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Beyoncé regarded elegant in emerald Tuesday evening.
The singer made a shock look on the TIDAL X: Brooklyn live performance introduced by Bacardi on the Barclays Heart, flashing some cleavage and just a little leg in a customized Walter Mendez gown. Styled by Zerina Akers (whose counts actress Niecy Nash as a consumer), Beyoncé accomplished her look with Christian Louboutin heels and Lorraine Schwartz and OFIRA jewels. She carried a restricted version Alexander Wang x Judith Leiber clutch, designed to resemble a roll of hundred-dollar payments, which retails for $four,995 and consists of 10,263 Swarovski Austrian crystals in varied colours. (On Instagram, Leiber referred to as their collaboration “an irreverent tackle the posh night bag.”)
Dressing Beyoncé was a significant feat for Walter Mendez, who shared a number of pictures of the pop star sporting his design on Instagram. “Couldn’t have celebrated my birthday any higher than to seeing the attractive @beyonce trying flawless on this customized #waltercollection design we created for her!” Mendez instructed his followers, including, “Particular thanks to stylist @zerinaakers.”
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After she posed for purple carpet photographers, Beyoncé shared a number of behind-the-scenes footage on Instagram and Tumblr, giving followers a better have a look at her clothes and accessories.
The “Sandcastles” singer, 36, didn’t establish who designed her purple fur stole.
Beyoncé was not scheduled to seem onstage, as she has in previous years. Her husband Jay-Z reiterated as a lot when he rapped a number of songs on the finish of the star-studded profit live performance. He even carried out the couple’s 15-year-old duet “’03 Bonnie & Clyde,” toying with their followers. “Sike!” he laughed. “Y’all assume Bey is popping out or one thing, however we ain’t doing that tonight.”
The live performance benefited these affected by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma.
Just a few shock performers made appearances all through the present, together with Swizz Beatz and T.I., and extra headliners included Jennifer Lopez and Stevie Marvel; a number of Roc Nation artists additionally carried out. “The group was energetic and explosive throughout every efficiency,” a concertgoer tells E! Information. “Everybody who was concerned got here and rallied for the aid efforts.”
In September, Beyoncé visited her hometown of Houston, which was destroyed by Hurricane Harvey. Chatting with a bunch of survivors at St. John’s Church, she stated, “This, immediately, is a celebration of survival. This church is my residence. I used to be possibly 9 or 10 years previous the primary time I sat there the place my daughter [Blue Ivy Carter] is sitting. I sang my first solo right here and I simply need to thanks for lifting my household up, for praying for me and for being such an unbelievable instance of what mild and love is.” Calling the parishioners her “household,” she added, “Houston is my residence.” The “Maintain Up” singer provided the congregation her “love,” telling them, “I have been blessed so I can bless different individuals, and I ask of God to proceed to try this for different individuals.”
Beyoncé additionally pledged to assist aid efforts in Houston by way of her charity initiative, BeyGOOD. “My coronary heart goes out to my hometown, Houston, and I stay in fixed prayer for these affected and for the rescuers who’ve been so courageous and decided to take action a lot to assist,” she instructed The Houston Chronicle. “I’m working carefully with my group at BeyGOOD in addition to my pastor [Rudy Rasmus at St. John’s in Houston] to implement a plan to assist as many as we will.”
Weeks later, Beyoncé recorded a remix of J Balvin and Willy William‘s hit “Mi Gente.” In a press release on social media, she introduced, “I’m donating my proceeds from this music to hurricane aid charities for Puerto Rico, Mexico and the opposite affected Caribbean islands.”
—Reporting by Jennifer Cooper