Dolce & Gabbana Diss Victoria Beckham

By ANTOINETTE BUENO

April 03, 2014

Although Victoria Beckham is often regarded as one of the rare stars to actually successfully cross over into the fashion business with an industry-respected brand, according to designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana -- the names behind legendary fashion house Dolce & Gabbana -- she's still not a real designer.

"She's a friend. She make a good job but... for us, she don't make the same way like a fashion designer," Gabbana surprisingly said recently at V&A's Glamour of Italian Fashion event via The Telegraph

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He went on to explain, "She's a fashion designer but it's another... it's different. John Galliano is a designer... Alexander McQueen."

Dolce later tried to clarify the statements, saying that she had more in common with significantly cheaper, commercial brands such as Zara and H&M.

… Talk about some serious shade!

Beckham, who has seen more and more A-listers rocking her brand on the red carpet through the years, hasn’t been shy about aspiring to have a lasting brand -- even an "empire."

"I want to reach as many women throughout the world as I can," she said about her career aspirations in an interview with T, the New York Times Style Magazine last August. "There are more categories that I want to enter into ... at some point I would love to do shoes, I would love to do fragrance, I would love to do makeup, I would like to do underwear. There are so many things I want to do. .... I want to get bigger and bigger. I absolutely want an empire."

Much has also been made of Beckham never landing the cover of Vogue – though Kim Kardashian and Kanye West recently made the high-fashion magazine's April cover.

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