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Whoa! You Need to See Beyoncé's Mini (We Mean Mini) Dress at Michelle Obama's Birthday Party

01/20/2014 at 11:08 AM ET

Beyonce Randi Rahm dressCourtesy Beyonce

What does one wear to the White House for Michelle Obama’s 50th Birthday bash? If you’re Beyoncé, the answer to that question is a super-sexy, super-short mini that looks like a tour outfit — not an outfit you’d expect to see at the FLOTUS’s fête.

The singer selected a heavily embellished Randi Rahm dress (featuring possibly one of the shortest hemlines we’ve seen) covered in beads and sequins. She teamed the jaw-dropping design with statement earrings, a wrist full of Lorraine Schwartz bangles and simple nude pumps. Her hair and makeup were equally fierce — a glossy hot-pink lip, dramatic smoky eye and center-parted mega waves. (FYI: The entire look has a 62% “Love It” rating from PEOPLE readers.)

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Even Blue Ivy got dressed up in a full-skirted dress for the party and bonded with the Obamas’ dog. (See the adorable snap here.) Bey, who also brought her mom along for the festivities, took the stage to perform a mini concert for the 500 guests in attendance, including Jennifer Hudson, Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight, Janelle Monáe, Mary J. Blige, Angela Bassett, Samuel L. Jackson and more.

Hudson followed Beyoncé’s style lead and also wore a mini dress to the affair, sharing the below photo of her and fiancé David Otunga on Instagram.

What do you think of Bey’s dress? Share your thoughts below!

–Brittany Talarico

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postathread on

she’s SO thin!

Come on on

Beyonce, you are truly gorgeous BUT you have started to let go of your class and tact the last few years. What is up with that? The dress is completely inappropriate for the First Lady’s birthday bash regardless of age, but at your age, you should have gone with something longer to that event.

sally on

starting to look a little tacky Be!

Amp88 on

It’s time to start acting her age, and like the mother she is. Beyonce has a great figure for sure, but needs to remember there’s a time and place for these outfits.

Tara on

Beyonce performed at the concert so this could very well be the dress she sang in … don’t make controversy where there isn’t any.

BH on

I’m sure you could see “everything” in that dress.

cynsation on

What’s sad is that Beyoncé, her mother or husband apparently didn’t think that it was inappropriate to wear such a short dress to perform in. It’s very disrespectful to the First Lady, whether you consider her a friend or not. She’s old enough to know better! She did the same thing when she had the press conference to sing the National Anthem, her dress was too short and inappropriate.

Susan on

Definitely not what I would think to wear to the White House, but that’s the caliber of these guests. Tacky.

lylah on

“They know you’re a girl, you don’t have to prove it to them”. -Claire Dunphy

Me on

The First Lady has class so it’s too bad that doesn’t rub off on her pal Beyoncé. She’s all about showing off and greed. She looks like a street walker. Jennifer Hudson looks pretty but both Beyoncé and her can’t speak proper English. It’s hard to understand them when them speak.

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