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Harry Styles Named Britain's Style Icon of the Year

The One Direction member joined Kate Moss and Christopher Kane in snagging one of British fashion's top prizes at the British Fashion Awards on Monday.
MAN OF STYLE: Harry Styles is this year's British Style Icon.
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His name says it all: Harry Styles was crowned this year's British Style Icon at the British Fashion Awards on Monday.

The British Style Icon Award, which recognizes an individual who embodies the spirit of London and is an international ambassador for London as a leading fashion capital, was presented to Styles by three-time winner Alexa Chung.

The One Direction member is the first male winner of the category, which is voted on by fans.

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The London Fashion Week regular, who has been spotted in the front row of Burberry and House of Holland shows, was up against supermodel Cara Delevingne, former L.A. Galaxy player David Beckham and the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton.

Among this year's BFA winners are Burberry's Christopher Bailey, for Designer Brand of the Year and Menswear Designer; Christopher Kane, for Designer of the Year; Miuccia Prada, the inaugural recipient of International Designer of the Year; Edie Campbell (seen in campaigns for Alexander McQueen, Marc Jacobs and Lanvin), for Model of the Year; and Kate Moss, who received a Special Recognition Award.

See the complete list of winners below.

Emerging Womenswear Designer: Simone Rocha

Emerging Accessories Designer: Sophia Webster

Emerging Menswear Designer: Agi & Sam 

Isabella Blow Award for Fashion Creator: Lady Amanda Harlech

Model of the Year: Edie Campbell 

Red Carpet Designer of the Year: Erdem

New Establishment Designer: J.W. Anderson 

Brand of the Year: Burberry 

British Style Icon: Harry Styles 

BFC Outstanding Achievement in Fashion: Terry and Tricia Jones

International Designer of the Year: Prada 

Accessory Designer of the Year: Nicholas Kirkwood 

Menswear Designer of the Year: Christopher Bailey for Burberry 

Womenswear Designer of the Year: Christopher Kane 

Special Recognition Award: Kate Moss 

Special Recognition Award: Suzy Menkes

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