Beyoncé  is gearing up for her turn as Nala in “The Lion King” next month.

The “Lemonade” singer, 37, attended the Wearable Art Gala on Saturday, channeling her character from the upcoming live-action Disney film with pride.

The event, which is hosted by Bey’s mother Tina Knowles-Lawson, was held at the WACO Theater Center with the theme “A Journey to the Pride Lands”—which explains why the red carpet was filled with references to African culture and Lion King.

Queen Bey, paid homage to Nala by literally wearing her face on her chest as part of an intricate Georges Hobeika-designed gold catsuit with layers of sequins and feathers and a matching gilded cape. She finished the look with beaded gold heels by Affair.

Blue Ivy, her 7-year-old daughter, also joined in the fun. Blue was clad in a South African inspired dress, jewelry, and matching headdress

WACO is an acronym for “Where Art Can Occur,” and much of the evening’s funds were raised via a silent art auction of works on display in the gala’s gallery; last year’s auction raised $1.2 million.


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