NAME: Shirlee Pusch, Baton Rouge | AGE: 58 | OCCUPATION: Retired
Tell us about what you’re wearing.
“Calvin Klein black and white dress with a splash of yellow.”
Who or what most influences your style?
“My mother. She always had a great sense of style that was current and modern without being trendy.”
What’s the best fashion advice you’ve ever gotten?
“The greatest advice ever was to accept who you are and capitalize on your strengths and downplay your weakness.”
What item do you find yourself buying over and over again?
“Shoes! Gotta love a great pair of shoes!”
What’s your favorite trend right now?
“Black and white. It is classic, and you can always add a splash of color.”
What trend do you wish was already over?
“Skinny jeans. They only look great on a 6-foot-2 model who weighs less than 100 pounds.”
Since you’re always buying them, you must be a shoe kind of woman. How many pairs do you own?
“Shoes. Definitely shoes. And I am not telling.”
Name a celebrity whose closet you’d like to raid.
“Renee Russo or now maybe Princess Kate.”
What’s the one beauty product you can’t live without?
“Moisturizer — did you see my age?”
Your house is on fire and you can grab only one thing out of your closet. What would it be?
“Nothing!! It all can be replaced. And, oh what fun to shop!”
Make us laugh. What was your biggest fashion mistake?
“When I first began to date my husband, we came to New Orleans to visit his folks. And my outfit for my first-ever LSU football game was not purple. I never ever make THAT mistake!”