When Beyoncé graced the cover of ELLE this past May, she also made a bold sentiment: “The music industry is dominated by men and these labels go out and try to make carbon copies of whoever is successful at that moment. I'm over that.” This declaration was a reason why she hand-picked female artists to mentor under her new label, Parkwood. And just like their music, they own their style, too!
Bey’s protégés Chloe x Halle, Sophie Beem and INGRID walked the 2016 BET Awards Red Carpet taking after their music ‘mom’ — in other words they looked flawless.
The sister duo Chloe x Halle, who first got our attention (and Beyoncé’s) with their cover of “Pretty Hurts,” coordinated in red, white and blue ensembles. Most likely an ode to Beyoncé’s “Freedom” that opened the awards show. Although they stuck with the same color scheme, they still showcased their individual style. Halle killed the denim on denim trend in ripped jeans and booties while Chloe werked a flowy frock.
16-year-old Sophie Beem arrived wearing a Nicholas Jebran puff sleeve dress paired with red Schutz sandals. Lovely!
Third Ward native rapper INGRID grew up a street over from Queen Bey. Her personal style reads street-meets high fashion, which she definitely repped at the awards. Her signature wide-brimmed hat paired perfectly with her shimmery, oversized jersey.
We know these young women are ready to rock the music world, but now we know they’re coming for the fashion industry. Slay on, ladies.
Photos from top: Splashnews, Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images, Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images, BET)
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