This week we're turning to the beauties from the front row at New York Fashion Week for our top five celebrity beauty looks. Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen removed their shades long enough for us to get a glimpse of their luminous complexions while Burberry beauty Rosie Huntington-Whiteley sported gorgeous gold eyeshadow at the Michael Kors show. Check out who made our top five and beauty products to recreate their f'row style!
When we spotted Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen sitting pretty on J.Mendel's NYFW front row today it wasn't their crisp monochrome outfits or eclectic cool collection of gold finger bling that got our attention (although it does make a pretty styling side-note). The Olsen's coordinated their eyewear before leaving the house — both donning classic aviator shades to shield their eyes from those blinding runway lights, and in the process reminded us just how cool this iconic sunglass style is. Don't own a pair? Well, it's time to invest! Taking MK and Ashley's lead, we've sourced ten of the best aviator sunglasses for your perusal.
What a collab! Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen just debuted their collection for Toms shoes made out of cashmere and Italian wool — come on, you knew they were going to add a luxe twist somewhere in the design process. "The giving is so immediate and transparent," said Mary-Kate Olsen. "Having the opportunity to be a part of something so meaningful has made the collaboration with Toms so special to everyone at The Row." The Row for Toms shoes collection features three styles in heather grey, a dark-plaid print, and black. Prices are steeper than the usual pair of Toms, ranging from $140 to $150 USD, because of the fancier fabrics, but you can feel good knowing every shoe purchased will be matched with a pair donated to a child in need. Sounds like a good reason to go shoe shopping to us...
Feel like a little recap of the fun and fashionable events that were shared on Twitter this week? Well, our TwitPic round up is just the place. See what Australia's most stylish peeps got up to these past seven days, from Lara Bingle's ROC eyewear launch, to Megan Gale's swimwear showroom set up, to the famous friend that Kate Waterhouse made in Milan; it's all here! Not enough? Keep your finger on the Fab pulse by following us on Facebook and on Twitter, too!
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen's The Row handbags were the centre of attention at a party hosted at Barneys in NYC last night. Ashley and Mary-Kate had support from friends and various fashion editors, as well as a cameo from their younger sister Lizzie. Both Mary-Kate and Ashley were decked out in outfits from The Row, and carried two tuquoise styles from their lust-worthy collection. They mingled with the Barneys' crew after introducing nine bags made out luxe fabrics like ostrich and alligator skin, which go for a pretty penny — priced between $2,000 and $35,000 USD for a glazed black crocodile backback. Prices are a little lower however for the Olsens' other new endeavor, with their StyleMint t-shirts are selling for around $30 USD. It costs nothing to look though, so take a peek at their style-packed soiree!
Photos courtesy Barneys and Billy Farrell Agency
Just prior to the launch of their latest collab — an eight-piece t-shirt collection for StyleMint — the Olsen twins have released a short video showing the evolution of the t-shirt. Focusing on the history behind the tee, the video features celebrities wearing their iconic t-shirts including hunky Marlon Brando's tight white V-neck in A Streetcar Named Desire and Mick Jagger's Rolling Stone top, with the tongue logo emblazoned across his front. Mary-Kate and Ashley's latest foray into the designing world will be available from July 1st — will you be checking out their latest range?
Since this week is all about accessories here on Fab, we thought we'd take some zhushing tips from our Fab Faves and learn a thing or two from these accessorising queens. You can own all the shoes and bags in the world, but if you don't know how to harness the power of your outfit extras there's not much point, y'know? After careful examination, we figured out how our style heroes Alexa Chung, Kate Bosworth, Olivia Palermo, Diane Kruger and the Olsen twins wear their accessories, and why they always look so darn good. Get schooled by fashion's A-team!
The Row designers Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen are nominated for the Swarovski award for Womenswear at today's CFDAs, a huge coup for the celebrity designing duo. Both Olsens are wearing their own designs (of course), teaming their Row threads with coordinating hard cased bags which are new additions to their fashion empire. Whilst Ashley has kept things pretty in a pastel blue sheath, Mary-Kate has gone the glam route in a high-shine gold Chanel blazer worn over a black maxi dress. We hate to lump sisters together, but collectively — what do you think of the Olsen's CFDA ensembles?
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There's nothing like a dose of the Olsen twins to get you in the mood for a (long) weekend, is there? Ashley and Mary-Kate both took to the red carpet today for the Tribeca film festival premiere of The Union. We haven't seen the mysterious ladies in what feels like ages, so I'm loving the hefty dose of eclectic boho-cool they're throwing our way. From afar it looks like the girls are working their usual mix of textured elegance, but up close it's all about the accessories that makes these ensembles really special. Gold emblem rings, wooden beads and pearls and ornate earrings all add a touch of unexpected luxe elegance. Wanna see more? Step right this way...
Hot off the heels of Kate Bosworth and Cher Coulter's JewelMint collaboration — a new-age personalized monthly membership shopping club that sends you suggestions based on a style quiz you take upon joining, similar to algorithms Pandora uses — Mary-Kate and Ashely Olsen are jumping on board with a similar concept called StyleMint, set to launch in July. "With StyleMint.com, Ashley and I have created an online experience reflecting our love of style and allowing us to engage with our customers directly, which is an inspiring new way for us to think and create as design," said Mary-Kate. StyeMint will be made in collaboration with the same company who created JewelMint, BeachMint, and is set to feature an eight-piece, t-shirt collection – with the possibility of expanding into knits and sweaters in the future — which Mary-Kate and Ashley will help design and merchandise. Each piece retails for only $29.99 USD. The duo are also set to create regular videos for the site, a treat since we hardly ever see the Olsens on camera, in addition to giving personal style tips and fashion advice. Building on the success of their TEXTILE Elizabeth and James, Elizabeth and James and The Row labels, StyleMint is set to complete the twins' fashion empire.