Class Act of the Week: Victoria Beckham

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The designer trades a snow suit for a camel double-breasted suit in the midst of winter storm Stella.

Somewhere between launching her collaboration with Target, taking a pre-blizzard trip to Whole Foods, and parenting her four children, Victoria Beckham found time to pull together a sophisticated yet comfortable look on the streets of New York City’s Soho earlier this week. The 42-year-old Spice Girl-turned-designer (and wife of soccer-star-turned-underwear-designer David Beckham) is notorious for her, well, posh designs that have gained credibility far beyond what could have been just a “celebrity fashion line.” Her fluid skirts, tailored trousers, formidable sheath dresses, and crisp button-down shirts are best sellers at Barneys New York and are regularly seen on fashion editors and fellow celebs alike.

Here, Beckham pays homage to traditional menswear—a trend we saw a lot on the runways this past Fall 2017 Fashion Week—in a slouchy, double-breasted suit.  Cleverly feminizing the look, and elongating her petite frame, the Brit hides platform pumps underneath floor-length, wide-leg trousers, and adds a subtle hint of color to the all-camel look with a cognac-colored “half moon box” bag from her spring collection. Topping it off, of course, are a pair of oversized, paparazzi-proof sunnies, which Beckham is never seen without—rain, snow, sleet, hail, or shine.

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