"Homeless chic? it was protection against paparazzi": Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen finally explain their grungy style


"Homeless chic? it was protection against paparazzi": Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen finally explain their grungy style

“Homeless chic it was protection against paparazzi”: Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen finally explain their grungy style

9:11 PM on 27th May 2011

NY - MAY 17: Actors Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen

Homeless chic: Mary-Kate(left) and Ashley Olsen (right) blame cold New York weather and attempts to put off the paparazzi for their grungy look

NY - APRIL 20: Ashley Olsen (L) and Mary-Kate OlsenAshley Olsen, left, and Mary-Kate Olsen attend the Metropolitan Opera

Grunge cover: The twins – who now have a successful fashion line – revealed that their clothes were like “a piece of protection”

Child stars: The twins, pictured in 1990, shot to fame as toddlers when they were cast in Full House

Child stars: The twins, pictured in 1990, shot to fame as toddlers when they were cast in Full House

Eastlyn silk-georgette dress, $2,250, The Row at net-a-porter.comTraden draped silk jacket, $1290, The Row at net-a-porter.com

Online success: Eastlyn silk-georgette dress, $2,250 (left), and Traden draped silk jacket, $1290 (right), both The Row at net-a-porter.com