The independent South Australian senator is used to causing headaches for the Lower House, now his rebellious streak is all over the pages of GQ.
Jenna Clarke is fashion and lifestyle writer/editor with Fairfax Media.
Not since Monica Lewinsky has a blue dress captivated the attention of so many political pundits. However, occasional Liberal worker Tamara Candy is unapologetic of her style some call "dangerous".
The flimsy powder blue shorts Jane Priest found so alluring in the '70s were replaced with a yellow version adorned with toy dolphins.
The politicians rose from QT and descended on the Great Hall for the annual Oscars for Smart People in Canberra but some made more of an entrance than others.
The Prime Minister may have thanked the ABC for The Killing Season but he and his parliamentarian colleagues slayed fashion at this year's Midwinter Ball.