CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT: with sister-in-law Tinsley Mortimer; Minnie Mortimer; with pal Devon Schuster; with husband Stephen Gaghan.

MINNIE MORTIMER
Fashion designer (Minniemortimer.com)

Lives: New York City and Malibu
Born: August 3, 1981, at New York Hospital
Zodiac sign: Leo
Relationship status: Married Stephen Gaghan (Oscar-winning writer/director of Syriana) on May 19, 2007, at St. Thomas Church in New York
Political leaning: Very liberal
Current mood: Satisfied
Posse: Devon Schuster (Vogue), Georgia Tapert (owner, Georgia Tapert Living), Lilly Bunn Weekes (McMillan Design), Topper Mortimer (brother), Tinsley Mortimer (sister-in-law), Nina Garcia (editor at large, Elle; fashion director, Marie Claire; author; Project Runway judge)
Pets: Her dogs, Fuzzy Duck and Charlie Bear (both rescued in LA)
Seen at: Bar Pitti, Bowery Hotel, Georgia Tapert Living, Los Tunis Beach in Malibu Style icons: Amy Winehouse, Babe Paley
Must-haves: Hermès Coille de Chein bracelets; surfboard designed by Robert Vaughn
Favorite cities: Hossegor, France; Havana; Paris
Favorite work of art: Goya’s Witches
Favorite band: The Clash
Favorite movies: Syriana, A Clockwork Orange, Dr. Strangelove, 8 1⁄2
Favorite scene in a movie: Young Guido dancing with Saraghina in 8 1⁄2
Favorite books: The Picture of Dorian Grey by Oscar Wilde; Black Flies by Shannon Burke; A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
Favorite scene in a book: When Bertha, the crazy ex-wife, comes out of the attic in Jane Eyre
If I were an animal, I’d be: “My dog, Fuzzy Duck. He is so pampered.”
If I were a candy, I’d be: “Pop Rocks. They’re the most exciting candy.”
If I were a flower, I’d be: “Gardenia. They grow in the tropics and smell so sweet.”
If I were an article of clothing, I’d be: “A well-cut blazer.”
If I were a planet, I’d be: “Saturn. I love rings.”

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