Thylane Blondeau was four years old when she walked the runway for French designer Jean Paul Gaultier.
Six years later she appeared in a Tom Ford-edited issue of French Vogue wearing adult-sized leopard print heels and reclining on a tiger print rug.
At the time, the very grown-up objectification of a very underage girl stirred up quite a bit of controversy, with the 10-year-old's provocative poses a problem for parents, politicians, and child advocacy groups alike.
But that certainly didn't stop Blondeau, whose Brigitte Bardot-esque looks have seen her go from strength to strength in her burgeoning career.
She later appeared in Jalouse and Teen Vogue, and recently signed with top agency IMG Worldwide, the same modelling agency as sisters Gigi and Bella Hadid as well as Cindy Crawford’s daughter Kaia Gerber.
Now 16, she has more than a million Instagram followers and reportedly trying her hand at acting.