Beyoncé’s Best Fashion Moments – WWD
Beyoncé, who has become one of the biggest influencers in entertainment and fashion, turns 40 today.
Since rising to prominence with Destiny’s Child in 1996, Beyoncé has enjoyed immense success and fame through her lucrative musical and acting career, as well as fashion ventures such as Ivy Park.
The award-winning singer made her fashion debut when she and her mother Tina Knowles created a fashion line called House of Deréon together in 2006. The brand was inspired by three generations of women in their family, using the name “Deréon” as a tribute to Beyoncé’s maternal grandmother, Agnèz Deréon.
The brand would have been popular among Beyoncfans of é and Destiny’s Child, but it eventually closed in 2012.
But her success in the fashion industry didn’t stop there. In 2014, the singer signed a deal with British fashion retailer Topshop to create a line of sportswear and called her “Ivy Park”. The name was a nod to her daughter Blue Ivy and her favorite number being four, which in Roman numerals is IV, as well as a park she frequented in Texas. The collection with Topshop was discontinued in 2016 and met with great success.
In November 2018, however, allegations of sexual assault came to light regarding Topshop owner Sir Philip Green who drove Beyonceé at buy back its shares, by assuming full ownership of the line.
In 2019, Beyoncé revealed that she partnered with Adidas to relaunch her brand Ivy Park. The first Ivy Park collection under Adidas debuted in January 2020 and reportedly sold out minutes after the online launch.
Beyonceé has been married to Jay-Z (born Shawn Carter) since 2008. The two started a relationship after collaborating on Jay-Z’s song “03 Bonnie & Clyde” in 2002. The Carers are considered one of the most successful couples. most influential players in the entertainment world today. , with their two holdings in music, fashion, production companies, alcohol, art and more.
Most recently, the Carers were featured in Tiffany’s latest campaign, featuring a never-before-seen painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat in the jeweler’s signature robin egg blue.
As a member of Destiny’s Child, alongside Kelly Rowland, Michelle Williams, and Farrah Franklin – though the latter left after just six months with the group – Destiny’s Child was one of the biggest girl groups of the late 1980s. 90s to early 90s. 2000s. The band found great success in hits such as “Survivor”, “Bootylicious” and “Lose My Breath”. Throughout their time together, Destiny’s Child has been nominated for 14 Grammys.
The group officially disbanded in 2006, but the three women have reunited on several occasions over the past few years, including the 2013 Super Bowl halftime show and the 2018 Coachella festival, where Beyoncé performed. as one of the leading artists.
Her performance at the festival was to critical acclaim and has been described as “historic,” given that she was the first black woman to make headlines at Coachella. The performance was dubbed “Beychella”. She paid homage to historically black colleges and universities by presenting a full marching band and majorette dancers as well as the life of black Greeks. Jay-Z, her younger sister Solange Knowles, Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams join her on stage for some songs.
Beyoncé launched her solo career in 2003, releasing an album titled “Dangerously in Love”. The project included her single “Crazy in Love”, with Jay-Z, which became her first number one single as a solo artist in the United States.
Since then, she has released five more studio albums and five live albums, including “Lemonade” and “Homecoming,” which were all songs she performed at Coachella.
Beyoncé has also starred in films such as “The Pink Panther,” “Dreamgirls,” and Disney’s 2019 remake of “The Lion King,” in which she played Nala.
At this year’s Grammys, Beyoncé made history, receiving the most nominations (nine in total) and winning four of the categories, making her the most awarded singer, most awarded female artist and the second most awarded artist in Grammy history.
Click the gallery above to see photos of some of Beyoncé’s best style moments over the years.
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