• Beyoncé on stage during her Formation World Tour in Philadelphia 2016.AP Images.

Beyoncé on stage during her Formation World Tour in Philadelphia 2016.AP Images.

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Beyoncé Wins 2016 CFDA Fashion Icon Award

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8 June 2016
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The Council of Fashion Designers of America pulled the strings and opened the chocolate boxes for the fashion divas. On June 7th at the New York's Hammerstein Ballroom, a secret award was offered to one of the stage influencers. Hold in a secret, the mystery was revealed: the one to win the Fashion Icon Awards was none other than ... Beyonce. 

The singer accepted the award in a Givenchy dress and holding a speech to remember:

"When we were starting out in Destiny's Child, high-end labels, they didn't really want to dress four black, country, curvy girls. And we couldn't afford designer dresses and couture," Beyoncé said. "My mother was rejected from every showroom in New York, but like my grandmother she used her talent and her creativity to give her children their dreams."
Beyonce continued: "My mother and my Uncle Johnny - God bless his soul - designed all of our first costumes and made each piece by hand, individually sewing hundreds of crystals and pearls, and putting so much passion and love into every small detail. When I wore these clothes onstage, I felt like Khaleesi. I had an extra suit of armor. It was so much deeper than any brand name." 

During time, Beyonce conquered her name of a fashion symbol remaining a strong influencer on stage.

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