Lenny Kravitz receives the Fashion Icon Award from the Council of Fashion Designers of America – Everett Post
Newly inducted Lionel Richie at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Lenny Kravitz took the stage Monday night in New York to accept his own honor. bradley cooper introduced Kravitz to the Fashion Icon Award at the CDFA Fashion Awards, organized by the Council of Fashion Designers of America.
According USA today, Kravitz said at the event, “What I learned along the way is that being yourself is the most important thing you can do. And that you will make mistakes. I’ve certainly had my share of fashion failures, but that’s part of evolution.
As this year’s fashion icon, Kravitz of course made a bold statement with his outfit for the event: he wore a custom look by The Quan Smith consisting of leather pants, a cut-out suit jacket and a black ostrich feather boa.
lenny Told vogue“I reached out to LaQuan after admiring her work for a while and we met in person just a few days ago to vibe. We had instant chemistry and creativity right away. I love her vision… to be the first to wear designs he made for men is an honor.
Smith, meanwhile, said: “Lenny is an icon and has always been a major inspiration to me, both in my work and in my personal style…I wanted to push the boundaries of menswear with this look and j feel like this is the start of something bigger. It feels like a very iconic moment.
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