“Style File” column for April 9, 2013

NAME: Paula Davis

AGE: “39 and holding.”

OCCUPATION: Creator and designer of Elizabeth Barney Jewelry; consultant for Rodan & Fields Dermatologists

Tell us about what you’re wearing: “A mint green blouse by Worth, black leather-trimmed skirt from Head Over Heels and black Marc Jacobs booties. My handbag is by Rebecca Minkoff.”

What’s the best fashion advice you’ve ever gotten? “Keep your clothes classic paired with great accessories.”

What’s your favorite trend right now? “Anything in mint green.”

Finish these sentences. I splurge on ... “Skincare. I love Rodan+Fields Night Renewing Serum; it feels like silk.”

I skimp on ... “Belts; I have several belts I wear with everything.”

Are you a shoe or handbag kind of woman? “Tough question but shoes.”

How many pairs do you own? “Enough to cover my many fashion moods.”

Name a celebrity whose closet you’d like to raid. “Rachel Zoe; she makes looking glamorous seem effortless.”

What’s the one beauty product you can’t live without? “Lip balm.”

What was your worst fashion mistake? “Tight-rolled jeans and permed hair — it was the ’80s!”

Your house is on fire and you can grab only one thing out of your closet; what would it be? “My wedding ring … it’s sentimental, of course.”

Pam Bordelon

Advocate staff writer