socialite, designer, known for Bravo’s The Real Housewives of New York
Known as one of the world’s most famous socialites in the world, Tinsley Mortimer made her TV debut on the 2008 season premiere episode of GOSSIP GIRL, as herself, and went on to star in a reality show HIGH SOCIETY in 2010 on the CW. Tinsley joined the cast of THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW YORK as a series regular in 2017. She recently appeared in Comedy Central’s series THE OTHER TWO.
Tinsley launched the TINSLEY MORTIMER TABLETOP COLLECTION with Pop Culture Living in 2015. Mortimer’s line features a vibrant color palette with classic patterns with a new twist. Punchy pops of bright pink, tangerine orange, aqua blue and lime green are coupled with white and gold dinnerware that features signature koi fish, palm tree and bubble imprints. The look is eye-catching and ripe with personality. The line also features a fun assortment of colorful acrylic bar accessories, offering a selection that is both formal and completely casual. Tinsley got her start in designing handbag line, Samantha Thavasa by Tinsley Mortimer and her ready-to-wear collection, Riccimie by Tinsley Mortimer, both primarily sold in Asia for over six years. Tinsley has also served as a beauty ambassador for Christian Dior and helped to create a lip gloss called ‘Tinsley Pink’ for the brand.
Tinsley’s debut novel, SOUTHERN CHARM, was released by Simon & Schuster in 2012 and went on to be released in paperback in 2013.
The daughter of an interior designer, Tinsley has grown up designing and collaborating with her mother, Dale Mercer. Tinsley has worked in conjunction with her mom to decorate homes in Palm Beach, New York City, the Hamptons, Newport, RI, and Virginia.
Tinsley Mercer Mortimer grew up in Richmond, Virginia, is a graduate of Lawrenceville School and Columbia University, where she played Division 1 tennis. A staple on the New York charity and party circuit, Tinsley is one of the most photographed socialites in Manhattan--The New York Times called her “one of the most famous faces of the New York scene”. Known for her self-proclaimed “girly girl” style, Tinsley has been featured on the pages of W, Vogue, Italian Vogue, WWD, & Harper’s Bazaar. Tinsley has curated a collection for home retailer Joss & Main, has had her own Fashion Insider collection with Sole Society and curated for Rent the Runway amongst many other brand partnerships. She also serves as the Editorial Director of Style & Beauty for CouponCabin!