Earlier this year, the designer wrote an essay for British Vogue telling what it was like to build an empire, especially amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

“Building a fashion and beauty business takes passion, tenacity and fearlessness. It’s not for the faint of heart,” she said in January. “Building one in a pandemic was almost impossible … but I know you, and you will use that experience to grow and expand. The reality of being a mother, wife, girlfriend and businesswoman creates one that is constantly changing Thrust. Pulling in life. But you think big, love the hustle and bustle and never take no for an answer. “

“Always remember your mantra,” Victoria continued, “work hard and be kind.” Have you already embroidered this on a pillow? … Keep it going. It’s never easy, but extremely rewarding – a privilege. “