October 01, 2014 02:45 PM

Beware of Spanx, and those hard-to-exit pantsuits!

Those are just a few of the fashion emergencies that have tortured the women of Scandal. The four actresses – Kerry Washington (Olivia Pope), Bellamy Young (Mellie Grant), Katie Lowes (Quinn Perkins) and Darby Stanchfield (Abby Whelan) – spoke to PEOPLE recently about their unforgettable moments when fashion and beauty got the worst of them.

Whose red carpet disaster became an embarrassing trivia question on Jeopardy and who got a little overzealous with the home hair color?

Here’s what the Scandal stars had to say and take heed, gladiators.

Scandal airs Thursday at 9 p.m. ET on ABC.

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