Bob Iger, left, chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company, poses with "The Lion King" cast member Beyonce, center, and the film's director Jon Favreau at the premiere of the film at the El Capitan Theatre, in Los Angeles.
Nubian warrior queens lived in antiquity, in the lower Nile and upper Sudan, admired by Pharaohs in the north. But when Beyonce took that as her theme at a gala, she sought help from Indian designer duo Falguni and Shane Peacock. The result was this gorgeous, gold-panelled, sheer bodice and a carefully crumpled solid train. Imagine what the box in which it’s stored would look like!
Even if this reminds you, for a blink, Salma Hayek with a python around her neck, Beyonce’s open-bellied celebration of maternity was more poignant. Described as a ‘sci-fi fertility ritual’, her Grammy routine featured her mother and daughter.
Almost In Her Skin
Has Givenchy forgotten how to sew clothes? Or is haute couture for the likes of Beyonce (in pic) a game of bare-skin hide and seek with sequins and materials with varying diaphanousness? That's how things were at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art's gala ball. If you want to start hating the vacuous narcissism at the heart of high fashion, check out Kim K's unforgettable outrage at the same event.
If God made mankind in his image, He was clearly inspired by more sacred source material when shaping Beyonce from the human clay on that Sabbath so many aeons ago. This mononymic child of destiny had so meteoric a noughties that being crowned Most Beautiful Woman by People was assured.
8 FebruaryBeyonce Knowles holds the 5 Grammy awards she won during the 46th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Beyonce's prizes included best female R&B vocal performance, best contemporary R&B album for 'Dangerously in Love', and she shared best vocal R&B performance by a duo or group with Vandross for their collaboration on 'The Closer I Get To You'.
Saturday Oct. 27, 2007
U.S. singer Beyonce Knowles performs at the MMRDA Grounds in Bandra, in Mumbai. The American pop star arrived here from Ethiopia on Friday night as part of her ‘The Beyonce Experience - 2007 World Tour.’