Kamala Harris' Stepdaughter Ella Emhoff Signs With IMG Models

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Amanda Gorman isn't the only fashion icon to emerge from the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. 

Ella Emhoff, the 21-year-old stepdaughter of Vice President Harris, made headlines on Jan. 20, thanks to her unexpected sartorial choices. But now, she's on her way to star status -- Emhoff is now officially with IMG Models.

There's no doubt Emhoff was destined for the eyes of the fashion industry when she made her appearance in a Miu Miu coat and Batsheva dress. However her new relationship with IMG Models has cemented her position in the spotlight. The budding fashion icon and knitwear designer joins the 22-year-old inaugural poet -- who also signed with IMG -- as one of the global modeling agency's newest faces, following the path of top models and talent like Gigi Hadid, Paris Jackson, Chanel Iman, Karlie Kloss and Ashley Graham.

Ella Emhoff Signs with IMG Models
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As a student at Parsons School of Design in New York and as a young designer, Emhoff is no stranger to fashion. And, before signing with IMG, she had been modeling with a smaller agency. But with her new and even more public role -- as a young model as well as a member of the second family -- there's no doubt that the Brooklyn-based artist's interests and passions will grow to a whole new level.

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