She's STILL Jenny from the block
Words by Maisie Bovingdon
Jennifer Lopez has been our style icon from, well, ever since we can remember. When she wore low rise baggy jeans, so did we, when she wore a complete tracksuit with one leg rolled, we followed suit.
While J-Lo has been a star in our eyes for decades, she is finally getting the recognition she deserves for her contribution to the fashion industry, and her style – and it’s about time.
The 49-year-old singer will be honoured at this year’s CFDA awards, and will receive the CFDA Fashion Icon Award at the annual bash, which will take place at the Brooklyn Museum on June 3.
Jennifer has not only broken boundaries with her wardrobes, she has also collaborated with a string of designers, including Guiseppe Zanotti.
Speaking about the star, the president of the CFDA, Steven Kolb, said: ‘Jennifer Lopez’s style is bold, uninhibited, and always memorable.
‘Designers, including many of our CFDA Members, love to dress her for both stage and private moments.’
Diane von Furstenberg added: ‘Jennifer Lopez uses clothes as a way to express confidence and power. Both designers and fans look forward to her fashion statements.’
J-Lo will follow in the footsteps of Naomi Campbell, Rihanna, Pharrell and Beyonce, who are previous recipients of the title.
This year is looking to be a great one for the I’m Real hitmaker. She got the year off to a great start with an unforgettable performance at the Grammy Awards, and has recently announced her engagement to boyfriend Alex Rodriguez, and now this.
We can’t wait to see what else is in store for our icon!