It was no surprise to see Eva Longoria attend Victoria Beckham‘s eldest son’s wedding yesterday – with the American actress a best friend of the singer-turned-fashion designer.

But how did their friendship start? The pair grew close when Victoria, 47 and David, 46, moved to the US as the footballer took a contract with LA Galaxy, playing for the Los Angeles-based club from 2007 to 2013.

From chatting at fashion shows to attending David’s games together, the designer and the actress grew a strong bond that has stood the test of time. 

Eva, 47, was among the very glamorous guests as Brooklyn Beckham and Nicola Peltz tied the knot in a stunning early-evening ceremony at her family’s $103million Palm Beach compound yesterday.

Far from being a random A-lister invitee, Eva has been the mother-of-the-groom’s best-friend for years and in true friend style, was wearing a number designed by Victoria herself for the occasion.   

Meanwhile, Victoria designed Eva’s wedding gown when she tied the knot with José Bastón in 2016, and was also her bridesmaid on her big day. 

Elsewhere, Eva is the godmother of Posh and Beck’s only daughter Harper, ten, who got baptised in 2019, and the two women often enjoy some quality time on vacation together. 

It was no surprise to see Eva Longoria (pictured right) attend Victoria Beckham’s eldest son’s wedding yesterday – with the American actress a best friend of the singer-turned-fashion designer 

Friendships do last for ever! Eva Longoria, Victoria Beckham's longtime best-friend, was at Brooklyn Beckham and Nicola Peltz' wedding in Palm Beach yesterday. Pictured with Victoria on her own big day in 2016

Friendships do last for ever! Eva Longoria, Victoria Beckham’s longtime best-friend, was at Brooklyn Beckham and Nicola Peltz’ wedding in Palm Beach yesterday. Pictured with Victoria on her own big day in 2016

Eva is the godmother of Victoria and David's only daughter Harper, now ten. In 2019, Eva proudly took part in Harper's christening in the UK

Eva is the godmother of Victoria and David’s only daughter Harper, now ten. In 2019, Eva proudly took part in Harper’s christening in the UK 

In 2008, Eva travelled to the UK to see Victoria open her first Victoria Beckham store in London and supported her throughout the Return of the Spice Girls World Tour (pictured backstage in Manchester)

In 2008, Eva travelled to the UK to see Victoria open her first Victoria Beckham store in London and supported her throughout the Return of the Spice Girls World Tour (pictured backstage in Manchester) 

The pair initially met in 2007, when they were both living in LA.  

As Victoria learned her way around the LA crowd and established herself as a designer, she turned to Eva, who was at the height of her TV career, playing Gabrielle Solis on Desperate Housewives. 

At the time, Eva was married to French-American basketball player Tony Parker, and would often attend his games.

She and freshly-landed Victoria bonded over their love of fashion and similar sense of humour. 

Early into their friendship, Eva travelled to London to support Victoria as the budding designer opened her first eponymous store in 2008. 

Victoria and Eva became friends as she and David moved to the US when he joined the LA Galaxy soccer team. Pictured at the Met Gala in 2005 with Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes

Victoria and Eva became friends as she and David moved to the US when he joined the LA Galaxy soccer team. Pictured at the Met Gala in 2005 with Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes 

Eva has been an aunt-like presence in the life of Victoria and David's kids, and shares a strong bond with Harper, who was born when the couple lived in the US. Pictured with Harper as as baby in 2011

Eva has been an aunt-like presence in the life of Victoria and David’s kids, and shares a strong bond with Harper, who was born when the couple lived in the US. Pictured with Harper as as baby in 2011 

That same year, she was also a supportive presence during The Return of Spice Girls World Tour, even travelling to Manchester to be by her friend’s side behind-the-scenes.

Victoria and Eva’s enduring friendship saw them sticking together through the good times and the bad.  

A few years later, when Eva’s four-years-long marriage to Tony crumbled in 2011, Victoria was Eva’s shoulder to cry on.   

Victoria was also there for her when Eva broke up with her boyfriend Ernesto Arguello two years later. 

In 2014, Eva, who also said Victoria was ‘the most beautiful woman inside and out,’ said the former Spice Girls was one of her favourite people and her funniest friend. 

