Midori Amae

DCW50 America's Next Top Model Fan Favorite | Miss Black Virginia USA 2017 | TV & Radio Host | Award Winning Graphic Designer | Creative Director of @i-Fashion Magazine | Model & Pageant Coach | Speaker

Midori Amae is the millennial's creative Renaissance Woman, in true form and fashion. This top model and coach, creative director, magazine editor, speaker, pageant queen and media personality with 10 years in the industry is a moving force towards the future of the arts and entertainment.

In her breakout year, Amae became DCW50's America's Next Top Model Fan Favorite, walked in 30 NYFW, MBFW and DC fashion shows, was the finale for Rihanna's FENTYxPUMA pop-up fashion show experience, joined the cast of DMV Podcast and began hosting the popular Indian fashion TV show Style 24/7 for Jus24/7 TV. All of this, while working as a creative consultant for small and emerging brands.

Since beginning her journey in the fashion and entertainment industries, Amae has coached models and pageant queens internationally, helped develop hundreds of models and has produced and hosted 100+ fashion shows, pageants, award shows, panels and networking events through various initiatives. Amae earned two degrees in Studio Art and Spanish Literature and Language from Virginia Tech and is the award-winning graphic designer and Creative Director behind i-Fashion Magazine, based in Brooklyn, New York.

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Amae prides herself on serving her community. Last year, through her #PrayAndSlay initiative, Amae taught women and men ages 6 to 60 about the importance of self-love and confidence after abuse in the United States, France and Canada. She has shared her story and workshops all across the country, fundraised for Children’s Hospital and fed over 2,500 less fortunate in the DMV area. Amae proves that beauty, brains and a love for service make a package that cannot be beaten.

Midori Amae placed Top 15 in the 2017 Miss Black USA Scholarship Pageant representing her home state as Miss Black Virginia USA 2017 and has been featured on Fox News, ABC News, Belle New York, Alpha and i-Fashion Magazines. Currently, Amae currently lives between New York City and Washington, D.C., creative consulting, coaching models and queens, producing fashion shows, hosting events and continuing to #PrayAndSlay.



I'm here for YOU! Here are a few examples of how we can connect.

  • Host a design workshop for your youth after school program.

  • Receive consultation on your company's rebranding project.

  • Hire a host for your next gala event.

  • Design an innovation booth for your trade show.

  • Learn runway and print modeling from a PRO.

  • Listen to the inspirational story "From Empty to Empowered."

  • Create a charity campaign on social media.

  • Submit your photography for i-Fashion Magazine or receive experienced critique.

  • Have Miss Black Virginia USA attend your convention or fundraising event.

  • Book professional talent for your commercial, campaign, look book or print ad.

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