Top 'Scandal' Fashion: Looks to Inspire Your Office Chic - Black Enterprise
Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

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When it comes to that powerful, I-mean-business look, “Scandal” star Olivia Pope, has it down pat. From designer ball gowns to conservative, but chic pantsuits, this White House “fixer,” played by Kerry Washington, knows how to bring it. (One might even liken the character’s knack for polished style to that of First Lady Michelle Obama.) There will be a few weeks to wait for a new episode of hit ABC series, but in the meanwhile, check out writer Margaret Lyons’ recap of Olivia’s top wardrobe moments from the season and get some inspiration for power looks of your own.

Episode: “White Hats Off”

Olivia Pope likes to wear suits, and this one features a nice charcoal grey hue, strong shoulder, and accent buttons in just the right place, giving us bold but not matronly.

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Janell Hazelwood

Janell Hazelwood is associate managing editor at Black Enterprise, managing content across core areas of Money, Career, Small Business and Technology. She is also a featured blogger with My Two Cents, providing insights on branding, millennial career development, employment trends and leadership. She was previously a content producer and copy editor for Black Enterprise magazine, working across several editorial sections. The Hampton University graduate got her start in the newspaper industry, having worked for companies including The New York Times and Scripps Howard News Service. Her works and insights have appeared on The Huffington Post, MadameNoire, E!Online, Brazen Careerist, CBS News, and Arise TV.