Beyonce Watches NBA All-Star Game Wearing a $21,945 Gucci Kimono
Beyonce Knowles was spotted at the Smoothie King Center last Sunday night wearing a Gucci Kimono worth a whopping $22,000.
The superstar was with her husband Jay Z and daughter Blue Ivy Carter sitting courtside during the 66th NBA All-Star Game held at the stadium in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Beyonce and Blue Ivy’s attire that night was designed by Gucci. Blue Ivy’s dress was a green children’s broderie Anglaise, which according to US Magazine, costs a cool $1,790, while Beyonce wore a long silk Gucci kimono with tropical prints and a colorful fur trim. She paired the Japanese traditional garment with a white baby tee and distressed denim jeans.
The kimono has not been recently worn as a fashionable clothing, even in Japan. It is now only used typically for important festivals or formal moments. However, it did recently gain public attention in the Western world as a fashion inspiration via the kimono-styled women’s jackets sold by U.K. fashion stores back in 2014.
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