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19 years of Dangerously In Love: Remembering The Fashion

19 years of Dangerously In Love: Remembering The Fashion

One of the most acclaimed debut solo albums ever, Beyoncé not only made a legendary mark in the music industry as a cultural phenomenon with this masterpiece but also became an influential fashion icon. 

So here are just some of the looks the pop legend wore for her music videos during the Dangerously In Love era!

Crazy In Love (feat. JAY Z)

Beyoncé shifted both the music industry and pop culture with her two-time Grammy-winning debut record, solidifying her as a legend in the making. So of course the music video had to deliver the same amount of power and confidence from the track. And it certainly did. 

The first designer look Beyoncé wears is the opening look from the Christian Dior ‘Tough Chic’ S/S 2003 show.

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She then wears, surprisingly, the bomber jacket from the 1986 film Howard The Duck.

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For her scenes with now-husband Jay Z, she wears two savagely beautiful looks from Roberto Cavalli. The one-piece look was an altered version from the brand’s F/W 2003 show, while the lavish fur coat was from its S/S 2003 collection.

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And of course, who could forget about the orange dress. For the final dance moment of the video, Beyoncé and her dancers all wear Versace S/S 2003. What a way to end such an iconic debut. 

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Baby Boy (feat. Sean Paul)

For her second single as a solo artist, Beyoncé recruited Jamaican rapper Sean Paul to feature in the track and its accompanying music video, directed by returning collaborator Jake Nava.

During the steamy moments of the video, the pop star stuns in two womenswear looks presented during the Versace Men’s S/S 2004 show.

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Me, Myself and I

With Beyoncé’s third single off of Dangerously In Love, she went to a much more dramatic and emotional route—both musically and visually—and gave us an amazing ballad about independence.

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For the video, she wears—in what appears to be—a custom-made Roberto Cavalli gown, taking inspiration from the brand’s S/S 2004 show.
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Naughty Girl

For the fourth and final single of the album, Beyoncé samples Love to Love You Baby by the ‘Queen of Disco’, Donna Summer. The legend exudes confidence and sexiness in this smooth and sultry track, as well as in its music video.

Opening the video, she dazzles in a sparkly Dolce & Gabbana S/S 2004 dress while enchanting the crowd. 

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For the epic finale of her video, Beyoncé wears a stunning dress from Roberto Cavalli S/S 2004, as well as other pieces from the show for her girls.

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The impact of Dangerously In Love

The album would soon gain many accolades, most notably it winning five out of the six nominations it received at the 46th Annual Grammy Awards. But beyond the charts and the awards, arguably the biggest impact of Beyoncé with Dangerously In Love is how she redefined what it means to be a pop star—and fashion played a big role in it. Her, along with her stylists Tyrone Hunter and mother Tina Knowles, helped strengthen the bond of music and fashion have for each other, and with it created an important blueprint for the today’s superstars.

So now we look back to this iconic debut album and remember the birth of a legend. 

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