Zendaya Becomes Youngest Winner of Fashion Icon Award at CFDA Fashion Awards 2021

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The youngest ever to receive the honor, Zendaya was honored with the Fashion Icon Award at the 2021 CFDA Fashion Awards held at The Grill Room on Wednesday night in New York City.

Zendaya looked stunning in red at the 2021 CFDA Fashion AwardsZendaya looked stunning in red at the 2021 CFDA Fashion Awards held at The Grill Room on November 10, 2021, in New York City (Credit: MEGA / WENN)

Rocking a red bandeau-style top and a long and narrow red skirt with an asymmetric hand draped bubble waist from American fashion designer Vera Wang, she was supported by her boyfriend Tom Holland on Instagram.

Zendaya made history as the youngest person ever to be honored with the Fashion Icon AwardZendaya made history as the youngest person ever to be honored with the Fashion Icon Award (Credit: Derrick Salters / WENN)

“Naa stop it [heart eye emoji]. An incredible achievement for the most incredible person. Congrats @zendaya and @luxurylaw you guys deserve every bit of this,” the 25-year-old Marvel superhero star wrote.

Zendaya posing with her longtime stylist Law RoachZendaya posing with her longtime stylist Law Roach (Credit: MEGA / WENN)

The 25-year-old Dune star accessorized with Bvlgari diamond earrings, a large ring, a chunky bracelet, and a glittering diamond necklace.

Perhaps inspired by her stylist Law Roach, her long jumbo box braids fell down to her butt.

Zendaya rocked matching red heels and long jumbo box braidsZendaya rocked matching red heels and long jumbo box braids (Credit: MEGA / WENN)

“When I was 14 and at my first movie premiere, my outfit was a bunch of stuff that I had from Target,” she told InStyle about feeling confident no matter what she’s wearing.

Zendaya styled her a red bandeau crop top with a glittering necklaceZendaya styled her a red bandeau crop top with a glittering necklace (Credit: Derrick Salters / WENN)

“And I thought I was fly. I felt cool. To this day, I think that’s really all that matters. Then you know you’re doing the right thing.”

In January 2014, Zendaya was joined by Madonna and Taylor Swift at the 2014 Grammy Awards.

Zendaya's skirt and blouse combination from Emanuel UngaroZendaya’s skirt and blouse combination from Emanuel Ungaro (Credit: Apega / WENN)

The then 17-year-old actress, singer, and dancer donned a skirt and blouse combination from the Emanuel Ungaro Spring 2014 collection.

Zendaya wearing a sheer black blouse with oversized pockets at the 56th Annual Grammy AwardsZendaya wearing a sheer black blouse with oversized pockets at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on January 26, 2014 (Credit: Adriana M. Barraza / WENN)

The two-part polka-dot dress features a sheer black blouse with oversized pockets. Zendaya accessorized with an Edie Parker Minnie box clutch.

Zendaya's feet in Christian Louboutin pumpsZendaya’s feet in Christian Louboutin pumps (Credit: Apega / WENN)

Unfortunately, she did not opt for the Emanuel Ungaro sandals that were worn on the runway but instead paired the dress with black patent leather Christian Louboutin “So Kate” pumps.

A model walks the runway during the Emanuel Ungaro Ready to Wear show as part of Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2014A model walks the runway during the Emanuel Ungaro Ready to Wear show as part of Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2014 on September 30, 2013, in Paris, France (Credit: WENN / SIPA)

At the Paris runway show one year earlier, the dress was worn with a pair of ruffled nappa leather sandals.

Do you think Zendaya should have gone with this pair instead of Christian Louboutin‘s ‘So Kate’ pumps?

Zendaya's Emanuel Ungaro dress worn with black ruffled nappa leather sandalsZendaya’s Emanuel Ungaro dress worn with black ruffled nappa leather sandals (Credit: WENN / SIPA)

Here’s a closer look at the Italian-made leather sandals that were worn on the runway. They feature satin ruffle straps and polka-dot-printed soles.

Emanuel Ungaro 115 mm Ruffled Nappa Leather Sandals, $1,644

Emanuel Ungaro 115 mm Ruffled Nappa Leather Sandals

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