Beyonce Hits Met Gala in Corset, Long-Train Dress, Thigh-High Boots

USMagazine, Tuesday, May 7, 2013, 5:45am (PDT)

Giving her best Givenchy! Beyonce was the second-to-last celebrity (behind Madonna) to grace the red carpet at the Costume Institute Gala in NYC on Monday, May 6. Taking a break from her Mrs. Carter Show World Tour, the 31-year-old "Bow Down" singer -- the honorary cochair for the 2013 ball -- certainly made a memorable entrance with a custom skirt by Givenchy Haute Couture by Riccardo Tisci: a mile-long skirt in black cady printed with flame motifs and embroidered with flame cutouts.

PHOTOS: Over 80 celeb looks on the Met Gala 2013 red carpet!

Blue Ivy's mother paired the skirt with a super-tight python leather corset, long gloves, a python belt with gold eyelets and thigh-high, printed cady thigh-high boots that matched her skirt.

PHOTOS: Her hair evolution

"It's all about the boots!" Beyonce told reporters. The superstar also admitted that she was suffering a bit for the evening's look -- particularly that crazy-tight corset. "I"m going to need scissors to cut the string," Beyonce confessed. It's the second Met Gala in a row for the superstar -- who bared more skin at last year's bash, which took place just a few months after the birth of her daughter.

PHOTOS: Beyonce's pregnancy with Blue

Click here to view the live stream (+ archived version) of the 2013 Met Gala on

This article originally appeared on Beyonce Hits Met Gala in Corset, Long-Train Dress, Thigh-High Boots

Show Comments
When using Facebook Connect your image and name may display on Wonderwall. All Privacy Settings are controlled by Facebook
Like us on Facebook?
Cute Kiddos
Thanks for subscribing!