The Carter family unit arrived to the 2016 CFDA Fashion Awards intact, Jay Z and Blue Ivy accompanying Beyonce as she received the Fashion Icon Award at Monday night's (June 6) ceremony. Bey is currently in the midst of the North American leg of her Formation tour with DJ Khaled, with a pair of New York dates set to take place Tuesday and  Wednesday. Jay Z, who has traveled with Beyonce for a bulk of the tour, was likewise by her side as she accepted her honor.

"My mother and my Uncle Johnny, God bless his soul, designed all of our first costumes and made each piece by hand, individually sewing hundreds of crystals and pearls, putting so much passion and love into every small detail,' Beyoncé said during her acceptance speech. "When I wore these clothes on stage I felt like Khaleesi. I had an extra suit of armor," she said making reference to HBO's Game of Thrones. Beyonce's own Lemonade aired on HBO, just before the fantasy show's season six premiere. this past April.

"My mother actually designed my wedding dress, my prom dress, my first CFDA Awards dress, my first Grammy dress, and the list goes on and on and this to me is the true power and potential of fashion," she said.

Beyonce has no doubt transformed into an icon of several cloths in recent years and recounted her days in Destiny Child, when "high-end labels didn’t really want to dress four black, country, curvy girls" Read additional details and quotes over at The Daily Mail and peep some excellent flicks of the Royal Fam below.

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