06/30/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Karl Lagerfeld: Fashion Visionary

Karl Lagerfeld will receive a special Fashion Visionary Award on September 10 from The Couture Council of The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, WWD reports. The Museum's director Valerie Steele explained, "We chose him because he is just an absolutely outstanding designer, one of the greatest of the 20th and 21st century. He is not just incredibly respected within the fashion world, but also known to everybody and instantly recognizable."