PHOTOS: Gigi Hadid takes inspiration from West African model's NY street style

  • Gigi is spotted walking around the streets of New York city pushing Khai's stroller, sometimes with Zayn and others with sister Bella Hadid, and you have to bet that the paparazzi has a field day and they can't stop clicking her images. Gigi may be used to being in front of the camera, but it was the aesthetic of a model walking down a street in New York that made Gigi get behind the camera and play paparazzi herself.
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Gigi posted the image of the model walking in a pair of skin tight light denims which she paired with a beige shirt that was tied like a crop top just under the bust. (Instagram)

Gigi posted the image of the model walking in a pair of skin tight light denims which she paired with a beige shirt that was tied like a crop top just under the bust. (Instagram)

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Gigi shared the image that showed the model walking away, and captioned, “Shoutout to my NYC inspiration of the day: this queen…,” adding, “….was too… to get a pic of the front, but she was major”.(Instagram)

Gigi shared the image that showed the model walking away, and captioned, “Shoutout to my NYC inspiration of the day: this queen…,” adding, “….was too… to get a pic of the front, but she was major”.(Instagram)

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Thanks to the power of the internet and Gigi's over 68 million followers on Instagram, the message soon reach the subject of the image, and 23-year-old Nanga Awasum came forward to claim her identity.(Instagram)

Thanks to the power of the internet and Gigi's over 68 million followers on Instagram, the message soon reach the subject of the image, and 23-year-old Nanga Awasum came forward to claim her identity.(Instagram)

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She shared Gigi's story as well as her own image wearing the outfit and shared, “It’s the way GiGi Hadid would have changed my entire life if I was only facing the right way.” Sharing the same post on Instagram, Nanga noted how neither Gigi nor her outfit knew the impact they had had.(Instagram)

She shared Gigi's story as well as her own image wearing the outfit and shared, “It’s the way GiGi Hadid would have changed my entire life if I was only facing the right way.” Sharing the same post on Instagram, Nanga noted how neither Gigi nor her outfit knew the impact they had had.(Instagram)

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Luckily enough, Gigi promptly retweeted it and wrote, “You were facing the right way exactly where you were headed. Sunshine! Sending biiiiig love Nanga! (sic)”(Instagram)

Luckily enough, Gigi promptly retweeted it and wrote, “You were facing the right way exactly where you were headed. Sunshine! Sending biiiiig love Nanga! (sic)”(Instagram)

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Nanga shared this image of herself after her overnight rise to fame, sharing aptly in the caption, "Alexa? Play Let Me Reintroduce Myself by Gwen Stefani."(Instagram)

Nanga shared this image of herself after her overnight rise to fame, sharing aptly in the caption, "Alexa? Play Let Me Reintroduce Myself by Gwen Stefani."(Instagram)

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