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Gigi Hadid Hit the Runway at New York Fashion Week Wearing One Shoe, Proved She’s a Master of Improvisation

But, like, where was her other shoe?


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Gigi Hadid has long been insecure about her runway walk, but on Monday night at Anna Sui‘s show during New York Fashion Week, she proved that she’s the a pro.

The 22-year-old supermodel opened the runway show arm in arm with model Matthew Sinnaeve, wearing coordinating, flower power looks from Sui’s Spring 2018 collection. For her second look, however, Hadid hit the runway solo, wearing a sparkly, dark gold dress, paired with a nude-colored fringe jacket, sheer black socks, and only one platform sandal.

Yes, that’s just one sandal.

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Despite the height difference between her two feet, Hadid remained balanced. In fact, may show-goers didn’t even notice that the supermodel was wearing only one shoe until she returned for the finale, leaning on sister Bella Hadid for support. Even then, most thought it was just a touching moment between the two sisters.

This isn’t the first time Gigi Hadid has had to improvise on the runway. In the past, she has tripped both at the Mugler Spring 2017 show and while walking in the Moschino Fall 2017 fashion show.

The Best Behind-the-Scenes Photos of New York Fashion Week Spring 2018

Inside the VFILES show on Wednesday, September 6th at Barclays Center during New York Fashion Week. Photographed by Serichai Traipoom for W Magazine.

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Inside the VFILES show on Wednesday, September 6th at Barclays Center during New York Fashion Week. Photographed by Serichai Traipoom for W Magazine.

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Inside the VFILES show on Wednesday, September 6th at Barclays Center during New York Fashion Week. Photographed by Serichai Traipoom for W Magazine.

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Inside the VFILES show on Wednesday, September 6th at Barclays Center during New York Fashion Week. Photographed by Serichai Traipoom for W Magazine.

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Kaia Gerber making her debut at Calvin Klein Show on Thursday, September 7th at the Calvin Klein headquarters during New York Fashion Week . Photographed by Serichai Traipoom for W Magazine.

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Inside the VFILES show on Wednesday, September 6th at Barclays Center during New York Fashion Week. Photographed by Serichai Traipoom for W Magazine.

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Inside the VFILES show on Wednesday, September 6th at Barclays Center during New York Fashion Week. Photographed by Serichai Traipoom for W Magazine.

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Inside the Calvin Klein show on Thursday, September 7th at Calvin Klein Headquarters during New York Fashion Week. Photographed by Serichai Traipoom for W Magazine.

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Inside the VFILES show on Wednesday, September 6th at Barclays Center during New York Fashion Week. Photographed by Serichai Traipoom for W Magazine.

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Inside the Adam Selman show on Thursday, September 7th at Skylight Clarkson during New York Fashion Week. Photographed by Serichai Traipoom for W Magazine.

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Tinashe at the VFILES show on Wednesday, September 6th at Barclays Center during New York Fashion Week. Photographed by Serichai Traipoom for W Magazine.

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Inside the VFILES show on Wednesday, September 6th at Barclays Center during New York Fashion Week. Photographed by Serichai Traipoom for W Magazine.

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Inside the VFILES show on Wednesday, September 6th at Barclays Center during New York Fashion Week. Photographed by Serichai Traipoom for W Magazine.

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Inside the VFILES show on Wednesday, September 6th at Barclays Center during New York Fashion Week. Photographed by Serichai Traipoom for W Magazine.

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Inside the Adam Selman show on Thursday, September 7th at Skylight Clarkson during New York Fashion Week. Photographed by Serichai Traipoom for W Magazine.

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Inside the Adam Selman show on Thursday, September 7th at Skylight Clarkson during New York Fashion Week. Photographed by Serichai Traipoom for W Magazine.

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Inside the Adam Selman show on Thursday, September 7th at Skylight Clarkson during New York Fashion Week. Photographed by Serichai Traipoom for W Magazine.

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Inside the Calvin Klein show on Thursday, September 7th at Calvin Klein Headquarters during New York Fashion Week. Photographed by Serichai Traipoom for W Magazine.

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Inside the Tory Burch show on Friday, September 8th at the Cooper Hewitt during New York Fashion Week. Photographed by Serichai Traipoom for W Magazine.

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Inside the Tory Burch show on Friday, September 8th at the Cooper Hewitt during New York Fashion Week. Photographed by Serichai Traipoom for W Magazine.

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Tory Burch SS18. Photographed by Serichai Traipoom for W Magazine.

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Inside the Tory Burch show on Friday, September 8th at the Cooper Hewitt during New York Fashion Week. Photographed by Serichai Traipoom for W Magazine.

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Inside the Tory Burch show on Friday, September 8th at the Cooper Hewitt during New York Fashion Week. Photographed by Serichai Traipoom for W Magazine.

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Inside the Tory Burch show on Friday, September 8th at the Cooper Hewitt during New York Fashion Week. Photographed by Serichai Traipoom for W Magazine.

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Inside the Brandon Maxwell show on Friday, September 8th at The Doubles Club during New York Fashion Week. Photographed by Serichai Traipoom for W Magazine.

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Inside the Brandon Maxwell show on Friday, September 8th at The Doubles Club during New York Fashion Week. Photographed by Serichai Traipoom for W Magazine.

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Inside the Brandon Maxwell show on Friday, September 8th at The Doubles Club during New York Fashion Week. Photographed by Serichai Traipoom for W Magazine.

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Inside the Brandon Maxwell show on Friday, September 8th at The Doubles Club during New York Fashion Week. Photographed by Serichai Traipoom for W Magazine.

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Inside the Brandon Maxwell show on Friday, September 8th at The Doubles Club during New York Fashion Week. Photographed by Serichai Traipoom for W Magazine.

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Inside the Brandon Maxwell show on Friday, September 8th at The Doubles Club during New York Fashion Week. Photographed by Serichai Traipoom for W Magazine.

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