Kate Upton named Model of the Year for 2013 Style Awards

kate-upton-model-of-the-year-style-awards.jpg Kate Upton has taken the modeling world by storm in just a few short years, gracing the covers of back-to-back Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issues for the first time since Tyra Banks did it in 1996-97. She has also appears on the covers of Italian Vogue, British Vogue, Cosmopolitan, French ELLE, GQ, Esquire and several other publications.

Suffice to say, she's a hot commodity right now -- so it's appropriate that Upton would be named Model of the Year for the 10th annual Style Awards, being held Wednesday, Sept. 4 in New York City to kick off the 2013 Fashion Week.

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The model is mum so far about the award on Twitter, but she did recently tweet a picture of herself and golf legend Arnold Palmer, along with the caption, "Had an amazing golf lesson today."

Kate Upton is definitely living the sweet life.
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