"The biggest thing for me are the shoes," she says. "I’ll wear Uggs around set, but I can’t rehearse a scene in them because I don’t feel like Olivia until I put the shoes on. Shoes define how you walk in the world and how you stand, like: what is your posture in life?"
When it comes to her real life, Washington describes herself as a "moody dresser." She adds, "For the red carpet, I’m totally a stiletto girl. But in the rest of my life, I'd say I'm 50/50. I love a good heel, but I also have a really great sneaker collection. That's the Bronx girl in me."
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