Julie Bishop, 65, stuns in a body-hugging frock alongside beau David Panton at ...

Julie Bishop, 65, stuns in a body-hugging frock alongside beau David Panton at ...
Julie Bishop, 65, stuns in a body-hugging frock alongside beau David Panton at ...

She's the former Minister for Foreign Affairs who has since become a fashion icon.

And Julie Bishop looked sensational as she posed for photos on the Brownlow Medal red carpet in Perth on Sunday night, alongside her dapper beau David Panton, 60.

The 65-year-old highlighted her incredible figure in a body-hugging black and nude optical illusion frock, which she teamed with platform heels and statement bling.

Brownlow Medal 2021: Julie Bishop, 65, stunned in a body-hugging optical illusion black and nude frock alongside her dapper beau David Panton, 60, at the ceremony in Perth on Sunday night (both pictured)

Brownlow Medal 2021: Julie Bishop, 65, stunned in a body-hugging optical illusion black and nude frock alongside her dapper beau David Panton, 60, at the ceremony in Perth on Sunday night (both pictured) 

Julie styled her shoulder-length blonde tresses into a voluminous half-up do, and her makeup was ultra glamorous, consisting of kohl eyeliner and a glossy nude lipstick.

The former politician appeared in great spirits as she warmly embraced her longtime beau David, who works as a property developer.

David cut a suave figure in a crisp white dress shirt, a black velour suit jacket, coordinating trousers, dress shoes and a silk bow tie.

Power couple: The former politician appeared in great spirits as she warmly embraced her longtime beau David, who works as a property developer. David donned a crisp white dress shirt, a black velour suit jacket, coordinating trousers, dress shoes and a silk bow tie

Power couple: The former politician appeared in great spirits as she warmly embraced her longtime beau David, who works as a property developer. David donned a crisp white dress shirt, a black velour suit jacket, coordinating trousers, dress shoes and a silk bow tie

Gorgeous: Julie styled her shoulder-length blonde tresses into a voluminous half-up do, and her makeup was ultra glamorous, consisting of kohl eyeliner and a glossy nude lipstick

Gorgeous: Julie styled her shoulder-length blonde tresses into a voluminous half-up do, and her makeup was ultra glamorous, consisting of kohl eyeliner and a glossy nude lipstick

Throughout her career, Julie's fashion-forward ensembles have often attracted just as many headlines as her political endeavours.  

In a previous interview with News.com.au, Julie described her style as 'classic'.

'[It] hasn't changed a great deal over the years in the sense that I dress in a pretty classic way,' she said.

Referencing Giorgio Armani in Sydney, Julie revealed: 'I have a favourite designer and I often contact them,

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