Ask Ramona Singer what she knows about Tinsley Mortimer, and she'll tell you: "Makeup always perfect, triple eyelashes, and hair." Indeed, Real Housewives of New York's newest cast member has a reputation that precedes her, and that rep is deeply steeped in party-girl chic.
Known as a New York socialite, the striking blonde started her career at Vogue—and she's kept up her interest in fashion ever since. Tinsley's friend Sonja Morgan refers to her as a "party favor," and it's true that Ms. Mortimer knows exactly how to dress for every occasion that calls for champagne.
Just look at the hot-pink stole she casually threw over her dress at the Guggenheim Museum's Young Collectors Council Artists Ball, back in 2004.
Tinsley is so associated with the color pink that Dior named one of its lip glosses "Tinsley Pink." (It's true!) She wore a soft version of her signature hue to the Met Gala in 2005. The poufy ball gown was stitched up by a young designer named Joe Cheng.
Tinsley never shies away from a dance party—or a fur hem. She wore this frisky dress to the Frick Annual Young Fellows Ball at The Frick in 2007.
And in 2012, she went full-on princess for an event hosted by the Supporters of Save Venice. By the way: could her hair be any shinier? No wonder Ramona was besotted.
For more of the consummate girly girl's best looks, check out the video above. And speaking of parties, we think we need to throw one when RHONY Season 9 premieres on April 5.
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