Rihanna ‘Out Olivia Poped Olivia Pope’ On Trip To The White House

Rihanna Pretends To Be Olivia Pope At The White House


by Emma Spedding |
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'Fitz?' [Instagram]

Who wouldn't want to be Olivia Pope? If you ignore the death threats and lack of work-life balance, she's one of the most fearless, intelligent and stylish women on TV. Well Rihanna also wants to be Olivia Pope when she grows up.

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With Obama out of the office on presidential duties in China, RiRi went on a private tour of the White House. She didn't play Mobama for the day, but went on a mission to out-Olivia Pope Olivia Pope. She posted a number of pictures on Instagram of her and her fellow 'gladiators' inside the press room and the West Wing. She then went outside the White House to take those secret calls from Fitz.

Rihanna and her gladiators in the West Wing [Instagram]

Scandal fans will appreciate her captions which include 'West Wing Posse!! We wanna be O.P.A. so bad!!! #DayAtTheWhiteHouse;' '#heyAbby;' "Fitz, darling..." and "CYRUS!!! LET ME IN!!"

Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope in Scandal

No one does workwear quite like Olivia Pope. Power dressing is her thing with coats by the likes of MaxMara, Ferragamo and Burberry and a Prada bag always at the end of her leather glove. Kerry Washington said to WWD about the importance of her costumes: "From our very first phone call, we've been so on the same page and so passionate about this idea of reclaiming what power dressing looks like for a woman. We were taking it very seriously because we are passionate about fashion and passionate about storytelling, and passionate about how identity is expressed through clothing."

Rihanna's Stella Jean dress, £640, Manolo Blahnik Chaos sandal, £460, Balmain tote, £2,595

Rihanna did the Olivia Pope thing wearing boardroom-ready black strappy Chaos Manolos and a black Balmain Pierre tote. Of course she added a Rihanna twist to the look, wearing a Stella Jean African print orange, red and blue dress with a blue and white stripe shirt underneath and large gold hoop earrings.

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Want to get Rihanna's take on the Olivia Pope look? Well consider 'it handled.' Her shirt-meets-dress is waiting to be snapped up on Matches Fashion for £640. Shop her look above...


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