When she isn’t traveling for shoots and shows, 24-year-old swimwear and fashion model Gabrielle Adrian enjoys entertaining at home. “I love hosting get-togethers and gatherings in general. Bringing people together, whether it’s virtually or in person, is so important in life,” she says.
Three years ago, Gabrielle graduated from Ohio State University and signed with NewMark Models, a boutique talent agency in Los Angeles, to pursue a career in front of the camera. She’s since been booked for top runway shows during Miami Swim Week and modeled for Victoria Secret.
We’ve tapped Gabrielle for her tips on how to set up your home for an intimate get-together with friends.
I love a clean house, so I make sure the space is warm, cozy and inviting. I always carry my bluetooth speaker with me wherever I go, so of course [I’ll have] some soft ambient music playing — one of my favorites is tropical chill EDM or chill House. I love a good charcuterie board and wine. I am obsessed with candles and setting the vibes with ambient lights. Some of my best memories are game nights, getting competitive and endlessly laughing.
To make a gathering memorable, I think it’s important for your vibe to attract your tribe. Surround yourself with positive energy and genuine people, and you’ll always have a great time. But if I were to pick an item, you have to be on team tequila!
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I love a glass of Pinot noir if it’s a girls night, and a skinny spicy margarita for more of an exciting group setting.
To be on Gabby’s guest list, you must dance with me for a few songs. I must say, I am not the best shuffler, but I do try. So just be willing to be inclusive, silly and light-hearted!
Soul Sacrifice by Dombresky, Show Me Love by Sam Feldt and Middle by DJ Snake.
My LED panel or standing in front of a window, shooting on my Canon G5XII and simple backgrounds.
Veggies and hummus, charcuterie boards and dark chocolate covered strawberries.
Lately, I take any opportunity I get to dress up. So, if I am hosting a gathering, it’s glam time.
Glam, wine and dancing. There are no lines or long Ubers home, and it’s an intimate friend setting.
To keep up with Gabrielle, follow her on Instagram, Youtube and TikTok.