Behati herself has said that she was discovered at a supermarket in Cape Town, South Africa by a photographer who asked her if she was a model. Prinsloo visited the agency a few days later and after taking some polaroids she was taken to London by Sarah Doukas, the founder of the agency Storm Model Management, where she got signed and began her career as a model.
She has appeared on the cover of Italy's Muse magazine and the British Telegraph Magazine. Also, more recently she was on the cover of Russian Vogue in February 2007, and the American Velvet magazine in June 2007. Her ad campaigns include Adore, Aquascutum, Chanel, H&M, Hugo Boss, Kurt Geiger, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Max Studio, and Nina Ricci. She has walked in fashion shows for Prada, Paul Smith, Shiatzy Chen, Vera Wang, ... read more