It’s safe to say that my favorite celebrity is Victoria Beckham, aka Posh Spice. I remember the first time I saw the video Wannabe. I was barely a teen and on my screen were 5 fabulous girls in colorful clothes dancing through the streets. They had so much energy, I wanted to be like them. I connected with Scary because she looked the most like me. But then I saw Posh in her chic black dress. She was definitely my favorite.
After the Spice Girls ended, I continued to follow Victoria’s career. But it wasn’t until earlier this year when I found myself sobbing over the pages of her autobiography, Learning To Fly, that I realized I was a true fan of this woman. But why? Why was I connecting with her on a subconscious level like this? As I turned the pages of her book I connected with her big dreams. I connected with the fact that she wasn’t born into a famous family but wanted to entertain. I connected with her drive, her focus, her style, and the true love she found in her husband and eventually her children. She is an underdog story, and we love underdog stories, don’t we?
She’s always been stylish and this week she unveiled her first collection for her clothing line during New York Fashion Week. I love it and I can’t wait to see what she creates next. Who is your favorite underdog?