Sat. Feb 16th, 2019

Victoria Beckham Didn’t Want to Sacrifice Performance for Style in Her Collection with Reebok

She’s gone from “the little Gucci dress” to designing high-performance activewear

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Victoria Beckham, or The Artist Formerly Known as Posh Spice, has parlayed her profession as arguably essentially the most fabulous member of the Spice Girls right into a profession as a dressmaker – her eponymous model celebrated it’s 10th anniversary final 12 months — however one factor we by no means anticipated from the one-time wearer of “the little Gucci dress” is, effectively, activewear.

Earlier this week, Beckham launched her first assortment with Reebok, that features camel sweatpants, cozy turtlenecks and highlighter orange sneakers.

A hardcore athlete, Beckham hits up the gymnasium every single day twice a day — earlier than and after the varsity run she does together with her children, Romeo (16), Cruz (13), and Harper (7) (19-year-old Brooklyn left the nest to attend Parsons in New York in 2017, however dropped out after one 12 months.) She says she was primarily eager about creating exercise gear with out sacrificing something on the efficiency entrance. “I didn’t just want a trainer that looked good, I wanted it to function,” she says. “I expect a lot out of my sportswear.” The celeb designer examined out each single piece within the assortment herself, carrying them on the gymnasium to make sure they have been robust sufficient to face up to her rigorous exercise.

Of course, being Posh, the clothes isn’t simply sportswear. “I feel [the collection] undoubtedly has a powerful trend message behind it and I feel it’s very me, she says.  “Yes it’s a sports activities collaboration however there’s one thing very trend about itThere’s not one single piece on this assortment that I wouldn’t put on myself.”

As a mother, Beckham says her children have been additionally an enormous inspiration when it got here to designs – specifically, her 13-year-old son Cruz. “Every Thursday morning he’s going online and he’s like ‘Mom, Supreme have just dropped this exclusive beanie somewhere and I really want it,’” she laughs. Getting a thumbs-up from Cruz was maybe the best accolade bestowed upon the gathering.

The Reebok x Victoria Beckham assortment is being offered completely at SSENSE and Holt Renfrew in Canada.

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