Model of the Moment: Gigi Hadid

Gigi Hadid and sister Bella
Gigi wearing Chanel keffieh's pattern
Gigi wearing Chanel keffieh’s pattern

Have you heard of Jelena Noura Hadid? It is almost impossible to miss this solar, stunning top model. But maybe you know her under her nickname, Gigi.

Gigi Hadid started her modelling career when she was two years old for Baby Guess. Now she walks during the whole fashion week, under IMG Models agency. She has been supported by Carine Roitfled since 2011, and won the Model of the Year Awards in 2015.

I was drawn to her right away because she was so different, and I love girls that are different – different from me, different from what everyone has seen before. I knew immediately that she was going to be a star. It is not just the look or the personality, but the feeling you get when you meet them. You believe they have what it takes, and so you do everything to make it happen for them.


Born in 1995 in Los Angeles, Gigi’s been raised by her Palestinian father, Mohamed Hadid, a real estate promoter, and her Dutch mother, Yolanda Foster, a former model. She grew up with her sister Bella, a model as well, and her brother Anwar. And one of her best friends is Kendall Jenner, with whom she went to Dubai for New Year, along with singer Selena Gomez and model Josephine Skriver.


Gigi Hadid is one of those girl you can’t help but like: her cute childish smily face, her mesmerizing blue eyes, her absolute kindness, but mostly her strong will (she refuses to loose weight just to please the fashion world) make her one of the most likeable/followed top models on social networks.



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