Forbes ‘30 under 30’

Thursday, 22 December 2011
Forbes magazine has released its ’30 under 30’ list in Art & Design, and this year it features the likes of Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen, acknowledged as fashion entrepreneurs in the list for their labels The Row, Elizabeth and James, Olsenboye, and T-shirt website StyleMint.

Other fashion names making the list include New York designer Alexander Wang, which the magazine recognised him for growing his ‘line of slouchy Ts and tough-girl leather into full-blown lifestyle brand’, aged just 28.

CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund winner, Joseph Altuzarra who launched his label in 2008 also made the cut, as did jewellery designer Pamela Love and creative director Chris Benz. Additionally, 23-year-old Zana Bayne known for her intricate leather harnesses was also among the list, her designs have recently been seen on the likes of Lady Gaga and Katy Perry.

Other names featured are Carine Roitfeld’s 27-year-old art dealer son Vladimir Restoin Roitfeld, and FIT-trained milliner, Molly Yestadt, who counts Courtney Love and Marc Jacobs as fans.