Style Icons: Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen


Mark-Kate and Ashley Olsen have possibly played the most significant role in developing my personal style and ultimately my taste and eye for fashion. From their entry into the fashion world with their very successful fashion line that was an instant hit at Walmart to their luxury brand “The Row” and its sister brand “Elizabeth & James”, these women have solidified their place in fashion history.


My love for aviators came about as a result of my favorite fashion twins and how they effortlessly pair them with any outfit to complete the look. 

Lexus Design Disrupted Fashion Experience event held at SIR Stage 37 - Arrivals Featuring: Mary-Kate Olsen,Ashley Olsen Where: New York, United States When: 05 Sep 2013 Credit: TRY CW/

Each twin has their own sense of style as they each interpret the same message differently. 


While both perspectives are noted, I am more inclined to favor some of Mary-Kate’s looks more often than not. 


While Ashley’s style has a more feminine twist to their shared love of all black, Mary-Kate looks are more eclectic and eccentric


Both ladies never fail to impress me and will always be my go-to muses when I am dressing myself each day. 


Their effortless style and love of all black is enough for me to know that these ladies will forever be influential in the world of fashion as well as to fashion enthusiast all over the world.


These looks are both understated yet significant. Their fashion savvy knowledge of being effortless yet mindful that the devil is in the details is demonstrated by the unexpected cinched belts over their outerwear.  


Full fur looks were at play as these twin moguls took to the red carpet.


Olsen’s off-duty.


Met Gala 2014

The dynamic duo took a note from their own playbook and stunned in all black looks for last years event. They’re signature style was in full force as they tried on more subtle yet elegant looks for the famed soiree.


Met Gala 2015

They’re signature full black looks were a go-to yet again for this years most recent gathering and their looks, though subtle and demure, landed them on the best-dressed lists among so many other well dressed celebs.


These phenomenal women and fashion icons will always be my favorites and they have undoubtedly taught me a valuable lesson when it comes to fashion: when in doubt… #wearblack..xo!


Published by ChardonnayT

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