Julie Bishop makes a bold statement in racy 60s-style mini dress and stilettos

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Julie Bishop struck a pose in the stunning shift dress. Source: Getty

She’s known for her impeccable sense of style and Julie Bishop pulled out all the stops earlier this week as she made a stunning appearance at an event, donning a gorgeous black mini dress for the occasion. Fashion is a fickle game and history has taught us it’s only a matter of time before what’s old is new again. That appears to be the case for one of the most iconic looks from the 1960s – mini dresses – and we’ve got Julie to thank for its comeback.

The former minister for foreign affairs struck a pose in the stunning shift dress which featured a striking zip-front design – a style which was hugely popular in the ’60s – and hung just above her knees, revealing her toned legs and a pair of classy black stiletto heels. Looking as stylish as ever, Julie smiled broadly for the cameras at the event on Tuesday evening.

The 63-year-old was a stand out at the event, pairing the fitted dress with a pair of stunning silver, dangly earrings. Meanwhile, Julie also made a statement with her cropped hair do.

Taking to social media following the outing Julie posted a gorgeous photo of herself, with the caption: “Fabulous book launch last night for @julietrieden‘The Writing on the Wall’ a must-read! @macmillanaus.” Many fans were quick to comment on the stunning image, with one writing: “Yep still the hottest intelligent leader of the world.”

Meanwhile, Julie’s glamorous appearance comes a week after she stepped out to attend the Omega 50th anniversary of Apollo 11alongside her partner David Panton last Wednesday evening. With a huge smile on her face the 63-year-old turned up the heat in a sexy yet classy, black number which hug tightly to her body to show off her figure – showing every Baby Boomer that it’s not just the Millennials that can dress to the nines

Julie opted for a pair of simple black heels for the occasion and accessorised with a pair of silver and pearl dangly earrings to match the bold silver pattern spread across the dress. Meanwhile, she chose a black handbag to keep her belongings handy during the event and added a pop of colour with some pink nail polish.

Taking to social media following the outing the previous minister for foreign affairs posted a gorgeous photo of herself with David looking the perfect couple. “Fabulous @omega 50th anniversary celebration of #apollo11 with great interview by @lisa_wilkinson with the extraordinary @cmduke16 the 10th man to walk on the moon.”

David looked dapper beside his beautiful partner in the photograph, dressed up for the occasion in a black suit, crisp white shirt and a bow tie. Fans were quick to comment on the post with many complimenting Julie on her beautiful looks and fabulous fashion sense.

“Looking stunning as you always do Julie,” one person wrote. Another added: “Wowza! Spectacular dress!” While a third simply said: “Absolutely beautiful.”

Julie is certainly known for her impeccable sense of style, always stepping out in beautiful outfits and it was no different earlier this month when she made a stunning appearance at an event, donning a gorgeous fitted dress for the occasion. The former minister for foreign affairs struck a pose in the stunning monochrome number which hung just below her knees, revealing her toned legs and a pair of classy black stiletto heels.

Looking as stylish as ever, Julie smiled broadly for the cameras at the Marie Claire and Hugo Boss event. The 63-year-old wowed crowds at the event, pairing the fitted dress with a pair of stunning silver, dangly earrings. Meanwhile, Julie also made a statement with her cropped hair do.

Julie Bishop was all smiles as she posed alongside Marie Clare Editor-in-chief. Source: Instagram – Marie Claire

The popular magazine shared a series of photo from the event, with one showing the former pollie posing alongside Marie Claire Editor-in-chief Nicky Briger. Meanwhile, a video from the event was also shared, and Julie, who isn’t one to hold back, could be heard saying: “I absolutely think we need to see more women in parliament. It is representative government, so it should represent our population.”

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