From Wal-Mart to runway worthy: the Olsen twins
Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen have been household names since playing Michelle on our favourite family sitcom Full House. Now Ashley and Mary-Kate, both 23, are continuing their reign as they move forward in fashion: from tween-wear in Wal-Mart to international mega boutique owners.
Carrying both a high-end line, The Row, and a mid-priced label Elizabeth and James, they’ve seen a 500% growth since just 2007.
And today they’re also the owners and co-presidents of Dualstar Entertainment Group, the company that made them multi-millionaires in the first place.
A smart duo, those two, who own their brand and are committed to growing their fashion business.
Read the full story from TheStar.com.
(Need a gift idea for a fashion fan? Check out Mary Kate and Ashley’s book Influence, filled with candid, revealing letters, interviews and artwork from fashion icons and famous designers.).