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Kate and Laura discuss accepting the decisions they made as teenagers.

Kate & Laura's Biography

Source of Strength: Each other
Career Highlight: Seeing the movie poster for Black Swan.
High School Achievers: Laura was the valedictorian of her school, but Kate wrote her speech for graduation.
Best Advice Received: Anna Wintour once told them, "I think what you are doing is very personal, and you should keep it that way."

Kate and Laura Mulleavy are the Founders and combined creative vision behind Rodarte, a clothing and accessories line, which has won numerous industry awards since its inception in 2005. Their roster of celebrity clientele ensures their designs are present on red carpet events around the world. The Mulleavy sisters have also designed the costumes for such notable companies and productions as the Het National Ballet, Move! at MoMA PS1, and the Academy Award-wining film, Black Swan, directed by Darren Aronofsky.

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