InStyle magazine held their Women of Style awards at the Star last night. This year saw the introduction of a new category for sport, won by female jockey and Melbourne Cup winner Michelle Payne.
“We are proud to champion these women,” publisher Jackie Frank said.
Editor Emily Taylor announced the redesign of InStyle’s June issue, with new typefaces, layouts and content sections.
Guests at the ceremony included: Lara Worthington, Dannii Minogue, Michelle Bridges, Collette Dinnigan, Layne Beachley, Kirk Pengilly, Natalie Bassingthwaighte, Claudia Karvan, Barry Otto, Margaret Fulton, Geraldine Hakewill, Anna Bamford, Juanita Phillips and Pip Marlow.
There were nine categories in total, the full winners below:
Readers’ Choice: Lara Worthington
As voted by the Australian public
Entertainment: Marta Dusseldorp
Nominees: Miranda Tapsell and Kat Stewart
Sport: Michelle Payne
Nominees: Caroline Buchanan and Lydia Lassila
Beauty: Megan Larsen
Nominees: Suzette Cassie and Lara Worthington
Fashion: Linda Jackson
Nominees: Karen Walker and Lee Mathews
Science: Professor Sharon Lewin
Nominees: Professor Emma Johnston and Dr Abigail Allwood
Charity & Community: Professor Anne Aly
Nominees: Tara Winkler and Tanya Hosch
Arts & Culture: Robyn Nevin and Bruna Papandrea
(Joint winners) Nominee: Dr Gene Sherman
Business: Melanie Perkins
Nominees: Margot Spalding and Erica Berchtold
Lifestyle: Margaret Fulton
Nominees: Megan Gale and Saskia Havekes
Style Scholarship: Dr Emma Fulu
Nominees: Genevieve Clay-Smith and Eleanor Gammell