Gigi Hadid is arguably one of the most accomplished models right now: She’s just walked the Spring Summer ’16 shows of top brands like Diane von Furstenberg and Versace, fronted a Topshop campaign and is part of a girl squad comprising It girls like Cara Delevingne and Kendall Jenner. But none of that has gotten to her head: The 20-year-old’s response to the criticism that’s been swirling about her curvy figure sounds a lot more mature than a lot of her peers. In her message: No rude remarks, not one drop of sarcasm – just a reasoned reply that’s confident, sassy and bad*ss (“Yes, I have boobs, I have abs, I have a butt, I have thighs… I love that I can be sexy. I’m proud of it”).
Here, a look at Gigi – and model pals Kendall and Jourdan – modelling looks from the upcoming Balmain x H&M collaboration that prove that curves aren’t a bad thing to have at all: