12/19/2012 08:53 am ET

Forbes 30 Under 30 Fashion Stars: Joseph Altuzarra, Olsens & More Make The List


Every year, Forbes' "30 Under 30" list selects a bunch of people who are changing the world even though they're really, really frustratingly young.

The financial mag picked a bevy of up-and-comers in education, media and showbiz in the 2012 rounds, but we're most interested in the "Art & Style" list , which this year comprises a number of fashion notables.

Here are a few of the standouts! Get ready to be depressed about how young everyone is:

  • Joseph Altuzarra, 29: Yes, he's only 29, but Altuzarra has taken the sartorial sphere by storm, starting his own company in 2008. Since winning the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund award in 2011, he's created tons of critically-acclaimed (and celeb-approved) designs.
  • Leandra Medine, 24: The founder of the "Man Repeller" blog is now a bona fide style superhero with her own Uniqlo ads, a potential hat design career and a fashion line already in the works.
  • Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen, 26: You saw them on "Full House." You bought their makeup line at Walmart. But the Olsen twins, now in their mid-twenties, have transformed themselves into full-on industry powerhouses with their lines Elizabeth & James and The Row. They even snagged the coveted CFDA womenswear designer of the year award for 2012.
  • Alexander Wang, 29: Under 30 and already running your own fashion house AND serving as the newly minted creative director of Balenciaga? Whatever Wang is doing, it's working.
  • Eric Koger & Susan Gregg Koger, both 28: The founders of ModCloth, the quirky shopping site you've DEFINITELY shopped at before, Koger and Koger have raised a venture funding total of almost45 million. (And the dresses they buy are super, super cute.)

Head to Forbes to read the rest of the list!

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