Victoria Beckham has hinted that she would prefer her three-year-old daughter Harper to follow in her footsteps as a fashion designer, rather than have a career as a pop star.
The 41-year-old former Spice Girl also revealed her three-year-old daughter loves ‘putting on’ her famous high-heel shoes and also ‘playing’ with her make-up.
Mother-of-four Victoria also discussed her journey from Spice Girl to industry heavyweight, dressing up for husband David and why she’s not embarrassed by former style blunders, during an exclusive chat with style bible Vogue.
Speaking at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum about her daughter, Victoria said: ‘I would rather her go into fashion than be in a pop group I have to say, but I did have fun doing that.’
At the end of the exclusive chat with Vogue International Editor Suzy Menkes, 40-year-old David, who sat in the audience throughout, asked his style icon wife what she would say if their daughter wanted to become a musician or a fashion designer when she grew up.
Enthusiastic Victoria said she would ‘love one of our children’ to go into the fashion industry whether it’s one of their sons – Brooklyn, 16, Romeo, 12, or 10-year-old Cruz – or Harper.
‘Harper loves putting on my high heels and playing with my make-up, but she also has football boots and she runs around in the garden with her brothers,’ she said.
‘So I am not so sure whether she will follow what you do or what I do, but I think what everyone wants for their kids is just for them to be happy, whatever that means they do.’
It seems that Victoria isn’t the only creative member of the Beckham clan as she also revealed that teenage son Brooklyn is an ‘incredible photographer’ and former footballer David is ‘great at art’.
Despite their estimated wealth being around the £380 million mark, Victoria insisted that her children ‘will definitely work’ in the future and will not ‘stay at home’ doing nothing.
During the discussion at the gallery’s Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre, Victoria also gushed about her ‘supportive’ husband of 16 years adding that the pair are ‘very lucky’ to have one another.
After launching her eponymous fashion label in 2008, the entrepreneur became renowned for her ‘signature’ dresses, which featured a ‘sexy’ zip down the back and a flattering figure-hugging shape.
Victoria said underwear model David is ‘always very nice’ about her outfit choices but that he ‘does like it’ when she dons one of her physique-enhancing frocks.
While Victoria is now a key fashion player, and hobnobs with the likes of industry big names including Vogue US’s Anna Wintour, Marc Jacobs and Roland Morat, she hasn’t always been so on trend.
Reflecting on the kind of garments she wore while with chart-topping pop group the Spice Girls, she said it was all about a ‘lot of PVC’, ‘push-up tops’, ‘high heels’ and ‘short skirts’.
However, she doesn’t look back and ‘cringe’ because ‘everything was good at the time’.
Victoria, who won the Designer Brand Of The Year at 2011’s British Fashion Awards, also spoke about her transition from pop wannabe to designer.
She said fashion is something she ‘always wanted to do’ and that her aim is to ’empower women’ with her clothes.
While she has never had any formal training she added that she knows her customer well and likes to ‘think outside the box’.
Following the launch of her first store in London’s Dover Street in 2014, she plans to add more venues to her blossoming empire in Hong Kong, New York, Miami, Los Angeles and Paris.
The polished star, who is rarely seen without her sky-high stilettos, hinted that she also plans to launch a trainer line in the future and said she wears a ‘lot of flat shoes’ now she is based in London.
Source: Daily Mail