Lady Gaga won the Fashion Icon prize at the CFDA Awards in New York last night (06.06.11) and believes style made her feel famous before she was.
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