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So it’s no surprise we’re huge fans of Kerry Washington‘s fashion sense. But for much of this year, she’s been laying low in mom mode, leaving us with a distinctly Kerry-shaped hole in our style hearts. This week, however, she hit the streets with full force while on a Scandal promotional tour, and we’re happy to report she’s back and better than ever.
It’s almost Scandal-ous (sorry) how much we’ve been looking forward to the Scandal collection at The Limited, especially because it was designed by Olivia Pope herself, Kerry Washington, with the show’s costume designer Lyn Paolo (nominated for an Emmy this year). So when we were offered a chance to check out some exclusive sketches and chat with Washington and Paolo about the soon-to-launch line, what could we say but “It’s been handled?”
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First up, Kerry Washington showed off some fun ombré streaks, dyeing her tips an edgy copper color that popped against her orange Prada dress. Right now, we’re not sure if the new hue is here to stay or just an added accessory to match her dress. She kept her strands straight with a sleek center part, and played up her eyes with some major shadow and liner that we’ll talk about at another time, don’t worry.
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You think you’re a “Last Night’s Look: Love It or Leave It” addict? You should stop by the office sometime to see us passionately debating, defending and delighting in celeb styles — the good, the bad and the wacky. This week, we round up two looks we were loving and one that didn’t quite do it for us — check ’em out below and let us know your faves in the comments!
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If one of the main reasons you watch Scandal is to take notes on Olivia Pope’s flawless style (and, fine, for those steamy makeout scenes with Fitz), then you’re going to be really excited about this news. The Limited is launching a fall collection inspired by the ABC drama. (Fitz not included.) And Kerry Washington had a hand in the designs herself!
But it took Washington a while before she felt confident to play up one of her strongest features.
“It took me forever to allow my makeup artist to do bright red lips! Sometimes it takes someone saying to you, ‘Do you know how beautiful your lips are? You should try wearing red lipstick,'” she said.
“You can learn how to embrace your own unique beauty, celebrate your unique gifts and then have confidence around them.”
Well, we’re happy the expectant actress changed her mind because her makeup was flawless.
And true to form, Washington made sure to thank her glam squad on Twitter.