Style Lessons We Learned from Being Obsessed with Victoria Beckham

Beckham balanced a cuffed gray shin-grazing pant with a matching knee-length coat. The overall effect? A seamlessly long, lean line. Add platform sky-high booties for good measure. - Ron Asadorian / Splash News

Lesson: Be a Stickler for Precise Proportions

Beckham balanced a cuffed gray shin-grazing pant with a matching knee-length coat. The overall effect? A seamlessly long, lean line. Add platform sky-high booties for good measure. Ron Asadorian / Splash News
How to wear a midi boot has been one of the major fashion problems of the fall, but Beckham pulled it off like a pro. She styled hers with a navy, midi-length fluted skirt (um, genius) with a matching navy turtleneck.  - Josiah Kamau/BuzzFoto via Getty Images

Lesson: Pair a Midi with a Midi

How to wear a midi boot has been one of the major fashion problems of the fall, but Beckham pulled it off like a pro. She styled hers with a navy, midi-length fluted skirt (um, genius) with a matching navy turtleneck.  Josiah Kamau/BuzzFoto via Getty Images
Leave it to Beckham to make a shade as loud as hot pink look so polished. Instead of adding more to an already bold hue, she kept things sleek and simple with a shell top and flared pants, accessorizing with non-distracting extras, like her signature shades and nude heels.  - Ron Asadorian/Splash News

Lesson: Stick to Classic Silhouettes if You Do Head-To-Toe Color

Leave it to Beckham to make a shade as loud as hot pink look so polished. Instead of adding more to an already bold hue, she kept things sleek and simple with a shell top and flared pants, accessorizing with non-distracting extras, like her signature shades and nude heels.  Ron Asadorian/Splash News
Carwash pleated skirts were all over the runways (including Beckham's own resort collection), but instead of following the fashion herd, she remained true to her posh aesthetic, rocking the trend with a classic LBD and black pumps.  - Ron Asadorian / Splash News

Lesson: Try Out One Trend at a TIme

Carwash pleated skirts were all over the runways (including Beckham's own resort collection), but instead of following the fashion herd, she remained true to her posh aesthetic, rocking the trend with a classic LBD and black pumps.  Ron Asadorian / Splash News
This is about as casual as Beckham gets—she elevated a pair of dark rinse skinnies with a crisp white blouse, a long sleek navy coat, and high-heel boots. - Ron Asadorian / Splash News

Lesson: Elevate Your Casual Look Whenever You Can

This is about as casual as Beckham gets—she elevated a pair of dark rinse skinnies with a crisp white blouse, a long sleek navy coat, and high-heel boots. Ron Asadorian / Splash News
Beckham borrowed from the boys for this outfit, but she gave it her own flair with a breezy tuxedo coat (that fluttered with every step), a sleek pouch for a clutch, and pointy-toe flats that prevented her look from crossing into too-masculine territory. - PacificCoastNews

Lesson: Give Menswear a Feminine Spin

Beckham borrowed from the boys for this outfit, but she gave it her own flair with a breezy tuxedo coat (that fluttered with every step), a sleek pouch for a clutch, and pointy-toe flats that prevented her look from crossing into too-masculine territory. PacificCoastNews
Create a long, slimming silhouette with pants that boast a wide-leg flare. Add interest with a cool cross-body and a statement bracelet.  - AKM Images / GSI Media

Lesson: Don't Underestimate the Power of Flares

Create a long, slimming silhouette with pants that boast a wide-leg flare. Add interest with a cool cross-body and a statement bracelet.  AKM Images / GSI Media
Ground a too-bold color with classic prints and pieces, like Beckham's smart checked coat and a timeless button-down shirt.  - GVK/Bauer-Griffin

Lesson: Tone Down a Pop of Color

Ground a too-bold color with classic prints and pieces, like Beckham's smart checked coat and a timeless button-down shirt.  GVK/Bauer-Griffin