Julie Bishop has lived up to her ‘minister of fashion’ status and managed to make a plain shirt look stylish as she attended a White Shirt Day cancer charity event on Wednesday.
The former Foreign Affairs Minister was at Witchery Headquarters in Melbourne along with a number of other high-profile women to raise awareness for ovarian cancer on World Ovarian Cancer Day.
Ms Bishop put her best foot forward, styling her crisp white button up shirt with a pair of tight leather coated pants and bold designer earrings.
The 62-year-old accessorised with a pair of black suede pumps with a silver feature heel, bold red nail polish, and her signature pixie-cut hairdo appeared slightly shorter than usual.
Ms Bishop’s makeup was minimal but glamorous, with a dewy finish of foundation, a swipe of pink blush and a natural pink lip.
Former Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop was at Witchery Headquarters in Melbourne on Wednesday in celebration of World Ovarian Cancer Day
More than 60 men and women donned their best white shirts to turn out for Wednesday’s event in Melbourne, along with OCRF CEO Lucinda Nolan (left)
Bishop was more than happy to pose for photographers and chat with press at the White Shirt Day event at Witchery headquarters in Melbourne
The Witchery White Shirt campaign is now in its 11th year, with 100 per cent of gross proceeds going towards the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation.
The womenswear label’s month-long campaign, which comes to a head on White Shirt Day today, is dear to the retired Liberal MP’s heart – her two older sisters were previously diagnosed with ovarian cysts.
‘I’m obviously keen to be involved in fashion but today’s event is something quite different,’ Ms Bishop told reporters on Wednesday.
‘So when I was asked to be an ambassador, I readily agreed because not much is known about ovarian cancer and we need more funds to be able to develop an early detection test to save lives.’
Instagram stars Stephanie Smith and Laura Henshaw posed for photos and had a chat with the former deputy leader of the Liberal Party.
Witchery’s month long campaign, which comes to a head on White Shirt Day on Wednesday, is dear to the retired Liberal MP’s heart – her two older sisters were previously diagnosed with ovarian cysts
Earlier this year, Julie Bishop announced she was an ambassador for Witchery’s White Shirt Day event in support of the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation
Ms Bishop couldn’t wipe the smile off her face as she posed for press photographs and mingled with other guests.
More than 60 men and women donned their best white shirts to turn out for Wednesday’s event in Melbourne, along with OCRF CEO Lucinda Nolan.
Television personality Anna Heinrich, Aussie actress Jessica McNamee, ovarian cancer researcher Dr Maree Bilandzic and journalist Brooke Boney are among the women who took part in the month-long campaign, which begun on April 10.
Instagram influencers Stephanie Claire Smith and Laura Henshaw donned white button up shirts to attend the event in Melbourne on Wednesday
Julie Bishop poses for the press with influencers and co-owners of exercise website Keep It Cleaner Stephanie Claire Smith (left) and Laura Henshaw (right)
In March, Bishop announced her ambassadorship for the charity’s campaign.
‘Proud to announce that I am an official ambassador for @witcheryfashion #WhiteShirtCampaign in support of @ocf,’ she wrote on Twitter, next to a photo of her in a white shirt.
‘For every white shirt sold, 100 per cent of gross proceeds is donated to OCRF, undertaking vital research to find an early detection test.’
Julie Bishop’s makeup was minimal but glamorous, with a dewy finish of foundation, a swipe of pink blush and a natural pink lip
The former deputy leader of the Liberal party lived up to her ‘minister of fashion’ title in tight black leather trousers and suede pumps, as she posed for photos with OCRF CEO Lucinda Nolan