Crazy in shape! Beyonc showcases her curvy post-baby body… a month after giving birth
Hiding a post-pregnancy body beneath your husband's clothes is not an option for celebrity mothers.
And Beyonc has surrendered the comfort of Jay-Z's baggy T-shirts for a simply striking red dress to showcase her enviable figure without a hint of an unwanted lump or bump.
The Crazy In Love star, who gave birth to the couple's first child Blue Ivy Carter exactly a month ago on January 7, embraced her voluptuous silhouette and smiled proudly as she paraded her curves.
Bee's back! Beyonc looked bootilicious at the after-party following Jay-Z's concert at Carnegie Hall at her husband's club 40/40
Bouncy lady: Beyonce stepped out to support the first of two nights of Jay-Z performing at Carnegie Hall
Beyonc made her first public appearance last
night to support Jay-Z's two anticipated shows at Carnegie Hall to
benefit United Way of New York City and The Shawn Carter Scholarship
The mother-of-one opted for an elegant Alice Temperley cocktail dress, teamed with Ofira & Lorraine Schwartz jewels,
a quirky Alexander McQueen clutch bag and a pair of sparkly Christian Louboutin heels.
Swagger: The singer looked stunning in a red Alice Temperley dress, and right seen in December while still pregnant in New York
Her straightened hair, which was perfectly groomed and primped but without being overstyled, and hung loosely over her shoulders as a pair of large gold hoop earrings peeped through.
She walked with a confident stride and a sexy swagger, proving she hasn't lost any of her girl power since becoming a mother.
Protected: Singer was flanked by several security guards as she headed to the car after the concert
Letting her hair down: Beyonce had a night off from mummy duties as she watched Jay-Z perform
Her rap mogul husband took to the stage at Carnegie Hall in a bow tie and dinner jacket, flanked by a 36-piece orchestra.
Jay-Z, 42, couldn't resist a gushy
dedication to his daughter, telling the audience: 'Put a hand in the air
for Blue,' before belting out Glory, which he wrote especially for the one-month-old.
Not only did he deliver with songs
Public Service Announcement, Thank You and Most Kingz, he was also
joined by Alicia Keys for a rendition of their epic anthem Empire State
Proud father: Jay-Z performed for Benefit The United Way of New York City and Shawn Carter Foundation
Best seat in the house: Jay-Z launched into song while surrounded by his fans
Suited and booted: Alicia Keys and Nas perform together in matching tuxedos
The Fallin' beauty
focused on her vocals instead of her looks by slipping into an
androgynous suit and scraping her hair back into a bun, adding a splash
of femininity with large drop earrings.
Rapper Nas, who was once involved in a bitter feud with Jay-Z, also took to the
stage with the new father to perform N.Y. State of Mind, before
launching into his own hit If I Ruled the World.
The human doily: Model Jessica White opts for a bizarre lace jumpsuit, while singer Alicia arrives in a more dressed down look
Winter chic: Brooklyn Decker added a splash of colour to her LBD, while Liza Minnelli went a little Cruella de Vil
his encore, Jay-Z ditched the suited and booted look for hip-hop
attire, including a black T-shirt and gold chain, signing off with Dead
Presidents and Money Ain't A Thang in the audience box.
He also told the sea of admirers he had 'a beautiful time', praising the crowd for looking 'exquisite'.
But despite changing into the ghetto attire, Jay-Z may be accused of 'selling out' after signing up to star in the first ever television advert for his own Rocawear label in order to boost sales.
host of famous faces showed their support, with models Jessica White
and Brookyln Decker turning up, alongside the legendary Liza Minnelli in an oversized
Cruella De Vil-inspired winter coat.
Gushing: Jay-Z dedicated his song Glory to new daughter Blue and told the audience they were 'exquisite'