Kate Upton Named Model of the Year!

She’s already been named “the greatest American supermodel” and “the iconic bombshell of this generation” by Vogue and Elle magazine respectively, and now, Kate Upton is set to add another glowing title to her resume: ‘Model of the Year’!

Next Wednesday, September 4th, Lincoln Center with play host to the 10th Annual Style Awards, where the buxom blonde will be presented with this year’s ‘Model of the Year Award,’ honoring her accomplishments in the fashion and entertainment industries.  The award places Kate in the stylish footsteps of fashion week favorite and recent inductee to the Highest-Paid Supermodel List, Joan Smalls.

Hosted this year by Nicole Richie and presented by Penske Media Corporation, Style Media and IMG Fashion, the annual style fete will see the return of a number of impeccably dressed Hollywood and fashion A-listers ready to kickoff the start to another glorious Mercedez-Benz Fashion Week. A total of ten awards will be given out at the show, including Designer of the Year, Most Stylish Athlete, Hairstylist of the Year, Costume Designer of the Year — Film, Costume Designer of the Year— TV, Celebrity Stylist of the Year, Menswear Designer of the Year and Most Visible Brand. Honorees will include Zac Posen, Victor Cruz, Frédéric Fekkai, Patrick Demarchelier, Rachel Zoe, John Varvatos, Trish Summerville and Janie Bryant.  Additionally, this year’s show will also be broadcast on CNN on September 14th– a first for the event.  Stay tuned for more on Kate’s big win and our continued coverage of the 10th Annual Style Awards next week!