Gigi Hadid Transforms Into Debbie Harry, Queen of Punk By Mert + Marcus For W Magazine #8

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Supermodel Gigi Hadid doesn’t tart up often, but she does a great job of channeling the cool rock star Debbie Harry, circa 1975, lensed by Mert + Marcus for W Magazine’s Issue #8 ‘Celebrate’.

Carlos Nazario styles Gigi in Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello, Chanel, Isabel Marant, Gucci , DSquared2 and more for Gigi Hadid Transforms Into Debbie Harry, Queen of Punk./ Hair by Tomi Kono; makeup by Diane Kendal

"I've always studied how models made pictures," said Gigi, who had been staring intently at a mood board covered with photos of Harry from Blondie's heyday. "It’s always been important to me to make a picture better. I can look at a shot and see where I fit into it, what I can add to the picture. I don’t want to be just another person on the page.” She paused. “I want people to see the new picture with me and one day remember it the way we remember these pictures of Debbie Harry.” So then: Iconic? “Iconic!” Gigi said. “What else is there?”