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Beyoncé's Country Era Is Here, So You *Finally* Have Another Reason To Wear That Sparkly Cowboy Hat

As the world gears up for the release of Beyoncé’s new album Renaissance: Act II on March 29, it’s clear that Queen Bey is switching things up big time. Remember how Act I had us all about the metallic trend, with all the shiny silver stuff and those cool futuristic touches? Well, buckle up, because she’s taking us on a whole new ride, straight into the Beyoncé’s country era. And let me tell you, she’s been dropping hints left and right.

First off, she totally stole the show at the Grammys rocking this killer Louis Vuitton outfit that screamed western gothic chic, topped off with a cowboy hat from Stetson. Then, during the Super Bowl, she threw us a curveball with a Verizon ad that teased some new tunes, only to hit us with two new tracks, “Texas Hold ‘Em” and “16 Carriages,” that have a country twist. And the album art for Act II? There she is, looking fierce in another cowboy hat. Plus, she updated her Instagram avatar to a pic rocking a blonde bob and…you guessed it…another western hat.

Now, if you’re like me and you snagged some flashy pieces for the Renaissance Tour—like those sparkly cowboy hats and boots—you’re in luck. You can totally rock this country/western look yourself. It’s not just about the hats and boots, though. Think bolo ties for that cowboy flair, fringe accents for a bit of drama, chap pants for the bold, and tons of suede for that soft, rugged vibe.

Getting into this style is all about embracing the fun of dressing up and playing around with different looks. It’s a chance to mix up your wardrobe with a nod to Beyoncé’s latest era, blending the boldness of disco with the soul of country. Not to mention that Bey didn’t even give us enough time to process that she’s dropping an entire hair care line next week before dropping this new era on us! Whether you’re stepping out in full gear for festival szn or just adding a touch of western to your looks to celebrate her new music, it’s all about making it your own and having fun with it.

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Step into your country era

One more cowboy hat, just because

Brixton El Paso Reserve Cowboy Hat

A bolo tie in place of your everyday necklace

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If you’re feeling chaps

Understated Leather Cowboy Chaps Pants

Western boots, obviously

Jeffrey Campbell Dagget Western Boot

Fringe on fringe

Free People Fringe Out Vegan Suede Jacket

Just a little grunge

By Anthropologie Corset Tiered Lace Ruffle Dress

Plus, a ton of glam

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Andrea Marie
Andrea Marie