Designer, mannequin and mom are simply a number of the hats Gabriella Demetriades wears. The Founding father of Deme by Gabriella just lately gave Pinkvilla a tour of her closet and talked every part style and magnificence whereas additionally telling us how a lot she cherished thrifting (sure, she will be able to’t get sufficient of second-hand purchasing) and extra.
The previous mannequin at all times knew she would do one thing with style. “I grew up around fashion. My mom had a small label,” she tells us earlier than giving us a peek into her exuberant closet. Be it styling, designing or extra, even earlier than Deme, she knew her true calling. Whereas it is uncommon to put on issues like jackets and boots in a moist metropolis like Mumbai, the mother-of-one cannot get sufficient of them! “I have an obsession with winter clothes,” she says including that she additionally has a fascination for outsized items and likewise splurges on boots.
Deme is not Demetriades’ solely endeavour. She is additionally the co-founder of VRTT, a platform that buys and sells second-hand luxurious items. “A lot of people don’t like second-hand shopping. They don’t like thrifting but I’m a huge fan of it. I would rather do that than shop these mass brands that do damage to the environment,” she says the previous mannequin.
Like most different ladies, Gabriella hasn’t at all times been comfy in her personal pores and skin. “I used to be conscious about my hips as they were slightly bigger,” than these of the common fashions. Over time, she realised, “My hips and thigh size is normal and the modelling industry’s standard size is not.”
We’re additionally curious to know if the diva ever steals her husband Arjun Rampal’s outfits. “Arjun steals my clothes,” she tells us and candidly provides that she usually tells him that a lot of his garments go effectively with hers, and he listens! “Arjun likes his stuff and doesn’t like to share,” and but, the star who cannot get sufficient of winter garments has managed to sneak a couple of items of his! “There are a few jackets that I’ve moved from his side of the closet to mine,” she laughs.