Model and Beautiful Rich Young Person Gigi Hadid walked in her very first Victoria's Secret runway show last week, and the week before that, the video of her freaking out upon being offered a spot in her first VS runway show went viral, but this week, we've noticed another first for Ms. Hadid: her first Hermès Birkins. Two of them, to be exact.
We've kept pretty close tabs on Gigi's handbag choices over the course of her nascent career, and she's never struck us as one to splurge all that much or all that frequently; her choices are often from the contemporary brands that girls her age would be most interested in anyway, with a workhorse Saint Laurent or loaned-for-a-party Chanel mixed in here and there. If you've ever watched Gigi's mom Yolanda on Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, you know that she is a smart, non-nonsense sort of lady, and she seems to have raised a fairly practical daughter, in spite of Gigi's wealth and ever-growing fame.
That's why we immediately noticed the two Birkins Gigi has carried in the past week. Both seem to be the somewhat petite 30cm size (most celebs go for the 35cm), and on closer examination, neither seems to look exactly new. We know she's never carried either one publicly, though, and we can't help but wonder if she acquired them in a somewhat frugal way: hand-me-downs from dear ol' mom, who certainly has a couple Birkins to her name at this point.
However they came to be hers, we'd like to welcome Gigi onto the Birkin bandwagon. Check out the bags below.
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