When it comes to Australian fashion influencers, the like of Jesinta Franklin and Nicole Warne are often the first to pop to mind. But after just a glance at some of the country's biggest events - the Melbourne Cup, the NGV Gala and the David Jones seasonal shows - it's apparent that Julie Bishop is the country's underrated style icon.
On the red carpet for InStyle and Audi's Women of Fashion Awards, the politician and former deputy prime minister proved that yet again.
To mark the 11th annual Women of Style Awards, we're honouring 10 inspiring women that bring the message of the night to life. 2019's group of honourees includes leaders in science, business, fashion, social justice, beauty and entertainment, boasting a list of combined achievements that proves style is more than just the clothes you wear.
Notably, Celeste Barber, Phoebe Tonkin, Amy Shark and Jesinta Franklin lead the fashion set on the red carpet in head-turning ensembles. Local stars Anna Heinrich, Sam Frost, Phoebe Burgess round out our best-dressed list. Head here for every dazzling red carpet look.
For all the InStyle and Audi Women of Style red carpet looks see here.