I Have $90 and Want to Accessorize Like an Olsen Twin—Here's What I'm Buying

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are my forever style icons. Since we aren't blessed with pictures of the rather private sisters very often, I often turn to archive photos of the pair for inspiration. I find it telling of their sartorial prowess that even in photos that are several years old, their fashion choices somehow don't seem dated. This is especially true of their accessories.

I've been finding that if you're shopping at all, springing for a new accessory seems like the right way to go. The low cost per wear of accessories just makes sense in a time when a lot of us are being a bit more thoughtful about our purchases. So, I gave myself a task: Comb the internet for Olsen-inspired pieces that clock in under $90. I found bags, shoes, sunglasses, and jewelry items that emulate Mary-Kate and Ashley's personal picks, including many that are currently on sale.

From the perfect croc-stamped tote to wire-frame sunglasses that will never go out of style, scroll down to shop the picks (before I do)!


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Comfy shoes and oversize sunglasses are Olsen staples at this point.


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We'll distract ourselves from Ashley Olsen's exquisite bracelet by focusing on her equally lovely (and more attainable) anklets.


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A close up look at those anklets felt necessary. 


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Leave it up to Ashley Olsen to pull off a jewelry look that will make you look twice. Is that a black pearl on one ear and a white pearl on another? Genius.


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The Olsens do sunglasses well, and this classic, square, wire-rimmed pair is no exception.


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Layered necklaces are an Olsen accessorizing signature.


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There's no bag the twins are both seen carrying more than a croc tote. As bag designers themselves, that endorsement is saying something!


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A simple kitten-heel sandal is a forever kind of shoe.

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Kat Collings has over 15 years of experience in the editorial fashion space, largely in digital publishing. She currently leads the vision for editorial content at WhoWhatWear.com as the site's editor in chief, having risen through the editorial ranks after joining the company in 2012. Collings is a Digiday Future Leader Awards nominee, was named Buzzfeed's best fashion Instagram accounts of the year, and is a member of the CFDA Awards Fashion Guild. Prior to Who What Wear, Collings worked on styling projects for brands such as Vogue, Teen Vogue, Lucky, and Oliver Peoples. She graduated from UCLA with a BA in communications and calls Los Angeles home.