Gigi Hadid is "the epitome" of the Tommy Girl, according to Tommy Hilfiger.

Gigi Hadid

Gigi Hadid

The 21-year-old supermodel - who was announced the ambassador for Tommy Hilfiger in 2015 - has been credited as the most suitable female to front the brands campaigns by the 65-year-old American fashion designer because she has a "great personal style".

Speaking about the blonde beauty, Tommy said: "She has great personal style coming from Southern California, growing up in Malibu, going to school in Malibu, being very sporty and athletic and All-American with an exotic twist. I thought, 'This is the epitome of the Tommy Girl.' "

And the catwalk icon is honoured to be a part of a designer label because she has been a fan of the garments ever since a young age.

Speaking about her partnership with the longstanding fashion house, Gigi - who has recently starred in the brands latest fragrance campaign for The Girl perfume - said: "It's a dream come true - I've been a fan of Tommy all my life. So thrilled Tommy approached me to collaborate.

Meanwhile Gigi, who recently launched a fashion range with the fashion house including all garments from jumpers and denim sailor pants to cable knit polo neck dresses and a woollen pea coats, has admitted she gets a buzz of excitement when she sees the final product.

She said: "It's a real rush seeing the designs come to life."

And Gigi - who is currently dating 'Pillowtalk' hitmaker Zayn Malik - believes the brand offer a wide variety of products to suit "everyone".

She said: "There really is something for everyone in our collection. We had so much fun creating the whole collection."

Gigi has also launched an accessories line Tommy x Gigi collection, which includes three designs of women's watches that are nautical and military inspired, and are available to buy on as well as the Tommy Hilfiger website.