Despite being known across the globe as Posh Spice, it seems that the nickname wasn't Victoria Beckham's first choice.
The singer and fashion designer has opened-up about the origin of the moniker, admitting that while it was chosen for her, she has grown to "appreciate" it over the years.
"I was given the name Posh in 1996 over lunch with Peter Loraine of Top of The Pops Magazine and the rest of the Spice Girls," she explained in her Instagram Stories.
"I can't say it would have been my first choice, but ultimately grew into it on my own terms. I was young and shy, and being Posh helped me find my style and confidence, and my voice.
"After the Spice Girls I distanced myself from the nickname because it had unwavering momentum of its own," Victoria continued. "I wanted to find my own direction.
"Now, years later, I look back at the formative time with appreciation. Posh forever changed the course of my life, opening the door for me to go after my dreams."
The star went on to reveal that she was now launching her own "Posh lipstick", adding: "It is deeply personal – lipstick has always given me confidence when I needed it and extra spice when I already had it.
"Each shade is inspired by a specific memory, and whilst the moments may have been my own, the energy and emotion is shared by us all. This is an ode to our lifelong journeys of self discovery as women. Posh is back."
While she gained the name Posh from being part of the Spice Girls, Victoria famously snubbed the band's 2019 reunion tour.
However, explaining why she didn't join the other four, the star admitted last year: "It took me a lot of courage not to go on tour with the Spice Girls again, but to be the one who says: 'You know, I'm not doing it because things feel different now than they used to'.
"I'd rather concentrate on my family and my company. I'm 45 now and very happy to be the woman I am… I'm not trying to change, I want to be the best version of myself. Before I turned 40, I wasn't that confident. I learned to listen to my gut feeling."
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