Israela Avtau, born 1988, an Ethiopian-born model from Israel. When she could not find work in Israel as a model, she moved to New York, where she is based, and eventually worked as a model around Europe. In Europe, she gained and found lasting success in modeling. She now works around the world and has been featured in editorials and covers for Allure Magazine, Elle, and Glamour USA. Her advertising campaigns include Ralph Lauren and Clinique. She dominated the catwalk for Elie Tahari in 2015. Avtau was the face of multimillion-dollar campaigns for Avon cosmetics in the US and Vichy cosmetics in Paris. Israela Avtau possesses a supremely confident yet seductively playful aura.