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Bill Shorten's wife Chloe Shorten is an understated style icon

Whether she's rocking a cotton shirt or a ballgown, she always looks incredible.

By Rebecca Sullivan
Even if politics isn't really your cup of tea, it's hard to ignore the woman of incredible grace and style who could become our next First Lady of Australia.
Bill Shorten's gorgeous wife Chloe has long been considered her husband's best asset.
While politics can be a dirty game filled with slurs and cheap shots, Chloe is all class, rising above any negativity and supporting her husband with minimal fuss.
Chloe, who is the daughter of former Governor General Dame Quentin Bryce, has been by Bill's side throughout this election campaign, travelling with her husband while he tries to convince Australians to vote for Labor on May 18.
And throughout it all, Chloe has been praised for her elegant and understated wardrobe.
Chloe and Bill Shorten all dressed up for Canberra's annual Midwinter ball. (Image: Getty)
The 48-year-old says she prefers to stick to classic designs and doesn't follow trends.
Speaking to The Sydney Morning Herald before the 2016 election, Chloe revealed she loves a crisp ironed shirt from brands including David Lawrence or Witchery.
"When I'm really lucky, [costume designer and stylist] Jill Johanson designs shirts for me in Melbourne," she revealed.
"The women in my family have always loved dressing up – I remember my grandmother's lovely hats and gloves and my nanna wore Marimekko​ dresses."
"I can practically catalogue my mother's wardrobe for the past four decades, I hid in her closet as a child. I think we are so fortunate to have exquisite designers like Akira​, Yeojin Bae and Ellery."
Back in 2017, it was reported that Labor had spent $60,000 on a stylist and image makeover for the couple, particularly as Chloe was seen as a "massive asset" to her husband.
WATCH BELOW: Bill and Chloe Shorten cook together in the kitchen. Story continues after video.
For both Chloe and Bill, this is their second marriage.
Bill split with his first wife, Debbie Beale, in 2008 after eight years of marriage.
The following year in 2009, the then-Chloe Bryce married Bill in a low-key Melbourne ceremony.
The couple have a daughter, Clementine, and Chloe has two children, Georgette and Rupert, from her first marriage to Brisbane architect Roger Parkin.
Chloe Shorten (left) with her daughter Georgette, Bill Shorten, Chloe's son Rupert and the couple's daughter Clementine, playing with Bill's Labor colleague Tanya Plibersek. (Image: Getty)
If the latest opinion polls are anything to go by, we could be seeing a LOT more of Chloe after the May election.
Until then, let's feast our eyes on these gorgeous photos showcasing her classic style.
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