Carla Abellana is a Filipina actress and commercial model who plays the lead role in the Filipino adaptation of the Mexican telenovela, Rosalinda aired in GMA Network. Rosalinda which was originally starred by Mexican actress, Thalia. Carla Abellana posed on Preview Magazine for her first appearance in a glossy magazine. Editor-in-chief Pauline Suaco-Juan points out, "She is decked out in the basics: a white tank, jeans, a gray V-neck sweater, a classic white button-down-the kinds of clothes you and I already have in our wardrobes." With the proper styling, these inexpensive basics take on a "Parisian it girl edge"—perfect for Carla, who is also being touted as this season's It Girl.