Imitation is the best form of flattery. Beyoncé elevated into a new sphere of icon status, launching a beautiful, creative, and fashionable tribute to black people.

Formation has style.

We have devolved into the details of the Givenchy and Gucci sightings.

BTS Photo: #Formation #Beyonce

A photo posted by Beyoncé (@beylite) on Feb 7, 2016 at 7:12am PST

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BTS Photo: #Formation #Beyonce #MissTina #Gucci

A photo posted by Beyoncé (@beylite) on Feb 7, 2016 at 8:42am PST

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We are proud of all the multiple expressions of natural hair: from Afros to braids to twist outs.

BTS Photo: #Formation #Beyonce

A photo posted by Beyoncé (@beylite) on Feb 7, 2016 at 8:23am PST

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BTS Photo: #Formation #Beyonce

A photo posted by Beyoncé (@beylite) on Feb 7, 2016 at 8:48am PST

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BTS Photo: #Formation #Beyonce

A photo posted by Beyoncé (@beylite) on Feb 7, 2016 at 8:20am PST

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There is no denying that​ Marni Senofonte has style and led this revolutionary fashion movement, with Beyoncé, pretty flawlessly. She’s down for the cause and I ride for the fact that she’s dope in her craft.

#PreGame

A photo posted by marnixmarni (@marnixmarni) on Jan 17, 2016 at 1:41pm PST

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#MLK #Solidarity

A photo posted by marnixmarni (@marnixmarni) on Jan 18, 2016 at 4:39pm PST

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…but did she get a little, okay…the exact inspiration for the epic scene below from a young woman in Los Angeles?

BTS Photo: #Formation #Beyonce

A photo posted by Beyoncé (@beylite) on Feb 7, 2016 at 8:51am PST

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You be the judge.

🔱CA†URDAY🔱 with our bby girl Sähara @_juanoctavio #SavannahCat Septum:@ChrisHabana

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Meet Andrea Nicole James. She is a Creative Director, Stylist, Designer and all around dope  who is the epitome of trés cool. She has a statement look: round sunglasses, a neck adorned with silver statement necklaces, emulating tribal royalty of ancestors past. Her nose is decorated with a septum, which is timeless, around for centuries, yet still edgy. Her jewelry is so engaging.

Eye Designed this 👀Necklace 🙂 Harness Croc Top and Photo by @_juanoctavio 💀

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There really is no denying the similarity.

I’m all for someone appreciating someone’s look…but for such a big opportunity, Marni couldn’t have added Andrea to the roster of stylists? Who to better pull off the look than the one who created it herself?

Happy Holidays! I Made this Jacket in time for Christmas. 🙂

A photo posted by AndreaNicole James (@andreanicolejames) on Dec 25, 2012 at 7:36pm PST

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Marni Senofante, if you happen to have Google Alerts and this article delivered to your inbox…Andrea Nicole James deserves a nod. I’m all for style inspiration, but give some credit where credit is due.

Beauties, what do YOU think. Was Andrea Nicole’s style snatched? Take our poll, below!

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