It’s impeachment week on Scandal and the first on the hot seat is Mellie Grant (Bellamy Young). The committee steamrolls her and puts her in a terrible situation. The one thing I love about Mellie and this episode is that she won’t stay down for long. At the hearing she wore a Dolce & Gabbana Fitted Blazer ($878) and a Boss Dokysa Ponte Knit Dress ($196.20) with this Roberto Coin Cocktail Necklace ($5200). To recreate the look I found this H&M Fitted Blazer ($49.99) with this Adrianna Papell Cap Sleeve Jacquard Sheath Dress ($140) and this Bezel Gem Oval Pendant Necklace ($67.80):
Olivia (Kerry Washington) realizes it before everyone else and calls Abby (Darby Stanchfield) to warn her. Abby wore a Ponte Knit Dress from Brooks Brothers ($148.50). This Halogen Ponte Dress ($98) is similar:
In order to handle the situation and prevent Olivia from testifying, Cyrus (Jeff Perry) and Fitz (Tony Goldwyn) propose marriage. Olivia doesn’t go for the idea. She wore an Armani Collezioni Croc-Embossed Taffeta Jacket ($443.70). This Kasper Open-Front Swirl-Print Jacquard Jacket ($89.25) has a similar look and feel.
Abby, Quinn (Katie Lowes) and Huck (Guillermo Diaz) have to stand trial before the committee regarding Jeanine Locke and unfortunately have to pin everything on Harrison. In the meantime, Olivia gets a call from the hospital informing her that Eli (Joe Morton) is there. She pays him a visit and he tries to get her to release him. Olivia wore a cardigan similar to this Neiman Marcus Mixed-Stitch Draped Cashmere Cardigan ($168.75):
Fitz then tries to propose to Olivia in a romantic way, which she completely shoots down. Desperate for a solution, she calls Jake (Scott Foley) for his opinion and he hangs up on her (good for him!). Then she meets Mellie in secret to try to get her to release Papa Pope so he can blackmail the committee and let her off the hook. I was so proud of Mellie for standing up to her in this scene. This is definitely a low point for Olivia. After all the work to get rid of Eli, she is now trying to set him free…unbelievable!
Fitz finally gets his divorce, but not without some final words from Mellie. I was so proud as she finally stood up for herself.
The wedding day finally arrives and Olivia is stunning in a Victoria Beckham Short-Sleeve Shift Dress ($2,365), sold out St. John Collection Beaded Organza-Trimmed Boucle Jacket ($757.98), Manolo Blahnik BB Pumps ($595) and a Prada Double Bag ($2,980).
To recreate the look I found this Ralph Lauren Ruched Cap-Sleeve Dress ($149), Tahari ASL Pearl Embellished Jacket (from the set) ($199.99), Steve Madden Proto Pump ($60), and this Calvin Klein On My Corner Saffiano Leather Satchel ($248):
Olivia sees her life passing before her eyes and you can literally see her backing out of this arrangement. Lucky for her, Mellie by way of Eli saves her by blackmailing the committee. She meets Mellie for one last confrontation where Mellie finally realizes that she can have anything she wants and I love it. Mellie is on fire tonight! Olivia wore a sold out Max Mara Drape Collar Reversible Coat. This DKNY Two-Tone Hooded Wrap Coat ($177) is similar:
Now that Eli and Tom are free, anything could happen! What do you think Fitz will say?
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