Best Dressed 2013: Victoria Beckham’s Shift From Bodycon To Oversized Tailoring Gets Her The No.7 Spot

24 December 2013 by

 

VB's new business look means business [Rex]

Roll up, roll up - it’s time to reveal the best dressed stars of 2013! You lovely lot laid your style cards on the table and voted in your thousands to crown the most stylish A-listers of recent months and Victoria Beckham has secured the seventh spot.

Cementing her status as the ultimate brand ambassador, VB was inspired by her own catwalk designs to ditch the bodycon of yesterday and slip into something altogether more comfortable. Supersize shapes replaced the svelte silhouettes of Victoria’s past wardrobe and with the addition of her new long locks, a killer pair of single sole stilettos and some A-list shades, she always managed to pull the tricky pieces off.

Tailoring played a big part in this transformation. Instead of dresses – which we were used to seeing V-Becks in – she favoured sleekly cut separates. Tuxedo suits, white shirts, mannish coats… this decidedly masculine turn was the way the pop star-turned-designer has successfully entered the world of volume.

For the most part VB has faithfully clung to these newly found classics – but occasionally she’s dipped a toe into fair weather trends: like her tartan kilt from Isabel Marant Etoile or Burberry’s much-copied heart print shirt (the very same loved by Harry Styles and Co.).

Of course, much of this year’s VB-related news has been in relation to her adorable daughter, Harper. This little’un’s wardrobe has been just as significant as her momma’s, with Victoria even hinting towards her interest in designing a childrenswear range.  Watch this space ladies, watch this space.

Scroll through the gallery below to see some of Victoria’s best looks from the year >>

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Victoria Beckham - February 10, 2013

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Victoria Beckham at the 2013 International Woolmark Prize Final - February 16, 2013

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Victoria Beckham at her hotel - May 9, 2013

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Victoria Beckham at her hotel - May 10, 2013

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Victoria Beckham and David Beckham at The Global Fund - September 16, 2013

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Victoria Beckham at Chelsea gallery - June 10, 2014

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Victoria Beckham at the mens singles final at the Wimbledon Championships - July 6, 2014

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Victoria Beckham at the 'Charles James: Beyond Fashion' Costume Institute Gala - May 5, 2014

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Victoria Beckham at On Pedder - May 12, 2014

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Victoria Beckham at New York Fashion Week - February 2014

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Victoria Beckham at New York Fashion Week - February 2014

Victoria Beckham and Eva Longoria at The Global Gift Gala at ME Hotel, London - 19 November 2013

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Victoria Beckham at "The Class Of 92" premiere, London - 1 December 2013

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Victoria Beckham in Victoria Beckham at Harper's Bazaar Women of the Year Awards - 5 November 2013

© Getty Victoria Beckham in Victoria Beckham at CFDA Fashion Fund Event - 23 October 2013

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© Getty Victoria Beckham in Victoria Beckham at Dinner To Celebrate The 2013 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund - 23 October 2013

Victoria and David Beckham at Global Fund Celebration, Spring Summer 2014 - 16 September 2013

Victoria Beckham in Burberry at New York Fashion Week - September 2013

Victoria Beckham in Louis Vuitton at Wimbledon Final - 7 July 2013

Victoria Beckham in Carven at LAX Airport - June 2013

Victoria Beckham in Vicotoria Beckham shopping in New York - 13th May 2013

Victoria Beckham in Chloe in Paris - May 2013

Victoria Beckham out and about in LA - May 2013

Victoria Beckham out and about in London, Britain - April 2013

Victoria Beckham in Chloe out and about in Los Angeles - March 2013

Victoria Beckham out and about, London - March 2013

Victoria Beckham out and about in New York - February 2013

Victoria Beckham out and about in Los Angeles - November 2012

Victoria Beckham out and about, New York - February 2013

Victoria Beckham at her Autumn 2013 show at New York Fashion Week - February 2013

Victoria Beckham at 'Viva Forever!' musical press night, London - December 2012

Victoria Beckham Out and About in New York - September 2012

Victoria Beckham out and about in New York - 09 Sep 2012

Victoria Beckham leaving 'Viva Forever' press launch St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel in London - 26 Jun 2012

Victoria Beckham out and about in New York - Feb 2012

Victoria Beckham at the Land Rover launch in Beijing, China - 22 Apr 2012

Victoria Beckham at a photocall in Hong Kong, China - 25 Apr 2012

Victoria Beckham at a Valentino event, London - November 2012

Victoria Beckham at CFDA event - October 2012

Victoria Beckham at Vogue's fashion night out - September 2012

Victoria Beckham at Los Angeles airport - June 2012

Victoria Beckham at Oscars - February 2012

Victoria Beckham shopping in West Hollywood - Mar 2012

Victoria Beckham at the 'Victoria, Victoria Beckham' launch at Harvey Nichols in London - Feb 2012

Victoria Beckham at the Land Rover launch in Beijing, China - April 2012

Victoria Beckham at JFK International Airport - February 2012

Victoria Beckham at Nobu Restaurant, New York - September 2011

Victoria Beckham at Royal Wedding - April 2011

Victoria Beckham shopping with Romeo in Beverly Hills - March 2008

Victoria Beckham at David Beckham's Official Signing with LA Galaxy Soccer Team, Los Angeles - July 2007

Victoria Beckham at Dodger stadium - June 2007

Victoria Beckham at Met Gala - May 2008

Victoria Beckham at Sir Elton John and David Furnish's Civil Partnership Ceremony - December 2005

Victoria Beckham at Swarovski Fashion Rocks for the Prince's Trust - October 2005

Victoria Beckham at the Laureus World Sports Awards - May 2005

Victoria Beckham at the MTV Movie Awards - May 2003

Victoria Beckham at the Launch of Jade Jagger's jewelry line - September 1999

Victoria Beckham at the Versace Party - June 1999

Victoria and David Beckham out and about - July 1999

Victoria and David Beckham outside their home - July 1999

Victoria and David Beckham announce engagement - January 1998


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