Belgian model Gustave Lorré was scouted shopping at the age of 15 but it wasn’t until the age of 21 that he hit the runway!
The keen handball player made his catwalk debut in June 2014 walking exclusively for Calvin Klein Collection in Milan and closing Cerruti in Paris. Since then he’s also walked for Ports 1961, Daks and Brioni.
Birthplace: Ghent, Belgium
Ethnic Origin: Dutch
Nickname: Guus, Gust, Guigu
How were you scouted: When I was shopping in Brussels at the age of 15
What’s your best feature: Positivity
Your favorite fragrance: Giorgio Armani Aqua di GIO
What’s been your most lavish purchase?: Food
Hobbies: Handball, running, Techno Music
What was the last movie you watched?: Le Tout Nouveau Testament
What was the last track you listened to on your iPod?: Last Day (David August Revision) – Kollektiv Trumstrasse
Do you have any Guilty Pleasures?: I love classics from the 80’s, but I actually don’t feel guilty about it!
What is your biggest fear?: Loneliness
What is your dream country to visit?: I’m going to Norway next summer so at this moment I’m really looking forward to that.
If you were not modeling, what would you be doing?: I also study business management and play handball.
If you got to relive one day in your modeling career it would be…: My first Calvin Klein exclusive runway in Milan. I had no idea how big this world was and the feeling of walking on that catwalk for the first time was unbelievable.
If you could swap lives with a celebrity who would it be? I would choose a famous Techno DJ like Len faki or Adam Beyer, because there not super famous but the people who do know them really love what they do.
How would you describe happiness? It is something you choose, it’s not something you have by chance. You are as happy as you choose to be.
Who has been the most influential person in your modelling career to date? Definitely the man who first scouted me and now still is my manager, Hakim Felidj. Thumbs up for him!
If you could be on the cover of any magazine, it would be: Vogue
What’s the funniest thing that has happened to you on a shoot?: One of my first shoots was with my brother, it was too funny to see us modeling together.
What was the last thing to make you cry?: The funeral of my grandfather
What’s your favorite fashion city and why?: Milan, because I feel most appreciated there.
Who are your idols?: I really look up to my oldest brother who has started his own company and now still runs it after 5 years.
What was the last dream you remember?: I had the craziest dream last night but the only thing I remember about it is that I knew I was dreaming.
One word to describe yourself: Motivated
Instagram handle: @gustavelorre
How much money would you need to shave your hair off? I would do it just to have a laugh so no money needed.
Height: 6’3.5″ | 180cm
Chest: 38″ | 96cm
Waist: 32″ | 81cm
Collar: 46″ | 18cm
Shoes: 10UK | 45EU