Zendaya to receive Fashion Icon award - 10 looks that make us nod in agreement

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Zendaya attends the 93rd Annual Academy Awards at Union Station in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Matt Petit/A.M.P.A.S. via Getty Images
Zendaya attends the 93rd Annual Academy Awards at Union Station in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Matt Petit/A.M.P.A.S. via Getty Images

Zendaya has undoubtedly become a style star over the years. She has bagged collaborations with the biggest names in fashion, such as Maison Valentino and Tommy Hilfiger, and that has positioned her as a celebrated fashion muse.   

The Council of Fashion Designers of America, Inc.(CFDA) has announced that she has won the 2021 Fashion Icon award.

The Dune actress will go down in history as the youngest person ever to receive this fashion accolade.

Taking the announcement to Instagram, CFDA says, "Time and again, she has proven that she is unafraid to take risks - from betting on newer talents like Peter Do to working with established houses like Valentino and, as was the case at last night’s London premiere of Dune, Rick Owens."

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Zendaya attends the Dune UK Special Screening at Odeon Luxe Leicester Square in London, England. Photo by Mike Marsland/WireImage.

She joins a list of past Fashion Icon recipients, which include Beyoncé, Naomi Campbell, Lady Gaga, Rihanna and Jennifer Lopez.

The annual awards ceremony will take place on 10 November 2021.

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Zendaya has wowed us with memorable fashion moments. She is pretty unpredictable in her fashion choices and never afraid to try out new things. 

Here are some of our favourite looks from her:

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Zendaya attends the red carpet of the movie Dune during the 78th Venice International Film Festival in Venice, Italy. Photo by Ernesto Ruscio/Getty Images

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Zendaya attends the Dune Photocall in London ahead of the film's release in London, England. Photo by Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images for Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures
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Zendaya attends the 2019 Harpers Bazaar ICONS in New York City. Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images
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Zendaya attends the Bvlgari B.zero1 Rock collection event at Duggal Greenhouse in Brooklyn, New York. Photo by Steven Ferdman/Getty Images
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Zendaya attends the 71st Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images
Zendaya attends the Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons
Zendaya attends the Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Photo by Jamie McCarthy/FilmMagic
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Zendaya attends the 2019 ELLE Women In Hollywood at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic
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Zendaya attends the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.  Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for New York Magazine
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Zendaya attends the 2019 E! Peoples Choice Awards at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/WireImage

Source: CFDA

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