Victoria Beckham is voted Womenswear Designer of the Year

The star won the accolade at the Global Fashion Awards

Victoria Beckham won the Womenswear Designer of the Year at the prestigious Global Fashion Awards in London.

The singer-turned-designer couldn't attend the awards, but took to her Twitter to thank the organisers.

'Thank you @wgsn, thrilled to win Womenswear Designer @GFashionAwards #GFA2012 ! X vb'.

The event took place at the Savoy in London and many celebrities were in attendance, including Pixie Lott and Cat Deeley.