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Pharrell Williams Reaches CFDA Icon Status

Pharrell Williams — musician, producer, G-Star Raw collaborator, Adidas Superstar designer and the founder of Billionaire Boys Club and Ice Cream apparel lines — will soon add a new achievement, CFDA Fashion Icon, to his dossier .

Williams will be honored on June 1 at the 2015 CFDA Fashion Awards in New York City for his unique style that has earned him a reputation for being a being a trendsetter in fashion and beyond.

The Fashion Icon Award is given to individuals whose style has made a pop culture impact on an international stage. Previous honorees include Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Kate Moss and Johnny Depp.

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