Kerry Washington Clarifies Her Magazine Cover Criticism: ‘Airbrushing Is Not the Devil’

Apr/11/2016 at 12:15 PM ET

Kerry Washington has not been shy about speaking out about the pitfalls of Photoshop. Last year, she addressed fan concerns about her seemingly lighter skin on the cover of InStyle by tweeting that it was “an important [conversation] to be had.” And just last week, she expressed dismay about her AdWeek its altered (and unrecognizable) cover photo of her. “It felt strange to look at a picture of myself that is so different from what I look like when I look in the mirror,” she said in a caption for an Instagram post she put up of the cover shot.

But the Scandal isn’t ready to paint all digital touch-ups with the same negative (air)brush.

Kerry Washington AirbrushingBuchan/Deadline/REX/Shutterstock

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Fashion Faceoff: Olivia Pope Wore Michelle Obama's State of the Union Dress on Scandal

Mar/11/2016 at 11:52 AM ET

If there’s any woman who could rival Michelle Obama‘s status as America’s favorite political fashion plate (and First Lady), it’s surely another sartorially savvy “government official,” Kerry Washington’s character Olivia Pope on Scandal. So when Pope showed up on Thursday night’s episode wearing Michelle’s exact State of the Union dress, you best believe it was a Fashion Faceoff for the history books.

Michele Obama Kerry Washington ScandalSAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images/Nicole Wilder/ABC

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Power Dressing Tips Brought to You By the Fashion Forces Behind The Good Wife, Scandal and How to Get Away with Murder

Jan/29/2016 at 05:00 PM ET

Powerful female characters are dominating primetime TV right now. And their impeccable sense of style is hard to ignore — power dressing has never been cooler.

Below, three of TV’s biggest costume designers (from The Good Wife, Scandal and How to Get Away with Murder!) share their tips for looking like a boss.

The Good WifeDavid Giesbrecht/CBS

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Mariah Carey Grooms Her Own Brows (Cause a Diva's Gotta Do What a Diva's Gotta Do)

Nov/23/2015 at 09:00 AM ET

Mariah Carey may be a self-proclaimed diva, but that isn’t stopping her from maintaining her own eyebrows. PEOPLE chatted with the pop star as she celebrated her first makeup collaboration with M.A.C. Cosmetics, a shimmery champagne lipstick called “All I Want” (available December 3), during which the singer and former beauty school student talked tweezing, her top vacation destination, and, of course, diamonds. Here are 10 reasons she will forever be a star in our eyes.

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Kerry Washington Loves Scandal Costume Designer Lyn Paolo So Much She Has Her Dress Her Daughter

Nov/20/2015 at 07:03 PM ET

Scandal costume designer Lyn Paolo was just honored with the Variety & WWD “StyleMakers” award Thursday night and no one was more excited than the Scandal star, Kerry Washington. In her speech honoring the designer she called her “extraordinarily gracious” and “humble” and a “composed human being.” And she was just getting started.

Kerry WashingtonJon Kopaloff/FilmMagic

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Scandal Exclusive: Darby Stanchfield Dishes on Abby's Evolving Style, Plus, All the Scoop on Her Glam Looks from Thursday's Episode

Nov/18/2015 at 06:30 PM ET

Scandal fans know that Abby Whelan is boss lady-ing her way through Season 5. And her outfits are giving us just as much wardrobe envy as Olivia Pope’s do. So when we had the chance to catch a sneak peek at Abby’s upcoming wardrobe for this week’s episode, we were all in. We’d like to introduce you to Glabby — Glam Abby.

Darby Stanchfield - ScandalEric McCandless/ABC

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Kerry Washington 'Borrows' Olivia Pope's Sweaters, and More Style Secrets from the Scandal Set

Aug/05/2015 at 02:03 PM ET

Every time Kerry Washington graces the small screen as Scandal‘s Olivia Pope, she inspires hundreds (okay, hundreds of thousands) of office outfit upgrades. And it turns out the star wears a few pieces from Pope’s closet even when she’s not playing the political fixer.

Kerry Washington as Scandal's Olivia PopeCraig Sjodin/ABC

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