She wears the trousers! Beyoncé goes 1940s gangster in trilby, leather trousers and long overcoat on date night with Jay Z

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The superstar is a fashion leader with her impeccable sense of style.

And Beyoncé appeared to be channelling a 1940s gangster look when she and Jay Z went out for dinner at Del Posto in The Meatpacking district in New York on Saturday evening.

Of course, the Sasha Fierce pop star, put her own twist on the theme.

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Colour co-ordinated: Beyoncé and Jay Z both wore black for a date night dinner at Del Posto in New York’s Meatpacking district on Saturday evening +5
Colour co-ordinated: Beyoncé and Jay Z both wore black for a date night dinner at Del Posto in New York’s Meatpacking district on Saturday evening

The 34-year-old wore a long black alice + olivia overcoat over a white shirt, skinny black tie and skintight leather trousers with wide bell bottoms.

And she topped off her ensemble with a black trilby giving the overall effect of an old-time gangster from a Hollywood film.

Her 45-year-old husband, Jay Z, was more casually dressed in a black raincoat over a black T-shirt, baggy leather trousers and sand-coloured Timberland boots.

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Fashionista gangster: The 34-year-old appeared to be channelling a 1940s look in a trilby, long black overcoat over a white shirt, skinny black tie and skintight leather trousers with wide bell bottoms +5
Fashionista gangster: The 34-year-old appeared to be channelling a 1940s look in a trilby, long black overcoat over a white shirt, skinny black tie and skintight leather trousers with wide bell bottoms

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The 99 Problems rapper, record producer and entrepreneur completed his outfit with a brown hat.

He followed behind his wife of seven years as they left the restaurant, giving no chance of a public display of affection – very different from the Instagram snap they posted on Saturday.

In it, Jay Z lovingly embraced Beyoncé from behind as they both smiled from ear to ear.

The superstar sizzled in a low-cut gold gown that showed off plenty of cleavage and featured a thigh-high split.

Casual comfort: The 45-year-old wore a black raincoat over a black T-shirt. black trousers. a brown hat and added a pop of sandy colour with his Timberland boots +5
Casual comfort: The 45-year-old wore a black raincoat over a black T-shirt. black trousers. a brown hat and added a pop of sandy colour with his Timberland boots

Heavy era: Robert De Niro, center, as gangster Al Capone with his henchman in 1987’s The Untouchables +5
Heavy era: Robert De Niro, center, as gangster Al Capone with his henchman in 1987’s The Untouchables

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Meanwhile, the couple may have been celebrating the release of Can I, Bey’s collaboration with Drake, which played on Saturday night’s OVO Sound Radio show on Beats 1.

The two previously worked together on Mine, which appears on Beyonce’s 2013 self-titled album..

Beyoncé, Jay Z and their three-year-old daughter Blue Ivy have recently returned to New York after enjoying a luxurious retreat in the Mediterranean with stops including Naples, Capri, the Amalfi Coast, and Sardinia.

Now that’s a PDA: On Saturday the couple, who rarely show affection in public, shared this Instagram shot of Jay Z lovingly embracing Beyoncé from behind as she sizzled in a low-cut gold gown +5
Now that’s a PDA: On Saturday the couple, who rarely show affection in public, shared this Instagram shot of Jay Z lovingly embracing Beyoncé from behind as she sizzled in a low-cut gold gown

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