Duke of Cambridge honors Victoria Beckham with prestigious award at Buckingham Palace

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Congratulations are in order for Victoria Beckham!

The pop star-turned-fashion icon received a prestigious award Wednesday at London's Buckingham Palace: Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, presented to her the coveted OBE (Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) for her contributions to fashion and philanthropy.

Husband David Beckham was by her side after the ceremony, looking proud as ever. He received the same honorable title more than a decade ago, but today was all about his wife's achievements. Victoria's parents, Jackie and Tony, waved to crowds outside the palace gates.

See photos of Victoria Beckham receiving her award at Buckingham Palace (with David in tow)

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Victoria Beckham receives her OBE from the Duke of Cambridge during an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London.
Victoria Beckham receives her OBE from the Duke of Cambridge during an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London.
Victoria Beckham receives her OBE from the Duke of Cambridge during an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London.
Victoria Beckham receives her OBE from the Duke of Cambridge during an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London.
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Victoria, 43, wore an ankle-length black dress from her own collection. The Pre-Fall 2017 number was customized for the occasion. She paired it with burgundy stilettos and a simple low bun -- and the ornate red award, which Prince William pinned to her chest.

"I'm proud to be British, honored and humbled to receive my OBE from the Duke of Cambridge," Victoria said after the ceremony. "If you dream big and work hard, you can accomplish great things."

She then gave credit to her devoted family: "I'm so happy to share this very special occasion with my parents and husband; without their love and support, none of this would be possible," she said.

See photos of Victoria and David Beckham through the years

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SHENZHEN, CHINA - NOVEMBER 10: (L-R) British fashion designer Victoria Beckham, British former footballer David Beckham and Taiwanese model Pace Wu stand on the stage during a gala of the 11.11 Global Shopping Festival at Shenzhen Universiade Sports Centre on November 10, 2016 in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province of China. (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 23: David Beckham and Victoria Beckham attend the British Fashion Awards 2015 at London Coliseum on November 23, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Anthony Harvey/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 26: David Beckham and Victoria Beckham congratulate Romeo Beckham after he completed the Junior Marathon during the London Marathon on April 26, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
David Beckham and Victoria Beckham arriving at the Victoria & Albert Museum Fashion Benefit Dinner & Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty preview in London. (Photo by Zak Hussein/Corbis via Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 12: David Beckham and Victoria Beckham attend a private view for the 'Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty' exhibition at Victoria & Albert Museum on March 12, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
David and Victoria Beckham attend the British Fashion Awards at The Coliseum. (Photo by rune hellestad/Corbis via Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 01: Victoria Beckham and David Beckham attend the British Fashion Awards at London Coliseum on December 1, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Eamonn McCormack/Getty Images)
David and Victoria Beckham attend the Evening Standard Theatre Awards at The Palladium. (Photo by rune hellestad/Corbis via Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 30: David Beckham (L) and Victoria Beckham attend an after party following the 60th London Evening Standard Theatre Awards at the London Palladium on November 30, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 06: David Beckham and Victoria Beckham in the Royal Box on Centre Court before the Gentlemen's Singles Final match between Roger Federer of Switzerland and Novak Djokovic of Serbia on day thirteen of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 6, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 19: Wax figures of David Beckham and Victoria Beckham are unveiled at Madame Tussauds on June 19, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by John Phillips/UK Press via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 05: David Beckham and Victoria Beckham attend the 'Charles James: Beyond Fashion' Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 05: David Beckham and Victoria Beckham attend the 'Charles James: Beyond Fashion' Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Randy Brooke/WireImage)
David, Brooklyn, Cruz, Romeo and Victoria Beckham attend the premiere of 'The Class Of 92' at Odeon West End. (Photo by rune hellestad/Corbis via Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 05: Victoria Beckham, winner of the Special Contribution to British Fashion award, attends the Harper's Bazaar Women of the Year awards at Claridge's Hotel on November 5, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 16: Victoria Beckham and David Beckham attend an evening celebrating the Global Fund featuring the first green carpet challenge at Apsley House on September 16, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 05: David Beckham and his daughter Harper Seven are seen arriving at the Eiffel tower on May 5, 2013 in Paris, France. (Photo by Paul Hubble/FilmMagic)
PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 04: Victoria and David Beckham are seen leaving the 'COSTES' hotel and restaurant on May 4, 2013 in Paris, France. (Photo by Paul Hubble/FilmMagic)
David and Victoria Beckham walk into the Royal box in the Final at Wimbledon, 2012 (Photo by AMA/Corbis via Getty Images)
CENTURY CITY, CA - MAY 20: (L-R) Executive Board Member Beth Moskowitz, professional soccer player David Beckham and wife Victoria Beckham arrive at the 27th Anniversary Sports Spectacular benefiting Cedars-Sinai Medical Genetics Institute at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza on May 20, 2012 in Century City, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Sports Spectacular)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 26: David Beckham and Victoria Beckham attend the 2012 Vanity Fair Oscar Party at Sunset Tower on February 26, 2012 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 26: (EXCLUSIVE ACCESS SPECIAL RATES APPLY; NO NORTH AMERICAN ON-AIR BROADCAST UNTIL MARCH 1, 2012) David Beckham and Victoria Beckham attend the 2012 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Graydon Carter at Sunset Tower on February 26, 2012 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/VF12/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 29: David Beckham and Victoria Beckham arrives to attend the Royal Wedding of Prince William to Catherine Middleton at Westminster Abbey on April 29, 2011 in London, England. The marriage of the second in line to the British throne is to be led by the Archbishop of Canterbury and will be attended by 1900 guests, including foreign Royal family members and heads of state. Thousands of well-wishers from around the world have also flocked to London to witness the spectacle and pageantry of the Royal Wedding. (Photo by Stuart Wilson/GP/Getty Images)
�2009 RAMEY PHOTO /XPOSURE US ONLY! DECEMBER 8, 2009 - LONDON - UK DAVID AND VICTORIA BECKHAM PICTURED ARRIVING AT A HARPERS BAZAAR PRIVATE DINNER HOSTED BY VICTORIA BECKHAM IN LONDON! XP/AS007KH (Photo by Philip Ramey/Corbis via Getty Images)
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