Rihanna to be given Fashion Icon Award


London: R&B star Rihanna is to be given the Fashion Icon Award by the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA).

The ‘Umbrella’ hitmaker will be celebrated at the 2014 Fashion Awards Ceremony for her risque outfits and constantly evolving style, reported Contactmusic.

“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,” Steven Kolb, CEO of the CFDA said.

As well as modelling designer wear, Rihanna, 24, has actively been involved in fashion, designing a range for British clothing chain River Island. She was also recently at Paris fashion week, where she was spotted at shows by Lanvin, Chanel, Dior, Comme des Garçons, Givenchy and Stella McCartney.

The 2014 CFDA Fashion Awards will take place on June 2 in New York