November 29, 2011
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM–(Nov. 29, 2011) – Simon Fuller today praised his business partner Victoria Beckham for winning ‘Designer Brand Of The Year’ at the British Fashion Awards’ last night. He comments:
“I am so pleased Victoria has been recognized at The British fashion Awards. Her passion and commitment to her business has resulted in recognition and acclaim around the world and in these challenging times it has become a true British business success story. I always believed in Victoria’s creative force and her eye for fashion and I look forward to watching our business and her influence grow in the coming years”.
On receiving her Award Victoria said:
“I am absolutely thrilled to have won the Designer Brand Award. To be recognised in this way in the company of Stella, Tom and Burberry was overwhelming. This is an award not just for me, but for Simon Fuller and my team who work with such passion and dedication with me”
Notes to Editors
About Victoria Beckham
The Victoria Beckham fashion label represents modern luxury, comprised of the Ready-to-Wear, Denim, Eyewear, Accessories and new ‘Victoria’ collections. All are conceived by Victoria and developed at her studio in London with the same aspirational, chic and refined aesthetic that is at the heart of Victoria’s creative vision.
About Simon Fuller’s XIX Entertainment:
Simon Fuller’s XIX Entertainment is one of the most dynamic and influential forces in the global entertainment business, with a staff of fifty executives based in offices in London, New York, Los Angeles and Nashville. He is certified by Billboard as the most successful British manager of all time. American Idol, the multi-billion dollar TV format created and executive produced by Simon Fuller, continues to break records for audience size and interaction. 122 million votes were cast in 2011’s American Idol Finale. Simon Fuller’s XIX Entertainment manages Annie Lennox, The Spice Girls, Lisa Marie Presley, Carrie Underwood, Will Young, the winner of 2011’s American Idol, Scotty McCreery, and is in partnership with iconic couple Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony for their latest production Q’Viva! The Chosen! In sport, Simon Fuller’s XIX Entertainment manages the career of David Beckham, world tennis No.3 Andy Murray and the 2008 Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton. Beyond music, TV and sport, XIX Entertainment’s interests in fashion include a joint venture with influential designer Roland Mouret, and a flourishing partnership with Victoria Beckham whose award winning and critically acclaimed ready to wear collections have become a multi-million dollar business.