Beyoncé, Beyoncé, Beyoncé!

Honestly, I debated just writing "Beyoncé" 2,000 times for this post because, well, Beyoncé. Mrs. Carter graced Chicago with her presence Wednesday night and though I had the worst migraine I've had in months, I was instantly cured when she walked on stage. Say what you will about her (or don't, because she's Beyoncé), I love her and I could not have had more fun in one night! Like I tweeted, it was the second best performance I've ever seen, after Michael in 2001 (which incidentally, Beyoncé performed at with the rest of Destiny's Child).

(Photo by Robin Harper/Invision for Parkwood Entertainment/AP Images)

She is an absolutely amazing performer and totally killed the 22-song show! Though our seats weren't super duper close, we had the perfect vantage point and I sang and danced non-stop for the entirety of the two-hour show. Can we say best Valentine's Day gift ever?? Andrew Santos, you are a saint—literally.

Sadly, there were no cameras allowed so I had to make do with my phone. I snapped a few photos in between scream-singing along and uploaded them to my instagram on our way home because I obviously couldn't be bothered to stop scream-singing along. So, what did I wear to this amazing concert? Let me show you!

Shirt: 10DollarMall.com
Tank: Kohl's
Skirt: American Apparel
Shoes: Jeffrey Campbell
Bag: T.J. Maxx
Jewelry: Macha, Mom, Forever 21
Glasses: Barton Perreira

As much as I love those sneaker wedges, I had to be comfortable if I was going to be on my feet in a crowded arena with thousands of other scream-singing fans, and I ended up swapping them for more practical sandals. You can see I'm totally trying to look cute and collected up there but in reality I could not contain my excitement!

Right now I'm two seconds away from clicking the purchase button on Pitchfork's website so I can see Solange on Saturday, even though it's a million degrees outside and outdoor music festivals are my worst enemy...


  1. do it!!! i saw solange at the bottom lounge in april and she puts on an AMAZING show! i'm going to see her again while i'm in LA for the fyffest.

    also, i can't even talk about the beyonce show. it was just insane/amazing/perfect/everything i've ever wanted in my LIFE. ugh i just love her!!

    1. I was SO close to going to that show but I hate Bottom Lounge. The first and last time I went to a show there was for SBTRKT and the staff was unbearably rude and duper misogynistic and I left early because I COULD NOT DEAL. Next time she comes to Chicago I hope she plays a better venue, especially because I didn't get to Pitchfork this weekend!


  2. I love her and her style. She has amazing curves too.


  3. Your whole outfit is absolutely adorable. I am so jealous you got to see The Queen live!


    1. Thanks, Jessica! I felt like a big goof/baby pouting through my migraine at first but then it got way, way better when I let my hair down (literally and figuratively)!

      Bey is the best. DA BES. Hope you get to see her one day!

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    1. They're so awesome, I don't wear them nearly enough!


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