GEORGE TOWN: Penangites were pleasantly surprised by the unexpected appearance of world-renowned Malaysian fashion designer, Datuk Jimmy Choo, at the launch of the Love Atelier Bridal Fair 2017 here, yesterday.
The crowd went wild when Choo and G Hotel general manager, Michael Hanratty, appeared at the hotel's main entrance to greet the public.
The beloved son of Penang is in George Town for Penang Fashion Week, and was on hand for a preview of the Bridal Fair, which will take place on April 23.
Many fans took the opportunity to take selfies with the legendary shoe designer.
An additional thrill for visitors during the event was a ballet performance by the Green Apple Ballet Academy.
Eileen May, 26, said she saw an advertisement for the bridal fair and decided to check it out.
"I am planning my wedding, and when I arrived here, I saw Choo. I am just so excited and hope to find everything I need for my wedding here," she said.
During the one-day bridal fair, visitors will be spoilt for choice by all-inclusive packages comprising personalised menus, floral arrangements, wedding cakes, guest accommodations and more.