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Victoria Beckham turns 40: From Posh Spice to fashion designer

Victoria Beckham: From Posh Spice to award-winning fashion designer. Photo: Neil Munns/PA Wire and Morgan Dessalles/ABACAUSA.COM

Spice Girl-turned-fashionista Victoria Beckham celebrates her 40th birthday today.

Beckham has been a trendsetter throughout her career, whether it be as a singer, Queen Wag, mother or fashion designer.

Here are some key moments on her journey from Posh Spice to award-winning fashion designer.

The Spice Girls Mel C, Emma, Mel B, Geri and Victoria perform at the Brit Awards in February 1997. Credit: Fiona Hanson/PA Wire
The Spice Girls meet Prince Charles and then-South African President Nelson Mandela in Pretoria, South Africa in November 1997. Credit: John Stillwell/PA Wire
The Spice Girls meet the Queen at The Royal Variety Performance in December 1997. Credit: PA/PA Wire
The then-Victoria Adams and David Beckham announce their engagement in January 1998. Credit: John Giles/PA Wire
David and Victoria Beckham wear 'those' matching leather outfits at a Tommy Hilfiger party in February 1998. Credit: EMPICS Entertainment
Victoria Beckham makes her catwalk debut for designer Maria Grachvogel's Autumn/Winter 2000 Collection. Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire
Victoria and David Beckham at The Prince's Trust Benefit concert in Hyde Park in July 2000. Credit: REUTERS/Pool
Victoria Beckham and Dane Bowers perform Out of Your Mind with True Steppers in August 2000. Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire
Victoria Beckham and fellow 'Wags' the now-Cheryl Cole and Coleen Rooney watch England at the 2006 World Cup. Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire
The Spice Girls promote their third concert tour as Victoria Beckham sports the blonde 'Pob' (Posh bob) in June 2007. Credit: PA/PA Wire
Victoria Beckham sports a crop as she and Jennifer Lopez watch the Marc Jacobs show at New York Fashion Week in September 2008. Credit: REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
Victoria and David Beckham with their sons Brooklyn, Cruz and Romeo (l-r) in December 2010. Credit: David Davies/PA Wire
Victoria and David Beckham arrive at Westminster Abbey for the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. Credit: Jon Bond/PA Wire
Victoria and David Beckham arrive at the Vanity Fair Oscars party in February 2012. Credit: REUTERS/Danny Moloshok
Victoria Beckham takes a cab during the Spice Girls performance at the 2012 London Olympics Closing Ceremony. Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA Archive/Press Association Images
Victoria Beckham and her fellow Spice Girls launch the short-lived musical Viva Forever. Credit: Matt Crossick/Matt Crossick/Empics Entertainment
Victoria Beckham and daughter Harper watch David Beckham play for Paris Saint-Germain in March 2013. Credit: REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Victoria Beckham was named Woman of the Decade at last year's Glamour Awards. Credit: Ian West/PA Wire
Victoria Beckham is awarded a Bambi trophy for fashion from fellow designer Karl Lagerfeld in November 2013. Credit: Michael Kappeler/DPA/Press Association Images
Victoria and David Beckham strike a pose for Vogue Paris' Christmas issue, which she guest edited. Credit: Vogue Paris