Beyoncé was honored with the Fashion Icon Award at the star-studded CFDA (Council of Fashion Designers of America) Awards, and took the opportunity to make a beautiful, personal acceptance speech. Discussing her early journey to stardom, Beyoncé thanks her mother, grandmother, and uncle for hand-sewing her costumes when they were too poor to buy them.
"When I wore these clothes I felt like Khaleesi," she says, "I had an extra suit of armor. It was so much deeper than any brand name." It was a moving moment of vulnerability, a different sort of slay.