Victoria Beckham can"t contain her delight at New York Fashion Week show


Thrilled Victoria Beckham can't contain her delight as front row applauds her latest New York Fashion Week show
Crisp shirts and sharp, pointed collars were a highlight of the designer's collection for spring/summer 2013Anna Wintour, Maria Sharapova and David Beckham sat in the front row

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01:05 GMT, 10 September 2012

Victoria Beckham has been careful to set herself apart from the typical celebrity designer, and this morning it seemed that her efforts had paid off.

A front row that included Anna Wintour, Maria Sharapova, Anna Dello Russo, as well as proud husband, David, broke out into rapturous applause as she took her bow at the end.

Clearly delighted by the reaction, Mrs Beckham is seen holding her hands to her face in surprise, before returning backstage.

Stunned: A thrilled Victoria Beckham could not believe the rapturous applause as she took her bow at the end of her New York Fashion Week show this morning

Stunned: A thrilled Victoria Beckham could not believe the rapturous applause as she took her bow at the end of her New York Fashion Week show this morning

Stunned: A thrilled Victoria Beckham could not believe the rapturous applause as she took her bow at the end of her New York Fashion Week show this morning

Take a bow: The designer wore a black minidress from the collection with the same towering peeop-toe shoe-boots worn by her models

Take a bow: The designer wore a black minidress from the collection with the same towering peeop-toe shoe-boots worn by her models

The latest in a string of
critically-acclaimed collections, Mrs Beckham continued the sharp schoolgirl theme that has been filtering into her collections lately.

Sharp pointed collars and cropped jackets were new for the label, and a welcome addition to her repertoire of fitted dresses.

Pleated white tennis skirts and
racer-back tanks had a sporty feel, heightened by the styling which teamed them with flat brogues and boots.

A delicate lattice pattern was a key
detail; it appeared on dresses and tops on cutaway sections, as well as
handbags and clutches.

Commenting on the line, Lauren Stevenson, PR Director at My-wardrobe.com said: 'It was good I see her move to separates – there was almost a Carven feel to some of the pieces such as the box skirts and cropped jackets.

'But there was a relaxed feel to the collection. I liked it, it's good to see her confidence growing with each collection.'

Done and dusted! Mrs Beckham Tweeted this picture of herself along with the caption: 'Relieved!!! Can't believe it's over. Thank you #vbteam!!!'

Done and dusted! Mrs Beckham Tweeted this picture of herself along with the caption: 'Relieved!!! Can't believe it's over. Thank you #vbteam!!!'

Proud supporter: Mrs Beckham's husband David takes his seat on the front row ahead of her show

Proud supporter: Mrs Beckham's husband David takes his seat on the front row ahead of her show

Proud supporter: Mrs Beckham's husband David takes his seat on the front row ahead of her show

In the thick of it: David Beckham sat front row at his wife's show

In the thick of it: David Beckham sat front row at his wife's show

There were also more famous names in the front row than past seasons. As well as Anna Wintour and Mr Beckham, who also attended the last show, Vogue Japan's Anna Dello Russo was present this time (clad in Victoria Beckham, of course).

And tennis player Maria Sharapova wore hot pink trousers to take her seat in prime position next to Ms Wintour.

The designer herself wore a black minidress from the collection with the same towering peep-toe shoe-boots worn by her models.

Victoria Beckham

Victoria Beckham

Victoria Beckham

The dress that Mrs Beckham was wearing appeared as one of the looks in the show (left). A shot of orange-red was the only concession to colour (centre)

Victoria Beckham

Victoria Beckham

Victoria Beckham

Jackets, shirts and skirts were Mrs Beckham's first major foray into separates

Victoria Beckham

Victoria Beckham

New themes: Flippy tiered tennis skirts (left) and that lattice pattern on the front of a collared dress (right)

Victoria Beckham

Victoria Beckham

The lattice pattern appeared on a clutch bag too (left). And instead of Mrs Beckham's favourite towering heels many models wore flat brogues and boots