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A queen dressed as a queen: Beyoncé channels Nefertiti in new merch

Wendy Geller
Writer, Yahoo Entertainment

Having one of those days? If you’re not exactly feeling like a queen, at least you can take heart that you can wear a queen. Beyoncé has released her new spring merch collection, which features images of herself dressed as Queen Nefertiti of ancient Egypt. 

Courtesy shop.beyonce.com

The striking pictures of the superstar in a jeweled crown are transferred onto a variety of T-shirt/hoodie styles; you can shop the entire collection here.

Courtesy shop.beyonce.com
Courtesy shop.beyonce.com

Queen Bey would be hard-pressed to find a stronger or more forward-thinking female icon with whom to align her own already mighty presence. Nefertiti was queen alongside Pharaoh Akhenaten from 1353 to 1336 B.C., and is thought to have possibly ruled the New Kingdom outright after her husband’s death. Like the singer, she is also revered as a timeless icon of female beauty. 

At any rate, in terms of all things Beyoncé, perhaps this will take some of the spotlight off of the rabid gossip swirling about the great mystery put into place by Tiffany Haddish: Namely, who exactly did bite Beyoncé?


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