Perth Fashion Festival has confirmed that former Spice Girl and X-Factor judge, Mel B will be jetting into Perth to attend this yearâs 13th annual Festival.
The new mum will be sure to spice things up in the front row with a host of events to attend including PFFâs exclusive launch party featuring one of Western Australiaâs most coveted designers, Aurelio Costarella on 21 September.
Perth Fashion Festival Director, Mariella Harvey-Hanrahan said PFF is thrilled that Mel B will be attending this yearâs Festival and is looking forward to introducing her to the amazing creative talents on offer in WA.
âMel has a very unique sense of style and sheâs not afraid to express herself creatively. With so many WA designers taking to the runway at this yearâs Festival weâre confident sheâll be inspired by the diversity of WAâs design talent,â Ms Harvey-Hanrahan said.
âDuring her time as a Spice Girl, Mel was a role model for millions of girls and her international appeal will help shine the spotlight on PFF and the talented array of designers featuring this year,â Ms Harvey-Hanrahan added.
More than 130 designers will participate in this yearâs Festival. Fashion Paramount, PFFâs fashion mecca, will feature stand-alone runway shows by the cream of WAâs fashion talent including Story By Tang, Aeâlkemi and S2. National designers, Yeojin Bae and Magdalena Velevska will also be joining the WA talent at Paramount this year.
Since the Spice Girls, Mel B has pursued a solo recording career, made an appearance on US Dancing With The Stars, starred in her own reality show, Mel B: Itâs A Scary World and is currently fronting as a judge on Australiaâs X-Factor.
The Perth Fashion Festival calendar includes over 40 free, ticketed and invitation-only high fashion events.
Perth Fashion Festival will take place from 21 â 27 September 2011.