Written by Leah Dolan, CNNElla Emhoff has made her official runway debut for American label Proenza Schouler at New York Fashion Week.The stepdaughter of Vice President Kamala Harris first caught the general public’s consideration at President Joe Biden’s inauguration, when her embellished Miu Miu coat went viral and made her the occasion’s sartorial breakout star. Shortly after the ceremony, Emhoff was signed to IMG Models. The company’s formidable listing consists of supermodels Karlie Kloss and Gisele Bündchen in addition to Bella and Gigi Hadid. Like many different manufacturers, Proenza Schouler is presenting its Fall-Winter 2021 womenswear assortment digitally this 12 months as a result of ongoing well being and security issues because of the pandemic. Ella Emhoff in Proenza Schouler Credit: Daniel Shea/Proenza SchoulerTheir marketing campaign video sees the concrete perimeter of the Parrish Art Museum in New York flip right into a makeshift runway. According to the present notes, the vary goals to “consolation, encourage, and empower the modern-day girl.” The assortment blends sharp, structured tailoring with cocooning knitwear and an array of playful assertion options from lengthy fringed sleeves and mushy padded slippers to leather-based socks underneath structured stilettos. In a recorded interview for NYFW at Spring Studios in London, Emhoff admitted to having first-show jitters. “I positively misplaced a bit sleep the evening earlier than,” she mentioned in dialog with Proenza Schouler designers Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez. “I imply I’m strolling for the primary time, I’m in an expert surroundings for the primary time… It was a really epic first expertise with the style world.”Proenza SchoulerPlans for making a model of her personal gave the impression to be on the horizon, too. “For a extremely very long time when i used to be youthful I wished to be a designer,” she mentioned. “Then I took it a bit extra severely, I began taking programs at Central Saint Martins over two summers…It positively uncovered me to the depth of design faculty.”Emhoff has been knitting for 13 years and envisions her designs as unisex. “I wish to see guys, women, folks, everybody sporting striped colourful pants or my clothes,” she mentioned. “I believe that’d be nice.”