Awards Spotlight: Ashley & Mary-Kate Olsen, Nominee, Womenswear Designer of the Year

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Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen for The Row

2012 Nominee for:
WOMENSWEAR DESIGNER OF THE YEAR

CFDA Honors:
2011 NOMINEE – SWAROVSKI AWARD FOR WOMENSWEAR

Biography:
THE ROW was established in 2006 by Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen. Since its launch, the brand has expanded to include a range of ready-to-wear, eyewear, and handbags. THE ROW reflects a sense of relaxed and timeless elegance, focusing on fine fabrics and the perfect fit. In 2009, The Council of Fashion Designers of America named both Ashley and Mary-Kate as members. Part of  THE ROW’s mission is to support high-end fashion manufacturing in the US.

A Moment with Mary-Kate & Ashley…
Ashley:
 One of the best things about our job is…it’s consistently inconsistent
Ashley: 
To be a designer one needs to…understand every aspect of business
Mary-Kate: 
Success for me is…growth
Ashley:
 As designers our goal is always to…please and accommodate our customers
Mary-Kate: 
Failure for me is…growth

For more information about The Row: www.therow.com