Olivia Pope & Hannah Horvath Have This Handled

Olivia Pope is always chic, and the beautiful actress who portrays her is no different. Kerry Washington stuns on the April Marie Claire cover, and in a super fun twist, is interviewed by upcoming Scandal guest star, Lena Dunham. Washington looks radiant on the cover with her long locks blowing back and soft layers framing her face.

In the glossy, Girls star, Lena Dunham, interviews Washington on everything from privacy to how Olivia Pope influences her life. Dunham, a noted fan of Scandal , questions Washington about her introduction to fashion, and the ABC star responds, "I just put myself in a boot camp of figuring it out—and realized that I really loved it. I guess because I came to it later in life, I realized, 'Oh, going to a fashion show is like going to the opening of Degas at the Met or going to see Swan Lake.'" Clearly, the actress has gotten a handle on red carpet style and isn't afraid to take fashion risks. Oh, and it doesn't hurt that she has an insanely talented stylist, too.

Washington's spread in the magazine is incredibly stylish with the actress rocking wide-legged trousers and a white, sheer top while her hair blows around her gorgeous face. In another beautiful photo, the star's eyes command full attention with a makeup tutorial worthy silver, smoky eye. Olivia Pope may be known for her style, but Kerry Washington definitely has this cover handled.

Image: Marie Claire