Eva Longoria In Victoria Beckham – London Global Gift Gala

Eva Longoria In Victoria Beckham - London Global Gift Gala

Eva Longoria hosted her annual Global Gift Gala at the ME Hotel in London yesterday evening.

If you are following Victoria Beckham on Twitter you would’ve seen her fitting Eva for this dress a few days ago.

Eva’s black Victoria Beckham gown with a racer-front design incorporates the lingerie-inspired straps we saw presented in VB’s Spring 2013 collection.

While they work as part of a sassy cocktail dress, I’m not sure they really work for me on the gown.

Do they work for you?

Either way, with the silhouette and the simple styling of this look, this is the best Eva has looked in a long while.

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15.11.13

Victoria Beckham In Victoria Beckham – Bambi Awards 2013

Victoria Beckham In Victoria Beckham - Bambi Awards 2013

Following her ‘Special Contribution to British Fashion’ honour at the Harper’s Bazaar Women of the Year Awards last week, Victoria Beckham attended the Bambi Awards 2013 held at the Stage Theater in Berlin, Germany, where the 39-year-old designer was honoured once again with a Bambi Award in the fashion category.

As you know, I love Victoria Beckham, but I feel slightly disappointed by the déjà vu between this and the last event.

For both events she wore black floor-length gowns, with the same hair and makeup.

The only difference is the breathtaking emerald-stone Chopard jewels on this occasion.

Having seen her commercial gowns, there is a variety of colours I wish she had considered.

Black is very much her staple, but I hope to see some colour next time out.

06.11.13

Victoria Beckham In Victoria Beckham – Harper’s Bazaar Woman Of The Year Awards 2013

Victoria Beckham In Victoria Beckham - Harper's Bazaar Woman Of The Year Awards 2013

Victoria Beckham was honoured with the ‘Special Contribution to British Fashion’ award for her achievements as a designer at the Harper’s Bazaar Women of the Year awards held at Claridge’s Hotel yesterday in London.

Attending with the other man in her life, Brooklyn Beckham, the designer was of course decked out in her own threads, wearing a black floor-length gown.

Steeped with classic VB signatures including the exposed zipper at the back, this gown maintains the perfect mix of classic and contemporary, with a sexy cut-out bodice and an elegant puddle train.

Glossy side-swept locks and diamond jewels completed her look.

You may remember that both Rachel Weisz (in tangerine) and Christina Aguilera have previously worn this gown.

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You can buy Victoria’s Victoria Beckham Cut-Out Gown from Net-A-Porter.com.

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Victoria Beckham In Victoria Beckham – CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Event

Victoria Beckham In Victoria Beckham - CFDA Vogue Fashion Fund Event

Victoria Beckham put her best foot – or should I say Manolo Blahnik bootie – forward whilst striking her signature pose on the red carpet for the 2013 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund event presented by theCorner.com at the Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles, California yesterday afternoon.

The designer was, of course, decked out in her own clobber, wearing a sheer-sleeved pointy-collar blouse with wool and satin panels with a black asymmetrical flounced mini skirt accented with a belt.

While this is yet another typically stylish look from VB, I would’ve loved more colour from her on this occasion on such a summery afternoon in LA.

But black is her signature colour and she does march to the beat of her own fashionable drum.

Chic VB shades and a simple ponytail completed her look.

Do you love the look or are you desperate for colour like me?

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Who Wore Victoria Beckham Better…Carey Mulligan or Victoria Beckham

Who Wore Victoria Beckham Better Carey Mulligan or Victoria Beckham

Carey Mulligan was the first to don a look from Victoria Beckham’s Fall 2013 collection when she attended the Tiffany & Co Blue Book Ball back in April.

While most, like Kate Hudson, donned beautiful gowns – as one would expect at a ball – Carey marched to the beat of her own drum wearing an uber-chic ‘Le Smoking’ tuxedo suit featuring satin shawl-collar lapels and a contemporary slashed-sleeves twist.

Victoria Beckham wore the same suit while attending the celebration of The Global Fund’s first Green Carpet Challenge last month.

Unlike Carey, VB wore her jacket over her shoulders, adding a black wrap top which is also from her collection.

