10 Reasons Gigi Hadid Is a Top-Notch Runway Model — Regardless of Her Size
Gigi Hadid has touched down in Paris to finish out Fashion Month doing what she does best — strutting her stuff on the catwalk. But first, she has something to say.
The supermodel posted a short note on Instagram and Twitter addressing the pride she feels about her own body and the diversifying runways at Fashion Week. Though she's had to deal with negative comments on social media that call out her curves and her "sexy" look, Gigi wants to make one thing clear: she's successful because designers respect her and she works hard, and neither of those things is about to change.
Scroll to read Gigi's inspiring quote in full, along with her all-encompassing tweets that call out her industry peers, and find 10 reasons she's the leader of the pack on the runway — regardless of her size.
Gigi Made a Major Splash at This Season's Tommy Hilfiger Show
But first, she showed off a colorful crochet gown.
She's Walked in Major Runway Shows
From Chanel . . .
. . . to Diane von Furstenberg . . .
. . . and Marc Jacobs, too.
She Slips Into Character For the Catwalk
Gigi channeled Marilyn Monroe last season at Max Mara.
And behind the scenes, too!
She'll Wear Absolutely Anything
She walked the runway at Jean Paul Gaultier, one of her first shows, in a tiny little leather bandana look.
Gigi's Developed Longstanding Relationships With Designers
This wasn't the first time Gigi walked in one of Jeremy Scott's shows.
She put on a quirky, crazy design for his Fall '15 debut.
And she looked totally sexy in a graffiti-covered gown and matching gloves at Moschino.
She Knows How to Have Fun While She Works
Gigi Wears Multiple Looks in 1 Show
At Anna Sui, she led the finale in a front-slitted maxi.
But first she showed off this sparkly fringed halter.
And a romantic floral dress.
Gigi Knows How to Handle the Sexiest Outfits
She made this glittering Versace mini look like a million bucks!
She Closes the Shows, Too
At DVF, Gigi glided down the runway like a total goddess in her maxi.