady Gaga might be over the top when it comes to fashion, but that’s what we love about her.

So what do you do with someone that’s over the top? Duh, give them an award for being a style icon.

Gaga will be awarded as this year’s style icon from the Council of Fashion Designers of America.

CFDA president Diane von Furstenberg and executive director Steven Kolb announced the nominees and honorees on Wednesday evening.

Gaga isn’t the only one who’s being honored. Designer Marc Jacobs will be receiving the lifetime achievement as the most influential American designer.

One of the big surprises included Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen being nominated for their line, The Row for the Swarovski Award for Womenswear.

The full list of nominees is below:

Womenswear Designer of the Year: Alexander Wang, Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez of Proenza Schouler, and Marc Jacobs

Menswear Designer of the Year: Michael Bastian, Simon Spurr, and Patrik Ervell

Accessory Designer of the Year: Alexander Wang, Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez of Proenza Schouler, and Reed Krakoff

Swarovski Award for Womenswear: Joseph Altuzarra, Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen, and Prabal Gurung

Swarovski Award for Menswear: Alexander Wang, Phillip Lim, and Robert Gellar

Swarovski Award for Accessory Design: Alejandro Ingelmo, Eddie Borgo, Jason Wu, and Pamela Love

The Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award will be given to Marc Jacobs.

The Fashion Icon Award will be given to Lady Gaga.

The International Award will go to Phoebe Philo of Celine.
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