New York native, Emily DiDonato was discovered by a family friend and photographer with a keen eye for emerging talent. Known for her piercing blue eyes paired with her delicate pout, DiDonato has graced innumerable international editions of Vogue including multiple David Sims-lensed Paris covers, Vogue Turkey by Terry Tsiolis as well as appearances on Vogue Ukraine, Mexico, Arabia, Australia and España. The swimsuit bombshell has also sat for venerable photographers including Guy Aroch, Patrick Demarchelier and Terry Richardson, Mario Sorrenti and Fabien Baron. Additional magazine credits for Emily include Allure, Glamour, Maxim, Narcisse, WSJ, and Lui among others
Emily has served as the face of Maybelline cosmetics for upwards of seven years and previously fronted Armani's fragrance campaign for its best-selling scent "Aqua di Gioia". Inez and Vinoodh captured her for a series of Miu Miu promotions and Mert & Marcus photographed her for a series of Brian Atwood advertising campaign images. Previous runway highlights for Emily include luxury fashion houses Givenchy, Chanel and Balmain.
Emily is passionate about health and is currently a certified yoga instructor and nutritionist. Newly engaged, she recently returned to studying at Columbia University where she is earning higher degrees in psychology and sociology.