When Notorious B.I.G uttered “all the ladies in the place with style and grace” in the first verse of “Big Poppa,” Scandal’s Olivia Pope is the epitome of the woman he was vying for. It’s no secret how much we covet the countless style moments Kerry Washington’s character, courtesy of costume designer Lyn Paolo, has showcased in the office at Pope & Associates and during grand celebrations at The White House. Subtle, refined and elegance come to mind when envisioning Olivia’s sense of style. She’s proof that simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
From Jean Fares couture gowns and Michael Kors sequin clutches to her signature saffiano leather Prada purse and a Movado timekeeper, these are just a few hints why we’re dying to shop her wardrobe. In the name of all things fashionable, here’s our guide to channeling Olivia Pope’s style at the office and during swank celebrations.–Kamille Cooper
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