Dellal began modelling at the age of 17 for photographer Will Whipple, who first captured Dellal sporting a number of risque looks -- a signature feature in her later shoots. This was to be the kick-start of Dellal’s modelling career. Not long after, Dellal appeared in a French Vogue editorial, acting as a muse to Mario Testino, who continued to work with her on numerous shoots.
With her petite frame, and standing at just 5’5”, Dellal defies all things conventional, even in the world of modelling, and got her first taste of the runway walking for House of Holland at the Fashion East show.
Dellal has been in demand as much for her looks as her offbeat style this year. The beginning of 2012 saw Chanel unveil the campaign for their boxy “Boy” bag using Dellal as the face of the luxury French fashion house