Pharrell Williams, 41, will receive the Fashion Icon Award at this year’s 2015 CFDA Fashion Awards in honor of his fashion sense on June 1st. The ceremony will be held at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall in New York.

The Fashion Icon Award is presented to an individual whose style has made a significant impact on global pop culture. Pharrell joins past honorees including Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Iman, Kate Moss, and Johnny Depp.

As co-founder of Billionaire Boys Club and Ice Cream, Pharrell has spread his trendsetting style around the world. He has a partnership with addidas and can also be seen in Karl Lagerfeld’s Chanel campaign.


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


Upon notification of his accolade, Pharrell humbly tweeted, “Wow. Thank you!

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