Fashion icon Jennifer Lopez was honored at the annual event held by the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA).
Lopez was granted the Fashion Icon Award for her "long-standing and global impact on fashion", CFDA announced.
"I loved fashion since I was little girl, growing up in the Bronx and to here and among all these designers and to be honored is just a dream," Lopez said on the red carpet.
"I'm wearing Ralph Lauren, a fellow Bronx native,” she added.
A total of 11 awards were presented at the ceremony that took place on Monday night.