Beyonce Knowles at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute gala benefit, celebrating Elsa Schiaparelli and Miuccia Prada in New York. Every year fashion offers up the good, the bad and the ugly. But what the industry is really built on — and consumers respond to — is buzz. Some new mothers claim they feel sexier than ever, and Beyonce was living proof at the Met Gala. Beyonce's skin-tight, largely sheer gown by Givenchy announced that Ivy Blue Carter's mom wasn't going to hold back.