Cappellaro started her career in the fashion world. In 2011 she began her film career. Her first role was in Berberian Sound Studio (directed by Peter Strickland and produced by Warp). Her next role was playing a journalist alongside Filippo Timi in the Italian film Notte Finisce con Gallo.
She started her career as a stylist at Flair Magazine in Milan and then moved on to MTV Italy. From there she became a writer with articles published in XL-La Repubblica, Rodeo Magazine, Flair and Vogue.it. She typically does interviews with artists, musicians, film makers, designers and other fascinating people.
- "Out of Dark Shadows and Into the Avenue of Nowhere with Susanna Cappellaro". Womb Magazine. 22 February 2013. Retrieved 16 August 2015.