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12 Times Beyoncé Rocked African-Inspired Wax Print and Slayed

Here are 12 times Beyoncé rocked African-inspired wax print fashion and slayed.

Beyoncé really loves wax print.


The superstar has rocked the popular African-inspired textile in her own unique way on a number of occasions, and she's managed to slay the look just about every time.

Most recently, she donned a blue and orange tie-up skirt, by Brooklyn-based fashion brand Demestik, for her African-themed "Carter Push Party." She's worn the style throughout her pregnancy and long before then too—like we said before: the queen loves her wax print.

Below, we take a look at some of Beyoncé's best wax print ensembles. Enjoy!

Her ankara pregnancy style has been top notch.

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She gave us life with this frilled red number from last summer:

Beyonce looks gorgeous in this Ankara print! 😍 #beyonceafricanstyle #ankara #theurbanturbanista

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This peplum jacket, though. She rocked this look about 2 years back and posted some colorful shots on Instagram.

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This "carefree Black girl" flyness from 2014.

Good morning 🐝

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This is how you mix prints:

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The "Coming to America" Halloween slay from the year before last.

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She rocked these two looks on the set of her 2009, "Put it in a Love Song"collaboration with Alicia Keys.

B #putitinalovesong

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This unique wax-print, Antebellum ensemble she wore in the music video for "Daddy Lessons," from her seminal album Lemonade.

This "poppin' in pink" throwback.

Lastly, we give you this adorable picture of Blue Ivy rocking a blue Angelina-print dashiki just cause.

 

Blue ivy rocking dashiki @beyonce #dashiki#ghana#lomdon

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