Based in Europe and operating on a global scale, Melani is a force that transcends borders and boundaries. A proud mother to Shane and Gemma, she is also the mastermind behind FAB Style Collective and renowned events such as Brussels Fashion Week and the International Fashion Film Festival Brussels.
NEXTGEN JURY - Melani Barnes-Jaftha
A Global Catalyst for Talent and Brands
The Global Spotlight
Melani’s spotlight shines across continents, turning hidden gems into global icons. Whether a Fashion Designer in Milan or a Photographer in Cape Town, Melani gives you the visibility and connections to rise to prominence.
The Professional Elevator
Through FAB Style Collective, Melani transforms talents into household names. With her curated global directory, she doesn’t just add you to a list; she elevates you to an international stage.
The Brand Launcher
A visionary who thinks outside the proverbial box, Melani excels at launching brands and ventures. From training models and coaching social media influencers to catapulting emerging fashion and lifestyle brands into the spotlight, her touch turns potential into prominence.
Her ventures extend beyond traditional definitions, blurring the lines between culture, commerce, and creativity. If you’re looking for a catalyst to propel you or your brand into the global arena, your journey starts with Melani Barnes-Jaftha.