Honoree Issa Rae at the Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on Feb. 23, 2017, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Photo: Rich Polk (Getty Images for Essence)

Now, here’s a reason not to be insecure: Constant fave Issa Rae announced this week that she will be hosting the 2018 CFDA Awards. The awards, which will take place June 4, are held annually by the Council of Fashion Designers of America and are the biggest awards in fashion each year, honoring style icons and emerging and established talent alike. It also garners its share of fashion moments, which is why we can’t wait to see what one of our favorite funny girls will be wearing for her hosting duties.


While we’re thrilled that Rae will be at the podium this year, it should be noted that the CFDAs are no stranger to #BlackGirlMagic. Past honorees have included Janelle Monáe and Rihanna, who famously showed up to accept her award wearing this showstopping sheer number in 2014:

Rihanna attends the 2014 CFDA fashion awards on June 2, 2014, in New York City.
Photo: Larry Busacca (Getty Images)

So it’s no wonder that we can’t help speculating about what Rae—who happens to be built like a model—will be wearing at this year’s awards. And in case you’re thinking our priorities are in the wrong place, check out why the CFDAs chose this style star:

Not only has Rae’s content garnered millions of views online and two consecutive Best Actress Golden Globe nominations for HBO’s Insecure. She is also a fashion favorite and celebrates American fashion on the red carpet, having worn Marc Jacobs, Prabal Gurung, Vera Wang, Narciso Rodriguez, Rosie Assoulin, and more.


The president and CEO of the CFDA, Steven Kolb, also had this to say: “Issa Rae is leading a new generation of performers who use their voice and humor to discuss social topics in a way that is relatable and poignant.”

We couldn’t agree more. And just to give us a little taste of what we might be looking forward to on June 4, here’s a little retrospective of some of our recent favorite looks from Rae (hint: pretty much all of them):

Issa Rae attends the Refinery29 Third Annual 29Rooms: Turn It Into Art event on Sept. 7, 2017, in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Refinery29)
Issa Rae attends the 2018 DirecTV Now Super Saturday Night Concert at Nomadic Live! at the Armory on Feb. 3, 2018, in Minneapolis. (Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for DirecTV)
Issa Rae arrives at the world premiere of Disney’’s A Wrinkle in Time at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, Calif., on Feb. 26, 2018. (Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney)
Issa Rae at the Los Angeles World Premiere of Marvel Studios’ Black Panther at Dolby Theatre on Jan. 29, 2018, in Hollywood, Calif. (Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney)
Issa Rae attends An Artist at the Table Cocktail Reception and Dinner during the 2018 Sundance Film Festival at DeJoria Center on Jan. 18, 2018, in Park City, Utah. (Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images)
Issa Rae attends the 49th NAACP Image Awards at Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Jan. 15, 2018, in Pasadena, Calif. (Paras Griffin/Getty Images for NAACP)
Issa Rae attends the Marie Claire Image Makers Awards 2018 on Jan. 11, 2018, in West Hollywood, Calif. (Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Marie Claire)
Issa Rae attends the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Jan. 7, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Issa Rae attends the BAFTA Los Angeles Tea Party at the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills on Jan. 6, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Jesse Grant/Getty Images)
Issa Rae attends the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on Sept. 17, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Honoree Issa Rae attends Black Girls Rock! 2017 at NJPAC on Aug. 5, 2017, in Newark, N.J. (Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images for BET)
Issa Rae at the 2017 BET Awards at Microsoft Square on June 25, 2017, in Los Angeles (Maury Phillips/Getty Images)