NAME: Brian Buxton
OCCUPATION: Senior stylist at Avallon Salon
Tell us about what you’re wearing.
“White J Crew linen pants, white bucs from Cohn Turner, a purple cotton T-shirt from Aristocracy and a purple and navy fabric belt also from J Crew.”
What’s the best fashion advice you’ve ever gotten?
“Keep up your highlights and color; it brings out a youthful appearance.”
What’s your favorite trend right now?
“Summer linen; it’s the fabric of my life. I love linen!”
Finish this sentence. I splurge on...
“Accessories — anything sentimental, vintage — jewelry and trinkets.”
What’s your favorite accessory?
“Bow ties! I love them!” I probably have more than 50. I’m a big bow tie fan.”
I skimp on...
“Shoes; I haven’t bought shoes for me in a while. I buy the ladies in my life shoes.”
Name a celebrity whose closet you’d like to raid.
“Colin Farrell or Johnny Depp. Johnny always has the nicest vests.”
What’s the one beauty product you can’t live without?
“Paul Mitchell’s Tea Tree Shaping Cream.”
What was your worst fashion mistake?
“Wearing turquoise in the fall.”
Your house is on fire and you can grab only one thing out of your closet; what would it be?
“Aside from Weezie, my dog? Guess it’d have to be my white linen pants.”
Advocate staff writer