Lady Gaga Named Fashion Icon at 2011 CFDA Awards

Singer gets recognized with the top title of the night, while certain designers are awarded for their outstanding lines

By Bruna Nessif Jun 07, 2011 3:03 AMTags
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It's safe to say that Lady Gaga's fashion sense is an acquired taste. You either love it or you hate it.

Well, the 10th Annual Council of Fashion Designers of America Awards were held tonight in Alice Tully Hall at NYC's Lincoln Center, and it seems like they love her style.

In fact, the CFDA loves it so much, that they presented her with the Fashion Icon Award for 2011.

"Fashion made me feel like a star before I was," Gaga said during her acceptance speech.

But she wasn't the only winner of the night, check out who else got acknowledged for their savvy sartorial sensibilities:

Womenswear Designer of the Year: Proenza Schouler

Menswear Designer of the Year: Michael Bastian

Accessory Designer of the Year: Alexander Wang

Swarovski Award for Menswear: Robert Geller

Swarovski Award for Womenswear: Prabal Gurung

Swarovski Award for Accessory Design: Eddie Borgo

International Award: Phoebe Philo

Media Award: Hilary Alexander

Founders Award: Hal Rubenstein

Fashion Icon Award: Lady Gaga

Geoffery Beene Lifetime Achievement Award: Marc Jacobs

Board of Directors' Special Tribute: Arthur Elgort