Is Gigi Hadid swapping modelling for photography?

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  • Well we weren't expecting this

    Words by Jadie Troy-Pryde

    Gigi Hadid has taken the world by storm since being signed up to IMG Models in 2013. She has graced the covers of the most prestigious and respected fashion magazines, she has walked the catwalk for every designer worth their salt and her boyfriend is Zayn Malik, one of the most famous boybanders in the world (who, btw, sent her the sweetest birthday message).

    Oh, and she does it all alongside her little sister, Bella, giving us all #sistergoals.

    But it seems that it’s is all in a days work, and the eldest Hadid sibling is turning her attention elsewhere.

    Gigi has moved from in front of the lens to behind it for her latest creative collaboration. She has been photographing the likes of Nicki Minaj, Karl Lagerfeld and Alessandro Michele for the latest issue of V magazine. The photo diary, named Gigi’s Journal, will act as an insight into her creativity.

    Happy Birthday, @gigihadid! Here she is hard at work on #TheGigiJournal. Stay tuned for more this week. ?

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    V Editor-in-chief Stephen Gan told Business of Fashion: ‘I’ve made it my lifelong calling to be in publishing in order to give photographers, musicians, models and artists a platform.

    ‘You’re almost like a radio station that has to give artists airplay: the magazine was always that microphone to the world.’

    The cover of Gigi’s Journal stars Nicki Minaj and will be available in May. What a time to be alive! We wonder if she’s been taking tips from Brooklyn Beckham?

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