Fashion is handled.

Kerry WashingtonMade a name playing Olivia Pope, the ABC’s hit show. ScandalShe was also known for her amazing acting abilities and her fashion sense. She also enjoyed a bowl of popcorn with red wine. But we digress.) When it comes to fashion, Kerry and Olivia share a lot.

Over the years, the superstar actress has walked (and slayed) countless red carpets events, always showing up in a show-stopping number that has us wanting to raid her closet. 

Are you still skeptical? Take a look for yourself because we’ve rounded up her absolute best, most glamorous looks in honor of her 45th birthday January 31. This is just one example of her most iconic looks throughout her long career as one the most sought-after actresses in Hollywood.