Kerry Washington has come a long way from her Save the Last Dance days. She is a complete fashion icon. Between hair, makeup, style and accessories, she has always given us something good to talk about via the red carpet.
Kerry’s wardrobe is sleek, mature, and classic. Everything she wears comes straight from the runway, most times looking better on her than the runway model. Her team has mastered her style aesthetic to the point where fashion seems like second nature for the actress.
Over the last 10 years, Kerry’s life has changed. She married actor and former football player Nnamdi Asomugha. They welcomed two children; Isabelle in 2014 and Caleb in 2016. While the actress is extremely private when it comes to sharing her family life, she is sure to let us in when it comes to her stylish wardrobe.
In honor of her 43rd birthday, we’re looking at 12 of Kerry Washington’s most jaw-dropping looks.
1. KERRY WASHINGTON AT AN EVENING WITH Ralph Lauren, 2011Source:Getty
Kerry Washington attended an Evening with Ralph Lauren hosted by Oprah Winfrey. She wore a black art deco-inspired gown that took 800 hours for embroiderers to hand-sew the tiny charlotte-cut beads onto it.
2. KERRY WASHINGTON AT PHOTOCALL OF DJANGO UNCHAINED, 2013Source:Getty
Kerry Washington gave off retro vibes during a photocall for her new film ‘Django Unchained’ in a Louis Vuitton damier pattern dress.
3. KERRY WASHINGTON AT HBO’S ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS POST AWARDS RECEPTION, 2013Source:Getty
Kerry Washington looked radiant at HBO’s Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Post Award Reception. She wore a white Marchesa gown embellished with flowers.
4. KERRY WASHINGTON AT THE 66TH ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS, 2014Source:Getty
Kerry Washington wowed in a strapless, orange Prada gown at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
5. KERRY WASHINGTON. AT THE FILM INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS, 2015Source:Getty
Kerry Washington dressed in a black, halter-neck dress at the 2015 Film Independent Spirit Awards.
6. KERRY WASHINGTON AT THE 87TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS, 2015Source:Getty
Kerry Washington arrived to the 87th Annual Academy Awards in a champagne-colored Miu Miu gown embroidered with fronds.
7. KERRY WASHINGTON AT THE PALEY CENTER FOR MEDIA’S 33RD ANNUAL PALEYFEST LOS ANGELES, 2016Source:Getty
Kerry Washington was a vision at The Paley Center For Media’s 33rd Annual PaleyFest Los Angeles. She wore a hand-knitted Yelets lace Ulyana Sergeenko Couture dress.
8. KERRY WASHINGTON AT THE LA PREMIERE OF HBO FILMS’ “CONFIRMATION”, 2016Source:Getty
Kerry Washington wore a floral Dolce & Gabbana dress with a floral-embellished Dolce & Gabbana box clutch to the Los Angeles premiere of HBO Films’ ‘Confirmation’.
9. KERRY WASHINGTON AT THE 68TH ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS, 2016Source:Getty
A very pregnant Kerry Washington wore a beautiful Brandon Maxwell dress to the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
10. KERRY WASHINGTON AT THE MET GALA, 2017Source:Getty
Kerry Washington attended “Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between” Costume Institute Gala in a cut-out, mixed print Michael Kors dress.
11. Warner Bros. Pictures And InStyle Host 19th Annual Post-Golden Globes PartySource:Getty
Kerry Washington wore a sequined Prabal Gurung dress with a thigh-high slit to the 19th Annual Post-Golden Globes Party.
12. KERRY WASHINGTON AT THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER’S ANNUAL WOMEN IN ENTERTAINMENT BREAKFAST GALA, 2019Source:Getty
Kerry Washington gave us an entire look at the Hollywood Reporter’s Annual Women in Entertainment Breakfast Gala. She wore a Brock Collection dress, partnered with Senegalese twists in her hair.