New York Fashion Week

Victoria Beckham extends her range with prints and new silhouettes

Gone is the monochrome, body-hugging look, replaced by styles including gingham, vintage surfer images and Hawaiian floral designs, wide-legged trousers and blouson-style elasticated dresses

PUBLISHED : Monday, 14 September, 2015, 2:21pm
UPDATED : Monday, 14 September, 2015, 2:21pm

For proof of how far Victoria Beckham has come as a designer, one need only look at the spring-summer 2016 collection she presented at New York Fashion Week. The former Spice Girl showed once again that she has a knack for knowing what today's women want to wear. 

This season she has moved away from body hugging silhouettes to produce a more carefree collection, one in which she also experiments with prints.  Red and green gingham cover breezy knitted dresses. Vintage 1960s surf images are meshed with retro Hawaiian florals for a sophisticated take on urban surf wear.

Her more voluminous silhouettes include wide-legged trousers and roomy low-V tops and dresses. Must-haves include blouson-style dresses with elasticated waistbands that look effortless to wear.  

However, for her final bow Beckham wore one of her signature tight black dresses while husband David Beckham looked on adoringly. If it ain’t broke…