When Gigi Hadid hit the Fashion Week runway in 2014, the fashion world stood up and took notice, to say the least. Although she started her modeling career at the age of two with Baby Guess, things really took off for the style star after she graduated from high school in California and made her way to New York City. . In the fall of 2013, she began studying criminal psychology at New School, but put her studies on hold because her modeling career took her out of school too many classes. Just three years later, she walked across the stage to accept the British Fashion Award for Model of the Year from presenter Donatella Versace, and things haven’t slowed down for the style star one bit.
By mid-2018, she had 35 Vogue covers and this number is constantly growing. She has been to hundreds of shows from New York to Paris and Milan (and back), and has tried her hand at designing sunglasses and shoes. She has been honored for her humanitarian work on behalf of UNICEF and speaks to the potential of social media in drawing attention to important world issues. And she certainly has a strong following – with over 60 million followers on Instagram, Gigi’s has a huge platform to leverage to do some good in the world.
With her sharp eyes, tight cheekbones, and ability to pose, it’s no wonder she’s achieved so much in just a few short years. Along with her younger brothers, Bella and Anwar, and mother Yolanda, she has helped solidify the Hadid family legacy as fashion royalty. We’ve been keeping an eye on Gigi and her inimitable style since her debut, and witnessing her meteoric rise to the very top of the industry is nothing short of remarkable. amazing. Below, check out Gigi’s stylish transformation from a fresh-faced Cali girl to an international model.