From London with love sounds like an old James Bond movie, it is the hallmark of model Gabriel “Gabo” Lefelman. Originally from Spain, Gabo migrated to London to further his modeling career an new opportunities. He chatted with Industry Rules Magazine about some of his other passions besides modeling.

AF: How long have you been modeling?

GL: I’ve been modeling for almost one year and half. I was scouted a couple of times but was not until 2011 when I decided to make the move.

AF: Do you see yourself going into acting?

GL: Yes I do. I would to go into acting if I find the project interesting.

AF: What’s the best experience you ever had?

GL: When it comes to modeling, I had a lot of good experiences. But I remember that I was especially enthusiastic with my first publication. Right now, the best experience that comes into my mind was a photoshoot I did in an old court in Central London. The team was great, and it was me with 6 female models.

AF: What are your ambitions?

GL: Working in the fashion industry allows me to work with very creative and talented individuals. People who is truly passionate about what they do. Modeling around the world while I’m working with the best professionals in the industry from different precedence’s would be awesome. I would like to be part of a campaign of Prada.

Gabriel Lefelman

AF: How was the transition from living in Spain to London?

GL: The transition was not easy in the beginning, but after settling down and starting my Masters Degree helped a lot. Moving near Central London was a great decision it made such a difference for me. Madrid is big, but London it’s massive. I’m happy about my decision to move to London, I see myself doing carrier here.

AF: What was the last book you read? How was it?

GL: The Art of Loving by Erich Fromm. I would recommend it to everyone; one of the most important things it says it’s that: for truly loving someone you first have to develop your own personality. It also talks about the different kinds of love, to mention a couple, motherly and fatherly love, and self love.

AF: What’s your favorite movie?

GL: I don’t have a favorite movie, but if I have to say one of the best I’ve seen recently I will say “The Fall” directed by Tarsem Sing. It probably is the movie with best photography I’ve seen in my life.

AF: If you had one wish to make, what would it be?

GL: That people living in democracies use their freedom in order to promote the ones who are not free. The world would be a much better place if we were more interest in what is going on around us, our communities and the world.

AF: Shoes. Salvatore Ferragomo or Bruno Magli?

GL: Italians do magnificent shoes, but if I have to pick one I will say Salvatore Ferragomo. There are very stylish, comfortable and the quality of their shoes makes them unique.