Gigi Hadid's Vogue Italia controversy: Model steps out with sister Bella in ...

Fans accused Vogue Italia of using 'black face' on a cover image of her.

And Gigi Hadid  was seen for the first time since the controversial cover emerged, stepping out in Paris with her sister, and fellow model Bella on Thursday.

The supermodel, 23, kept a straight face as she walked out of her luxury hotel, clad in a baggy cropped denim jacket, ivory tee and jeans which flaunted her slender legs.

Outing: Gigi Hadid was seen for the first time since her controversial Vogue Italia cover emerged, stepping out in Paris with her sister, and fellow model Bella on Thursday

Outing: Gigi Hadid was seen for the first time since her controversial Vogue Italia cover emerged, stepping out in Paris with her sister, and fellow model Bella on Thursday

Hell for leather: Gigi's younger sister Bella, 21, also flaunted her incredible figure in a high-necked leather ensemble dress, which cut high on the leg, revealing her incredible legs

Hell for leather: Gigi's younger sister Bella, 21, also flaunted her incredible figure in a high-necked leather ensemble dress, which cut high on the leg, revealing her incredible legs

The slipped on leather ankle boots and carried a patent leather handbag.

Her caramel flecked tresses were styled sleek and straight, parted in the middle while she showcased her naturally radiant complexion by going make-up free.

She shielded her eyes with amber shades.

Gigi's younger sister Bella, 21, also flaunted her incredible figure in a high-necked leather ensemble dress, which cut high on the leg, revealing her incredible legs.

Leggy: The supermodel, 23, kept a straight face as she walked out of her luxury hotel, clad in a baggy cropped denim jacket, ivory tee and jeans which flaunted her slender legs

Leggy: The supermodel, 23, kept a straight face as she walked out of her luxury hotel, clad in a baggy cropped denim jacket, ivory tee and jeans which flaunted her slender legs

New cover: Gigi confused fans when she posted the new May 2018 issue of Vogue Italia, on which her appearance is dramatically different to usual

New cover: Gigi confused fans when she posted the new May 2018 issue of Vogue Italia, on which her appearance is dramatically different to usual

The brunette slipped on sheer tights and edgy biker boots.

Her chestnut tresses were worn loose and flowing over her shoulders and she sported a pair of futuristic sunglasses for the outing.

Her make-up was kept simple, with only a slick of berry lipstick standing out against her alabaster skintone.  

Vogue Italia have been accused of using 'black face' on a cover image of US model Gigi Hadid.

Windswept: The beauty slipped on leather ankle boots and carried a patent leather handbag

Windswept: The slipped on leather ankle boots and carried a patent leather handbag

Toned: Her chestnut tresses were worn loose and flowing over her shoulders and she sported a pair of futuristic sunglasses for the outing

Edgy: Her make-up was kept simple, with only a slick of berry lipstick standing out against her alabaster skintone

Edgy: Her make-up was kept simple, with only a slick of berry lipstick standing out against her alabaster skintone

Wow factor: The brunette looked sensational in her all-black ensemble 

Confused fans asked why the May 2018 cover image looked 'nothing like her', suggesting that her appearance had been digitally altered and even darkened, when the blonde model shared a sneak peek on Instagram on Thursday morning.

Shot by acclaimed American photographer Steven Klein, the photo shows a heavily-bronzed Gigi, 23, sharing the cover with male model Justin Martin.  

Now featured on 27 Vogue covers, and with brother Anwar and sister Bella both also in the industry, catwalk star Gigi has one of the most recognisable faces in .

Even US Vogue's sister publication Teen Vogue published a damming article questioning Gigi's skin tone on the cover, following a sneak peek on Wednesday.

Lithe: Bella showcased her toned legs in the skimpy leather dress 

Lithe: Bella showcased her toned legs in the skimpy leather dress 

Strut: Bella wore her signature low-resting sunglasses as she made

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