Geri Halliwell has always designed her own clothes.

The Spice Girl has recently created her own range of swimwear for UK high street brand Next, and she admits it was not too difficult for her to get involved because she has been working on her own clothes since she was a child.

Speaking at the launch of the range at London's Savoy Hotel, Geri exclusively told BANG Showbiz: "I've always loved fashion, I've always made my own clothes.

"The first time I was on TV I wore something on GMTV that I'd made myself. The seams were coming undone, but I did design it! I've always designed my own clothes from a very young age. It was a very natural thing for me."

Geri hopes she can expand the range - which features bikinis, maxi-dresses and accessories - in the future because she really enjoyed the work.

She said: "We'll see where it goes, it's been an amazing, amazing experience, so - I've really enjoyed it. Music and fashion are all together. All part of the image."