“It’s a sense, a feeling, I take in what the designer has created and channel that feeling into my walk, my look, my presence. It’s such a rewarding feeling to see the happiness in the designer’s spirit when I can accomplish that for them, and connect with the audience.” – Avaah Blackwell

Avaah Blackwell opened for Toronto Women’s Fashion Week’s International Spotlight, Amato Couture SS18 collection.


Avaah Blackwell (Left) and Furne One (Right) backstage at Toronto Women’s Fashion Week SS18

Show Director Kevin Oliver and Amato Coture’s prodigious talent Furne One selected Avaah  to open after she came into a fitting and did the tech rehearsal. Furne has dressed celebrities worldwide including Beyonce, Katy Perry, Shakira and more. 

Avaah has been trained by international super model Stacey McKenzie, and has been building her career as a runway model in Toronto and abroad. Having walked for Versace, Lesley Hampton, World Master Card Toronto Fashion week, She thoroughly enjoys merging her skill as an actress and model to bring designers visions to life on the runway.

“Furne One’s creations have so much power and feeling in them, it was a pleasure to embody his ethereal creations, infusing them with fierce feminine strength.”