From Posh Spice to Victoria Beckham: A Style Retrospective

Take a look at the fashion icon's style evolution over the years.

Plus, see our cover shoot with Victoria and go behind the scenes of the shoot!


October 6, 2010 8:00 AM
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January 1995

Years before she would become a fashion businesswoman, style icon, and David Beckham's wife, Victoria Adams poses in this black-and-yellow target-practice dress with her Spice Girl crew.

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January 1996

Midriffs were "in" in the '90s. Posh Spice performs in London.

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September 1997

It's hard to believe she's Posh Spice with this very short, very tight dress and Fran Drescher-like hairstyle at the 1997 MTV Europe Music Awards.

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June 1999

Power couple Victoria Beckham and David Beckham look smitten at the Versace store party in London. Victoria's sculpted hair and all-black leather outfit evokes Catwoman.

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November 2000

Right around the time the Spice Girls went their separate ways in November of 2000, Posh Spice, Sporty Spice, Baby Spice, and Scary Spice pose for a picture. Victoria looks more like she's in Miami than in London wearing a bikini top.

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September 2001

Long blonde hair and biker gear isn't Victoria Beckham's usual look, but it works for stage performances. The pop star performs at One Big Sunday radio show in London in 2001.

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December 2003

Sporting a youthful look, long loose locks, jeans, and a shiny sky blue jacket, Victoria Beckham poses for the camera at the U.K. launch of Rocawear.

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October 2004

Victoria Beckham lets down her hair with this casual look — a white top and jeans — but keeps it professional with a pin-striped black blazer at L.A.'s fashion week.

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October 2005

While she might look more like a siren of the sea than a siren of the stage in this aqua blue-green gown, Victoria Beckham shows off her toned figure at a red-carpet event.

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June 2006

Not only does the famous soccer player's wife still wear shorty shorts, she pumps up the look with heels in Sweden.

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November 2006

Victoria Beckham has blending styles and fabrics down to a science. This knit sweater paired with tight, black, shiny pants somehow works. If she were to be wearing the beret and the sweater with an equally old-fashioned skirt, she might look folksy.

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October 2007

This sexy, slinky dress screams hot (blonde!) mama, and proves you don't have to give up the little black dress after you have children.

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February 2008

In full stage gear, Victoria Beckham performs on the Spice Girls World Tour.

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June 2008

Wearing a modern spin on a classic look, Victoria Beckham highlights her tiny waist with a thick black belt.

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October 2008

In a sexified Men in Black outfit, Victoria Beckham arrives in Düsseldorf, Germany, for the launch of her dVb denim collection.

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January 2009

For Victoria Beckham, a "football match" is no occasion to dress down. In full mom mode, Victoria Beckham wears this ultraposh ensemble with her son, Brooklyn, at the Dubai Football Challenge between AC Milan and Hamburger SV.

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May 2009

Victoria Beckham is also not afraid to take chances. She wears this short silhouette with a considerable train to a gala at one of New York's most grandiose institutions, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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September 2009

Although she's now a mother of three and wife to soccer superstar David Beckham, the former pop star turned fashion icon doesn't try to hide her tattoo.

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September 2010

Just across the pond at London's Heathrow Airport, Victoria Beckham is seen wearing a modern adaptation of a classic style. Her more recent wardrobe pieces look very much Jackie O. inspired.

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September 2010

Looking casual chic in New York, Victoria Beckham spices up a nearly all-black ensemble with a pair of Christian Louboutin heels.