10 Looks From Beyoncé’s B’Day Era That Are So 2006

Featuring a sequin freakum dress.

Queen and Virgo supreme Beyoncé was a fashion icon well before she scored the CFDA’s seal of approval. Before those “Formation” witch hats, Bey wore embellished purses and denim capris. Before couture bodysuits, she donned sequin freakum dresses for performances. Before Ivy Park, she and Miss Tina helmed House of Deréon. God bless HoD.

Beyoncé’s casual wear and performance fashion has changed dramatically since her B’Day era 10 years ago, but the girl inside the clothes remains the same. We pulled some of Bey’s B’Day era looks that best exemplify 2006 style. Long live the babydoll top.

Check out Bey’s B’Day throwback looks here.

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    Coordinating with the ladies of Destiny’s Child at the 48th Grammy Awards.

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    Repping House of Deréon at MTV’s TRL studios.

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    Hitting up a basketball game in denim capris with Jay Z.

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    Performing “Ring the Alarm” at the 2006 MTV VMAs.

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    Celebrating her role in Dreamgirls in powder blue.

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    Performing “Irreplaceable” in a sequin freakum dress at the 2006 AMAs.

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    Going off at the 2006 World Music Awards in London.

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    With the fam for the screening of Bring it on: All or Nothing, starring, of course, Solange.

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    With La La at MTV’s TRL studios in NYC.

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    In “Irreplaceable” garb while performing on The Today Show.

1/2 Cartoon, 1/2 Beyhive.