Victoria Beckham once Tweeted “The airport is my runway” and à mon avis, never has a truer word been virtually uttered. As promised, in the run-up to the designer’s 40th birthday, I am dedicating a series of posts to the darling doyenne of the fashion world and today’s blog is a look back at some of Victoria’s chicest airport outfits. From Inspector Gadget-type get-ups to full-on runway regalia, Victoria Beckham always looks immaculate as she is about to board a flight. Ever the canny marketer, Victoria knows that she is the best ambassador for her own label and never misses an opportunity to showcase her designs as she catwalks through LAX or Heathrow, dressed in in an eponymously-labelled creation, combined with towering heels, a steely pout and her trademark shades. What a woman.
Arriving at LAX for a London-bound flight, Victoria channelled Inspector Gadget. Perfectly, may I add!
Arriving in LA in 2007 to begin their new American life, Victoria starts as she means to go on, in figure-hugging Roland Mouret:
Victoria, roll up the Partition please! VB looks decidedly chauffeur-like at Heathrow, in her bold Balmain and in-your-face Birkin combo:
That time Victoria arrived at Heathrow as an Audrey Hepburn tribute act:
I am sorry, but how can you look like this in an airport? QUEEN!
That time she compromised and wore Lanvin flats to board a flight:
The one time Victoria got it wrong. Very, very wrong. At least she’s human:
She can do casual airport chic too, though:
But she’s at her best when she’s strutting through an airport with Harper:
Like, she really is:
I mean, come on!
But, yeah, keep walking towards greatness Victoria!
And when you find a piece that works, design it in multiple colours and show it off as you fly to Paris:
And why not wear it in a different colour as you arrive back in Heathrow from Paris Fashion Week?
Victoria saves the best for JFK, though:
More the Big Orange, than the Big Apple! (Sorry)
Victoria mistaking Beijing Airport for a runway, but SLAYIN':
Finally, fear not, because there was that one time in 2003, when Victoria’s ‘shits given’ level was in minus figures and this is what she wore to board a flight in Heathrow. (This was around the time VB was obsessed with making it as an edgy R ‘n’ B artist…)