Beyonce has etched her name in the books as a fashion and music icon at the young age of 30. Since debuting to the world in Destiny’s Child one man has been charged with creating the looks of Beyonce. Meet Ty Hunter. In a video posted by Fuse and shared on Beyonce Indonesia, Ty talks about dressing Bey for 16 years now, Blue Ivy’s style, coordinating outfits with Jay-Z’s stylist June Ambrose and her gorgeous Stephane Rolland dress at the 2012 BET Awards.
When asked what it’s like to work with the “Single Ladies” singer Ty responds, “I’ve been working with her now for about 16 years…it’s just family, like playing dress up with your sister at this point. We have meetings, if she has a vision it’s up to us to bring it to life.” He also insist that the self proclaimed workaholic entertainer is in charge of her complete look.
Jay-Z is often noted for his red carpet styles but Ty confirms that’s not his department, “He has an amazing stylist June Ambrose, my girl. She takes care of that.” Stylist June Ambrose is at least willing to share her client when Bey and Jay are attending events together. “Yeah like all the time…I’m like ‘June, what is he wearing?’ and she’s like ‘what is she wearing?’…it’s been years of that,” revealed the stylist about working together with June.
The two famed stylist had a chance to work together again for the 2012 BET Awards where Bey wore a gorgeous lime green Stephane Rolland dress. “Stephane Roland, he’s an amazing designer….day of the show we had a fitting, it just worked out so right. That’s the first dress I wanted her to wear in the first place. It was a show stopper; I was really excited for the choice that was made.”
On the topic of Blue Ivy, Beyonce’s stylist played shy, “I don’t talk about Baby Blue…but she does have style. That’s my baby.”
In other Beyonce news, the pop star was listed on Essence Magazine’s ’35 Under 35: Young, Black & Amazing Women’ list.
The ‘Love on Top’ singer joined fellow entertainers Alicia Keys, Jennifer Hudson, Willow Smith, Brandy including writers, actors, athletes, entrepreneurs and activists who also made the list. According to the Essence the list celebrate women who “exude class, celebrate intelligence, break down barriers and in a generation of “anything goes,” they walk in their purpose.”
Powerhouse vocals, epic dance moves and stunning red carpet looks have made Beyoncé Knowles one of the most beloved figures in entertainment. The R&B songstress has won 16 Grammy awards, starred in six feature films, and has managed to make it all look easy. Beyoncé understands the importance of family values. She’s business partners with her mother, best friends with her younger sister Solange, and when it comes to her marriage with rapper and CEO Jay-Z, she knows how to separate reality from the fame.
Check out the full list in the August issue of Essence. In the meantime watch Beyonce’s stylist video interview below – forward to the 2:13 mark.