Controversially, I’m going to go with Carey on this occasion as I love the way she wore the jacket as presented, making use of the slashed sleeves.

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You can buy Carey and Victoria’s Victoria Beckham split sleeve blazer from farfetch.com US and farfetch.com.

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30.09.13

Victoria Beckham Presents Her Spring 2014 Collections

VB Spring 2014

Victoria Beckham invited digital journalists to have a private viewing of her Spring 2014 Victoria Beckham and Victoria, Victoria Beckham collections, which was hosted at the British Embassy in Paris, France on Friday.

Vogue.co.uk, WWD, Susie Bubble, Rumi from Fashion Toast and myself were just a few of those invited. It was almost like getting the golden ticket to Willy Wonka’s factory.

The collections, including the commercial pieces, were displayed around two rooms in the luxurious venue, which we browsed prior to Victoria’s arrival while drinks and canapés were served.

When the lady of the hour arrived I suddenly became really nervous, which is common around celebs, but I need not have been so shy because, despite what you may believe, Victoria is very approachable and engaging and was genuinely interested in our publications; her passion and excitement for fashion was very evident.

The first question I asked her was about the Victoria, Victoria Beckham Spring 2014 dress which received such mixed comments from you guys, and she said that the lavender silk-cloque dress – which was developed in-house – was her favourite from that collection. After not having much sleep following the show and a round of press appointments, she loved how comfortable the dress felt.

On her Victoria, Victoria Beckham Spring 2014 dress: “It is something very different for me. I was excited to wear it, turned up to work, didn’t really think much about it, should have paid a bit more attention and done my hair, but I didn’t. It’s great to wear fitted clothes, but it’s not all about fitted clothes. I felt very sexy wearing that dress and it was really quite big. I like how it feels quite romantic; I felt very free”.

On the Victoria Beckham woman, and who wears her dresses: “I love women. We really need to support each other and stick together. I went to a wedding in LA the other day and three women were wearing my dresses and that is very exciting. I love how women feel sexy, beautiful, empowered. Of course it is exciting to see celebrities on the red carpet but any women are great. The fact that they have chosen to wear me is a big deal. I am not complacent about it”.

On her online presence: “I can reach my customers quicker (reference to Twitter). My website is doing phenomenally well. What I love about that is that I do a lot of the filming myself and create a lot of the content myself and people can see the brand through my eyes. I am about to start selling ready-to-wear online as well. I didn’t want to do it right at the beginning because I really wanted to understand my customer before I could make my edit of ready-to-wear with all the other collections”.

On the pressures of designing: “I’m not trying to compete with anyone else out there; I’m just trying to compete with myself from the season before. I feel really content, proud, happy and fired up and ready to go for my next collection”.

On her next steps: “I landed back on Friday after the show; my kids were at school, so I went to the studio and started working on the pre-collection. For me, I have a lot of big dreams; there is a lot I still want to do and I’m very hands on with every element of my business, and I want to do more at the right time and not rush anything, take baby steps to create something which hopefully will be around for a long time, and to create something very important fashion-wise. It’s not just about selling loads of clothes, which the collection happens to be selling phenomenally well; I want to be relevant every season fashion-wise, not just clothes: the hair, the makeup, the venue”.

On expanding her collection to shoes: “I would love to, when the time is right. But at the moment I have my hands full with the collections, which are growing so quickly sell-through is phenomenal. We are adding new retail partners each season. I’ve just started doing pre-collection as well, which has doubled the workload, so when the time is right, for sure”.

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Toni Braxton In Victoria Beckham – ‘A Conversation with Toni Braxton and Kenny ‘Babyface’ Edmonds’

Toni Braxton In Victoria Beckham - 'A Conversation with Toni Braxton and Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds'

‘A Conversation with Toni Braxton and Kenny ‘Babyface’ Edmonds’ was hosted yesterday at The Recording Academy in Los Angeles, California.

Toni wore a sexy Victoria Beckham Spring 2013 dress with an elegant, uncomplicated and modern silhouette.

The form-fitting black wool-crepe dress featuring a soft jersey-lined bra beneath the sheer tulle top was styled with pointy black Louboutin pumps and a silver ring.

Like Halle Berry and Kelly Rowland, short hair works so much better on her.

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