Victoria Beckham gets colourful

Fashion designer Victoria Beckham (above) showed off hues and sparkly footwear in her new collection, which was unveiled in New York with her husband David and their son Brooklyn among audience members.
Fashion designer Victoria Beckham (above) showed off hues and sparkly footwear in her new collection, which was unveiled in New York with her husband David and their son Brooklyn among audience members.PHOTO: REUTERS
Fashion designer Victoria Beckham showed off hues and sparkly footwear in her new collection, which was unveiled in New York with her husband David and their son Brooklyn (both above) among audience members.
Fashion designer Victoria Beckham showed off hues and sparkly footwear in her new collection, which was unveiled in New York with her husband David and their son Brooklyn (both above) among audience members.PHOTO: REUTERS

NEW YORK • Play-Doh colours are now the new black for Victoria Beckham. She unveiled her latest fashion collection in New York on Sunday, making a hue and cry over hues and sparkly slippers named after her daughter.

"It's Play-Doh, it's ice cream, but it's not too saccharine," she said of the new colours. "It's not too sweet at all. It's just the right amount."

Her retired football star husband David sat in the front row between the new editor of British Vogue, Mr Edward Enninful, and the Beckhams' eldest son Brooklyn, 18, who is now enrolled at the Parsons School of Design in New York.

"A great show," Mr Enninful tweeted afterwards.

Said the 43-year-old former Spice Girl, who was wearing high-waisted jeans and a white T-shirt: "I love the sparkly shoes; I'm obsessed with the Harper slipper.

"I'm a bit of a magpie. I love a little bit of sparkle," she added when a reporter asked whether dressing her six-year-old daughter, Harper, had changed how she designed.


Fashion designer Victoria Beckham showed off hues and sparkly footwear in her new collection (above), which was unveiled in New York with her husband David and their son Brooklyn among audience members. PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCEPRESSE

Her statement shoes were sequinned silver-and-green heels paired with daywear and silver sparkly flat sandals with more monochrome dresses better suited for the evening.

Beckham prides herself on making clothes that are wearable - she said she had concentrated on lightness and layering for high-end customers who travel a lot.

"I used to wear so much black, and I really enjoy wearing colour - it makes me feel really happy," she added.

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