The 2013 DFW.com Hot Issue made its debut at the end of August and the month of September felt like an extension of summer. As we move into October and the fall, we are going to revisit this year's Hot Issue with some individual profiles of some of our favorite models. Perhaps you recognize Lauren Gibler from being an NBA dancer or her time as a Kilgore Rangerette, but you no doubt know her from the cover of this year's DFW.com Hot Issue magazine.
Day job: NBA dancer and dance teacher
Dream job: Owning my own dance studio.
You may recognize her from: The dance scene in Texas. “I do choreography and teach for studios, high schools and colleges, and I go to some competitions throughout the year to watch my students.”
Interesting fact about her: I was a Kilgore College Rangerette from 2007 to 2009.
Best feature: My personality
Does a guy who is not rich and famous have a realistic chance to go out with you? Of course! I am looking for someone who can make me laugh, enjoy life and someone who’s personality fits mine! Money and fame do not play a factor in that decision!!
What’s the worst way for a guy to approach you? With a cheesy pick-up line. Just be yourself!
Fantasy person to date? I’d have to go with Channing Tatum.
What’s your perfect night out? Girls’ night out on a patio
Favorite TV show(s): Dallas, So You Think You Can Dance and Dancing With the Stars.
Favorite movie that made you laugh: Legally Blonde and Cool Runnings.
Favorite movie that made you cry: The Vow.
Favorite sports team and player: Dallas Mavericks and Dirk Nowitzki.
Ideal spot for a summer vacation: Definitely Santa Barbara, Calif. It has everything you would need for the perfect vacation and for me, my friends and family are there.
Favorite guilty pleasure food? Mexican food!!!
Favorite place in DFW to hang out? Sfuzzi Uptown
Favorite patio in DFW: Gloria’s, for sure.
Hobbies: Collecting anything old-fashion Barbie, decorating and playing with my puppy, Coco Chanel.
What’s in your purse right now that no one would believe? I am a pretty organized person so my purse has the typical wallet, lipgloss, pen, hair clips and a water.
Favorite summer cocktail? Margaritas!!!
Where might we see you on a summer afternoon in DFW? On a patio somewhere in Uptown just hanging out with the girls.
What are you looking forward to this fall when it cools off: Cute boots, sweaters and decorating for the holidays!
You can follow Lauren Gibler on Twitter @Lauren_Gibler