VA Fashion Magazine Winter 2014/Spring 2015 - Page 38

Gabrielle Del Rossi is a dynamic 9th grader who attends an independent school in Virginia Beach. In addition to core foundation classes, her studies include Performance and Production (where she acted in a One Act play), sewing, French II, Art Foundation and Algebra II. She aspires to attend college in 2018 pursuing a career in Fashion Merchandizing, but until that time she is learning the fashion industry from the ground up. She started in the world of pageants and placed 3rd in photogenic at the Virginia State compitition at the National American Miss pageant in July 2011. She went on to represent the State of Virginia as National Ambassador in at the National Championship in Anaheim, CA in November 2011. After returning home from the pageant, she decided to pursue a fashion and modeling portfolio with local photo shoots in Virginia Beach and Norfolk. In August 2013, she was signed as a teen model for Splash Models and trained under the tutelage of the late Cookie Dabney and walked the runway in the 2013 VA Fashion week in Williamsburg as well as participated in one of a kind designer truck shows. In March 2014, she was signed by Wilhelmina Philadelphia as a commercial model and completed commercial acting training, photo shoots to build her portfolio and commercial audition training with Paladino Casting in NY. Gabrielle participates on a summer swim team and plays soccer for her school in the spring. Height: 5’5” 30-24.5-33 Brown Hair Blue Eyes