The announcement comes after an already style-packed few months for the singer, who was recently named the face of Balmain, and was seated front row at a slew of shows at Fashion Week. So, it’s really not surprising that RiRi was chosen to receive the honor, whose past recipients include the likes of Lady Gaga and Kate Moss, this year.
What do you think of the CFDA’s pick? And, more importantly, what do we think Rihanna will show up in for the occasion? We’ll have to wait until June to find out, but here’s a photo of her casually rolling around the Chanel show at Paris Fashion Week to hold you over.