Let's face it, everyone wants to be an Olsen. Starting with their first appearance on Full House in 1987, they have coined catchphrases (you got it, dude!), built a multi-million dollar company, and won a major CFDA award for their womenswear The Row collection...all by their 26th birthday. So today, we celebrate them for what they do best: looking amazing while drinking coffee.
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PETA Bashes Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen for $16,900 Fur Bag, Calls Them 'Trollsens'
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen may have won the prestigious CFDA award for womenswear designers of the year, but PETA isn't impressed. The Olsens' line,
Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen Score Twin Allure Covers for December
The sisters went au naturel for their beauty-focused shoot.
From Full House to CFDA Winners: How the Olsens Became Legitimate Designers
Ten years ago, if someone told you that the Olsen twins--they of the matchy-matchy outfits and cheesy made-for-TV-movies--would win the most prestigious fashion design award in America, beating out the likes of Marc Jacobs, you'd laugh. But that's precisely what happened last night, when Mary-Kate and Ashley took home the CFDA Award for womenswear designer(s) of the year. Celebrity-designed lines are not exactly rare--but what is rare, is for them to be taken seriously by the industry. So how did the Olsens, who began their careers sharing the role of the adorable Michelle Tanner on Full House, manage to avoid the stigma of the 'celebrity designer' and become legitimate creatives and businesswomen embraced by industry? What were they doing differently? What were they doing right?
Elizabeth Olsen Covers 'The Edit,' While Mary-Kate and Ashley Consider 'Full House' Spinoff
And get a first look at the gorgeous dresses that will be featured in the Met's upcoming "China: Through the Looking Glass" exhibit.