It did not take lengthy for 21-year-old Parsons scholar Ella Emhoff to hit the runway after signing with IMG fashions. Being a mode savant herself, Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez of Proenza Schouler took discover of her aptitude instantly. The design duo tapped Kamala Harris’s stepdaughter because the muse of their fall 2021 assortment, and he or she’s featured thrice within the model’s new lookbook. Ella joined Jack and Lazaro at NYFW: The Talks at Spring Studios, after quarantining post-inauguration (the place she famously made waves for her Miu Miu coat), then touring to Water Mill, NY, the place the Proenza Schouler line and video was photographed.
“[Ella] represents the story we wanted to tell with the collection. It’s the beginning of a whole new chapter in American history, in the kind of clothes we’re wearing and are attracted to. She’s the breath of fresh air,” Lazaro said throughout a preview, based on WWD. Ella shared a glimpse of the seven minute fall/winter 2021 movie in her Instagram Stories, thanking Proenza for the chance. Ahead, see Ella’s first look as an official mannequin at Fashion Week, then scroll to see how she reveals off Proenza’s new model of the crisp, stripped-down go well with, no pockets obligatory.