Lady GaGa feels famous because of her style.
The 25-year-old singer picked up her Fashion Icon award at the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) Awards last night (06.06.11) in a blue wig and a Thierry Mugler dress, and revealed she was very nervous at being gifted with the accolade at New York's Lincoln Center.
She said: "I can't believe I'm allowed in here. My sister is here with me tonight. I told her I was very nervous.
"I used to save up my money to buy Mugler vintage archive. I used to save up all my money. I had to have it. That's really what fashion is all about for me. I already felt like I had made it before I had made it.
"All of you made me feel like a star before I was. Thank you for believing In Me."
Accepting the prize, he said: "This achievement is born of love, passion, creativity and a hell of a lot of hard work.
"I believe we all know and feel the greatest reward is the process itself."
CFDA Award winners full list:
Menswear Designers of the Year: Michael Bastian
Accessory Designer of the Year: Alexander Wang
Swarovski Award for Womenswear: Prabal Gurung
Swarovski Award for Menswear: Robert Gellar
Swarovski Award for Accessory Design: Eddie Borgo
The Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award: Marc Jacobs
The Fashion Icon Award: Lady Gaga
The International Award: Phoebe Philo from Celine
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