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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."

Louis Vuitton head Marc Jacobs won the Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award, which was given to him by friend Sofia Coppola.

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."

Alexander Wang won Accessory Designer of the Year while the International Prize went to Phoebe Philo from Celine.

CFDA Award winners full list:

Womenswear Designer of the Year: Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez from Proenza Schouler

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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