Behind the Scenes with Beyoncé

She may go by Sasha Fierce, but at our NYC photo shoot, Beyoncé Knowles was a Dreamgirl come true.

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She may go by Sasha Fierce, but at our NYC photo shoot, Beyoncé Knowles was a Dreamgirl come true.
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beyonce knowles tour costumes
Gilles Bensimon
She is Legend
DYNAMIC DUO Beyoncé lured Mugler (left) out of retirement (he quit couture in 2003) after seeing his work in the "Superheroes" exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In addition to outfitting B., the design icon serves as her creative adviser, weighing in on choreography, lighting, and sets.
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beyonce knowles behind the scenes
Alix B. Campbell
Beyonce Behind the Scenes
BATTERY PACKED
Designer Thierry Mugler checks out his superhero-style costumes on Knowles.
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beyonce knowles behind the scenes
Alix B. Campbell
Beyonce Behind the Scenes
BACKUP
Thierry Mugler's team: assistant and Project Runway alum Chris March (right) and director of style Yves Pagan.
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beyonce knowles behind the scenes
Alix B. Campbell
Beyonce Behind the Scenes
Beyonce shows off one of the 58 over-the-top costumes Thierry Mugler designed for her world tour.
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beyonce knowles behind the scenes
Alix B. Campbell
Beyonce Behind the Scenes
FULL METAL JACKETS
Vintage Mugler stunners waited in the wings.
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beyonce knowles behind the scenes
Alix B. Campbell
Beyonce Behind the Scenes
MOTHER KNOWS BEST
Knowles's wardrobe adviser (and mom) Tina (second from left) surveys gowns pulled by MC's Jenny Capitain.
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beyonce knowles behind the scenes
Alix B. Campbell
Beyonce Behind the Scenes
LIGHT HER FIRE
Knowles requested citrus-scented candles on set.
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beyonce knowles tour costumes
Gilles Bensimon
She is Legend
Jacket, Leggings, Shoes, Necklaces, Gucci. Tank, Calvin Klein.
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beyonce knowles tour costumes
Gilles Bensimon
She is Legend
Dress, Gucci. Cuff, Robert Lee Morris. Ring, Tom Binns.
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beyonce knowles tour costumes
Gilles Bensimon
She is Legend
Jacket, bodysuit, thigh-highs, and shoes, Thierry Mugler for Beyoncé; earrings, bracelet, ring, and anklet, Lawrence Vrba for Thierry Mugler.
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