Beyonce Is Releasing Nefertiti-Inspired Merch Sure To Sell Out In Milliseconds
The royal reign continues as Beyonce deflects from the bite heard ’round the world with a brand new line of merch. Queen Bey is channeling one other monarch — Queen Nefertiti, the reputed “most stunning lady ever” — in a brand new assortment on her online store (the primary since her Valentine’s Day-themed capsule). Our royal highness is dressed just like the Egyptian queen in 5 new items with a toned down coloration scheme: her images are in black and white, and the items — a long-sleeved shirt, two crop tops, a daily tee, and a hoodie — solely are available in white, black, and orange. Beyonce is featured solely from the neck up in every, however her head is adorned in what the traditional ruler, King Tut’s mom, is featured sporting in quite a few depictions.
We’ve got fairly a couple of hypotheses as to why Bey would have chosen Nefertiti for this capsule: Just lately, individuals on-line have been criticizing a bust of Queen Nefertiti that was reconstructed utilizing her stays for trying noticeably extra European than she most likely would have, contemplating the queen was of African descent and early depictions of her present a lot completely different options. Possibly she was setting the file straight? Beyonce can be identified for calling herself “king,” and Nefertiti is claimed to have been promoted to co-regent alongside her pharaoh husband, usually depicted in the identical posture of a king in historic depictions. And naturally, we all know who’s the reigning Queen of R&B.
No matter Bey meant to say with this launch, we’re with it.