This Week's Best Dressed Star: Kerry Washington Finally Reigns Supreme

06/08/2013 at 09:00 AM ET

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For weeks we’ve been hoping Kerry Washington would take the coveted top spot on our Best Dressed list and finally, StyleWatchers, you agree.

Funny enough, all it took was a classic LBD.

The Scandal actress, known for her trend-setting ensembles, channeled her traditional side in this Calvin Klein Collection dress she wore to the Variety Emmy Studio event in West Hollywood this week.

PHOTOS: Vote on more star styles in Last Night’s Look!

To add a touch of glam, Washington paired the timeless frock with leopard-print Christian Louboutin heels and a quilted Roger Vivier bag. Completing the look, which earned more than 22,000 likes, was a flawless face of minimal makeup and bold bangs. A modern-day Audrey Hepburn, we’d say.

Two other black-clad beauties claimed second and third place – Carey Mulligan (in a monochromatic look by Hugo Boss) and Emma Watson (in a Chanel mini) – making it the color of the week.

PHOTOS: See more looks that made the top 10!

Other fashion-forward celebs worth noting in our top 10 list: Angelina Jolie in her stunning red carpet return wearing a Saint Laurent gown (also in black!) and Sofia Vergara, who offered the one bright spot in a neon blue, curve-hugging Michael Kors sheath.

Tell us: Did Kerry Washington deserve the title of best-dressed star?

–Michelle Ward

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The Curvy Socialite on

Reblogged this on The Curvy Socialite and commented:
I guess I am not the only one crushing on Kerry Washington :-). Looks like the editors at StyleWatch are crushing on her style too!

Kitchy on

Gosh, I never would’ve predicted I’d see Kerry when opening this article.

Isabel on


Lana on

The shoes are hot!

by the way on

I love that People dissed its readers for Julianne Hough’s outfit the other week cos it was dull but this evenmore dull concoction makes me want to roll over and press snooze.

Journey on

Reigns Supreme??? Compared to what??? She looks very nice and all, but I would hardly gush about this outfit.

thenitenurse on

With the exception of the leopard print heels it’s very funeral appropriate.

Kelley on

So basically, the most boring outfits win…

Mel on


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