Mrs Victoria Beckham, if you don’t mind, never Vicky – puts the class into this class act. A sophisticated lady from Herts who’s been breaking hearts wherever she goes. And that’s most likely to be Knightsbridge and South Ken when she’s not performing or recording, because she’s a self-confessed designer label girl whose favourite pastime is shopping.
Blessed with long, long legs that can show off clothes to their best effect, Victoria is happiest when she’s entering the hallowed halls of Harvey Nichols, Joseph or Gucci. She tackles her shopping with the same organised determination that she brings to everything she does – and which means used to be the calm centre of the Spices. Perhaps it was the country setting of the house she used to share with her parents, three Yorkshire Terriers and her wonderful wardrobe that provides her tranquil air. Sometimes the others want to crack her cool, collected facade.
When the Spice Girls signed to Virgin, the group plied Victoria (who rarely drinks) with huge quantities of champagne to see if they could get her completely legless. She probably didn’t mind: there’s a cheeky sense of humour tucked just behind the exterior. Just make sure you never spill red wine all over her favourite suit, and you might just see it.