Victoria Beckham hails Queen as ‘highly effective supply of inspiration’ and ‘the final word icon’ | UK Information

Victoria Beckham has hailed Queen Elizabeth as a “highly effective supply of inspiration”, calling her the “final icon” who was “by no means with out her signature lipstick”.

The previous Spice Lady turned clothier, 48, stated she has spent the final week reflecting on the monarch’s demise in a put up to her 30 million followers on Instagram.

It comes as her husband, David, queued for 13 hours to see the Queen mendacity in state, and wiped away tears as he paid his respects in Westminster Corridor.

David, who queued alone, was made an OBE for his providers to soccer within the Queen’s birthday honours record in 2003 and in addition met her on a number of events.

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Plenty of Victoria’s designs have been worn by royals in recent times, together with the Duchess of Sussex and the Countess of Wessex.

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Beckham pays respects to Queen

On her Instagram story, she shared a picture of when she met the Queen on the Royal Command Efficiency in 1997, throughout her time within the Spice Ladies.

“I am so grateful for this reminiscence,” she wrote.

She additionally shared quite a lot of photographs of the Queen, including: “And by no means with out her signature lipstick!”

Alongside a picture of the Queen dancing with the late Duke of Edinburgh she wrote: “Relaxation in peace Your Majesty, thanks in your service. Dance on perpetually together with your prince.”

File photo dated 1/12/1997 of Queen Elizabeth II shaking hands with Geri Halliwell (Ginger Spice) of the pop group "Spice Girls" as (L-R) Emma, Victoria, Mel C and Mel B (far right) look on, after the Royal Variety performance at London's Victoria Palace Theatre. Issue date: Thursday September 8, 2022. The monarch was not fazed by celebrities and encountered hundreds of showbiz stars, pop legends and Hollywood greats over the decades, but many admitted to nerves on coming face to face with the f
Victoria Beckham met the Queen in 1997

In her put up, Beckham wrote: “I’ve spent the final week reflecting on the lack of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the way she was a strong supply of inspiration not only for me, however for therefore many around the globe.

“The final word icon in each approach and the epitome of magnificence, she’s going to reside on in our hearts and minds perpetually.

“I provide my deepest sympathy and heartfelt condolences to the Royal Household presently, and we be a part of them in mourning the lack of our beloved Sovereign.”

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She signed off her message with the initials VB.

Victoria Beckham was made an OBE within the 2017 New Yr Honours for providers to the style business and acquired the honour from the now Prince of Wales throughout an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace.

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