That Kardashian reign just won’t let up.. Model Kendall Jenner is set to receive the ‘Fashion Icon of the Decade’ award during New York Fashion Week.
The 21-year-old model is slated to pick up the award of Fashion Icon Of The Decade during next month’s New York Fashion Week as part of the Daily Front Row’s 2017 Fashion Media Awards, FashionWeekDaily.com reported on Tuesday.
Kendall, who boasts more than 83 million followers on her Instagram account, will be feted with the illustrious honors September 8 at the Four Seasons Hotel Downtown.The high-profile award show will be hosted by supermodel Ashley Graham and feature some of the industry’s most-noted movers-and-shakers.
Other names of note who will be awarded include Mario Testino for Creative of the Year; Jordan Barrett for Male Model of the Year; and The Lenny Letter’s Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner for Best Digital Destination.
Following the announcement honoring the 5ft10 catwalk star, whose parents are Caitlyn and Kris Jenner, there was some skepticism about the selection, with many Twitter users posted memes illustrating their shock and disagreement.
One user was critical of Kendall’s modeling prowess and catalog, writing, ‘Girl poses with the same old boring face, didn’t even do 10 diverse photo shoots & y’all giving her “Fashion Icon Of The decade” …. Tragic.’
How has Kendall Jenner won a fashion icon award when her whole family needs a stylist to prepare every single outfit they wear 😬
— Robyn Milana (@robynmilana) August 30, 2017
i'm tired of y'all giving Kendall Jenner credits that she doesn't deserve. Kendall is not the fashion icon of this Decade. Rihanna is. pic.twitter.com/eWARrnG3tb
— c (@chuuzus) August 29, 2017
Kendall Jenner & being a fashion icon. They taking it a bit too far now.
— Miss Mkhize (@missmkhizexo) August 30, 2017
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