Hi Gabi, please tell us about you?

My name is Gabriela Maria Graf Stillfried Barreto better known as Gabi Graf. I’m from Venezuela and my family tells me Gabilu. I am a TV Host, model and Health Coach. I currently live in Mexico City, I have lived here for over four years and I love it. I love the people of Mexico, they are very happy and very welcoming and I like how Mexicans are super patriots, they love their country.

Thanks to my profession I have traveled a lot in Mexico and the truth is that is a beautiful country. I love the beaches and of course I love the tacos hahaha.

The experience in the Weekend Swimwear Fashion Shooting @swimwearfashionshooting was incredible. I really liked the locations in Tulum, the energy of that place is impressive. I had a lot of fun with the entire team, the truth is that we were treated like queens, we had a great time. I had already been to Quintana Roo before and whenever I go back I am more in love with each place. BTW I Loved the LocoTulum pizzas.

Describe yourself in 3 words?

Caring, sensitive, responsible.

What do you consider to be one of your strengths in modeling?

I think that my eye look is different and intense.

Do we know that you are working as a TV Host, what has been the biggest challenge?

Interviewing professional basketball players.

What do you like about TV Hosting?

Able to meet amazing people.

Do you have a role model?

Giselle Bündchen.

Who has been the biggest influence in your life?

When I was a little girl Maite Delgado.

What did you want to be when you grew up?

Professional ballerina.

How and when did you start modeling?

At the age of 16 I went to a casting to work for a modeling agency in Venezuela. They accepted me and my first job was for a parade by Giovanni Scutaro. It was very exciting.

What advice would you give to women who try to become models?

That they need to be very persevering and confident of themselves since it is a very difficult and competitive world.

What did you learn from your biggest failure?

I learned that when an opportunity presents itself, you should take advantage of it and not let it go because it may not be presented again.

The best advice you have followed?

Everything that you do not know, ask.

On the modeling side, beautiful women like you are a bit intimidating to most men. How should a man approach you?

Self-assured, friendly without being arrogant.

What do you think about marriage?

I believe in marriage. I feel that people today with the smallest problem get divorced and I do not agree with that. Marriage is something that is has to be worked every day.

Would you like to have children and how many?

Yes, three.

The love of your life is?

The chocolate hahaha.

In which magazines have you been throughout your career?

Vanidades, Women’s Health, Cosmopolitan’s.

And what magazine or project is still on your wish list?

Esquire, Maxim, Vogue.

If you could meet someone alive or dead, who would it be and why?

Oprah.

Your idea of a perfect Sunday is …?

Watching movies and eating a lot.

Something that people do not know about you?

I’m a German countess.

What would be a decisive factor in a first date?

A good conversation.

Name 3 things without which you can not live?

A toothbrush, popcorn, chocolate.

What is your favorite healthy food?

Arugula salad.

And your favorite food does not heal?

Burger and french fries.

What is your own definition of happiness?

Be able to sleep late hahaha.

What is your concept of Beauty?

For me beauty does not have shapes or colors.

Do you support any charity?

Not right now.

Can you describe a typical day in your life?

Training in the morning, work or castings, get home at night to watch a movie.

Who is your favorite actor / actress?

Sandra Bullok

Who is your greatest beauty inspiration?

Alessandra Ambrosio

Who are some of your favorite models and designers and why?

Gigi Hadid, Bella Hadid, Zuhair Murad, Zimmerman, Carolina Herrera.

How would you describe your fashion style?

Sport chic.

In five years, what would you like to be …?

Wherever life takes me. I would love to continue in the Tv Hosting path.

What do you think of social networks?

A great way to be creative and share a lot of information. But I feel like they are getting a little out of control.

Where can we follow you?

Instagram @Gabi_Graf

Twitter @gabrielagrafs

Favorite Book: The Power of the Now

Sports Team: Los Angeles Lakers

Restaurant / Bar: The dozen

Drink: A glass of white wine.

Song: Coldplay – Yellow.

Travel destination: Beach. The Roques.

Movie: The Blind Side.

Television program: Game of Thrones.

Credits:

Model: @gabi_graf for Swimwear Fashion Shooting Mx 2018 @swimwearfashionshooting Tulum

Fashion Producer: Marco Corral Stylist @stylist_marcocorral @marc_corral

Styling: @faty_aldana

Video: @arturoduranfotografo

Assistant: @marlon_____99

Make – up & Hair: @cuah_bad@voevolution @marisolnuso

Location: @casa_coyote@loco_tulum@casa_xaman

Photo & Producer: Gabriel De Ita @gabrieldeitaprodutor

Looks: Orange swimsuit two pieces for Steph On Fashion, Top part Sirena for DEBLA Tulum @deblatulum, briefs for Abercrombie & Fitch. #SwimwearFashionShooting