Style File for Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012

NAME: Danielle Zito

AGE: 38

OCCUPATION: Fitness instructor

Tell us about what you’re wearing.

“A sheer silk blouse, with A-line high-waisted shorts, opaque tights and black suede booties.

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

“Embrace your shape. Once you know what flatters your figure, be selective and filter trends that don’t work for your silhouette.”

Finish this sentence. I splurge on...

“I splurge on classic pieces in neutrals that can work with multiple looks.”

I skimp on...

“I skimp on trendy accessories that I will tire of easily.”

Are you a shoe or handbag kind of woman?

“Both.”

How many do you own?

“Well, I feel it’s more about quality than quantity and I obsess about clutter. Maybe that’s an easy way of avoiding the real answer.”

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

“Olivia Palermo.”

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

“Sunscreen.”

What was your worst fashion mistake?

“BIG hair in the ’90s.”

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

“My late grandmother’s antique rosary. It’s not only beautiful but has a story to tell.”

Pam Bordelon

Advocate staff writer