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On the Occasion of The Row Launching Handbags at Barneys This August, Mary Kate & Ashley Olsen Interview Each Other

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On the occasion of the imminent launch of The Row's handbag line, the folks at Barneys's blog, The Window, got former child twin-stars Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen to interview each other. Obviously, they asked each other, uh, hard-hitting investigative questions, like "What are the wardrobe staples you can't live without?" and "Where do you go and what do you do to unwind?" with predictably vague answers like: "I like to travel when I can, which isn’t often. Otherwise, I like to be at home in New York with friends." But one particular answer to Mary Kate gave Ashley to the question "If you could raid any person’s wardrobe (alive or dead), who would it be?" kind of surprised us.

AO: Who are some of your favorite designers (past and present)? MKO: John Galliano, Yohji Yamamoto. They have and continue to redefine fashion.

AO: Do you have a style philosophy? For whom do you dress?

MKO: I dress for me and usually whatever suits my mood.

AO: If you could raid any person’s wardrobe (alive or dead), who would it be?

MKO: Picasso.

· The Row launches debut handbag line at Barneys New York [The Window]