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Breaking, (not at all) surprising news: Beyonce slips into another naked dress for Vogue

Fall is right around the corner, and you (may or may not) know what that means: Vogue's typically enormous September issue is about to put great strain on magazine stands near you.

The September issue is kind of a big deal — I recommend watching The September Issue — because Fashion Week season is on deck and it's a super-exciting time for couture connoisseurs.

The ever-important selection of Beyonce for the industry's most coveted cover is a crowd-pleaser — even FLOTUS extraordinaire Michelle Obama wants to be her. And hey, bonus points for Queen Bey, 33, being the third black woman to grace the September issue's front, which for whatever reason is controversial, an idea that I just can't wrap my head around. (The others were Naomi Campbell and Halle Berry, both selected during the now 27-year reign of editor-in-chief/ice queen/my idol Anna Wintour.)

I digress.

The point is: Why ANOTHER naked dress (this one a stunning Atelier Versace mermaid number)? Diva Katie already went over this neverending ridiculousness after the Met Ball in May.

Vogue, especially in September, is supposed to illustrate novel, upcoming trends, but we've spied Beyonce's barely-veiled goodies (and Rihanna's and Kim Kardashian's and Jennifer Lopez's) through countless red-carpet gowns over the last several months.

That said, we're not surprised that Bey and her heinie look Flawless, and we're obviously still going to pick up a copy of Vogue — available at Target today! — because it's in our blood and we've been counting down the days.

Tell us, though: What do you think of this trend that just won't die?