One of the most powerful and beautiful women on the planet, Beyonce is much more than just a sensational singer and entertainer! She's a mother, wife, actress, businesswoman and activist, with over 160 million records sold as a solo artist and as part of Destiny's Child, and has more awards than any of us could dream of. She's also become one of the most sought after women for designers to dress … So let's bow down to Queen Bey, and celebrate her style icon status on her birthday!
Golden Globe Worthy
Beyonce worked the red carpet at the Golden Globes
Back in 2007 Beyonce was a household name, but had yet to become the most dominant woman in music. However, at the Golden Globes it was all about her skills as an actress, with her best actress nomination for her role in ‘Dreamgirls'
. Although she didn't win, she did steal the show in this stunning gold dress; the perfect fit for such an award ceremony. She also taught us how to work a red carpet!
Shop the look with this Goddiva Sequin Champagne Dress.
The Fashion Forefront
Joining the fashion ranks at the Met Gala in 2012
By 2012, Beyonce had reached new heights. With a ticket to the most prestigious fashion event in the world, the singer wowed on the red carpet at the Met Gala. In a stunning sheer lace and feather combination, she joined the star style ranks of Audrey Hepburn, showing us who ran the fashion world in this Givenchy creation.
Shop the look with this Hemera London Couture Mermaid Dress.
Keeping in simple in Stella McCartney
The Vanity Fair Oscar Party is one of the hottest tickets on Academy Award night, and surprise surprise, Miss Knowles was there. Keeping it simple, the star stole the show in an all-white Stella McCartney dress, with glistening diamond necklace. Although she may wow audiences with vigorous dance routines, and jaw-dropping staging, she proved an understated look can sometimes be the best way to make a statement.
Shop the look with this Aftershock London Florence Dress.
A Sparkling Surprise
Beyonce's surprise performance brought extra sparkle to the stage
Hot on the heels of her unexpected album drop, the superstar decided to surprise the UK with a performance at the Brit Awards. Taking to the stage to perform hit song ‘XO'
, she stole the show with not only her impeccable vocals, but also this simplistic sequin fish tail dress. Sasha Fierce she most definitely was!
Shop the look with this D.Anna Sequin Maxi Dress.
Beyonce's on Top
High street or designer, Beyonce can wear it all
With top name designers from Stella to Givenchy queueing to dress her, and with Vogue Editor Anna Wintour sending her personal party invites; Beyonce can wear whatever she wants. But in 2014, she proved she could work the high street just as well as designer, when she showed up to TopShop's flagship New York store on opening night.
Shop the look with this D.Anna Sequin Midi Dress.
So, let's all bow down in the presence of a woman who embodies the word icon; Miss Knowles, we salute you!