The Council of Fashion Designers of America has announced that it will recognize Johnny Depp at its annual gala with the fashion icon award. Tommy Hilfiger will receive the lifetime achievement award, while Rei Kawakubo will accept the international award for Comme des Garcons.
Two other famous faces are vying for the title of womenswear designer of the year: Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen for their work on The Row. They’ll face off against Marc Jacobs and Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez of Proenza Schouler for the accolade.
This year’s CFDA ceremony takes place on June 4 at the Alice Tully Hall of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. Are you surprised that the organization considers Johnny Depp a style icon?