I believe the theme of this party is ALL HAIL SHONDA RHIMES. And while I don’t always love what’s happening in Shondaland (see: HUCK), I wholeheartedly agree. If forced to watch only Ryan Murphy shows or all Shonda Rhimes shows for the rest of my life, I would pick Shonda every single time and it wouldn’t even be close. I pick you, Shonda. I choose you. I love you.
Okay, so this sentiment may be partially brought to you by the fact that I have been rewatching early seasons of Grey’s lately and oh my god, it is so good. I forgot how much I obsessively loved that show. But also Shondaland shows (with the except of HTGAWM, which isn’t really her baby as much as it is a child that’s been crashing at her house for the duration) are really good at romantic longing (even when I am enraged with Fitz, his scenes with Olivia are always extremely effective), female friendships (MEREDITH AND CRISTINA FOREVER), and also coats (i.e, the collected works of Olivia Pope). Those are my three favorite things in the world. Now, no one wore a coat to this event, and Kerry Washington was not in town, but I AM about to bring you women having a good time in a variety of good-to-terrible outfits, and sometimes that is enough.