New job, new 'do... Glamorous Cheryl Cole showcases her new look for her X Factor UK return
Cheryl Cole is set for the small screen and her return to X Factor, locks and all.
The 30-year-old was snapped today as she attended an official X Factor press conference with her old friend and now fellow judge Simon Cowell.
Cole, a big fan of the balayage hair ‘do, lightened her locks even further, perhaps inspired by her Stateside friend Kim Kardashian’s recent blonde style.
Cheryl toned down her usual-sexy look and looked glamorous and professional in a mid-length black dress with a netted top. She finished her look with a stunning pair of Christian Louboutin heels and large sunglasses.
Simon and his girlfriend Lauren Silverman also attended the event, Simon dressed in his usual attire of fitted jumper, jeans and black shoes.
Girlfriend and new mum Lauren wore a sheer black top with a bandeau bra underneath, black trousers and an army green jacket.
During the conference, Cheryl said she is 'happy and excited' to make her return to the X Factor UK.
“I’m very happy and excited to be returning to The X Factor. I’m inspired and ready to find new talent and potential pop stars. It’s going to be a fun series,” she said.