I feel like maybe the photos you’re seeing aren’t representing what this actually looked like in person. I was a few feet away from her and she was ON IT when she was posing at the photo wall. The construction of this dress, the way the leather weaves into the skirt, and how she wore it the way it was meant to be worn – as if she was going into battle. And if you’re not into the outfit, there was no one else who was touching the hair and the face. The gorgeous high pony, that skin, the pale lip…

Kerry Washington last night was magnificent. At the party too.

Please just appreciate this:


And this:

And this:

Finally, appreciate most that her answer about #OscarsSoWhite and why she chose to be there? She said that for her, she felt she could effect more change by having a seat at the table.

This concludes our Oscar coverage for the day. Thanks for joining us. And for all your emails and tweets. We have a red-eye to catch tonight out of LA back to Toronto and then I go right back on air on Tuesday so we’ll cover more party gossip, etc, tomorrow morning! Keep yelling at us!