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Julie Bishop turns heads in stunning beach photoshoot

Julie Bishop turns heads in stunning beach photoshoot

Julie Bishop has posed for a gorgeous photoshoot wearing a bright magenta custom made Jaimie Sortino gown, while clinging onto the Cottesloe Bell in Perth.

It was for a good cause, with the 64-year-old being an ambassador for the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund, and donning the dress in honour of Sortino’s late cousin.

The dress was a tribute to the designer’s family member, Jenna Crierie, who sadly passed away earlier this month after suffering from ovarian cancer since she was 22.

“Ovarian cancer is such a devastating disease, and I’ve been raising awareness and funds for ovarian cancer research for some time now,” Bishop said to the West Australian.

“Jaimie Sortino, an Adelaide designer, contacted me and said he and his cousin had this idea that he would design a dress, and I would wear it, and then we’d put it out on social media and then auction the dress.

“His cousin had been diagnosed with ovarian cancer - so it was a very heartfelt request.”

Julie’s fans were quick to flood her comments section with praise.

“You’re so fabulous,” British socialite Emma Thynn commented.

Another wrote: “Omg I love her, what a queen.”

The gown is being auctioned off as part of the annual Ovarian Cancer Research Fund through Bid For Good on eBay.