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Mary-Kate and Ashley are ACE

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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 accessories.

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.

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