Gigi Hadid tells a story while talking with Lynn Hirschberg as part of W Magazine‘s Screen Tests series.
The 21-year-old model opened up about the best advice she’s ever gotten, being a baby model and wanting to get better on the runway. Check it:
On knowing she’s not the best on the runway: “It’s funny because obviously I’m not the best on the runway…My first show people were already expecting a lot more from me than I [was capable of at the time]. I never was taught how to walk on the runway. And maybe that’s because it moved really quickly for me, that people just assumed that that was something I knew…A year and a half later, I’m still learning….I still get insecure on the runway, but it’s really exciting for me because I want to get better. I love being on the runway.
On cutting her hair before her first campaign: “I think my first campaign was when I was two, and I don’t remember this, but the night before my first shoot, I cut my own bangs. So in my first baby Guess campaign, I’m wearing a bandanna because I decided to give myself a haircut.”
On the best advice her mom Yolanda has given her: “I think my favorite thing that she says is, ‘When you start working, you better be the most hardworking, nicest person in the room because if you’re not, then there’s always going to be someone prettier, nicer, and more hardworking.’ And that’s just something that I always think about when I get to set.”
Check out all that Gigi had to say in the full video…
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