She has expensive taste! ‘Minister of Fashion’ Julie Bishop wears almost $2MILLION worth of jewels to the Gold Dinner in Sydney
Former Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop spared no expense as she dressed up for the Gold Dinner on Thursday night.
The 64-year-old fashionista stepped out in almost $2million worth of accessories for the glitzy charity event at Sydney Airport.
She looked stunning in a figure-hugging black sequin dress with a sweeping train, but it was her jewellery that really had everyone talking.
Expensive taste: Julie Bishop spared no expense when she dressed up for the Gold Dinner in Sydney on Thursday. Pictured with boyfriend David Panton
Julie opted to accessorise with a variety of pricey pieces by luxury French jewellers Van Cleef & Arpels.
Wearing her shoulder-length blonde hair tied up in a chic chignon, Julie showed off the label’s Magic Alhambra earrings, which retail for $41,000.
She paired them with the matching Magic Alhambra long necklace, which carries a price tag of $224,000.
Price tag: The 64-year-old former Minister for Foreign Affairs stepped out in almost $2million worth of jewellery for the glitzy charity event
But the most expensive item was the À Cheval bracelet, with the diamond and platinum cuff costing a whopping $1.54million.
In total, her jewellery for the night was valued at an incredible $1,805,000 – above the median house price for a home in Sydney.
Julie was accompanied by her longtime partner, David Panton, who looked handsome in a classic black tuxedo.
Over the million-dollar mark: The most expensive item was the À Cheval bracelet, with the diamond and platinum cuff costing a whopping $1.54million
The former political power player adjusted her boyfriend’s bow tie as they posed for photos, giving onlookers a closer look at her expensive bracelet.
Julie is renowned for being something of a style icon, and boasts an expensive and often talked about designer wardrobe.
The Gold Dinner was held at a secret venue on the airfield at Sydney Airport in support of the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Foundation.
Putting it into perspective: In total, her jewellery for the night was valued at an incredible $1,805,000 – above the median house price for a home in Sydney