October 13, 2005
Mary-Kate and Ashley are ACE
Tell us something we didn't know! Mary-Kate and Ashley are ACE.
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Teenage fashion icons Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen are among a star-studded line-up of personalities to be honoured
in the 2005 Accessories Council Excellence Awards (ACE Awards).
On November 8 the ACE Awards in New York honours individuals and businesses that have furthered the awareness and use of
Mary-Kate and Ashley are in stellar company. Those receiving awards include actress-singer Jessica Simpson, hip-hop
artist Diddy and designer Oscar de la Renta.
"We are thrilled to recognise these trend-setting individuals whose personal style epitomizes the fusion of fashion and
accessories," says Karen Giberson, executive director of the council.
The awards are being presented in the following categories:
Hall of Fame Kenneth Cole
Lifetime Achievement Betsey Johnson
Mary Lou Luther Award for Fashion Journalism Teri Agins
Wall St. Journal Retailer of the Year Neiman Marcus.com Accessory Brand Launch Juicy Couture
Magazine of the Year In Style
Designer of the Year Oscar de la Renta
Fashion Influencer Diddy
Fashion Icon Jessica Simpson
ACE Award Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen
The Accessories Council is a not-for-profit advocacy group formed in 1995 by accessory manufacturers and retailers in
the United States.