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Today show: How Allison Langdon became the ‘ultimate cool girl’ of Australian TV

There’s no denying Allison Langdon is one of the most fashionable presenters on TV.

And the stylist responsible for the Today host’s ultra-chic wardrobe has now revealed what happens behind the scenes of Nine’s breakfast show.

Beck Wilson told Daily Mail Australia she works closely with Langdon, 42, to decide the outfits she wears on screen. 

How Allison Langdon became the ‘ultimate cool girl’ of Aussie TV: Today show stylist Beck Wilson has shared the host’s wardrobe secrets with Daily Mail Australia

Ms Wilson described the mother of two as the ‘ultimate cool girl’ who goes to great lengths to make sure her outfits stand out, but still manages to be low-maintenance.

She is particularly fond of power suits because they differentiate her from her breakfast TV rivals, the wardrobe guru explained.

‘I think Ally is the ultimate cool girl,’ Wilson said.

'I can't speaking highly enough of her': Ms Wilson (pictured) told Daily Mail Australia she works closely with Langdon, 42, to decide the outfits she wears on screen

‘I can’t speaking highly enough of her’: Ms Wilson (pictured) told Daily Mail Australia she works closely with Langdon, 42, to decide the outfits she wears on screen

Chic: Wilson summarised Langdon's style as masculine vibes with a colourful, feminine twist, and cited a pink suit and shirt combo she wore recently as a prime example (pictured)

Chic: Wilson summarised Langdon’s style as masculine vibes with a colourful, feminine twist, and cited a pink suit and shirt combo she wore recently as a prime example (pictured)

‘She opts for really effortless pieces and really gravitates towards things that don’t look too curated or put together.’

Wilson summarised Langdon’s style as masculine vibes with a colourful, feminine twist, and cited a pink suit and shirt combo she wore recently as a prime example.

Stylish yet low-maintenance: 'She opts for really effortless pieces and really gravitates towards things that don't look too curated or put together,' Wilson said

Stylish yet low-maintenance: ‘She opts for really effortless pieces and really gravitates towards things that don’t look too curated or put together,’ Wilson said

‘It’s nice to play on that and it’s important for her as well to be able to move across those things and not just be stuck wearing a flowery dress,’ she added. 

Wilson said it was Langdon’s idea to wear more power suits, which is perfect for the wardrobe department because they are versatile and can be mixed and matched with other pieces.

And when you have to come up with five different outfits each week, versatility is a good thing.

‘If she sees something she likes, she’ll flick it along to me and we’ll get it in,’ Wilson said.

‘Recently, she said she wants to be wearing a few more suits, so I get a few prompts from her. It’s nice and collaborative.’

She added: ‘It was just something she wanted to push up in the wardrobe a little bit, and she does wear a suit well. Again, there’s not many women wearing full suits on breakfast TV and we thought it was a great opportunity.’ 

Wilson, who used to be Sonia Kruger’s personal assistant, said Langdon was not only ‘flexible’ in terms of her wardrobe but also ‘owns her look’. 

‘She really does her own look. We’ve worked together since 2017 and we were conscious of making her look a bit different from everyone else,’ she said.  

‘She always tries something on and never says no before trying it on.’   

She means business: Wilson said it was Langdon's idea to wear more power suits, which is perfect for the wardrobe department because they are versatile and can be mixed and matched with other pieces. Pictured with co-host Karl Stefanovic

She means business: Wilson said it was Langdon’s idea to wear more power suits, which is perfect for the wardrobe department because they are versatile and can be mixed and matched with other pieces. Pictured with co-host Karl Stefanovic

Career: Langdon, from Wollongong, began co-hosting the Today show with Karl Stefanovic in January last year. Pictured at the beach in Sydney in February 2018

Career: Langdon, from Wollongong, began co-hosting the Today show with Karl Stefanovic in January last year. Pictured at the beach in Sydney in February 2018

Diverse: 'Ally looks great in anything. I'm biased, but she can wear dresses, pantsuits, blouses, and it all looks good on her, but it's nothing too overstated,' said Wilson

Diverse: ‘Ally looks great in anything. I’m biased, but she can wear dresses, pantsuits, blouses, and it all looks good on her, but it’s nothing too overstated,’ said Wilson 

Langdon’s style secrets 

  • Her TV wardrobe is prepared about a week in advance
  • Langdon sends her stylist ideas and the team works from there
  • Wilson dresses Langdon at about 5am, once her hair and makeup is done
  • She typically heads to the set at 5:10am, before Today starts at 5:30am

‘Ally looks great in anything. I’m biased, but she can wear dresses, pantsuits, blouses, and it all looks good on her, but it’s nothing too overstated.’ 

Wilson, who recently styled the Celebrity Apprentice cast, also revealed the ins and outs of Nine’s wardrobe department.

She said she typically prepares Langdon’s wardrobe a week in advance. 

The TV anchor gets dressed at about 5am, once her hair and makeup is done, then heads to the set for 5:10am, before Today starts at 5:30am. 

‘Preparation is paramount,’ Wilson said.

‘Between 5am and 5:10am we put it all together and she heads down to set.’

Wilson, who became a stylist after Sonia Kruger encouraged her to apply for an internship at Nine’s wardrobe department several years ago, said Langdon is a ‘dream’ to work with.

‘I can’t speak highly enough of her. She’s the ultimate professional and kindest person,’ said said.

‘She’s one of the first people I’ve worked with in styling who gave me free rein.’ 

Fan: Wilson, who became a stylist after Sonia Kruger encouraged her to apply for an internship at Nine's wardrobe department several years ago, said Langdon is a 'dream' to work with

Fan: Wilson, who became a stylist after Sonia Kruger encouraged her to apply for an internship at Nine’s wardrobe department several years ago, said Langdon is a ‘dream’ to work with 

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