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On Scandal, the story line for Katie Lowes’s character Quinn Perkins is about to get crazyshe said so herself—and we can’t wait to watch the story unravel a little bit more tonight. In the meantime, there is so much more at play on this show that goes on behind-the-scenes, especially in the wardrobe department. That’s why we caught up with the show’s costume designer, Lyn Paolo, to find out the inspiration behind this season’s look. (Fun fact: She also clothed the cast of Friends!) Click through the gallery to get wardrobe details straight from Paolo, then tune in tonight for a new episode at 10 p.m. EST on ABC.

— Angela Salazar