Chanel was shot exclusively for by Nil Hoppenot (assisted by Ines Leger), with styling by Anne Catherine Frey and hair and makeup by Sarah Atallah. Special thanks to Rosie Ware and Patricia Lagrange.


Chanel De Leon Gomez

Marilyn Agency (Paris)


1.79cm (5’10.5″)


Place of Origin:
Santo Domingo Este, Dominican Republic

Ethnic Origin:
My parents are of Dominican nationality. My mother is from Central Cibao and my father from the southern part of San Juan.


How discovered:
A friend took me to a casting held by Ossygeno Models. I competed with many girls in the contest and was signed by two international agencies.

Favorite things:
Shopping and a necklace my mother gave me

What are you listening to at the moment?
Earned It, Chris Brown, and Adele

Favorite movie, tv show:
I like comedies and Jackie Chan movies

Favorite designer, fragrance or beauty product:
I like Coco Chanel and Louis Vuitton Malletier. For product, I just put moisturiser on my face

What would you be doing if you weren’t modeling?
I was studying medicine. I really love it so much

What’s something uncool that you love anyway?
Nothing crazy but I would love to collect old Chanel jewellery

Favorite modeling experience so far?
Burberry in London was where I had fun.

What’s the best thing about your hometown/country?
Always I miss my family when I’m away. I am proud of them all, including all my brothers despite me being the only female

Which brand would you really love to model for?
I would love to model for Chanel. I love the brand. I would love to!

Place you would love to visit:
A country I would like to know is Dubai. I think it would be an amazing feeling to go there.

Currently you’re obsessed with/about:
This interview made me think about things that I didn’t have in my mind right now.