One Direction’s Harry Styles Wins Britain's ‘Style Icon’ Award
Harry Styles' name says it all: The pop star has been crowned this year's British Style Icon at the British Fashion Awards on Monday.
The British Style Icon Award, which recognizes an individual who embodies the spirit of London and is an international ambassador for London as a leading fashion capital, was presented to Styles by three-time British Style Award winner, Alexa Chung. The One Direction member is the first male winner of the category, which is voted on by fans.
The London Fashion Week regular who has been spotted in the front row of Burberry and House of Holland shows was up against supermodel Cara Delevingne, former L.A. Galaxy player David Beckham and the Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton.
Among this year's BFA winners are Burberry's Christopher Bailey for Designer Brand of the Year and Menswear Designer; Christopher Kane for Designer of the Year; Miuccia Prada as the inaugural recipient of International Designer of the Year; Edie Campbell (seen in campaigns for Alexander McQueen, Marc Jacobs and Lanvin) for Model of the Year; and Kate Moss with a Special Recognition Award.
The complete list of winners from the British Fashion Awards:
Emerging Womenswear Designer: Simone Rocha
Emerging Accessories Designer: Sophia Webster
Emerging Menswear Designer: Agi & Sam
Isabella Blow Award for Fashion Creator: Lady Amanda Harlech
Model of the Year: Edie Campbell
Red Carpet Designer of the Year: Erdem
New Establishment Designer: J.W. Anderson
Brand of the Year: Burberry
British Style Icon: Harry Styles
BFC Outstanding Achievement in Fashion: Terry and Tricia Jones
International Designer of the Year: Prada
Accessory Designer of the Year: Nicholas Kirkwood
Menswear Designer of the Year: Christopher Bailey for Burberry
Womenswear Designer of the Year: Christopher Kane
Special Recognition Award: Kate Moss
Special Recognition Award: Suzy Menkes
- This article originally appeared in THR.com.