Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Victoria Beckham: "I want to empower women"

rexfeatures-3731771py.jpg
615x330-rexfeatures-3811872d.jpg

From Spice Girl to designer to mum-of-four to business woman, Victoria Beckham has packed a lot into her 40 years, and she says her goal is to empower other women.

Speaking about her eponymous fashion brand in an interview with Elle Singapore, Beckham said, "I want to make a woman feel her best. I want to empower women."

The 40-yea-old also shared her business tips saying she doesn't let the idea of failure scare her. "I’m not afraid. I think you can learn from everything. I don’t ever think of the negatives, I think of the positives. I’m not competing with anybody else out there; I’m just competing with myself.

"I never went into this to prove anything to anybody, other than myself. I think if you’re too afraid of failure then you won’t challenge yourself, then you won’t move forward. I like to challenge myself.”

Speaking about her contribution to the business, the mother of four said, "I just like to be very involved with every element of my business. And I have a great team of people that work with me.

"But I’m very, very involved. My name is on the label, I have a point of view. And it’s important that it comes from me. I don’t want to hand that over to anybody else. I wouldn’t know how to.”

The star, who is famed for her poker face and rarely flashing a smile for the cameras, also insists that's not a reflection of her true personality.

"People are probably surprised that I have a sense of humour. I like to take the mickey out of myself. As much as I take what I do very seriously, I also want to have fun. I like to poke fun at myself… And I think that surprises people."

Victoria Beckham currently appears on the cover of Elle Singapore in a classic trench coat.

Related

vb.jpg

Victoria Beckham's most hilarious moments

rexfeatures_261364g.jpg

Victoria Beckham's style transformation and fashion evolution

rexfeatures-3401857d-copy.jpg

Victoria Beckham's best quotes

hero.jpg

The top 10 most extravagant celebrity weddings from the Beckhams to William and Kate

blhcq9kieaaby5t.jpg

Victoria Beckham's birthday album from holidaying with David to dancing with the Spice Girls

rexfeatures-3401850w.jpg

"I was a bit of a laughing stock": Victoria Beckham on how fame has affected her fashion career

Comments

More

Almost half of women won't enter a shop unless there's a sale on

We can relate to that

by Sarah Biddlecombe
28 Mar 2017

Daily outfit inspiration with our look at the best dressed A-listers

Casual dressing ideas from stylish celebrities

28 Mar 2017

How millennial pink is redefining femininity

Why the world can't get enough of this new shade

by Harriet Hall
24 Mar 2017

Topshop's full bridal collection revealed (and dresses start at £350)

From vintage-inspired designs to elegant beaded gowns

by Nicola Colyer
24 Mar 2017

This Mango t-shirt is taking over your Instagram feeds

Instagram’s fashionistas are obsessed with this £17.99 top

by Kayleigh Dray
23 Mar 2017

The internet has lost its collective mind over these designer shoes

“Um… what? Is this serious?”

by Kayleigh Dray
22 Mar 2017

Return of the corset: how to wear spring’s biggest accessory trend

Why everyone is getting waisted this season.

by Hayley Spencer
22 Mar 2017

10 fitness brands using sports tech to boost your workout

Exercise gear with extras

by The Stylist web team
21 Mar 2017

Dorothy Perkins is launching its own range of wedding dresses

And they all cost under £175

by Kayleigh Dray
20 Mar 2017

Get ready: that viral coat from Zara is back in stock

And it's available in different colours

by Sarah Biddlecombe
17 Mar 2017