36 photos that show how Beyonce's style has evolved through the years
Sep 1, 2016, 23:43 IST
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Cause she slays.
Beyoncé is a music and fashion icon.
From her start in Destiny's Child to solo domination, Queen Bey has had an incredibly successful career. In addition to her musical prowess, she has evolved into a trendsetter.
The singer has dabbled in the fashion industry, introducing a fashion line in 2005 with her mother and a junior line in 2009. Her most recent venture was her activewear line, Ivy Park.AdvertisementShe's slayed with her Met Gala appearances and was given the fashion icon award at the 2016 CFDA Awards.
Here are 36 photos that show Beyoncé's fashion evolution over the past 15 years:
In 2001, Destiny's Child (Michelle Williams, Beyoncé Knowles, and Kelly Rowland) posed in sparkly blue outfits resembling the ones worn by the Destiny's Child dolls they were holding up.
The girls from Destiny's Child wore midriff Girl Scout uniforms to the 2001 Nickelodeon Kid's Choice Awards.
Beyoncé showed her support for the Lakers during a halftime show with Destiny's Child in 2001.
Destiny's Child wore these part-denim outfits during the 2001 VMAs. Bey's feathered hat is...different.
Beyoncé was working on her solo career in 2002 and donned this sparkly gold ensemble for a performance on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno."
She slayed at the 2003 Golden Globes with this flowery and conservative number.
That same year, she performed alongside Jewel in this frilly peach dress for the VH1 Divas Duets concert.
Beyoncé and her lookalikes posed in sexy black jumpsuits in Las Vegas in 2003.
Classy as always, she donned a white suit jacket and pencil skirt to sing the National Anthem before Super Bowl XXXVIII in 2004.
Beyoncé has favored high-neck dresses for years, wearing this golden gown to the 2004 Grammy Awards. She won five Grammys that year, and it was the first time she was nominated as a solo artist.
Beyoncé is a huge fan of yellow, wearing it often. Here she is at the 2004 Council of Fashion Designers of America Fashion Awards in 2004. Twelve years later, the group would give her the Fashion Icon award.
She attended the 77th Annual Academy Awards in 2005 wearing this black gown.
Beyoncé wore this outfit for her performance during the Conde Nast Media Group's Third Annual Fashion Rocks Concert in 2006.
She starred in the Oscar-winning "Dreamgirls" and wore this dress to the 2006 premiere.
Bey is now a Met Gala regular, but here's the dress she wore to the first one back in 2008.
Here she is performing during the 2008 American Music Awards.
Even when she's not performing, Bey looks great. She wore a beanie, scarf, and heels to the 58th NBA All-Star Game in 2009. Here she is with Eva Longoria.
Beyoncé looked fabulous in this short, colorful dress she wore to the 2009 BET Awards.
Who said no white after Labor Day? Bey rocked this dress in November 2010.
She wore this stunner to the 2011 Met Gala.
Remember this gown? Bey showed off her baby bump before the MTV Video Music Awards in 2011.
Here's Bey looking fabulous less than two months before giving birth to Blue Ivy.
She seriously loves yellow. Here she is in 2012 at the BET Awards.
She looked fierce in leather and lace during her Super Bowl Halftime Show in 2013.
She wore this pantsuit to the 2013 Grammy Awards.
Beyoncé went with a black and gold dress and matching boots for the 2013 Met Gala. The theme? PUNK: Chaos to Couture.
Beyoncé stunned in floral lace at the 2014 Grammy Awards.
She rocked a sparkly body suit at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards.
Queen Bey looked like an actual goddess during her performance at the 2015 Grammys. She won three awards that night.
This sheer dress covered in strategically placed sparkles wowed at the 2015 Met Gala.
Beyoncé killed it with her military-inspired body suit at the 2016 Super Bowl Halftime Show, where she joined Coldplay and Bruno Mars. The body suit has been a staple of hers for years.
She presented at the 2016 Grammy Awards, and looked gorgeous in this high-neck, white gown.
Not many can pull off a latex dress, but she did just that during the 2016 Met Gala.
Bey rocked a pantsuit and large hat while accepting the Council of Fashion Designers of America fashion icon award.
Beyoncé still takes fashion risks, like when she wore this angelesque gown to the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards. She took daughter Blue Ivy to the carpet.
Queen Bey is huge fan of white gowns. She wore this dress to accept her VMA for video of the year in 2016.