At some point after celebrating being named an icon by Harper’s Bazaar journal, the mannequin and daughter of Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff walked the runway at Prabal Gurung’s New York Vogue Week present UN Plaza on Saturday in a skin-baring look.
Ella, 23, dared to reveal on the designer’s catwalk, carrying a diaphanous inexperienced scarf high that exposed her breast and full midriff. The headband was wrapped across the mannequin’s neck in a halter silhouette, and gathered in a knot earlier than dramatically separating to drape throughout her chest. The look was paired with a black leather-based mini-skirt and matching opera gloves, plus lace-up, gladiator-style heels.
On Friday, Emhoff spoke solely to PEOPLE on the 2022 Harper’s Bazaar Icons & Bloomingdale’s one hundred and fiftieth Anniversary occasion the place she was honored as a teenager who’s making an influence on the world by way of their concepts and their artwork.
“It is type of surprising,” the Parsons College of Design grad stated. “That is an unbelievable honor and as somebody who would not actually consider herself like that it is good reassurance. And makes me verify myself and the best way I understand myself, so thrilling.”
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On the occasion, the stepdaughter of Vice President Kamala Harris additionally shared she will get nervous strolling in runway exhibits.
“It is the second proper earlier than you go on the place you type of blackout after which your abdomen is all butterfly-y and your palms get sweaty — and after you are achieved, it feels it is the best feeling ever,” Emhoff stated.
The mannequin, who notably doesn’t cowl her tattoos or shave her armpits, is pioneering a brand new outlier customary, which her boyfriend Sam Hine instructed PEOPLE, helps to make her an icon in his view.
“She does herself and that is the message,” Hine stated. “She is a real particular person. And that is an important. That is what being an icon actually is.”