Kelly Cutrone is the founder of the fashion public relations, branding, and marketing firm People's Revolution, which has represented clients such as Longchamp, Vivienne Westwood, Valentino, Jeremy Scott, Paco Rabanne, Thierry Mugler, Bulgari, Christie's, and more. Kelly is a correspondent for the highly acclaimed Dr. Phil show. Her first book, If You Have To Cry Go Outside spent 11 weeks on the New York Times Bestsellers list. She has appeared on MTV's The Hills and The City. Prior to founding People's Revolution, Cutrone cofounded Cutrone & Weinberg and was the director of PR for Spin magazine. Cutrone lives in Manhattan with her daughter, Ava. Her next book Normal Gets You Nowhere (cover below) is due out on May 3.

Treasure: My altar
Quote: “Sometimes the truth is not a shiny happy bluebird, sometimes the truth hurts!"
Escape: Cold Springs New York, and Peacock Ranch
Vacation: Gozo, Malta or Pondicherry, India
Inspiration: Amma
Movie: National Velvet
Childhood Memory: Flooding my backyard with my father to make an ice skating rink and skating all day and all night
Work of Art: Jane Fonda’s Mug Shot
Song: Either “Romeo and Juliet” by Dire Straits or “Tower of Song” by Leonard Cohen
Designer (past of present): Yohji Yamamoto
Misconception (about you): That I like pink
Guilty Pleasure: Not working
Junk Food: Cotton candy
Youth Remedy: Vicks VapoRub
Destress Mechanism: Passport, chanting and disco naps
Cocktail: No thank you
Party: My daughter Ava’s birthday every year
Hangover Remedy: Turning my BlackBerry off at 11 p.m. the night before
Pals: Justine Bateman, Rachel Felder, Patty Pao and Ruth Yang
Crush: Gabriel Byrne
Lipstick and Nail Color: Rosebud Salve and Chanel Vamp
TV Show: Deadliest Catch
Cartoon Character: The goat in Hoodwinked
Menu: Anything at my mother’s house on Sundays at 4 p.m.
Restaurant: Angelo’s on Mulberry Street in Little Italy