Inside Bella Hadid’s 23rd birthday: Model proves she’s a big kid at heart as she celebrates with pottery painting, party hats and a pizza-themed cake
Published: 09:04 BST, 10 October 2019 | Updated: 10:57 BST, 10 October 2019
She leads a jet-set life, enjoying the most lavish hotels and access to VIP clubs.
But Bella Hadid rang in her 23rd birthday on Wednesday with a low-key party in New York, celebrating with her mother Yolanda, sister Gigi and her closest friends.
Uploading updates on Instagram Bella and her pals revealed they were carrying on a birthday tradition by heading to Color Me Mine to paint pottery before a private brunch.
Many happy returns: Bella Hadid rang in her 23rd birthday on Wednesday with a low-key party in New York, celebrating with her mother Yolanda, sister Gigi and her closest friends
Bella and her friends packed in the celebrations, first stopping by one of her favorite NYC spots – Color Me Mine to paint some mugs.
The model has previously declared her love for the popular activity, revealing she always celebrates her birthdays with a family trip there after Yolanda hosted her parties there as a child.
Dressed in a chic black dress and chunky lace-up DMs, Bella then led the way to Sadelle’s in Greenwich Village to enjoy a brunch with her friends, mother sister and brother Anwar, who arrived with his girlfriend Dua Lipa.
Chikdhood favourite: Uploading updates on Instagram Bella and her pals revealed they were carrying on a birthday tradition by heading to Color Me Mine to paint pottery
Years of fun: The model has declared her love for the activity, revealing she always celebrates her birthdays with a family trip there after Yolanda hosted her parties there as a child
Getting stuck in: Bella’s brother Anwar and his girlfriend Dua Lipa were seen looking focused as they painted pottery in a photo shared by Yolanda
E! reports that the family sat in a private section of the restaurant and Yolanda arranged for a cake to be brought out while everyone sang happy birthday.
‘It was very casual get-together and Bella wanted it to be small,’ a source told the site.
Bella’s friends and family showed off the colourful decorations, with party hats, streamers and sweets covering the table.
Personalised cupcakes with Bella’s name as well as a huge pizza-themed cake, gifted by designer Alexander Wang, to honour the model’s favourite food, were also shown in the snaps.
Birthday beauty: Bella rocked two gorgeous looked for her big day, heading to and brunch in a black mini dress before changing into a velvet print number for the evening activities (right)
Tuck in: Bella led the way to Sadelle’s in Greenwich Village to enjoy a brunch with her friends. The private table was covered in stickers, streamers and party hats
Delicacies: Bella and her pals enjoyed bagels and bacon as well as some healthier options
Alongside bagels, bacon, and eggs the group tucked into cocktails over brunch.
The party continued into the evening with Bella later seen heading out in the city in a dazzling red velvet number as she made her way to the next round of her festivities.
The brunette beauty donned a skintight sleeveless knee-length dress with a turtleneck, which served ’90s model vibes.
She paired the ensemble with some knee-high black alligator pointed high heel boots.
Congrats! Designer Alexander Wang sent Bella a huge pizza-themed cake,to honour the model’s favourite food
Cute: Gigi and the other guests all donned tiny party hats for the jam-packed day of activities
Lavish gifts: Bella was delighted with a stunning butterfly-themed flower arrangement given to her by sister Gigi
Headed out: The birthday girl shared a snap of her friends in their party hats as the celebrations continued into the evening