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It's Mary-Kate and Ashley!

When I think back to my very first fashion inspiration, I think.. Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen.  As a young girl I grew up idolising and wanting to dress exactly like the Olsen twins.  Mary-Kate and Ashley were my fashion icons and even today, I still love drawing style inspiration from them.  From a very young age, the girls were the cutest actresses and before long they managed to create the Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Empire 'Dulstar'.  These days the girls are not only trendsetters, but are highly respected in the fashion world as designers and as fashion's elite.  The girls have two successful labels including 'The Row' and 'Elizabeth and James.'  However, lately in the media, it's become a Mary-Kate and Ashley phenomenon!   
Where to start?... well perhaps that Mary-Kate and Ashley have recently been nominated for a CFDA award for Womenswear Emerging Designer for their amazing label 'The Row'.   This was then followed with a feature and photo shoot in the US Vogue April 2011 issue.  Then the girls launched their new 70s inspired denim line 'Textile Elizabeth and James' with a star studded launch party.  Some of the guests included Nicole Richie, Brad Goreski and Emma Roberts.  Of course that's not all... The girls then announced the launch of which is an online, interactive, shopping experience. Customers will be able to become members and answer questions about their personal style and fashion.  Members will then be sent recommendations for garments according to their fashion preferences.  It's like being styled by the Olsen twins!  The girls will design the clothing for the website and the first collection will be a T-shirt range.  As well as this, the website will feature the girls creating the collections on video.  But just when you thought the girls had done it all, according to Harper's Bazaar Australia, the girls will be launching 'The Row' collection in Australia!!  The clothing will be sold in Myer from August.  At this stage it is uncertain whether the girls will personally launch the range in Australia, but I hope they do!
Vogue US April 2011 images