We Hope This Means Tina Knowles Is Designing Clothes for Beyoncé Again

Beyoncé and Jay Z in matching beach attire was the picture we needed in our lives today

Is Tina Knowles Designing for Beyoncé Again?

by Emma Lowther |
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Wearing shorts and a kaftan to the beach is so last year. At least, it is if you take your fashion inspo (which you should) from music royalty, Jay Z and Beyoncé.

The couple have been seen around Kingston in Jamaica to shoot content for their upcoming Run the World II tour and this picture is rumoured to be part of a photoshoot to promote it. As if the tour needs promotion, we’re all going.

They’ve previously been pictured on a motorbike first through Kingston's Trench Town neighborhood, then through the countryside.

Is Tina Knowles Designing for Beyoncé Again?
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But for this candid-esque beach shot, ‘Yonce’s dressed in a plunging neckline with bold colours and, what seems to be, a lace frill. She is the beach goddess of dreams. Jay Z meanwhile, is suited and booted in red, with a yellow stripe down his trouser. The boldness of the colours is equal to Beyoncé and it’s got us thinking:

Is Tina Knowles dressing Beyoncé again?

We’d be forgiven for thinking so, due to the matching styles which Tina was famous for dressing Destiny’s Child in.Tina would design and sew the group’s outfits before they had access to all the designer clothes.

Although, that’s not where all her designing talents were pooled into. Does anyone remember her line House of Deréon? No? Let me fill you in. It ran from 2006-2012 and was known for its ultrafeminine flourishes, such as embroidery and ruffles. At this point, I’d like to draw your attention to the original image. Ultrafeminine? Ruffles? Matchy, matchy?!

It has Tina written all over it.

Of course, it’s all speculation, but I’m here for it. I hope Tina’s designing outfits for the Run the World II tour, I’d pay any price to see Jay Z in ruffles. I suppose this shot will have to tide me over until then.

READ MORE: A Moment For All The Matching Destiny's Child Outfits Tina Knowles Designed:


The Debrief - Destiny's Child Outfits

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The Bandeau Crop Scenario

Because it was compulsory for each band member to wear a little bit of the same material on different areas of their body. See Kelly's cardi and everyone else's harem pants.

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Potent And Pink

Throwback to the era of the statement chunky belt. Hold tight Kelly for taking one for the team and donning the statement trousers too.

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One Fabric, All The Dresses

This gem was taken at the CFDA (Council of Fashion Designers of America) Awards back in 2000 and is one of the early examples of Tina Knowles' apparent love of an asymmetric hemline .

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Ladies In Leather

The VMA's afterparty called for a group ensemble too, you know. Is it a coincidence that* The Matrix* was released within a year or so of this outfit's creation? I think not.

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Power Pattern

Not quite Zebra print, not quite leopard print but hey, here's some more of that asymmetric hem action we were talking about earlier.

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Cut Out Queens

For a lesson in how to rock a mid-drift baring cut-out dress, please refer to these impeccably impractical examples.

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Committed To The Print

This look was carried right from Michelle's bra down to Beyonce's pointed toes. Dedication, or what?

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Deeper Shade Of Blue

No words. Just tassels and cowboy hats.

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Earn Your Badge

At the Nickelodeon Kid's Choice awards demonstrating how to encourage more young women to join the Girl Scouts of America. No, those outfits might not be regulation but look how many badges they have!

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Frill Me

Probably the leas matchy, matchy of the lot but we appreciate the shoe to dress coordination.

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Kira Kira Gold

Golden Greek Goddess vibes with this shiny look. Definite inspiration for the Kira Kira app of today.

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Sheer Here And There

Because was a dress worthy of a 2001 red carpet if it wasn't a little see through?

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Lemon Denim Blend

Once again Kelly's out here taking one for the team and wearing a token bit of jean across her body to continue the elaborate lemon on denim tend.

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Orange You Happy To See Me?

The orange, the blue, the tassles, the kind of leather boots? Name a bigger collaborative sartorial statement. I'll wait.

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Off White, And What?

Lets play a game of spot how many patterns and items of embellishment. These girls wear 'extra' so well and we're jealous.

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We're Still Fun But Also Mature

Here's where the trio really tried to demonstrate their individual personalities while also pretty much wearing the same thing. Never not here for Kelly's peek-a-boo mid-drift.

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All For One

And again.

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Plenty Of Purple

I know, bit of a shock to the system seeing them looking like they shopped from different racks at the same store. But if you were to lose one of them at a party they'd still be easily identifiable.

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Spot The Sequins

A little upper body glitter action to connect three actually quite different outfits? We se what you did there guys.

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This was the school talent show dream. The reality was you all wearing dramatically different spangly tops and dresses as stolen from your mums' wardrobes and getting in trouble for trying.

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You Do You And I'll Do Me

Some JLS-style colour block assignment here, as seen on the Destiny Fulfilled And Lovin' It tour.

This article originally appeared on The Debrief.

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