The new 'curvy' Gigi Hadid: Meet the Dutch plus-size model mistaken for the Victoria's Secret Angel

Iza IJzerman, 22, is making a name for herself in the plus-size modelling industry.

Gigi Hadid may have competition from a Dutch doppelgangerRich Polk/Getty Images

If Gigi Hadid ever wants a day off from the runway, she has a new doppelganger to call on speed dial. A plus-size Dutch model has become a social media sensation due to her uncanny resemblance to the Victoria's Secret star – but can you spot the difference?

Iza IJzerman, coincidentally also aged 22, lives and works in the Netherlands and is beginning to make a name for herself in the London fashion industry. Dubbed the "curvy Gigi Hadid", IJzerman was brought to the public's attention as a lookalike when swimwear brand Alpine Butterfly released her modelling pictures.

Among the physical similarities between the beauties, include blonde hair, blue eyes, high-arched eyebrows and full lips, but there is much more than meets the eye.

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As well as the same age, both models have Dutch heritage with Hadid's mother, Yolanda Foster, hailing from the small town of Papendrecht, in addition to a penchant for adopting similar poses on Instagram.

Addressing the comparisons, IJZerman told Refinery29: "The first time someone mentioned it was on Instagram. When I signed with MiLK, they posted a picture with the caption, 'The new curvy Gigi Hadid', so that's the moment I realised it might be true!" However, the fashion muse believes she actually bares more of a resemblance to Hadid's younger sister, Bella Hadid, who is also a model, adding: "I think I look more like Bella."

It is not known if IJzerman is currently dating but the likelihood that her next love interest will look similar to Hadid's boyfriend Zayn Malik is not impossible.

While IJzerman is a rising star on the runway, Hadid has fast become one of the most prominent names in the new generation of supermodels. Alongside the likes of Kendall Jenner and Karlie Kloss, Hadid is now one of the most sought-after names in the business having modelled for the likes of Chanel, Versace, Marc Jacobs and Balmain in addition to fronting several editions of Vogue. In December 2016, Hadid walked for Victoria's Secret Fashion Show where she earned her wings for the first time.

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