The star went solo to the ball

By Brittany Talarico
May 03, 2016 01:58 AM

If you thought it was virtually impossible for Beyoncé to top her naked Met Gala dress of 2015, say hello to her nude latex dress of 2016, which will now forever be known as that time Queen Bey wore a slaytex gown.

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But not even the star’s heavily embellished, second-skin nude Givenchy gown or her mega Lorraine Schwartz jewels could distract us from what was missing from her red carpet moment: husband Jay Z.

The couple is usually a red carpet fixture at the event, but this year the rapper skipped the carpet, probably to let his wife take center stage and bask in her Lemonade spotlight. And Bey was all smiles, not giving in to any of the speculation about her marriage.

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The pop icon told reporters on the red carpet that her latex look was “actually a lot easier than last year.” (Probably because she didn’t have to worry about flashing her nether regions this time around.)

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Beyoncé’s younger sister Solange also incorporated latex into her look with yellow over-the-knee boots and a yellow fan David LaPort dress.

“Back at it again with the yellowwww fan lol. Mellow Yellow in David LaPort,” she shared of the look on Instagram.

What do you think of Beyoncé’s met moment? How does it compare to last year’s look? Are you missing Jay? Share below.

–Brittany Talarico