Beyoncé to Partner with Topshop for Streetwear Line

by Amy Sciaretto for Bustle

Beyonce has ditched those polarizing baby bangs and has added an exciting new endeavor to her portfolio. Beyonce has teamed with Topshop for a clothing line. Yep. Excuse us while we freak out just a little bit. Beyonce will launch an activewear line that will be comprised of clothing, footwear, and accessories for the dance, fitness, and sports categories. Most likely, following in the recent “athletic wear for all the time” trend, it’ll be a range of stylish basics for active pursuits that will also translate to the street. Since Bey is infinitely stylish (duh) and spends much of her professional life dancing and rehearsing, she knows better than anyone what women need when it comes to quality activewear. Even though we know next to nothing about the Bey x Topshop partnership other than the fact that it’s happening, it’s safe bet that it’ll be functional and fashionable, like Bey’s stage costumes.

The activewear trend continues to explode this year, with Alexander Wang for H&M leading the charge. I guess stylish sneakers really are here to stay. Thank goodness.

Anyway, here’s what we know so far about Bey x Topshop: It is a 50-50 partnership under the diva’s Parkwood umbrella. It is a partnership and not a collab, which likely means that Bey will be intrinsically involved in all aspects of development, as opposed to just slapping her name on some designs and posing in ad photos.

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