InStyle together with Audi this week hosted the 10th annual InStyle and Audi Women of Style Awards in Sydney.
Attended by over 200 guests, the Awards celebrated a decade of remarkable achievement with 10 awards presented to trailblazing women and female partnerships for their remarkable drive and dedication across varied industries.
Seven’s Melissa Doyle returned to host the event, held this year on the ground floor of Sydney’s Museum of Contemporary Art.
InStyle editor Emily Taylor said, “The InStyle and Audi Women of Style Awards celebrate style in many forms.
“This year’s winners are drawn from a range of diverse industries including business, technology, design and entertainment, but possess a shared drive, passion for their work and commitment to make the world better, kinder and a more informed place.”
The 2018 InStyle and Audi Women of Style Award Honourees:
• The Brand Maker (Business) Elle Macpherson
• The Bright Star (Entertainment) Delta Goodrem
• The Fearless Spirit (Adventure) Jade Hameister
• The Fashion Innovators (Fashion) Simone & Nicky Zimmermann
• The Dream Weavers (Lifestyle) Sally Pottharst and Jodie Fried
• The Creative Visionary (Innovation) Violet Roumeliotis
• The Community Champion (Community) Mikaela Jade
• The Irrepressible Force (Sport and Philanthropy) Susan Alberti
• The Progressive Voice (Technology) Rachel Botsman
• The Driver of Change (Social change) Lucy and Rosie Thomas
Guests at the red-carpet award ceremony in Sydney, included: Delta Goodrem, Layne Beachley & Kirk Pengilly, Jesinta Franklin, Sally Obermeder, Marta Dusseldorp, Michelle Bridges, Elyse Knowles, Pip Edwards, Terry Biviano, Kylie Gillies, Anna Heinrich, Genevieve & Alexandra Smart, Cheyenne Tozzi, Victoria Lee, Jess Gomes, Amy Pejkovic, Sam Frost, Megan Hess and Carla Zampatti.
Executives from Pacific attending with CEO Gereurd Roberts included marketing director of fashion and beauty Susie Hogan, commercial director Nicole Bent and circulation director Mychelle Vanderburg. Seven was supporting its sister business with a big group from the news division at Martin Place led by Kylie Gillies and Sarah Stinson.
All honourees were selected by InStyle and the Women of Style Awards judging panel, which includes: Nicole Kidman, actress and UN Women Goodwill Ambassador; Deborra-lee Furness, actress and human rights advocate; Collette Dinnigan, fashion designer; Layne Beachley, entrepreneur and environmental campaigner; Elizabeth Ann Macgregor, Director, Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia; Pip Marlow, Managing Director, Microsoft Australia; Gillian Armstrong, film director; Louise Olsen, designer, artist and Creative Director, Dinosaur Designs; Emily Taylor, Editor, InStyle; Anna Burgdorf, General Manager – Corporate Communications, Audi Australia; Cassandra Kelly, Chair, Pottinger and Dame Quentin Bryce, Lawyer, Academic and Advocate.
The winners are profiled in the June issue of InStyle now on sale.