Thursday, October 26, 2006

Posh The Slipper Lover

Picture this: Victoria Beckham, sloping around the house in baggy trackies and comfy flat slippers.

Doesn't work, does it?

And yet the style guru, who has women the world over following her every step down the path of fashion, loves nothing more than being in her house shoes.

And they're not Jimmy Choo slippers, or Chanel slippers, or even Russell & Bromley slippers.

They're from M&S.

Honest - we've got it from the lady herself.

In her new book, That Extra Half An Inch, she writes: "People will find my choice of slippers surprising.

"High-heeled maribou pumps look fabulous, but are hardly going to work dashing around the kitchen."

Posh is, after all, a busy mum-of-three.

She goes on: "Instead, I like the little ones with patterns that my mum always gets me from Marks & Spencer."

Mrs Beckham even goes so far as to laugh off the notion that even someone as fashion-conscious as her is dolled up 24/7.

She adds: "The idea that once you get a bit of money you stagger round all day in couture and stilettos is as mad as thinking you will survive on caviar and champagne."

Thank goodness. We were struggling