About Lana

 

With over 16 years of industry experience, Lana Rae can be described as not only a veteran, but as someone with a passion for keeping the industry alive and exciting.  Using her platform, she has shared countless opportunities and helped build experience and mold the careers of hundreds of aspiring models, actors and industry professionals. 

Some of her background, career highlights and credentials:
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MORNING NEWS:
She currently appears on FOX45, Fox5 News, WUSA9, Let's TalkLive DC, News Channel 8, WBAL-TV 11 and Bmore LifestyleChannel as a recurring fashion and style expert and commentator, giving fashion advice, discussing trends and occasionally serving as the fashion police for major awards shows like the Grammys, the Oscars and the Golden Globes.
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TV SHOWS/ MOVIES/ RADIO:
Lana has a small part in the movie Love Dot Com which is currently trending on Netflix, and she appears on three episodes of the show For My Man on TV One. She was also featured on MTV's hit show, My Super Sweet Sixteen as a celebrity stylist. In 2016 Lana hosted a successful weekly fashion segment on Radio One's 92Q (92.3FM) with radio personality Konan.
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STYLING:
Lana has styled ad campaigns for Levi's, Black Pyramid, Adidas, Timberland, Tommy Hilfiger, Puma, Uggs, Pink Dolphin, Nike, Champion, Nike, FILA with retailer DTLR.  She was honored to be lead stylist for the Spring 2019. fashion spread for Baltimore Magazine. Lana also has experience with music videos (most recently styled for the video "Who Do You Love" for Mackenzie Testa, and styles private clients for all types of occasions from weddings and awards shows.
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FASHION SHOW PRODUCTION:
For more than 9 years, she produced the Macy's Go Red For Women fashion show alongside the American Heart Association. Other notable shows Lana has produced include NFL player Steve Smith Sr's domestic violence awareness runway show (featuring more than 80 NFL players as models), and fundraiser events for the American Breast Cancer Society, Susan G Komen, Autism Rocks and Baltimore Style Magazine.
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HOSTING:
In the Fall of 2017 she was blessed with the opportunity to host the Project Runway fashion show during New York Fashion Week for designers Korto Momolu and the late Mychael Knight. For the past six years and counting, she produces and hosts the annual Hooves & Heels Best Dressed Contest at Pimlico Racetrack during Preakness weekend. In 2019, Lana served as the official red carpet host for District Of Fashion, hosted by Paul Wharton
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BRAND AMBASSADOR/ ENDORSEMENTS & PARTNERSHIPS:
Using her social media platform, Lana has elevated brand messaging for select partners including Shoe Dazzle, Humm Kombucha, The Four Seasons Spa Baltimore and Avion Tequila.
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MODELING:
Though she loves working behind the scenes, Lana occasionally models. Some of her favorite moments include modeling for Rihanna's FENTY brand, and mannequin modeling for Mitchell & Ness in Los Angeles during All-Star Weekend, and in New York for their NBA Conference. She now is also the face of her own brand, Three Twenty One.
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MODEL BOOKINGS:
As a model booker, Lana has cast models for hundreds of opportunities including ad campaigns, promotional events, product endorsements, runway shows, television commercials, music videos, photoshoots, hosting gigs and more.  In March of 2020, she assisted in casting some models for Wild N' Out with Nick Cannon. (Unfortunately production is on pause due to COVID-19). Thirteen of her models (and herself) were seen nationwide on a Tostito’s commercial which aired on BET. If you live on the east coast you can walk into any of the 100+ DTLR stores or go online and find her models on all of the posters and advertisements
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With the many hats Lana wears, fashion has always been the hub of her career. Though she has strong relationships with many retailers, designers and boutiques whom she considers family, creating her own clothing brand was the inevitable next step, and on March 21, 2020, Three Twenty One was launched. 
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