The One Power Piece Every Working Girl Needs

Need some tips on crafting the perfect office wardrobe? In our minds, there’s no better person to look to than Scandal’s Olivia Pope. Ahead of the show’s return tonight, we turned to its costume designer, Lyn Paolo, to get her expert advice on building a boss-lady wardrobe à la Pope. From the one piece every working girl needs to her Scandal set style secrets, Paolo spilled lots of juicy tidbits.

Scroll down for our chat and to shop pieces for your own working wardrobe!

What’s your go-to office piece? Tell us in the comments below!

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