Styleite’s longtime love affair with singer, actress, and walking entertainment empire Beyonce Knowles is no secret. So today, on her 30th birthday, we thought we would take a look back at the clothes that made the woman we love to love.
Beyonce’s style has transformed the way most people’s style does: over the years, she hasn’t deviated much from the body hugging, brightly colored, fringe-accented clothing she’s loved since the beginning of her career — and her signature blond mane has survived every ‘do from ringlets to bangs to an afro and beyond.
But her style has grown up, just like she and her music have. She’s not simply a pretty pop star from Texas anymore — Beyonce is a woman of the world, and what she puts on her back expresses nothing so much as the the developing maturity of an international sensation, wife and soon-to-be-mother who still just wants to have fun.
It’s been an exciting journey, and we invite you take a look back with us:
this is some kind of spaceship or something.
And, just because we feel we should: