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Kerry Washington Tops Vanity Fair’s Best Dressed List

1 Aug

Kerry Washington is the cover star of the August issue of Vanity Fair and she also features in the new September issue of the magazine as she tops their International Best-Dressed Poll. Taking over from last year’s winner Kate Middleton (who has probably been occupied with other matters recently), Washington continues to have an excellent 2013 as she is taking both the acting and fashion world by storm. Olivia Pope has helped raise Washington’s profile as Scandal has become one of the most talked about shows thanks to the fast-paced plotting, twists, strong performances and the incredible costuming. It helps that Washington’s style on the red carpet is just as striking as it is on Scandal; sometimes opting for the Olivia Pope monochromatic look and also embracing bold and bright colors that Olivia’s wardrobe does not feature. 

Here are a few of my favorite red carpet appearances by Kerry Washington this year and as you can see she likes to take risks with color, patterns and style. The Michael Kors yellow train dress from the 2013 MTV Movie Awards might not be to everyone’s tastes but I think it’s the right side of daring fashion and Washington pulls it off without looking overwhelmed by it.

In Wes Gordon at the 2013 White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Actress Washington arrives on the red carpet at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner in Washington

In Miu Miu at the 2013 Oscars 


In Marc by Marc Jacobs at the Entertainment Weekly/ABC 2013 Upfront Party 

Kerry Washington Upfronts

In Michael Kors at the 2013 MTV Movie Awards 

Kerry washingotn Michael Kors

In Giambattista Valli at the 2013 Independent Spirit Awards 

Kerry Washington Independent Spirit Awards

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