Dauphine, Toronto model turned international star, at Roland Mouret. All runway photos by ImaxTree.com.

Just before I left for Paris, I did a double take when I saw the cover of 
Women’s Wear Daily featuring a beautiful blonde model posing with
superstar Cara Delevingne
. "IS THAT DAUPHINE?!" I emailed our web writer, Ava, who wrote back to excitedly confirm it. Last March, the ELLE Canada team met Dauphine—then known by her birth name, Hayley McKee—when she made her debut on the catwalk at Toronto Fashion Week.  We were instantly charmed. She was gorgeous, sure, but she was also incredibly gracious and sweet. (See for yourself:
She blogged about her TFW experiences and
told us about how she got discovered in a special video made by our web editor, Noah.) This season, Dauphine (one of Toronto agent Elmer Olsen’s stars) hit the catwalk at A-list shows such as
Calvin Klein, Bottega Veneta,
Jil Sander,
Pucci and
Roland Mouret, for whom she opened in Paris yesterday. We are SO happy for her, and can’t wait to see which runways she’ll rock the rest of the week. With her success, Dauphine joins an amazing stable of Canadian models, who have worn some of the best looks at the top shows this week in Paris. Roll call, please….
Click through to see pics of top Canadian models…