Beyoncé Releases Stylish Limited Edition Book “How to Make Lemonade”
No, it’s not a lemonade recipe book.
Beyoncé released How to Make Lemonade, an expansive 600-page book that finally takes the audience behind-the-scenes with an array of exclusive photos, outtakes, and art that sheds light on her dynamic use of fashion to convey her message in her sixth studio album titled Lemonade, which was released in April, 2016.
Lemonade was more than just an album as its personal, political and unapologetically honest music made a huge impact globally. However, the full scope of its journey from idea to final product had been kept under wraps—until now.
How to Make Lemonade is an expansive 600-page book that finally takes the audience behind the scenes with an array of exclusive photos, outtakes, and art that shines light on her dynamic use of fashion to convey her message. The book offers an in-depth look at each element of Lemonade’s visual presentation, putting the project’s many influences, collaborators, and cameos on display. Through collages and photographic juxtapositions, Beyoncé’s it-takes-a-village method of creativity comes into full view. Beyonce has used her platform and wardrobe choices to create a
From the Laolu Senbanjo Yoruba body painting featured in Sorry, to the wardrobe of artfully customized Gucci in Formation, each aesthetic detail is now featured and given greater context. Many of these fashion-forward touches register as merely stylish in music video format but are in fact imbued with deeper meaning.
Retailing for $299 USD, the How To Make Lemonade box set was made available for pre-order on her website. This book belongs on the coffee table of every member of the Beyhive.