Bella Hadid wishes Gigi Hadid happy 25th birthday with throwback snaps: 'I couldn't have dreamt you up'

Bella Hadid has wished her older sister, Gigi, a happy 25th birthday with a candid throwback Instagram post.

On Friday, the 23-year-old model uploaded a series of childhood photographs of herself with Gigi alongside more recent snaps of the two sisters laughing with one another.

Bella also shared a second post featuring more photos of the model duo, including one of Bella asleep on Gigi’s lap while she appears to be getting her hair done.

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Several photos appear to have been taken from backstage ahead of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, which both models have walked in multiple times.

“Happy birthday to my best friend, leader, teacher, partner in crime,” the caption reads.

“I wouldn’t be able to do this life without you by my side!

“Thank you for being the greatest big sister to me that I could ever ask for. I couldn’t have dreamt you up.

“I am so grateful for everything that you are and I celebrate you not only today, but every day!”

The post has since garnered more than 1.4m likes and thousands of comments, including one from the sisters’ father, Mohamed Hadid.

“That’s beautifully said,” he wrote. “And thank you for having me as your father.”