As the label has silenced naysayers with its success and evolved into accessories like footwear and ultra-luxe handbags, so too has the silhouette. For her S/S '16 collection, Beckham's use of bright colours and bold pattern signified a much less structured approach to tailoring and construction than the Victoria Beckham label of 2009 (the year it debuted).

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Victoria Beckham S/S ’16: prints, colour and potential successors?

While longer lengths ruled the collection (dresses and wide-legged pants grazed mostly ankles and calves), there was a languid, carefree vibe to her designs. Most notable was the use of checks and oversized graphic surf prints and the appearance of mustard, red, cobalt blue and tangerine. While splashes of white and black were plentiful (this is a women formerly known as Posh Spice, after all) the relaxed exuberance of the collection felt fresh and somehow spot on. Here is a designer who has comfortably hit her stride.

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Victoria Beckham S/S ’16: prints, colour and potential successors?

Any casual observer of Beckham's Instagram account @victoriabeckham might have noticed another prominent member of the Beckham family making several appearances on the feed in the lead up to the show. 

Victoria Beckham S/S ’16: prints, colour and potential successors?

Victoria Beckham S/S ’16: prints, colour and potential successors?

Son Brooklyn is fast earning his stripes as a member of the celebrity elite. Already used to rubbing shoulders with the fashion, music and sporting crowd, his presence at every key moment of Victoria's show lead up has us thinking he might one day be a. sporting his own denim line or b. taking over his mum's label when she's done with it. Only time will tell...

Victoria Beckham S/S ’16: prints, colour and potential successors?

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