Gigi Hadid shows a hint of her slender midsection in a crop top… one year after welcoming daughter Khai
Gigi Hadid managed to stand out amongst a sea of black while walking in New York City on Friday.
The 26-year-old supermodel cut a cool figure in cuffed jeans and a leather blazer as her crop top showed a hint of her midsection.
It has been over a year since she welcomed her daughter Khai whom she shares with partner Zayn Malik.
Head turner: The 26-year-old supermodel managed to stand out from the crowd despite wearing all black as she strolled around New York City with her longtime manager Luiz Mattos
while grabbing takeout with her longtime manager Luiz Mattos.
Hadid and the VP of WME/IMG — who helped shape her fashion career — enjoyed some quality one on one time and appeared deep in conversation.
Gigi’s ensemble for the day included cuffed black jeans which were slouched to expose her midriff and a fitted black crop top.
She layered a stylish leather blazer on top and slipped her feet into $980 Valentino leather sandals adorned with roses.
Her fiery red locks were slicked back into a low bun as she carried a small brown purse while strolling in a pair of sunglasses.
Mattos was seen beside her in a black tee and jeans with hiking style high top Converse and grasped a bag of takeout.
Taking care of business: Hadid and the VP of WME/IMG — who has helped shape her fashion career since 2011— enjoyed some quality one on one time and appeared deep in conversation
Coordinating: The fashion powerhouses were seen coordinating in the city’s signature shade of black while grabbing some takeout
Mentor: ‘Every single thing I’ve learned about fashion throughout my career, mostly because of Luiz…and him taking his time to actually want to teach me about my career path — that’s always helped me as a model,’ she said of Luiz in 2019
Gigi has credited Luiz with teaching her everything she knows about the industry and additionally he also manages model sister Bella Hadid.
‘Every single thing I’ve learned about fashion throughout my career, mostly because of Luiz…and him taking his time to actually want to teach me about my career path — that’s always helped me as a model,’ she said in conversation during an IMG Fashion Camp appearance in 2019.
He has been managing Gigi since 2011 and had worked with Bella since 2017. Under his guidance the sisters have become two of the highest-paid models in the world, with Gigi raking in $20M and Bella making $19M in 2021 alone.
‘Gigi has that extra thing, that X factor…I had never been properly introduced to her until we scheduled a meeting and met in the lobby,’ he told The Coveteur in 2017. She immediately gave me a hug and right away I was like, “I love this girl.” She just has something so special about her.
Money makers: Under Mattos’ guidance the Hadid sisters have become two of the highest-paid models in the world, with Gigi raking in $20M and Bella making $19M in 2021 alone
Duty calls: The Malibu born beauty was seen without one-year-old daughter Khai as she took care of some business
Just last week Bella turned 25 and to celebrate the occasion, Gigi shared a rare snap of her sister holding Khai.
‘She’s my baby sister but also a firecracker of a spiritual body guard and a forever protector as an auntie,’ Gigi wrote of Bella.
The sisters rose to fame as the daughters of former Real Housewife of Beverly Hills star Yolanda Hadid (a former model) who did not let them begin their modeling careers seriously until they turned 18.
Well rounded: Despite catching the modeling bug at an early age and appearing in Guess campaigns as a baby, Gigi had to wait until she turned 18 to begin modeling seriously and now has become one of the biggest names in fashion; pictured September 30