Victoria Beckham shares epic Spice Girls throwback to wish Mel C happy birthday

Posh Spice took to social media to wish Mel a very happy birthday by sharing a snap of them posting together from back at the height of their chart topping Spice Girls fame

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Victoria Beckham wowed fans as she shared a throwback photo to celebrate Spice Girls bandmate Melanie Chisholm’s birthday.

The 47-year-old singer-turned-designer took to Instagram to pay tribute to Mel C – aka Sporty Spice – as she marked her 48th birthday on Wednesday.

While the day itself was of course a celebration of Mel, Vicky couldn’t resist drawing some of the attention to herself by sharing a photo that included her too.

The star – known as Posh Spice although she’s refused to perform with her bandmates since 2012 – shared a fashion photo from the vaults to mark Mel’s day.

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The chosen image was from an old issue of Vogue magazine from back in the day when the Spice Girls were in their chart topping heyday.

Snapped by shamed 67-year-old fashion photographer Mario Testino – who is battling a string of sexual harassment allegations against him, allegations that he strongly denies – Vicky and Mel gave their best model poses for the camera.

The pair posed against a baby blue backdrop – with Victoria looking blankly towards the camera while wearing a simple black dress, and Mel peeking curiously from beneath her own extra long fringe while wearing a black top and light blue trousers.

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Fans were delighted by the throwbacks snaps – with many gushing over how well Mel is ageing.

One fan remarked in the comments section of Victoria’s Instagram post: “She hasn’t changed at all! Still an icon.”

Another suggested: “Mel looks like lady Gaga here!”

A further fan hinted that they feel that they don’t make pop stars like they used to, commenting: “Perfection and so nostalgic.”

Mel wished fellow January 12th birthday girl Pixie Lott many happy returns



Some fans thought Mel looked like Lady Gaga in Victoria’s throwback snap


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And another remarked at the incredibly youthful completions of both Mel and Vicky, exclaiming in the comments: “My goodness, babies.”

Geri Halliwell also shared a photo of Mel to celebrate her birthday.

Ginger Spice uploaded a photo of herself pretending to throttle her bandmate and wrote: “Happy Birthday to my spice sister and beautiful friend… Love you.”

While Mel herself shone the spotlight on fellow singer Pixie Lott – who also celebrates her birthday on the same day, turning 31.

Uploading a photo of them together, Mel wrote via Instagram Stories: “Happy Birthday to my gorgeous birthday twin!”

Mel’s brother Paul – who she co-stars with on Celebrity Gogglebox – also wished her a happy birthday online.

He uploaded snaps to Instagram Stories and wrote: “Happy birthday to my wonderful trailblazer of a sister!

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“Have a beautiful day and stop thinking about everyone else for a day @melaniecmusic and do some backflips and sh*t!”

Fan pages from around the world also rushed to wish Mel many happy returns – with the star then re-sharing many of the loving posts herself via her Instagram Stories feed.

Fans of Mel will soon be able to see her back on TV – as she announced on her birthday that she is set to be a guest judge on upcoming reality show RuPaul’s Drag Race: UK Versus The World which begins airing on BBC Three on February 1.

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