Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Have Been Stylish On-Screen for More Than 3 Decades

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen have been on-screen style icons since they were cast on Full House at 9-months-old. Now, three decades later — and on their 31st birthday, no less — they are just as sartorially influential as they’ve ever been. With fashion lines The Row and Elizabeth and James their designs dominate red carpets and our closets. But what happened between those days crawling around on the set of the Tanner household and today? A whole lot. 

Through their seemingly endless shows and movies, the Olsen twins amassed fans galore and made a generation totally wardrobe envious. So in honor of their 31st birthday today, let’s take a look back at the Olsen twins on-screen looks — all bucket hats and tinted sunglasses and contrasting colors. Happy birthday Mary-Kate and Ashley! May your next three decades be marked by continued fashion dominance, and just as many bucket hats. 

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Mary-Kate and Ashley style

Mary-Kate and Ashley giving audiences a taste of their good and bad sides on ‘Full House’. (Photo: Getty Images)

Mary-Kate and Ashley style

The twins in ‘Our First Video’ rocking denim vests and contrasting scrunchies. (Photo: Dualstar)

Mary-Kate and Ashley style

In the 1994 movie ‘How the West Was Fun’ they coordinated in cowgirl country chic. (Photo: Getty Images)

Mary-Kate and Ashley style

Mary-Kate and Ashley in grungy and proper overall style in ‘It Takes Two’. (Photo: Alamy)

Mary-Kate and Ashley style

In ‘Two of a Kind’ they gave New York style a try. (Photo: Getty Images)

Mary-Kate and Ashley style

In ‘Two of a Kind’ the twins also gave us a hint of the matching skirt and tank top style we didn’t know we needed. (Photo: Everett Collection)

Mary-Kate and Ashley style

‘Switching Goals’ gave a look at their contrasting tastes — with Ashley as the girlier one and Mary-Kate rocking a more tomboy-ish look. (Photo: Getty Images)

Mary-Kate and Ashley style

Mary-Kate and Ashley having their own fashion show in ‘Switching Goals’ in 1999. (Photo: Getty Images)

Mary-Kate and Ashley style

The twins giving California style a go in ‘Billboard Dad’. (Photo: Dulastar Productions)

Mary-Kate and Ashley style

Mary-Kate and Ashley again in ‘Billboard Dad’. (Photo: Dulastar Productions)

Mary-Kate and Ashley style

Very matchy-matchy in tank tops, chokers, and purses in ‘Passport to Paris’. (Photo: Dulastar Productions)

Mary-Kate and Ashley style

Matching again in another ‘Passport to Paris’ scene. (Photo: Dulastar Productions)

Mary-Kate and Ashley style

The girls gave mod style and ’60s flare a go on the Austiralian set of ‘Our Lips Are Sealed’. (Photo: Everett Collection)

Mary-Kate and Ashley style

Mary-Kate and Ashley trying out surfer chic in ‘Our Lips Are Sealed’. (Photo: Getty Images)

Mary-Kate and Ashley style

If you weren’t sure where your obsession with trench coats and skinny scarves came from, it might have been from their 2001 movie ‘Winning London’.

Mary-Kate and Ashley style

Ashley giving us bucket hat envy in ‘Winning London’. (Photo: Everett Collection)

Mary-Kate and Ashley style

The twins giving major cool-girl, school-girl vibes in 2000. (Photo: Everett Collection)

Mary-Kate and Ashley style

Mary-Kate and Ashley got island style just right in ‘Holiday in the Sun’. (Photo: Capital Pictures)

Mary-Kate and Ashley style

Bringing florals into the repetoire in ‘Holiday in the Sun’. (Photo: Capital Pictures)

Mary-Kate and Ashley style

The twins show us how to do Italian, casual chic in ‘When in Rome’. (Photo: Dualstar)

Mary-Kate and Ashley style

A more grown-up coordinated denim look in ‘When In Rome’. (Photo: Dualstar)

Mary-Kate and Ashley style

Honing their beach style and beach waves in ‘The Challenge’. (Photo: Getty Images)

Mary-Kate and Ashley style

Dualing hat game in ‘Getting There’. (Photo: Dualstar)

Mary-Kate and Ashley style

Starring as Riley and Chloe in their TV show ‘So Little Time’. (Photo: Getty Images)

Mary-Kate and Ashley style

‘So Little Time’ saw their most obvious fashion differntiator with Mary-Kate sporting straight hair and Ashley in curls. (Photo: Alamy)

Mary-Kate and Ashley style

Giving their own take on tourist style in ‘New York Minute’. (Photo: Warner Brothers/courtesy Everett Collection)

Mary-Kate and Ashley style

New York chic in ‘New York Minute’ in 2004. (Photo: Warner Brothers/courtesy Everett Collection)

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