Timeless Style - Fashion for Every Age
How to look polished, pretty and perfectly appropriate—whether you're 9, 99 or somewhere in between.
By Clarissa Cruz
O, The Oprah Magazine | From the May 2013 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine
In the grand tradition of the Olsen twins—who Matson and Goldmark deem "inspirational"—these teens run Emi-Jay, the multimillion-dollar hair accessories company that they started out of Goldmark's kitchen in 2009 (i.e., when they were in eighth grade).
Matson: "I'm inspired by what's on the runways—especially Givenchy and Céline." Goldmark: "I love everything Chanel."
Goldmark: "Fun statement jackets." Matson: "I keep my clothes simple but add pop with bags and accessories."
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Bows, ruffles, and ballet flats. "When we first started, we loved a lot of Gossip Girl looks," says Matson. "But we've matured stylistically since then."
On Goldmark: Jacket ($745) and dress ($425), Gryphon. Shirt, Sandro, $390, Bloomingdale's; 800-232-1854. Hair tie on wrist, Emi-Jay, $6 for three. On Matson: Jacket, Figue, $1,400. Shirt, 3.1 Phillip Lim, $450; 212-334-1160. Pants, J Brand, $218. Hair tie on wrist, Emi-Jay, $6 for three.