Updated December 17th, 2023 at 16:53 IST
Victoria Beckham shares she kept her breast implant a secret from daughter Harper - here's why
Victoria Beckham conceals her previous breast implants from 12-year-old Harper to promote self-love and confidence.
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Victoria Beckham, featured on Allure's December cover, disclosed a deeply personal secret: her past breast implants. The fashion icon, now 49, expressed her regret, wishing she'd never undergone the procedure. However, her primary concern lies in nurturing her 12-year-old daughter Harper's self-esteem.
Shielding Harper from past choices
In her candid interview, Beckham revealed her desire to delay sharing this part of her past with Harper. While acknowledging the potential value in sharing her experiences, she emphasised that the time isn't right yet for such discussions. In a poignant 2017 letter to her younger self in British Vogue, Beckham urged against altering her body, acknowledging past denials as signs of insecurity.
Her determination to instill self-love in Harper is evident in their conversations. When Harper noticed her unique features – a gap in her teeth and a small mole – Beckham celebrated these distinctions. Drawing inspiration from family friend Cindy Crawford's similar situation with her famous mole, Beckham reassured Harper that these features were part of what made her uniquely beautiful.
Harper's fascination with fashion and makeup echoes her mother's industry influence. Beckham shared a delightful anecdote about Harper's reaction when her favourite makeup store appeared closed, showcasing the young girl's keen interest in beauty. However, Harper's interest in her mother's fashion choices, particularly from the Spice Girls era, is also apparent. The 12-year-old didn't hesitate to critique her mom's fashion choices, especially regarding mini skirts deemed too short.
The Beckham Family Dynamic
Victoria Beckham and her husband, former soccer star David Beckham, share a close-knit family dynamic. With three older brothers – Brooklyn, Romeo, and Cruz – Harper completes the Beckham family circle. Their enduring marriage since 1999 has been a cornerstone of stability for their children. Through her openness about her past choices and her dedication to nurturing her daughter's self-confidence, Victoria Beckham sets an empowering example of embracing natural beauty and individuality.
Published December 17th, 2023 at 16:53 IST
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