Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen: Fashion Moguls
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen have been in the public eye since before they could talk. They have starred in numerous television and films, together and apart. Mary-Kate's latest film, "Beastly" opened last week. They are two of the most wealthiest people in Hollywood, and they are still under the age of 25. As the pair have aged, they have taken their love for fashion and turned it into a serious business. They have attended business meetings since the age of six. They have developed business savvy over the years, that has allowed them to be successful with fashion ventures.
"Elizabeth and James" is their couture line of clothing that consists of high end clothing and accessories for women and men. The line was named for their brother and sister. The debuted in 2009, and is being a powerhouse in the world of elite fashion. The line debuted in fashion week in New York. The pair fuses their individual style with fashion trends dictating season. The pair's influence in fashion is starting to penetrate other top designers.
One of the biggest critiques to line is by "PETA." The animal rights organization criticizes the sisters for their use of fur in the line.
Mary-Kate and Ashley are always photographed for their daily looks. Ashley is more refined, while Mary-Kate is more bohemian in style. Though some critics have labeled Mary-Kate is more homeless chic than high fashion. Despite this, these girls know fashion and how to make people look in their direction.
Their latest line is called "Olsenboye." The line is more affordable, and is available at J.C. Penney. This line is for primarily teens and pre-teens. The line is inspired by different cities like NYC, L.A., and London. The pair's target audience is still young girls. The actresses were famous before they were teens so they are very aware of their former audience.
In 2008, the pair created a book called "Influence." The pair interviewed top fashion designers and many influential people in the fashion world. The book is filled with photographs and interviews. Any people who has a love or interest for fashion will enjoy this book. Fashion has influenced than more than acting it seems, and it is a passion that they can once again share together.
Mary-Kate and Ashley have lived a life in the entertainment industry. Whether they continue acting or becoming full time designers they will always be pop culture and fashion icons.