03.05.13

Janelle Monae in Topshop – BET’s ‘106 & Park’

Janelle Monae in Topshop - BET's '106 & Park'

Janelle Monáe cut a cool-girl profile for an appearance on BET’s ‘106 & Park’ show at the BET Studios yesterday in New York City, where she premiered the music video for her new single, ‘Q.U.E.E.N.’ featuring Erykah Badu.

The pint-sized pop star suited up in a Topshop white blazer with a plunging, black grosgrain collar, paired back to a matching set of wide-leg trousers.

Janelle generally trends towards more androgynous looks, so I wasn’t surprised to see her in a suit.

But I loved the more feminine polish of this crisp ensemble, which was impeccably tailored and elongated her petite frame.

The mannish, monochromatic moment also echoed the styling of her ‘Q.U.E.E.N.’ video.

A shimmering, smokey eye and a glossy, nude lip prettified the look even more, while her signature uber-sculptural ‘do added a dose of funky edge.

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You can buy Janelle’s Topshop blazer and pants from Topshop US and Topshop UK.
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