by Rachel Ogbu

1998: Sarong-gate. David, for reasons known only to  himself, went through a phase of wearing beach sarongs out and about. With  sandals

1998: Sarong-gate. David, for reasons known only to himself, went through a phase of wearing beach sarongs out and about. With sandals

In celebrity world, 15 years is like a century so we join many to hail David Beckham and his wife, Victoria who started dating in 1997, got engaged in 1998, married  in 1999 and have four lovely children today.

It sounds pretty normal but in Hollywood, it is a commendable feat.

This month, the A-list couple are celebrating their 15th year anniversary

We take a look at their evolving fashion and style just like their love life over the years.

1999: The engagement outfits were simple and all black, which is good since the photos went down in history as marking the official start of one of the most powerful celebrity couples ever 1999: The engagement-announcement outfits were simple  and all black, which is good since the photos went down in history as marking  the official start of one of the most powerful celebrity couples ever

1999: Newly married, the Beckham's decided to arrive at a Versace party dressed in matching black all leather outfits, thus marking one of the most weird and wonderful moments in fashion

1999: Newly married, the Beckham’s decided to arrive at  a Versace party dressed in matching black all leather outfits, thus marking one  of the most weird and wonderful moments in fashion

2000: Head to toe denim and a bandana. The Beckham's certainly embodied nineties fashion 2000: Head to toe denim and a bandana. The Beckham’s  certainly embodied nineties fashion

2001: Two years into their marriage and they have truly mastered the couple coordination. It's just a pity about the outfits themselves...

2001: Two years into their marriage they have truly  mastered the couple coordination, and are clearly excited to have found both  religion and their midriffs

2001: Here embracing both their love of monochrome and coordinated outfits, VB and DB wore matching suits 2001: Here embracing both their love of monochrome and  coordinated outfits, VB and DB wore matching suits
2003: Two years after 'Posh and Becks' was added to the dictionary and brand Beckham is still going strong 2003: Two years after ‘Posh and Becks’ was added to the  dictionary and brand Beckham is still going strong
2003: As the family relocated to Spain for David's new signing with Real Madrid the couple seem to make a effort to nod to European fashion... 2003: As the family relocated to Spain for David’s new  signing with Real Madrid the couple seem to make a effort to nod to European  fashion…

2003: David shows off his OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) at Buckingham Palace

2003: David shows off his OBE (Officer of the Order of  the British Empire) at Buckingham Palace

2004: The couple stay fashion forward even while on a skiing holiday in Courchevel in the French Alps2004: The couple stay fashion forward even while on a  skiing holiday in Courchevel in the French Alps

20062006

2006: Both David and Victoria are self-confessed fashion  lovers and neither are afraid to try new looks

20052003

Dressed almost exclusively in Cavalli (eg the white  number, right, 2003) the couple embraced a seriously high glam look, complete  with perma-tans (left, 2005 in Portugal) as they continued world domination

2006: When they touched down in Venice airport to promote their fragrance, the Beckham's looked a touch like they had gleaned inspiration for their outfit from Victorian England

2006: When they touched down in Venice airport to  promote their fragrance, the Beckham’s looked a touch like they had gleaned  inspiration for their outfit from Victorian England

2007: A move to LA a host of new A list friends (left - right) Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes, Victoria and David, Jada Pinkett Smith, and Will Smith pose at a private party thrown by Cruise and Holmes for the Beckham's 2007: A move to LA a host of new A list friends (left -  right) Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes, Victoria and David, Jada Pinkett Smith, and  Will Smith pose at a private party thrown by Cruise and Holmes for the Beckham’s

20072007

2007: The basics are there- a LBD for Victoria and suits  for David, but they still have a way to go in their fashion transformation to  the style royalty they are today

2008: The slightly more 'out-there' look here might be explained by the fact the couple were at the Teen Choice Awards2008: The slightly more ‘out-there’ look here might be  explained by the fact the couple were at the Teen Choice Awards

20092009

2009 marked the start of a more consistent approach to  red carpet  fashion for the Beckhams, with classic cuts and colours giving them  a  more sophisticated look

2009: Looking very high fashion at the Vogue party in Milan, as Victoria's fashion ventures go from strength to strength

2009: Looking very high fashion at the Vogue party in  Milan, as Victoria’s fashion ventures go from strength to strength

2010: David and Victoria attended the Sports Personality of the Year awards with sons Brooklyn, Cruz and Romeo 2010: David and Victoria attended the Sports Personality  of the Year awards with sons Brooklyn, Cruz and Romeo

201127th Anniversary Sports Spectacular benefiting Cedars-Sinai Medical Genetics Institute 2012

Attending the Royal Wedding in 2011, when Victoria was  pregnant with the couples fourth child, and first girl, Harper, and at the 27th  Anniversary Sports Spectacular in 2012 (right)

2012: David and Victoria pose as they arrive at the Vanity Fair Oscar party looking every inch the elegant Hollywood couple 2012: David and Victoria pose as they arrive at the  Vanity Fair Oscar party looking every inch the elegant Hollywood couple
2013: A fully established national treasure, Victoria and David have undergone a full-fledged fashion evolution to emerge style icons2013: A fully established national treasure, Victoria  and David have undergone a full-fledged fashion evolution to emerge style  icons

Photos/caption: [H/T DailyMail]

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