NAME: Ruthie Golden
OCCUPATION: Professional real estate agent and chairwoman of the Capital Area United Way’s Women’s Leadership Council.
Tell us about what you’re wearing.
“An orange Raol top and Donald Pliner summer wedges from Park Lane in Lafayette, a puffy lace skirt from Blush Boutique in Nashville, Tenn., a vintage pearl bracelet from AKA Stella Gray in New Orleans and my ‘everyday’ Louis Vuitton clutch.”
What’s the best fashion advice you’ve ever gotten?
“‘Mom, do not leave the house with that on!’ — from my daughters.”
What’s your favorite trend right now?
Finish this sentence. I splurge on...
“Jo Malone Perfume and SHOES!”
I skimp on...
Are you a shoe or handbag kind of woman?
“I’m definitely a shoe woman.”
How many pairs do you own?
“I can’t divulge; my husband might read this!”
Name a celebrity whose closet you’d like to raid.
“Without a doubt, Sarah Jessica Parker’s.”
What’s the one beauty product you can’t live without?
“Bobbie Brown’s new line of SPF everything!”
What was your worst fashion mistake?
“Designing and selling matching mother-daughter rompers in the ’80s.”
Your house is on fire and you can grab only one thing out of your closet; what would it be?
“My hot-pink, kid-leather Worth Collection bolero jacket!”
Advocate staff writer