Our love for stylish sisters is well-documented and the sisters Hadid are no exception. While we know a lot about Swift-squad member and Jonas brother paamour Gigi, her raven-haired little sis Bella remains something of a mystery. So, we did a little Internet sleuthing and rounded up seven surprising facts about the brunette half of the modelling powerhouse sistren.
1. She’s an accomplished equestrian and wants to compete in the 2016 Olympic Games
Bella’s been riding horses since she was a toddler, competes at the national level and recently told Porter Magazine that she dreams of representing the US at the 2016 summer Olympics in Brazil. Sidebnote: she looks hella chic in her equestrian duds.
2. She’s an aspiring photographer
When she’s not gracing the pages of CR Fashion Book, Wonderland or Harper’s Bazaar, or owning the runways for Balmain, Moschino and Missoni (to name a few), she’s hanging at Parsons in NYC where she’s pursuing a photography degree. Yup, just add it to her list of potensh careers.
3. She’s a newly anointed angel
Fresh on the heels of big sis Gigi, Bella modelled for Victoria’s Secret Pink this past summer. The question now remains: will the girls earn their wings and walk in the 20th anniversary show, airing December 8? (Please say yes!)
4. She had a regular-girl part-time job until very recently
Ever grabbed a smoothie bowl in Malibu? Bella Hadid might have made it for you. Prior to moving to NYC last year, Bella was a part-time employee at juice and smoothie bar Sunlife Organics.
5. She’s dating Canadian musician The Weeknd
The much-speculated maybe-couple finally made their first public appearance together at Alexander Wang’s SS16 show, cementing their model-musician match and putting the rumours to rest.
6. Bella (and Gigi, of course) is sort of related to the Kardashian-Jenners
Mom Yolanda Foster is married to music producer David Foster who was at one time stepdad to Brody and Brandon Jenner. Brody and Brandon’s real father is Caitlyn Jenner, also dad to Kendall and Kylie. So that makes Gigi + Bella and Kendall + Kylie quarter stepsisters once removed…or something like that. That’s what we call a Hollywood family tree.
7. She has a naughty piercing
Gossip mags went wild about Bella’s apparent nipple ring when she went sheer in Balmain at a Paris Fashion Week party earlier this week. Meow.
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