Beyoncé's Iconic Post-Pregnancy Dress Is Unexpectedly From A Menswear Collection

Beyoncé‘s first photo of her twin babies was nothing short of iconic.

Aside from seeing Rumi and Sir Carter for the first time, most of us were taken aback by her gorgeous, colorful look. According to Vogue, the dress Bey wore was designed by Alejandro Gómez Palomo of the menswear label Palomo Spain.

A relatively new designer, Palomo is renowned for his collections that challenge traditional approaches to and understandings of gender. The dress is from the designer’s third collection, called “Boy Walks In An Exotic Forest.

In an interview with Vogue, Palomo explained how Queen Bey found the gorgeous vintage silk organza design. Her team was loaned samples and then requested a bespoke dress, which Palomo sent her. But after Palomo heard the singer was pregnant, he figured she wouldn’t end up wearing the dress.

Until, that is, he woke up one morning and found Beyoncé modeling his design, twins cradled in her arms, on Instagram. The photo has now reached more than 9.6 million likes.

Palomo primarily uses models who identify as male for his boundary-pushing collections and he told Vogue why it was important Bey chose his design.

“For the community that I represent, the feedback is really important and meaningful . . . . I feel validated, in a way,” he said. “It means a lot, I think.”

Palomo further elaborated on his comments in an interview with W magazine.

“I’m sure the only thing she saw is that it’s a beautiful piece of clothing,” he said. “I’m not thinking about gender; it might be on a man because I like men, it’s my universe, and I get inspired by men, but everyone can admire a good piece of clothing. When she saw it, she probably didn’t even know it.”

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Drake's Ex Maliah Michel Says He Tried To Make Her Stop Stripping

One of Drake's exes has spilled some major tea about what the rapper is supposedly really like.

Bossip reports that during Drake's annual Houston Appreciation Weekend, he honored a few of his favorite dancers by escorting them to the party and gifting them with Louboutins and heaps of cash. The rapper even made jerseys for the women and "retired" them by hanging them up during the party.

Paid dues.

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Dancers Lira Galore and Miracle Watts accepted Drizzy's invitation, but the third woman honored, Maliah Michel, opted not to attend the party, and responded to Drake's actions on Instagram, writing, "Contrary to 'social media news' no man can retire me. I'm shaking this a** into a wheel chair. Maliah will retire Maliah."

She wasn't finished there, though. She had a lot to say about how Drake treated her in the past (without actually mentioning him by name), saying that he often tried to make her quit dancing and that he was "mean and hurtful" towards her.

"Y'all don't know that n*gga been trying to make me stop dancing. Always putting me down about it. Always telling me I'm not better than anyone else in the club selling a** instead of dancing. But n*gga can't stay out the club," she wrote on Twitter yesterday. "Y'all just don't know. My only regret is ever trying to explain how much I love dancing. And thinking so highly of him. That I let his opinion of me mold my opinion of myself. F*ck that and f*ck you if you got a problem."

"I remember pleading with him to understand. I said Beyonce wears the same kind of stuff I wear," she continued. "This n*gga got mad and told me not to compare myself to Beyonce. B*tch wha?! Don't you ever tell me not to compare myself to Beyonce! I'm a woman that's what we do!!"

"No matter how light I tried to make things. Just always mean and hurtful. But whatever I'm done," she concluded.

It is pretty ironic that a man who loves strippers as much as Drake does and dates them as often as he does would be so judgmental about stripping.

You can check out Maliah's tweets below.

Y'all don't know that nigga been trying to make me stop dancing. Always putting me down about it.

— Maliah Michel (@IAmMaliahMichel) July 24, 2017

Always telling me I'm not better than anyone else in the club selling ass instead of dancing. But nigga can't stay out the club

— Maliah Michel (@IAmMaliahMichel) July 24, 2017

Y'all just don't know. My only regret is ever trying to explain how much I love dancing. And thinking so highly of him

— Maliah Michel (@IAmMaliahMichel) July 24, 2017

That I let his opinion of me mold my opinion of myself. Fuck that and fuck you if you got a problem

— Maliah Michel (@IAmMaliahMichel) July 24, 2017

I remember pleading with him to understand. I said Beyoncé wears the same kind of stuff I wear

— Maliah Michel (@IAmMaliahMichel) July 24, 2017

This nigga got mad and told me not to compare myself to Beyoncé

— Maliah Michel (@IAmMaliahMichel) July 24, 2017

Bitch wha?! Don't you ever tell me not to compare myself to Beyoncé! I'm a woman that's what we do!!

— Maliah Michel (@IAmMaliahMichel) July 24, 2017

No matter how light I tried to make things. Just always mean and hurtful. But whatever I'm done

— Maliah Michel (@IAmMaliahMichel) July 24, 2017

[Photo: Instagram, Getty Images]

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