Beyoncé's maternity chic tour rages on, with the expectant superstar making a surprise visit to New York Fashion Week on Tuesday.
Clad in shimmery gold, with sister Solange at her side, Beyoncé turned up quite unexpectedly to the early runway presentation for J. Crew.
"Ohmygod, I think I’m going to pass out," J. Crew creative director Jenna Lyons reportedly whispered to a member of her staff as she made her way to greet Jay-Z's wife.
From there, B made a quick change into a constructed leather skirt and sleeveless camel jacket for Vera Wang's runway offerings. Her last stop (no quick-change this time) was at Rodarte, where she sat among Elle and Dakota Fanning, Taylor Swift and Amy Poehler.
Last week, Beyoncé celebrated her 30th birthday in Venice, Italy, on a luxury yacht with her husband and with pal Gwyneth Paltrow. The presumably fashionable infant will arrive sometime this winter.
-- Matt Donnelly
Photo: Beyoncé and Solange Knowles behind the scenes at the Vera Wang Spring 2012 show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Lincoln Center in New York City. Credit: Craig Barritt / Getty Images