“Style File” column for Nov. 20, 2012

NAME: Dennise Reno.

AGE: 44.

OCCUPATION: Art director/graphic artist.

Tell us about what you’re wearing. “A silk leopard print dress by Zara I bought in Paris, black tights and Michael Kors booties.”

What’s the best fashion advice you’ve ever gotten? “Less is more.”

What’s your favorite trend right now? ”Booties.”

Finish this sentence. I splurge on... “Handbags.”

I skimp on... “Makeup.”

Are you a shoe or handbag kind of woman? “Both.”

How many pairs do you own?

“Including storage? I probably have 25 really nice purses; I’d rather buy expensive purses and shoes, and have less.”

Name a celebrity whose closet you’d like to raid. “Olivia Palermo.”

What’s the one beauty product you can’t live without? “Laura Mercier tinted moisturizer and, it’s not a product, but my Pure Barre classes.”

What was your worst fashion mistake? “A perm.”

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

“All of my old, vintage Louis Vuitton pieces.”

Pam Bordelon

Advocate staff writer