HELLO! Exclusive: Victoria Beckham's 40th birthday plans revealed

It's fair to say that 2014 is the year that Victoria and David Beckham have more than fulfilled their dreams. The pair continue to dominate the worlds of sport and fashion – with the former pop star's shows the toast of New York Fashion Week, and David revealing exciting plans for a US soccer team.

This year is special for another reason than just the fruition of the pair's life-long ambitions, however. Victoria, who – five-and-a-half years ago as she prepared for her first catwalk show had no idea if her ambition to become a world-class designer would be successful – hits her milestone 40th birthday.


This week's HELLO! magazine – issue 1315 – has exclusive details of what plans are afoot for the elegant brunette's special day, which falls on 17 April.

A source close to the family tells the publication where Victoria wants to celebrate, and reveals that though she's not really a big party girl, David has other ideas and could very well be planning something.

The sportsman flew to the Big Apple with their sons for Victoria's highly anticipated runway presentations. At the first, the boys sat proudly in the front row with two-year-old Harper, who had travelled ahead with her mum a few days earlier.

The former Spice Girl was delighted by the full family turnout. The source exclusively tells HELLO! :"The boys went to endless football games to see their dad in action, so Victoria is excited for them to have a better understanding of what their mummy does."

Her boys – Brooklyn, 14, Romeo, 11, and Cruz, who turns nine next week – have much to be proud of in their mother. She has turned her passion for fashion into a multimillion-pound business, with clients all over the world.

Such is the strength of her brand that the first standalone Victoria Beckham store will open in London’s fashionable Dover Street in September and she will also soon open a permanent office in New York for her US-based clients.

With so much going on career wise for both Victoria and David – who is busy making plans for his Miami-based Major Soccer League team – the couple will no doubt be delighted for the chance for a brief break for the former Spice Girl's milestone birthday; and they certainly have plenty to celebrate.

For all the details of Victoria's 40th bash and the celebrity guests expected to attend, see the current issue of HELLO! magazine, on sale now.

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