Monday 17th February

| BY Claudia Croft

Victoria Beckham: Ready-to-wear AW20

‘Boss in a dress’ blared the soundtrack which could be the story of Victoria Beckham’s brand. She started a decade ago with just 10 dresses and has evolved into a serious fashion and beauty tastemaker. Every season there’s an ‘it’ VB item (or two) that has the front row salivating? This time it was a choice between those thigh high stretch platforms or several enveloping raincoats. Well, there was a deluge outside and VB prides herself on making fashion that works in real life. Softly gathered silk dresses, tweedy 1970s-inflected tailoring, horsey plaid shirts, and flowing lingerie dresses all screamed “wear me now!”

Moving away from the long flowing silhouettes of past seasons, lengths were shorter and more sassy. It had an edge. She spoke of designing for “different characters, different attitudes – but with no restrictions. …be spirited,” she urged. The Boss Lady has spoken…

Photographs by Jason Lloyd-Evans. 

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