“Style File” column for Oct. 2, 2012

Lisa Anton, spotted at the Bengal Belles luncheon Sept. 6
Lisa Anton, spotted at the Bengal Belles luncheon Sept. 6

NAME: Lisa Anton.

AGE: “A lady never tells her age.”

OCCUPATION: “My husband and I own Anton’s Fine Jewelry.”

Tell us about what you’re wearing.

“It’s a Nicole Miller purple dress I actually ordered for my daughter, but she didn’t like it, so I tried it on. I’m also wearing an amethyst and diamond necklace set in rose gold, yellow gold earrings, and amethyst and citrine bracelets.”

What’s the best fashion advice you’ve ever gotten?

“The best fashion advice that I have ever gotten is anywhere you go you should always look your best, and, of course, accent your outfit with jewelry! I am not really sure if someone told me that, but I try to live by it!”

What’s your favorite trend right now?

“My favorite trend right now is anything in animal print — clothes, shoes, handbags and even stuff for the house!”

Finish this sentence. I splurge on...

“I splurge on my daughter and I skimp on myself.”

Are you a shoe or handbag kind of woman?

“I am definitely a shoe person, but I’m starting to really appreciate a nice handbag.”

How many pairs do you own?

“I’m not sure how many pairs of shoes I have, but my husband assures me that I have way too many!”

Name a celebrity whose closet you’d like to raid.

“I would like to have raided Jackie O’s closet. Her look was so classic.”

What’s the one beauty product you can’t live without?

“The beauty product that I can’t live without is hair spray!”

What was your worst fashion mistake?

“My worst fashion mistake is anything that I wore in the ’80s and early ’90s!”

Your house is on fire and you can grab only one thing out of your closet; what would it be?

“If my house was on fire, I couldn’t grab just one thing! But I would start with the full-length mink coat that my husband gave me years ago.”

Pam Bordelon

Advocate staff writer