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Oscars 2017 live updates: Stars get red carpet ready

Desirée Rogers

Kerry Washington, up for the fashion icon award

Kerry Washington, up for the fashion icon award

Kerry Washington is everywhere.

On the covers of magazines; live-tweeting her hit show, "Scandal," with her fans (who call themselves gladiators); hosting "Saturday Night Live"; and soon to be in ads for Neutrogena as the L.A.-based beauty company's new creative consultant.

She's appealing all right, the enviable combination of smart and pretty with a can-do mentality to match that of her character on TV, Washington, D.C., crisis manager Olivia Pope.

She's also an actress in the modern mold who knows that being a pro at the fashion game is a key to her success. That's why Washington, 36, made a conscious effort to learn her Giambattista Valli from her...

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