GQ — From Baby Phat to Beyoncé, Jerome Lamaar Is Making His Move

Among other things, 2020 has been hell for advanced dressing. And, accordingly, it’s been rough on young designers. How do you break out if there are none of the events—premieres, fashion shows, and so on—where celebrities feel the need to show out?

One answer? Beyoncé. With the debut of Black Is King on Disney+, the fashion industry, alongside the rest of the world, paid close notice as Beyoncé flaunted a series of notable looks. One—a bejeweled turquoise trench dress with a corset top, paired with boxing gloves, slim glasses, and a gele-inspired headpiece—came from the designer Jerome Lamaar.