‘She’s probably my funniest friend. She has so many jokes,’ she told Grazia.  

A true friend! Victoria designed Eva's dress for her wedding to Mexican businessman José Bastón in 2016, pictured

A true friend! Victoria designed Eva’s dress for her wedding to Mexican businessman José Bastón in 2016, pictured 

And in the same interview she gushed about spending time together during her visits to London and missing Victoria after the Beckhams left LA and returned to the UK.

‘It’s so much fun when we get to spend all that time together, because I have really missed her since she left LA. We’re both really bummed.’ 

She also opened up about being Harper’s godmother and wanting to spend lots of quality time with the youngest member of the Beckham family. 

In 2015, Eva told Daily Mail Australia: ‘We’re best friends and have shared lots of life lessons together. What we talk about is between us but we’ve been through stuff together.’ 

Eva is not only close to Victoria, she also enjoys a friendship with David Beckham, and has been an aunt-like presence in their children’s lives since the family moved to LA.  

On top of their night outs on the town where the two friends would let their hair down, Eva would also often attend David’s games with Victoria and her children, holding Victoria’s only daughter Harper in her arms.   

Victoria and Eva in 2018 when she got her Walk of Fame star in LA while pregnant with her son Santiago

The best friends with Santiago when he was a baby

Victoria and Eva in 2018 when she got her Walk of Fame star in LA while pregnant with her son Santiago, left, and right, the best friends with Santiago when he was a baby 

In spite of the distance, the pair always makes time for each other, and even spent Christmas 2019 together, pictured

In spite of the distance, the pair always makes time for each other, and even spent Christmas 2019 together, pictured 

In 2015, when David marked his 40th birthday with a lavish vacation in Marrakesh, Eva was on the very select guest list.

The actress partied with Victoria, David and Brooklyn, who was then 16, and posed with Victoria and fellow guests Melanie C and Emma Bunton for an impromptu Spice Girls’ reunion, joking she had joined the band. 

A year later, it was Victoria’s turn to be there for her friend’s milestone when Eva tied the knot with businessman José Bastón in 2016. 

Victoria was not only Eva’s bridesmaid and witness, she also designed her wedding dress, at the express request of the bride. 

She told Hello! Magazine: ‘I asked Victoria to do my dress because I wanted it to be special and made with love – and I knew Victoria would make it with love.

‘Victoria was one of my witnesses, too – she signed the paper that says I was here – so it was a Victoria Beckham weekend. 

For the nuptials yesterday, Eva wore a dress designed by Victoria

The mother-of-the-groom showed it off on her Instagram account two weeks ago

For the nuptials yesterday, Eva wore a dress designed by Victoria, left. The mother-of-the-groom showed it off on her Instagram account two weeks ago 

‘She was the best, sweetest person to have there on this day. Not only did she do my wedding dress but she’s one of my best friends so for her to be there was so special,’ she added. 

Eva also told People at the time she did not want a traditional wedding dress because it wasn’t ‘her ‘first rodeo’ and instead wanted a simple and elegant gown.  

And dedicated designer Victoria also helped Eva change out of her dress in the middle of the night. 

‘She unzipped my dress, took it off, put on the next dress and was like “Let’s go!” She was amazing. She was a true bridesmaid!,’ Eva said.   

In 2019, when Harper, then eight, and Cruz Beckham, then 14, were baptised in earnest in the UK, Eva was officially made Harper’s godmother. 

The pair have long documented their enduring friendship on Instagram, sharing snaps of each other for birthday shout outs, Christmas and other family milestones. 

When the pandemic hit, they were also each other’s go-to Zoom buddies for ‘wine O’clock’, as Eva revealed to MailOnline. 

She said she has forged a deeper connection with her pals, including Victoria, via online means, while also finding solace in her sisters and meditation during the coronavirus pandemic.  

Ahead of Brooklyn’s glitzy wedding yesterday, Eva revealed to People Victoria would be dressing her for the event. 

‘I just go into her closet normally, and go, “I need a dress”,’ the actress joked, adding Victoria usually advises her on what to wear.  

In true best-friend fashion, Eva wore a gown designed by Victoria as part of her Spring Summer collection for Brooklyn’s nuptials. 



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