Beckham lives and works in the US but was born and spent most of his life in the UK. She was noted for her contribution to the fashion industry and received the title of officer of the order of the British Empire.

"Visit today at Buckingham Palace — an absolute pleasure," said the designer. She added that she is proud of her nationality, but receiving the order of her honour.

Beckham also noted that her success would not have been possible without the love and support from family. The event was attended by her parents and husband, former England international David Beckham. He received a similar award in 2004 from the hands of Queen Elizabeth II.

Victoria Adams rose to fame in the late 1990s as a member of the British pop group Spice Girls. Since July 4, 1999 married to footballer David Beckham, the couple have four children (three sons and a daughter).

From 2000 to 2004, after the collapse of the girls band, Victoria tried to build a solo career, and then focused on the fashion industry. First, she collaborated with various brands, and in 2009 launched its own brand Victoria Beckham Collection. Her collections are sold in the most prestigious and largest Department stores in the world and shown at new York fashion week.