Known for her Oscar-winning work on the films Moulin Rouge! (2002) and The Great Gatsby (2014), this film costume and production designer also contributed to such 1990s movies as Strictly Ballroom and William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet.
She studied design at the Sydney College of the Arts, East Sydney Technical College, and Australia's National Institute of Dramatic Art.
For her work on the 2002 Broadway version of the opera La Bohème, she earned a Tony Award in the "Best Scenic Design of a Musical" category.
She married acclaimed film director Baz Luhrmann (her National Institute of Dramatic Art classmate), in 1997.
She designed actress Nicole Kidman's wardrobe for the 2008 movie Australia, earning an Academy Award nomination in the process.