Beyoncé Stars in a September Issue (Surfbort Included)

The magazine world is really delivering this September. A star roster of supermodels covers Vogue, Rihanna looks wild on W, and now Beyoncé is dropping jaws with her CR Fashion Book spotlight. The glossy’s fifth issue comes out on September 4 – Queen Bey’s birthday, obviously – with a high-fashion spread devoted to the culture-dominating idol. And yes, it even includes a very chic Chanel surfboard. Excuse me, surfbort.

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Image via New York Magazine: The Cut

The front cover teases with a sequined mask covering Beyoncé’s face. On the opposite side she appears in all her glory, wearing a voluminous floral Yohji Yamamoto garment. Inside, the Carine Roitfeld–led magazine opted for a prose poem, written by the singer, instead of an article. The rest of the spread, shot by Pierre Debusschere, displays looks from Comme des Garçons, CÉLINE, and Saint Laurent.

Last month, critics debated whether or not Mrs. Carter is a fashion icon. I’m pretty sure this feature puts those questions to rest.

Read more over on New York Magazine: The Cut.

By Susie Kostaras, Associate Editor

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August 28, 2014

On the Run: Jay Z & Beyoncé Release Tour Trailer

One more reason to get hyped for summer? Mr. and Mrs. Carter’s recently dropped trailer for their upcoming On the Run Tour. The almost-four-minute-long action-movie spoof features Bonnie-and-Clyde-esque scenes with cameos from Sean Penn, Don Cheadle, Emmy Rossum, Jake Gyllenhaal, Blake Lively, Rashida Jones, and others.

If you haven’t seen it yet, get on it. And if you have, you know what to expect: goosebumps, followed by a frantic Google search for tickets. (It’s that good.)

By Emily Ketterer, Staff Writer

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May 20, 2014

The Best-Dressed List: MET Gala 2014 Edition

Our fashion editor decides who deserves top honors

 
This year, the Met Gala dress code called for sweeping ball gowns and full “white tie” attire. And while many stars missed the mark, a select few hit home runs.

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  1. Karolina Kurkova in Marchesa.
  2. Emma Stone in Thakoon.
  3. Jessica Alba in Diane von Furstenberg.
  4. Beyoncé in Givenchy.
  5. Suki Waterhouse in Burberry.

 
By Nicole Andrew, Fashion Editor

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May 6, 2014

For the Love of Bey: The SNL Skit You Need to Watch

This past weekend, Saturday Night Live poked fun at the world’s (totally legitimate) Beyoncé obsession with a skit starring Andrew Garfield. In it, the actor “turns against his country” by uttering the unthinkable: “I’m not a huge fan of that ‘Drunk in Love’ song.” Enter: the Beygency, SNL's Matrix-esque crew dedicated to taking out Beyoncé dissenters with “Single Ladies” dance moves.

If you haven’t seen it yet, do yourself a favor and press play. And let this be a warning to all Bey haters (if they even exist): The Beygency just might be headed your way.

By Emily Ketterer, Staff Writer

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May 6, 2014

Jay Z & Beyoncé: Coming to a City Near You

Yes, the undisputed King and Queen of the Music World – or just the world in general – are rumored to be going on tour together this summer. While the duo hasn’t confirmed anything just yet, sources tell Page Six that Bey and Jay will perform at 20 stadiums beginning in late June. There have even been whispers about a July 4 concert in NYC. (Fireworks and this “Crazy in Love” couple? Count me in.)

If their latest Grammy Awards performance was any indication, this show is sure to be one for the books. Clear your summer schedules accordingly.

By Mairead McGonagle, Staff Writer

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April 17, 2014

Beyoncé’s New Profession: Gender Equality Essayist

We all know she can sing about female empowerment. Now? Beyoncé’s proven she can write about it, too. In The Shriver Report, she writes, “We need to stop buying into the myth about gender equality. It isn’t a reality yet… Equality will be achieved when men and women are granted equal pay and equal respect.” Preach, Queen Bey, preach. We have a feeling someone just might listen to her.

By Brianna Lapolla, Staff Writer

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January 14, 2014

Chitter Chatter

From a design prodigy to tired trends, here’s what we’re buzzing about this morning

Chitter Chatter on Rue La La

Find Out: What your favorite cheese says about you. Then go grab some crackers – it’s bound to make you hungry.

Check Out: “The 5 Trends that Need to Die in 2014.” Crop tops, fine. But beanies? Say it isn’t so!

Meet: Vogue’s latest design crush. She’s 11. Man, do we feel like underachievers.

Know: Queen Bey dropped an album. In the middle of the night. With no one knowing. If tomorrow it was announced that she’s Wonder Woman, we wouldn’t be surprised.

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December 16, 2013

Watch Out, Beyoncé: Solange Takes the Red-Carpet Spotlight

Her sister may have the best music video of all time (“all time!”) on her résumé, but Solange Knowles claims fashion icon of 2013. That’s right, Bey. Writes Refinery29, “Thanks to her funky, fresh take on prints and genuine understanding of her own personal style,” Knowles has been dubbed one of the fashion site’s “10 Celebs Who Rocked the Red Carpet” this year.

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From Sandra Bullock to Diane Kruger, see the stars who killed it – off the runway – every time.

Click here for the full article at Refinery29.

By Julia Ivins, Staff Writer

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December 14, 2013

We Couldn’t Have Said It Better…

Commenting on Beyoncé’s head-to-toe food-themed ensemble
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December 13, 2013

Fact: Celebrity Photobombs Make the Best Photos

We love a good photobomb, and, as the HuffPo Style pages remind us, so do celebrities:

The Internet went wild this week over a photo of a peppy Australian teenager who struck selfie gold: She was photobombed by none other than Beyoncé. But the 15-year-old is hardly the first to get the Hollywood treatment – celebrities love to p-bomb each other and, at times, us plebeians.

Now, please tell us how we plebeians get in on this trend. Our Newsfeeds are long overdue for some group shots with Beyoncé.

Read the full article on huffingtonpost.com.

By Joanna Berliner, Editor 

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November 6, 2013