Aamito began modeling at 16 and won the first season of Africa’s Next Top Model in 2013.
Since then Aamito’s career has taken off. Now a resident of New York, Aamito has walked in shows for multiple designers including Lacoste, Marc by Marc Jacobs, J. Mendel, Rag & Bone, Bottega Veneta, Lanvin, H&M, Giambattista Valli, and Hermès.
In 2014, she became the first model of color to open the show for Balenciaga.
She has appeared in i‑D, Interview, Love, W, British Vogue and Vanity Fair magazines.
In November 2015 she was actor and rapper Donald Glover’s date to the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards.
Of the backlash her lips received on MAC Cosmetics’ Instagram account, Aamito had this to say on her Instagram account;
“My lips giving you sleepless nights. On @maccosmetics IG. Thankyou @maccosmetics for this killer color and to that makeup artist .ama get me 3 of these.”
Fan art celebrating her lips has already been created.
Continue to slay queen. Let the haters hate #youmad #yeahyoumad #whereisyourmacadtho