NAME: Jordana Pomeroy

AGE: 50

OCCUPATION: Executive director, LSU Museum of Art

Tell us about what you’re wearing.

“A vintage dress by Diane von Furstenberg; my grandmother’s faux pearls; tights I bought in London eight years ago at the Sock Shoppe … that’s where the best tights come from, that I’m finally getting to wear; and United Nude shoes I got in New York. It’s a company founded by Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas.”

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

“Don’t wear horizontal stripes.”

What’s your favorite trend right now?

“I don’t really follow fashion that closely. I just know what I like.”

Finish this sentence. I splurge on ...

“Shoes and coats, which I know doesn’t make sense living in Louisiana.”

I skimp on ...


Are you a shoe or handbag kind of woman?

“That depends on who you talk to.”

How many pairs do you own?

“I have about 50 pairs of shoes … I had to move so I culled through them, and about 30 handbags.”

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

Actress “Marion Cotillard, she’s always elegant.”

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

“Obagi Professional C Serum.”

What was your worst fashion mistake?

“Wearing horizontal stripes and going on TV for an interview.”

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

“My shearling coats.”

Pam Bordelon

Advocate staff writer