Lenny Kravitz wins the Icon Award at the 2022 CFDA Awards

Portrait of Lenny Kravitz (1989)Photo Credit: Frank Micelotta/ImageDirect

Lenny KravitzThe fashion icon status of is getting the recognition it deserves. On November 7th, the Council of Fashion Designers of America will honor the let love rule Artist with the prestigious Fashion Icon Award at the 2022 ceremony. He joins a long line of style stars including past winners, Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez, Zendaya, Pharrell Williams and more.

Since breaking onto the music scene in 1989, the Grammy winner has made a name for himself with his funky, eclectic style identity. With his unbuttoned, low-cut tops, skin-tight bell-bottoms, metallic jumpsuits, bug-eyed sunglasses, and fringes and feathers galore, Kravitz embodied glam-rock aesthetics with a bohemian flair. The Saint Laurent ambassador was even cast as fashion designer Cinna in the hunger games Franchise.

Kravitz’s androgynous, stage-ready ensembles have propelled him to the highest echelons of rock star style, alongside the likes of David Bowie, Prince, Jimi Hendrix, and Mick Jagger.

Under, GRAZIA USA collected Kravitz’s most outstanding looks ahead of his CFDA Awards honor.

early 1990s

Portrait of Lenny Kravitz photographed in the early 1990’s. (Photo by AJ Barratt/Avalon/Getty Images)

A master class in layering, Kravitz’s feathered boa would become a style signature for the “Fly Away” singer.


Leonard Albert Kravitz, known as Lenny Kravitz, photographed near his home on September 16, 1991 in Malibu, California (Photo by Paul Harris/Getty Images)

Posing in the California wilderness, Kravitz shone in a matching copper-metallic set consisting of a button-down vest and form-fitting pants—a silhouette he’s still rocking today.


Leonard Albert Kravitz, known as Lenny Kravitz, photographed near his home on September 16, 1991 in Malibu, California (Photo by Paul Harris/Getty Images)

The American Woman artist wore a black crochet top and fitted leather pants for a stroll along the beach.


Musician Lenny Kravitz at the MTV Video Music Awards on September 2, 1993 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frank Trapper/Corbis via Getty Images)

Kravitz shone at the 1993 MTV Video Music Awards in a metallic silver zip-up vest with a fluffy collar and matching skin-tight silver pants. The star teamed her look with platform boots, matching rhinestone cuffs on each wrist, a jeweled choker and goggle-style sunglasses.


Lenny Kravitz at the 39th GRAMMY Awards 1997 (Photo by KMazur/WireImage)

The Are You Gonna Go My Way musician wore printed pants and a long black trench coat to the 1997 Grammy Awards ceremony, along with layered silver necklaces and sunglasses. But the heart Of his ensemble was his fluffy yellow bucket hat.


Lenny Kravitz at the 7th-6th runway show on March 31, 1998 (Photo by Ron Galella via Getty Images)

Kravitz attended the 7th-6th Fashion Show in New York City in 1998 wearing a brown leather and fur jacket, an unbuttoned Sans shirt with red vinyl pants and white-framed bug-eyed sunglasses.


Lenny Kravitz at the Tommy Hilfiger Fall 1999 Fashion Show at the Roseland in New York, New York on February 18, 1999. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

The artist wore a matching metallic silver set from Anna Sui’s Spring/Summer 1999 collection with a pink Gucci Spring/Summer 1999 tank top by Tom Ford at the Tommy Hilfiger Fall/Winter 1999 runway show in New York.


Musician Lenny Kravitz poses for photographers as he arrives at the fourth annual GQ Men of the Year Awards 1999 where he was performing on October 21, 1999 in New York. (STAN HONDA/AFP via Getty Images)

Kravitz attended an awards ceremony in 1999 wearing his favorite bug-eyed sunglasses, a shearling-trimmed jacket with a floral print, and distressed studded jeans.


Lenny Kravitz during the Jewish National Fund’s Tree of Life Gala honoring David and Chaya Saity in New York City in New York City, New York on June 3, 2001. (Photo by James Devaney/WireImage)

The singer-songwriter performed in a Gucci printed silk kimono paired with flared blue jeans in 2001. The artist completed his look with a beaded statement necklace and black sunglasses.


Lenny Kravitz at the American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on October 9, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Getty)

Kravitz attended the American Music Awards in a chainmail tank top under a distressed leather vest and matching pants with a feathered statement necklace.


US singer-songwriter Lenny Kravitz arrives for the 64th Annual Grammy Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 3, 2022 in Las Vegas. (Photo by ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images)

Kravitz attended the 2022 Grammy Awards wearing a clear silver rhodium metal custom chainmail shirt by a Ukrainian-American designer Natalie Fednerblack leather pants and knee-high black leather ankle boots by Jordan Adoni in association with West Hollywood church boutiquewith layered silver necklaces and steam punk bug-eyed goggles to complete the look.


Lenny Kravitz attends the 2022 Met Gala Celebrating In America: An Anthology of Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 02, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)

Leave it to Lenny to bring his rocker roots to the Met Gala, to his Chrome Hearts Outfit featuring a sheer lace long sleeve top with black cape, worn with high waisted leather pants and his go-to boots from Modern Vice.


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