I saw these ladies last night at the 92Y: “The Future of Women’s Fashion.” And I can honestly tell you, I was star-struck.
As my childhood idols – last night was a dream come true, finally seeing Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen in person.
The panel was very informative – and it comes as a reassurance that Fashion hasn’t completely been affected by the recession – but we can look forward to a more “exciting” turn in fashion – according to Ashley Olsen.
When the panel ( designer Isaac Mizrahi and Washington Post writer Robin Givham, Ashley Olsen) was asked how they dress in the morning – for Ashley – it is about what is most comfortable. And judging by her outfit last night – she did just that – well save for the platform red, suede shoes. Which by the way- were sassy beyond description.
I seriously love the Olsen girls – their devotion to fashion and making quality staples, like that one perfect white t-shirt (albeit pricey) for women of all ages is so inspiring. They went head-on with this fashion venture – and the fashion world has been well-responsive to their efforts.
When Ashley was asked what advice she would give celebrities who want to become designers, she said they should do it: “If they really want it…”
For me, this applies to every woman who wants to achieve her dream. So go out, and do it.