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The glamorous outfits of “Scandal’s” women are practically a character on the show, and legions of loyal “gladiators” study every designer blouse and coat from home. Variety’s Elizabeth Wagmeister went backstage to talk to costume designer Lyn Paolo and co­star Portia de Rossi (“Elizabeth North”) about what they wear and the details that make the show look so delicious.

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