Kerry Washington Triple Shot

Posted on October 03, 2013

We’re going to tell a little story. A style story, if you will. Spoilers: It ends badly, but the opening chapter’s a knockout.


Kerry Washington at the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City for an appearance on the “Late Show With David Letterman” to promote “Scandal” in a Prabal Gurung dress paired with Christian Louboutin pumps and Fenton and House of Lavande jewelry.

Prabal Gurung Resort 2014 Collection

Cannot even say how much we adore this dress. It’s just unusual enough to get you to stare at it but it’s the gorgeousness that keeps you looking. It’s this perfectly Olivia Pope style of blending dramatically sexy with a business-like aesthetic. Love it. Fantastic look, head to toe.


“Scandal” star Kerry Washington attends She’s Making Media: Kerry Washington at The Paley Center for Media in New York City in a J. Mendel dress paired with Christian Louboutin pumps, a Movado watch,  and House of Lavande jewelry.

J. Mendel Resort 2014 Collection

This one we like quite a bit less. The Pope-apropos white has been serving her well, but you render a white in an ankle-length triangle and it doesn’t work so hot in pictures. And we keep coming back to this point: white shoes are fine, but white pumps are almost always too bridal-looking to us.  If this hem stopped at her knees and her shoes were a bit more interesting, we’d love it. The clutch is kind of ugly, though.

And then…



And then, darlings…



Kerry Washington attends the premiere of “Scandal” presented by Saks Fifth Ave and Mercedes Benz in New York City in Prada.

Oh girl, no. Not even you can make this toilet paper cozy work. It’s a bad enough dress on its own, but the shoes and the belt actually make it worse. We’ll write this one off as a style fart and hope you get back on track soon, dear.






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