RIRI CALLING: From Dior to Jean Paul Gaultier, Lanvin, Comme des Garçons, Chanel and Miu Miu, Rihanna was a constant fixture at Paris Fashion Week. Her presence clearly paid toward something. On June 2, she will receive the Fashion Icon Award at the 2014 CFDA Fashion Awards.

She is in good company: Past recipients include Kate Moss, Lady Gaga, Iman and Nicole Kidman. The award, underwritten by Swarovski, will take place at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall.

This story first appeared in the March 25, 2014 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.