David and Victoria Beckham

David and Victoria Beckham

Victoria Beckham threw a belated 40th birthday bash in London this weekend with a guestlist worthy of a red carpet.

Hitting the trendy Arts Club in swanky Mayfair with hubby David by her side, the super-stylish designer welcomed a close circle of friends to her private party at the members club, and what a talented bunch of pals she has.

Among guests stepping out for the fashionista's big day were fellow Spice Girls Emma Bunton and Melanie Chisholm, British director Guy Ritchie, who kept his pregnant fiance close by, celebrity BFFs of the couple, Gordon Ramsey and his wife Tana, and a newly single Chris Martin.

Melanie Chisholm and Emma Bunton

Joining VB's pool of British talent at the VIP drinks were DJ Samantha Ronson, presenter Claudia Winkleman, the mum-of-four's dad Tony Adams and sister Louise. 

Staying as effortlessly stylish as the celebration itself, Victoria opted for a sleek black outfit, black courts, a tailored jacket and a huge jade jewel for her birthday party.

David, who's fashion credentials are just as apparent as his wife's, stayed cool and casual in black skinny jeans, a pocketed t-shirt, statement bronze rings and a brown tribly for a night out with his friends and family.

Oh, how we wish we'd have been inside that A-list 'do... 

By Claire Blackmore

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