Melissa Walmsley takes out Wearable Art Mandurah People’s Choice Competition

Photo by; Stephen Heath Photography
www.stephenheathphotography.com
Photo by; Stephen Heath Photography
www.stephenheathphotography.com

DESIGNER Melissa Walmsley won the Wearable Art Mandurah People’s Choice Competition with It Takes a Village to Raise a Child.

Mandurah and Peel Tourism Organisation ran a Facebook competition throughout May encouraging people to vote for their favourite Wearable Art garment.

Those who voted went into a draw to win two tickets to the Wearable Art Mandurah showcase on Saturday, (one night’s accommodation at Seashells Mandurah for two and $250 worth of retail vouchers.

Walmsley, whose garment was in the avant garde category, said building a village was a significant part of parenthood.

She said every new mum needed to be surrounded by a village of friends, family and neighbours to support them through their new journey.

“A child grows from within the village, learning and experiencing new things from each person,’’ she said.

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