Of the label's aesthetic, “We saw a space in the market,” says Ashley. “We knew there wasn’t another brand offering basics in a luxurious and contemporary way. If I wear certain designer brands, or too much of something, I look crazy, and I need something to break it up. If you are wearing a Chanel jacket, and you need an anonymous piece that will show just how special that jacket is, I hope that is what The Row gives you.”
Opening up about the leap from Michelle Tanner's backpacks to The Row's, it's clear how natural the progression was for the twins who sat through three six-hour fittings each week on Full House. “We were designing clothes for ourselves as we were so petite,” Mary-Kate explains. “So I think that is when we became obsessed with fit, and now the obsession has become a profession.” And what a fit it is!
Read on to see Mary-Kate and Ashley work their latest designs, find out what a day in their life is like, and discover how these celebrity sisters managed to stay so grounded!