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    Posted on Oct 8, 2015

    Friendly Reminder That Victoria Beckham Used To Dress Like This In The '00s

    A look back at years of ruffles, corsets, and an awful lot of satin.

    We all know Victoria Beckham: fashion designer, activist, and wife of world-famous footballer David.

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    As well as being an ex-Spice Girl...

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    ...she's also mother to the four most genetically blessed children on the planet, probably.

    And she's also famously fashion-forward.

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    1. But it hasn't always been this way. Back in the 00s – in darker times – Victoria used to rock up at red carpet events looking like she was auditioning for Strictly Come Dancing.

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    2. She also posed like this, which 2015 Victoria would never do. 2015 Victoria has perfected her signature pose, and it is not this.

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    David Cannon / Getty Images

    (FYI, her signature pose is this.)

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    3. 2015 Victoria wouldn't show up to parties honouring her husband in a satin corset and boho-style maxi skirt.

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    And she especially wouldn't wear a slightly mismatching satin clutch.

    4. She wouldn't go to events wearing colours this insanely bright, mostly because she doesn't really wear colours at all any more.

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    5. There's no way she'd wear a dress that has this. Many. Colours.

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    White is fine. Black is fine. Grey is fine. One colour is a push.

    6. "There's no way she'll be wearing dresses this colourful in 10 years." – those women in the background, probably

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    7. She would never go to the Met Gala in this sheer metallic dress, because now she wears floor-length all-white gowns and looks completely flawless.

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    8. And there's no way that she'd wear jeans with a checkered wash.

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    Frankly, no one should ever wear jeans with a checkered wash, even in 2001.

    9. 2015 Victoria wouldn't wear matching all-white outfits with her husband, because now if they match, it's black tie or nothing.

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    Although this look was totally iconic, so nobody would blame them for re-creating it.

    10. But '00s Victoria used to wear matching outfits with David on a pretty regular basis.

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    11. Like these matching newsie outfits, which would never fly with the ever-stylish Beckham family nowadays.

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    It's possible that Victoria actually made this dress out of a newspaper. Possibly.

    12. It's not just the matching outfits that have been ditched in the last decade: Victoria just doesn't rock satin like she used to. And that's kind of sad.

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    Steve Finn / Getty Images

    (Also, again with the posing? What's up with that?)

    13. We'll never see this blue satin bomber jacket – worn with nothing underneath – ever again.

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    14. Or this white satin camisole.

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    RIP, satin craze of the early '00s.

    15. Nowadays, VB just isn't as...ahem...experimental with fashion as she used to be. You wouldn't see her wearing a floral, sequined, sheer shirt with a tutu in 2015.

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    16. She no longer wears hats that could easily be mistaken for parts of a bird's nest.

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    17. Or hats that could probably give Pharrell a run for his money.

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    18. And you'd never see 2015 Victoria sitting on the front row wearing jeans.

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    19. Victoria Beckham wouldn't wear a dress with this much skirt in 2015, because Victoria Beckham is all about sleek silhouettes and ~clean lines~ in 2015.

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    20. It's not likely that the bob that inspired a whole generation of women would make an appearance in 2015. And the zebra print dress and pink bra probably wouldn't either.

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    21. Because 2015 Victoria no longer has a corset obsession that's so bad she could probably use an intervention.

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    22. And she's definitely perfected her posing in the last decade.

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    23. And, most importantly, 2015 Victoria Beckham is a bona fide style icon.

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    Keep slaying, Queen Victoria! 🙌🏻❤️

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