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With all the excitement surrounding Lemonade's premiere last month, it's easy to forget that — oh yeah, there's a world tour, too. On April 27th, Beyoncé kicked off her long-awaited, 41-stop Formation tour in Miami with custom looks, cheeky merch, and (obviously) incredible music.

According to reports, in between songs like "Sorry" and "Run the World," her band also played Prince's "Purple Rain" as a special tribute, while the audience sang along. Beyoncé also reportedly dedicated her final song, "Halo," to Jay Z and Blue Ivy, saying "I want to dedicate this song to my beautiful husband. I love you so much. Blue, I love you so much."

Then, there was the fashion. Bey shared this video, where you can see her first look in motion:

A video posted by Beyoncé (@beyonce) on

DSquared2 founders Dean and Dan Caten shared the sketch of the look they created for her, which is made of a Victorian-inspired embroidered bustier with velvet, puff-shouldered embroidered sleeves, a broad-brimmed hat, and leather and lace gloves:

Here it is on stage, alongside the opening bars of "Formation":

A closer look:

Later on in the performance, Bey and her dancers changed into white bodysuits by Balmain:

Photo: Frank Micelotta/Parkwood Entertainment via Getty Images

According to the brand, the custom-made suit is made with embroidered French lace with pearls and embellished silk ruffles:

A photo posted by BALMAIN (@balmain) on

Next up, this Roberto Cavalli black crystal body suit with tiger print boots:

There was this Gucci look, which combined a geometric red bodysuit and a 'GucciGhost' mink fur coat:

Photo: Courtesy Gucci

Gucci also created this custom panther bodysuit for her May 7th performance in Houston:

Photo: Larry Busacca/PW /Getty Images

While performing "Daddy Lessons" in Houston, Bey wore this Adrienne Landau custom floor-length coat, which you can watch dance in the video below:

The same night, she also wore this bodysuit by Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci haute couture, along with Alexandre Vaulthier boots:

Photo: Larry Busacca/PW /Getty Images

The 'Formation' looks aren't just limited to the star herself, however. The Beyhive also shared a photo of the tour merch available for fans, which includes t-shirts and phone cases that say "Boycott Beyoncé," a nod to the people who called for a boycott of the singer after they deemed her Super Bowl performance "anti-police."