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America’s most beloved set of twins (sorry Rumi and Sir Carter) turns 32 years old today and honestly we’re shook. Michelle Tanner is 32?! Where have the years gone!? We guess time flies when you’re shooting iconic straight-to-VHS travel movies, running two award-winning design houses and marrying the brothers of former French presidents.

So in honor of Mary-Kate and Ashley blessing us with yet another year of their existence on this earth, we rounded up their 32 greatest fashion moments. You’re welcome.

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Reminding us to keep it casual. No formal dress is complete without a sweatshirt tied around the waist.

mary kate and ashley olsen in 1992
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Attending the 61st Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade in 1992

The trendsetting twins were rocking oversize sweaters, leggings and tall boots way before fashion magazines caught on to the flattering outfit combo.

mary kate and ashley olsen wearing bandannas in their pony tails in 1993
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Coordinating Ponytails in 1993

Rosie the Riveter meets ’90s-era Disney Channel.

mary kate and asley olsen wearing matching black outfits in 1993
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Perfecting the art of the beret tilt in 1993

A sneak preview of what would later become the Olsens’ go-to look, i.e., long, black and shapeless.

mary kate and ashley olsen in 1995
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Walking the red carpet in 1995

We are still personally offended by their Oscar snubs for ‘It Takes Two.’

mary kate and ashley olsen in 1996
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Appearing at the 1996 Video Software Dealers Association Convention and Expo (as one does)

Honestly, we’d wear this exact same outfit right now. You know, minus the pigtails.

mary kate and ashley olsen in 1998
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At the launch of their mystery book series in 1998

We can’t help but wonder if MK and A watched Saturday Night Fever shortly before this event.

mary kate and ashley olsen in 1999
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Only the Olsens could make us want to buy a cashmere cardigan and midi skirt set. And then buy one for our sister/BFF and also wear them together.

mary kate and ashley olsen in 2001
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Dressed to the nines in 2001

Remember when sporting a jersey halter top, tailored trousers and a french manicure was considered stylish? No? Just us and the twins?

mary kate and ashley olsen wearing suits in 2002
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Announcing to the world their Boss Lady status in 2002

Nothing says “We’re serious business women here to talk about business” better than matching pinstripe pantsuits.

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At a charity event hosted by the BBC for Children in Need in 2002

Why thread your belt through the belt loops when you can drape it so elegantly on the hips of your low-rise, boot-cut jeans?

mary kate and ashley olsen wearing questionable outfits in 2003
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Fully embracing the questionable trends of the early 2000s

Unfortunately, no amount of adjusting will make that hat look acceptable, Mary-Kate.

mary kate and ashley olsen walking the red carpet in 2003
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Attending the Premiere of 'Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle' in 2003

Upcoming starlets take note: This is how you rock a red carpet.

mary kate and ashley olsen at a nickelodeon event in 2004
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Stealing America's heart at the 2004 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards

Got it. So Mary Kate is coming from her pool club, and Ashley is coming from the Sex and the City bus tour.

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Revealing their Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2004

For this unforgettable moment in the history of cinema, we could make a catty remark about Ashley’s Jessica McClintock inspired flutter-sleeved number. But instead we’ll focus on Mary-Kate’s dope velvet peep toes…which are just as on-trend now as they were 14 years ago.

mary kate and ashley olsen in 2006
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Supporting the arts with both their money and existence in 2006

Photographic evidence that it was Mary-Kate who first discovered what would later become the pair’s signature boho style.

mary kate and ashley olsen in 2007
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Demonstrating the many ways to rock a scarf

Oh, and also promoting the launch of their über-successful brand Elizabeth and James at Neiman Marcus in 2007.

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Embracing the power of the platform pump in 2008

Fun fact: Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen have “written” more than 20 books.

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At an exhibit opening in 2007 at The Museum of Modern Art

We have an idea for a new Dualstar Productions original: a modern adaptation of The Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe called The Young Women Who Lived in Their Matching Birkin Bags.

mary kate and ashley olsen on tv in 2009
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Is it just us or does it kind of look like they stole Oliver Sarkozy’s coat and trousers, belted them and called it fashion?

mary kate and ashley in 2010
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Partying with Donatella Versace in 2010

We’re pretty sure the only people who truly understand everything that is happening in this photo are Mary-Kate and Ashley. Luckily, we trust them implicitly. 

mary kate and ashley olsen wearing awesome jackets in 2010
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Showing off their impressive outerwear collection in 2010

They really know how to work a jacket, don’t they?

mary kate and ashley olsen in 2010
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Posing at the The ELLE Style Awards 2010 in London

Few people can make a sheer maxi skirt over a fitted mini skirt work, but by god these girls are pulling it off.

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Delighting their public at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival

And here we see the beginning of their grandma-chic phase.

mary kate and ashley olsen in 2011
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Attending the 2011 CFDA Fashion Awards

One of the last recorded instances of the twins wearing color.

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At the 2012 CFDA Fashion Awards

This is the kind of glow that earns accolades like Accessories Designer of the Year and Womenswear Design of the Year.

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Just before winning CFDA Accessories Designers of the year in 2014

The green drop earrings! The belted black-satin dresses! The tasseled clutches! A fabulous demonstration of how to match your sister without truly matching.

mary kate and ashley olsen in 2015
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Crushing the Met Gala red carpet in 2015

MK and A casting their magical spell on all of the fashion world, once more.

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Walking up (and down) the stairs at the 2017 Met Gala

If there was ever an occasion to break out your lime-green faux-fur-trimmed jacket, it’s the Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Giving their adoring fans what they really want: matching outfits

The frumpy ’80s librarian look…is remarkably chic.

mary kate and ashley olsen at the 2018 met gala
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Arriving at the 'Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination' 2018 Costume Institute Met Gala

When Papal met Wiccan! 

mary kate and ashley olsen at the 2018 CFDA Awards
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at the 2018 CFDA Awards

Please don’t ever change, ladies.

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