Gigi Hadid teases that she’s ‘working on something with love’ as she prepares to launch her own knitwear line

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Model Gigi Hadid shares a sneak peek into her very own knitwear line, Guest in Residence.

Gigi Hadid has teased that she’s preparing to launch her own line of knitwear, after years of modelling pieces by other designer brands.

The former Victoria Secret Angel, 27, took to Instagram to reveal that she is busy working on her own fashion line, called Guest in Residence. She has updated her bio on the platform to read: “Founder, creative director @guestinresidence”.

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While the Guest in Residence Instagram account is currently empty of photos, Gigi Hadid has given a sneak peek of what can be expected from the brand.

In a snap shared with 75million followers on her personal account, Gigi is seen alongside designer CJ Kim and stylist Gabriella Karefa-Johnson, as they look at fabric samples.

Elsewhere, is a photo of Gigi wearing a lilac hoodie, while other images show her in a yellow sweater and in a grey two-piece with a cardigan.

She captioned the post: “been workin on something …. with love, @guestinresidence 💛🧵 :)”

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Hadid previously collaborated with designer Tommy Hilfiger, on a line of clothing that ran for a few seasons and had its own star-studded runway show.

Most recently, her Instagram showcased a collaboration that she did with swimwear brand, Frankie’s Bikinis.

Gigi promoted the collection along with the hashtag #gigixfrankies.

Gigi Hadid

Model

Gigi Hadid is an American model and television personality, who is best known for modelling for high end fashion designers. She has appeared in numerous campaigns and editorials, including Sports Illustrated and Vogue.

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Hadid initially began her modelling career as a child model for Baby Guess, then completed her high school education in Malibu. She then moved to New York City with the intention to study criminal psychology at The New School University.

However, she decided to suspend her studies to focus on progressing her modelling career.

As a teen, Hadid was thrust into the limelight when her mother, Yolanda Foster featured in Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, from season three to season six (2012-2016).

Gigi Hadid and Bella Hadid pose backstage prior to the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)Gigi Hadid and Bella Hadid pose backstage prior to the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
Gigi Hadid and Bella Hadid pose backstage prior to the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret) | (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)

Gigi Hadid was named the face of a Guess campaign in 2012.

She signed with IMG Models in 2013 and made her New York Fashion Week debut the following year. She piqued the interest of many designers, which led to working with brands such as Tom Ford.

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Gigi has made multiple appearances alongside her younger sister, model Bella Hadid, 25. In 2015, the sisters made their first appearance at the iconic Victoria Secret Fashion Show.

Hadid went on to appear on an impressive selection of magazine covers across the world, including Vogue, Elle, Teen Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Sports Illustrated, Grazia, Allure, and Vanity Fair.

As well as starring in campaigns for Versace, Guess, Valentino, Moschino, Balmain, Topshop, Max Mara, and Stuart Weitzman.

Hadid has received multiple awards throughout her career including, International Model of the Year at the British Fashion Awards 201 and Choice Model at Teen Choice Awards 2018.

  • Age: 27
  • Born: Los Angeles, California, on 23 April, 1995
  • Lives: $4million apartment in Manhattan, New York.
  • Partner: Gigi was in a relationship with Zayn Malik - from 2015 to 2021.
  • Children: Hadid welcomed a daughter, named Khai Hadid Malik with now ex-partner, Zayn Malik. 
  • Wealth: $29 million

Connections

Kendall Jenner

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Models Kendall Jenner (L) and Gigi Hadid attend the BALMAIN X H&M Collection Launch, in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for H&M)Models Kendall Jenner (L) and Gigi Hadid attend the BALMAIN X H&M Collection Launch, in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for H&M)
Models Kendall Jenner (L) and Gigi Hadid attend the BALMAIN X H&M Collection Launch, in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for H&M) | Getty Images for H&M

Kendall Jenner is best known for starring in Keeping up with the Kardashians alongside her sister Kylie, and step sisters - Kim, Kourtney and Khloe.

Initially, Jenner got to know Gigi by connecting with her younger sister Bella, who she went to highschool with. All three carved out their own successful modelling careers, worked together for the same designers and same fashion week events.

Tan France

Tan is best known for being the fashion expert on the Netflix series, Queer Eye.

Tan France also co-hosts the Netflix reality show and fashion competition, Next in Fashion. He presented season one with British model, Alexa Chung, and is now set to co-host season two with Gigi Hadid.

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Tan is a 39-year-old, fashion designer and TV personality, from Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England.

Zayn Malik

Zayn Malik (L) and Gigi Hadid attend the “Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology” Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for People.com)Zayn Malik (L) and Gigi Hadid attend the “Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology” Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for People.com)
Zayn Malik (L) and Gigi Hadid attend the “Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology” Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for People.com) | (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for People.com)

Zayn Malik is best known as being one fifth of the British boy band, One Direction. Zayn left the group in 2015, and went on to pursue a solo career.

Malik began an on-again, off-again relationship with Hadid, in late 2015. She starred in his music video for "Pillowtalk’’ and they appeared together on the August 2017 cover of Vogue magazine.

The couple welcomed their first child, a daughter, in September 2020. They decided to separate in October 2021, after a dispute and allegations with members of the Hadid family.

Zayn is a 29-year-old, British Singer, born and raised in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England.

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