The group of fashions strolling the Victoria’s Secret runway this yr appears like household to Gigi Hadid, however she’ll even be strolling alongside her actual sister within the present.
Gigi and Bella Hadid turned the primary sisters to stroll within the iconic VS present collectively in 2016. Gigi had walked within the present the yr prior, and in 2017, Bella walked alone. This month’s occasion marks their huge VS reunion.
“I mean, Bella is such a blessing for me as a friend and a sister,” Gigi gushed to ET as she obtained her hair and make-up carried out forward of the present in New York City on Thursday. “It’s really nice to be able to, in this industry or any industry really, look across the room and have family, and feel like you have a piece of home with you regardless of where we are in the world.”
“But really, I feel like all of these girls are my sisters, and I know so many different girls,” she stated, calling out her years-long friendship with Taylor Hill and Sara Sampaio, with whom she posed for Sports Illustrated for the primary time. “I have really different memories and experiences with each girl, and it’s a really nice feeling to just celebrate them.”
Gigi can also be trying ahead to ushering in a new group of first-time Victoria’s Secret fashions. “It’s also fun to give that feeling to the girls that are walking for the first time, and to let them know that it’s OK, and it can already get easier their first show. That way [they] realize they’re all here for them,” she defined.
As for what the 23-year-old mannequin might be carrying down the runway, her lips are sealed. But one factor’s for certain: her wings will make a huge assertion.
“I don’t have an exact pound number for you, but they’re my biggest wings and my heaviest wings I’ve ever had in the show, so they are about three or four feet taller than me and wide and a unique shape for me,” she teased. “[They’re] the opposite of aerodynamic. [They’re] heavy and it’s gonna be a trek, but it’s a really nice feeling to be given the responsibility of wearing heavy wings.”
“I just hope I make everyone proud,” Gigi added.
The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show airs Dec. 2 on ABC. See extra on Gigi within the video under.