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Music Video Loving: Beyonce – Run The World (Girls)


Beyonce premiered her new song last week, Run The World (Girls), and as you would expect it is filled with fierce poses, dancing and an amazing selection of designer clobber. I counted eight looks, admittedly I may have missed a few as it does flash from one scene to the next quite quickly, but I spotted pieces from Lee McQueen’s last collection, Givenchy, Jean Paul Gaultier, Emilio Pucci, Brian Lichtenberg and Gareth Pugh.

One of the first looks (above) is a gorgeous Alexander McQueen red silk satin dress adorned with gold embroidery from the autumn/winter 2010 collection, teamed with McQueen thigh-high boots. Oh, and for added drama, Beyonce is standing tall next to a gorgeous lion.

Surrounded by her army Beyonce shows off her fab figure and incredible dance skills in these Norma Kamali fringe shorts with a black bustier, a Brian Lichtenberg patchwork fur vest from the autumn/winter 2011 collection and fringed Alexander Wang heels. This is a hot look!!

Amongst all the post-apocalyptic drama comes this gorgeous Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci dress from the spring/summer 2011 collection. The detailing in this dress looks stunning against the derilick scene.

But my favourite look has to be this stunning black Jean Paul Gaultier couture gown from the spring 2011 collection, its fabulous bold feathered shoulders and cut-out detailing to the bodice.

One of the most striking costume changes has to be this gold scale Gareth Pugh dress and heels. This is a very futuristic look and I love the dramatic shoulder and the flicky skirt, and how tiny is her waist!!

My least favourite look has to be this vibrant yellow Emilio Pucci gown with thigh-high splits on both sides and a plunging neckline. Makes perfect sense for her dance moves, but against all the other stunning pieces this one didn’t work as well for me. Out of the two Pucci dresses I prefer the racing green sequinned number below, with its cross-body slash.

For Beyonce’s second wear from Norma Kamali she looks amazing in her Aztec cut-out jumpsuit, which you can buy here for $575.

I am so glad that artists like Beyonce, Lady Gaga and Rihanna still make large production music videos. This video shot by Francis Lawrence really is spectacular, from the concept of Beyonce being a warrior chief and having her own army to the crazy dance scenes, this is a great video.

[Pics: YouTube]

Lady Gaga vs Beyonce


Check out the latest music video by Lady Gaga featuring Beyonce – jammed packed full of fashion statements, product placement, sexy gyrating – oh and some singing!!

Thanks to Gaga’s amazing stylist Nicola Formichetti  there is also a complete break-down of all the amazing fashion seen in this video, frame by frame.

Gaga: Striped prison dress custom made by Jean-Charles De Castelbajac with sunglasses by Mercura
Gaga: Crime scene tape outfit custom made by Brian Lichtenberg
Gaga: Chain jumpsuit custom made by Viktor & Rolf with cigarette sunglasses and shoes made by the Haus of GaGa
Gaga: Studded jacket made by Search and Destroy with vintage sunglasses by Chanel
Gaga and dancers: Studded bra and panties by the the Haus of GaGa
Gaga and Beyonce: Vintage hats and outfits created by Thierry Mugler
Beyonce: Yellow dress and hat ensemble designed by Atsuko Kudo paired with Jeremy Scott’s mouse trap sunglasses

Gaga: Blue telephone headpiece custom made by Fred Butler

Gaga: Rachel Barrett dress with her yellow telephone hair piece by Danilo

Gaga: Stars and stripes outfit by the Haus of GaGa with Christian Louboutin boots

Beyonce: Red white and blue dress designed by Oscar Olima 

Beyonce: Jacket and shoes by Jean-Charles De Castelbajac, with denim shorts by Franc Fernandez & Oscar Olima

Gaga: Leopard outfit by the Haus of GaGa

Finale: Both Gaga and Beyonce are wearing cowboy hats and outfits by Emilie Pirlot