Zendaya Is the CFDA Awards Fashion Icon; Anya Taylor-Joy and The Model Alliance Will Also Receive Honors This Year
Those of us plugged into red carpet style have known it since the Vivienne Westwood look she wore to the 2015 Oscars, since the 2020 Tom Ford breastplate at the Critics’ Choice awards, since literally yesterday when she attended a premiere of Dune in a cascade of pearlescent Rick Owens sequins: Zendaya is a fashion icon.
Finally, her status will be recognized this November 10 when she receives the CFDA Award for Fashion Icon. At just 25, Zendaya will be the youngest person ever to receive the honor from the CFDA; she follows in the footsteps of former Fashion Icons Rihanna, Beyoncé, Jennifer Lopez, Prince, Pharrell, and David Bowie.
The actress and musician will pick up the award at the first in-person CFDA Awards ceremony since 2019—and she’ll have plenty of friends with her when she does. Her stylist Law Roach, with whom she has worked since her teen years,