Celebrity Style Deconstructed – Beyonce Knowles

Beyonce Knowles has rocketed to one-name fame, known worldwide as simply Beyonce. She has joined the ranks of an exclusive club made up of only two other iconic women: Madonna and Cher. Not bad company. And like the other two fabulous ladies of that trio, Beyonce is a style icon in her own right. She loves bold bright colors, rocks form fitting black skinnies, and changes her hairstyle so often it can be hard to keep up! There are a few key points to Beyonce’s style that are worth noting. Especially if you love this mama-to-be’s fashion M.O. as much as we do!

Beyonce’s Style Deconstructed

Beautiful Bright Colors

Lady B has to be one of the most stylish celebs to embrace color so completely. It’s possible we have seen her dazzle in every color of the rainbow and then some. The fact that she loves to keep things bright even if it’s just on her feet (see below) shows us just how confident Beyonce is when it comes to fashion and how she doesn’t take her style choices too seriously. Continuously providing us with vivid pops of color is Beyonce’s way of keeping her looks light and playful.

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Teal Maxi Dress

Teal maxi dress $19.80 from Forever 21

Tomato Red Cap Sleeve Dress

Tomato red cap sleeve dress $72.72 from Asos

Strapless Green Dress

Strapless green dress $30 from LuLu’s

Sleeveless Pleated Purple Dress

Sleeveless pleated purple dress $49.50 from Delia’s

Royal Blue Assymetrical Dress

Royal blue assymetrical dress $24.80 from Forever 21

Snug’n’Skinny Black Pants
Whether they’re dark denim or the legging variety, Beyonce loves her black skinny pants. And so she should! They are versatile, comfy, and chic. A triumverate that’s hard to beat! Whether she’s pairing them with a flowy white blouse, a sequined tank, or a structured, shoulder-padded blazer she always looks pulled together with this wardrobe staple.

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Black Leggings with Sequined WaistPockets

Black leggings with sequined waist/pockets $27.80 from Forever 21

Payne Ankle Leggings with Ribbon Detail

Payne ankle leggings with ribbon detail $89.60 from Shopbop

Vila Skinny Black Jeans

Vila skinny black jeans $54.54 from Asos

Black Glitter Leggings

Black glitter leggings $29.00 from LuLu’s

Hairdo Chameleon
When it comes to her hair, Lady B keeps us guessing every time she steps out. Whether she’s a brunette, a blonde, or a redhead, whether it’s half up, half down, twisted, braided or bunned, her hair always looks perfect. Even if that perfect ‘do is a perfectly undone one.

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Garnier Herbashine Color Cream

Garnier Herbashine Color Cream $7.99 from drugstore.com

Pure Heat 3-in-1 curling iron

Pure Heat 3-in-1 curling iron $79.00 from beautychoice.com

L’Oreal Elnett hairspray $11.87 from Amazon

If you like it, then you shoulda put a hat on it…
When she’s not hitting the red carpet, Beyonce likes to keep her style casual, and easy breezy, often sporting an uber on-trend fedora. She keeps this classic look au currant but wearing her hats further back on her head, letting her marvy waves peek out the front and frame her gorgeous face just so.

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(Double duty: Bowler hat and colorful shoes!)


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Basketweave fedora

Basketweave fedora $6.50 from Forever 21

Brixton beige hat

Brixton beige hat $37.00 (down from $54.00) from LuLu’s

Juicy Couture black perforated fedora

Juicy Couture black perforated fedora $47.60 (30% off) from Shopbop

Keeping It Colorful South of the Ankles
As we have already seen above, Beyonce loves color and she’s not afraid to use it, especially on her feet! Beyonce’s sense of style is so sharp that she knows donning a colorful shoe can have a fabulous impact on an outfit. They really are the perfect topper (or, in this case, bottom-er) to the ever-so-classic LBD – even when it’s a LND (Little Navy Dress)!

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Fucshia platform pumps

Fucshia platform pumps $59.50 from Delia’s 

Blue suedette platform pumps

Blue suedette platform pumps $24.80 from Forever 21

Red peep-toe pumps

Red peep-toe pumps $22.00 (down from $34.00) from LuLu’s

Purple t-strap shoes

Purple t-strap shoes $29.50 from Delia’s

Beyonce is one of our favorites to watch because she’s not afraid to take risks and she magically seems to push the fashion boundaries while maintaining a certain lady-like quality. And when Lady B becomes Mama B, we have a feeling she’s going to be the best dressed mom on the block!

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