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Lately Victoria Beckham has traded her favorite day dresses in for tailored suits on the red carpet, and now we’ve got the inside scoop on why:  “I’ve started a capsule collection of tailoring. This is one of my suits,” she told us at last night’s Dinner With a Designer Celebrating Brian Atwood, hosted by InStyle and the Council of Fashion Designers of America. “I always design things that I love and I’ve been obsessed with tailoring—I love a great jacket.” While Beckham admits the work is challenging, she’s having a blast: “Coming from London, I looked at Savile Row with stars in my eyes. And so I worked with a men’s tailor in Savile Row.  [Tailoring] is about structure, getting the right shoulder and right waist. Everything is handmade and super flattering. It’s been a tricky thing to do, but a lot of fun.” No word on when the sure-to-be hot suits will hit stores though: “I haven’t figured out how I am going to launch it as of yet.”

—Joyann King, with reporting by Lindzi Scharf