Red hot mama! Gigi Hadid made her return to the runway for the Versace Fall/Winter 2021 show on March 5. The model and mother to 6-month-old daughter Khai not only brought her best walk though, she also brought a fiery new head of red hair.
For the fashion show, which was designed like labyrinth, Hadid wore her new chili-pepper locks straightened and in a middle part. She opens the show wearing a black bustier, skirt, blazer and tights, which are accessorized with lug boots.
Hadid’s other looks include a red mini with structured sleeves in the brand’s new print, which is inspired by Versace’s iconic Greca pattern, as well as a sheer black bodysuit with intricate detailing along the torso that was paired with a chiffon train.
The look was complete with bright makeup, courtesy of Pat McGrath. Hadid rocks dramatic two-toned blue eye makeup with a pop of white shimmer in the inner corner and nude glossy lip.
The model, who walked the runway with sister Bella Hadid, took to Instagram to share what a return to work meant in the wake of becoming a new mom.
“Opening & closing @versace is always an honor and was the best come’back.’ ⚡️🌶 mostly just lucky to be healthy, working, and in a safe/tested environment to hug so many I’ve missed like family this past year. thank you to everyone who made this possible, especially my Italian Taurus queen @donatella_versace always & forever 🔑 & grazie for the major moments sweet @gvsgvs,” she captions the March 5 post.
Fans and friends alike were quick to welcome Hadid back to the runway. Elsa Hosk commented on the post with a few fire emojis and Lily Aldridge wrote, “So beautiful G.”
Hadid also shared some behind-the-scenes posts to her stories, detailing her hair transformation, which took place on February 26. She worked with celebrity colorist Panos Papandrianos to embrace to the “ginger with a hint of cinnamon” shade. “When your life changes radically, it can be a creative force for change and hair color is a great way to reinvent yourself,” Papandiranos tells Us.
And get this: the color was inspired in part by Queen’s Gambit.
“This is dedicated to everyone responsible for Queen’s Gambit,” Hadid captions her Instagram story. The model also posted a selfie to her feed, writing “surprise” as well as a chess piece emoji that pays homage to Anya Taylor-Joy’s character Beth Harmon.
It’s unclear if Hadid will go back to her traditional blonde, but one things for sure: Gigi looks great as a ginger!Listen to Hollywood's top stars dish their best tips and tricks on Glam Squad Confidential
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