NAME: Melissa Lewis Anderson
AGE: “Age is an attitude.”
OCCUPATION: Community relations director for Our Lady of the Lake Foundation/Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital
Tell us about what you’re wearing.
“A sleeveless, turquoise J. Crew linen dress with my great-great-great-grandmother’s pocket watch, which I put on a chain. She was the original Melissa. And my favorite pair of black heels.”
What’s the best fashion advice you’ve ever gotten?
“Less is more; by that I mean simply classic.”
What’s your favorite trend right now?
Finish this sentence. I splurge on...
I skimp on...
“Jewelry but I have a few nice pieces.”
Are you a shoe or handbag kind of woman?
How many pairs do you own?
“A few …”
Name a celebrity whose closet you’d like to raid.
“Audrey Hepburn. Do they have to be alive?”
What’s the one beauty product you can’t live without?
What was your worst fashion mistake?
“Leggings and a perm…at the same time.”
Your house is on fire and you can grab only one thing out of your closet; what would it be?
“My great-great-great-grandmother’s pocket watch.”
Advocate staff writer