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Snag Her Style Series: BEYONCE

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You don’t usually hear of celebrities worshipping other stars, but with our first featured personality, it’s not at all uncommon. 

Born on September 4, 1981, Beyonce Giselle Knowles has been a household name since the late 1990s and will go down in history as the best-selling female artist of all time. With 100 million records sold under her belt since she’s gone solo and countless awards she’s won, there’s no denying that Queen Bey wields influence not just over the music industry, but over the people who admire her as well.

Fans who religiously follow Beyonce’s rise to fame will be quick to point out that aside from her powerful vocals and flawless stage presence, her fashion sense is something to praise her for as well. We had a tough time narrowing down our choices, but after hours of debate and contemplation, we made it. 



1: BEYONCE'S ONE SHOULDER DRESS 

Beyonce’s performing prowess first came to attention when she was still a part of one of the world’s best-selling female groups of all time, Destiny’s Child. 

She is seen here with her former bandmates, Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams--a trio whose presence is a force to be reckoned with. For their first ever red carpet event, the female group donned matching red-orange dresses with intricate beading, and received four awards that evening--Artist of the Year, Duo/Group of the Year, Hot 100 Singles Artist of the Year, and Hot Singles 100 Duo or Group of the Year.

Bring back the past decade’s sartorial nostalgia with prints! The 2000s was a crazy time for fashion, and this La Femme one-shoulder printed cocktail dress just screams details, details, and more details. Pair it with sky-high heels and dangling earrings and you’re good to strut!


2: BEYONCE'S FLORAL DRESS 

A year after their first red carpet event, the trio was back at it again--this time at the prestigious Grammy Awards. Destiny’s Child nabbed two more awards--R&B Song of the Year and Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group for "Say My Name", and was nominated Record of the Year and Song of the Year for the same single.

The trio swept Staples Center with matching forest green dresses which you can recreate with this unique cocktail dress by Jovani. Bonus: it comes with a cape, perfect for unleashing the diva within you.


: BEYONCE'S V-NECK SHEATH DRESS

Beyonce gained bigger recognition after the disbandment of Destiny’s Child in 2006. Her second studio album as a solo artist, B’Day, was hailed Best Contemporary Album during the 49th Annual Grammys, which she presented to the press in a sleek silver gown with a beaded bodice.

Be photo op-ready like our featured idol in a beaded cocktail dress like this shimmering number from Jovani. Who needs a trophy if you’re shining like one?


4: BEYONCE'S EMBELLISHED DRESS 

Who would have thought that Beyonce’s Met Gala look five years ago was planned in a rush? Less than 24 hours, to be exact. A few months after giving birth to Blue Ivy, the Queen prepped for one of her first public appearances, and no one would’ve guessed that it was an impromptu decision. The extravagant Givenchy ensemble will always be remembered as the beginning of the illusion dress trend, thanks to stylist Ty Hunter’s speedy with and impeccable taste.

Ditch the accessories when you’re in a cocktail party dress that has enough details to stand on its own. This long sleeve number from Jovani is a perfect example.

5: BEYONCE'S LACE DRESS


After delivering a steamy performance of “Drunk in Love” with husband Jay-Z to usher the start of the awards night, Beyonce shimmied in the press room in a white Michael Costello number. Everyone wears lace nowadays, but let it be known that it was Queen Bey who did it first.

Strike the balance between sexy and sophisticated with Mon Cheri’s short cocktail dress with black lace appliques.


6: BEYONCE'S SEQUINED DRESS 

Always one to turn heads, Beyonce showed up last-minute on the Met’s red carpet in another Givenchy illusion piece that left little to the imagination. There’s no denying at this point that the star can wear nothing but beads and still make the whole contraption look good.

Is this look too extreme for you? We got you! This sequined long sleeve cocktail dress from Scala hugs the curves for that extra oomph while providing enough coverage for your lady bits.



7 : BEYONCE'S ILLUSION DRESSOf course, we saved the best for last. Who could forget the image of Beyonce--basking in her pregnant glory, in a crown and showered with beads? This year’s Grammys was certainly graced with the presence of a royal icon and her bulging baby bump. After her performance, Queen Bey went on to receive the Best Music Video and Best Urban Contemporary Album for Formation and Lemonade, respectively.

Looking to make a grand entrance? This long sleeve cocktail dress from Terani has enough flair to command the crowd’s attention. Go forth and make you presence known.

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