Belfast Telegraph

Sunday 25 January 2015

Victoria Beckham 'comfortable' with age

Victoria Beckham
Victoria Beckham

Victoria Beckham says she has got more "comfortable" with age.

The singer-turned-designer explained that when she started out in the fashion industry, she was hiding confidence issues behind tight dresses and high heels.

But the mother-of-four added that with more life experience she has realised that confidence comes from feeling good about yourself.

"When I started it was all about the corset dress. That's what people associated me with, and possibly if I'm honest a sign of my own insecurities as well," she told British fashion magazine i-D.

"But the older I get and the more comfortable I am in my own skin, the more I realise that to look great and feel great I haven't always got to wear something tight."

Photographed by Josh Olins, Victoria smoulders in a leather cap with dramatically defined eyes and fashionable strong brows on the black and white front cover.

In the accompanying interview the 37-year-old claimed she doesn't always follow trends but trusts her own intuition instead.

"I've stood on many a red carpet and been photographed from every angle, so I know how important it is for a dress to be flattering. I don't follow fashion and I don't follow trends, I just follow my instincts and think, what do I want to wear?" she explained.

© Cover Media

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting?

Nightlife Galleries


Latest Entertainment News

Latest Music News

Latest Film & TV News

Latest Eating Out News


Your Horoscopes by Russell Grant


Your willingness to look on the bright side will attract an unusual educational opportunity. Seize this opportunity to expand your knowledge. Learning about an obscure subject will lift your spirits. As a general rule, popular art forms leave you cold. You'd rather explore neglected avenues. Making friends is easy, since you feel an instant connection with anyone who shares your obsession with the esoteric. Birds of unusual feathers often flock together.More