Harris arrived to the US Capitol on Wednesday in a purple outfit, including a long coat. The ensemble featured pieces by Black designers Christopher John Rogers and Sergio Hudson, Associated Press reporter Alexandra Jaffe tweeted, citing a Harris aide.
Her husband, Doug Emhoff, wore a suit designed by Ralph Lauren, according to Jaffe.
Harris is the first Black woman and South Asian American to be elected vice president in the US Harris, a graduate of Howard University, is the daughter of Jamaican and Indian immigrants.
The vice president-elect also paid homage to Black designers on Tuesday evening, wearing a camel-colored Pyer Moss coat to a ceremony honoring the victims of the Covid-19 pandemic. Pyer Moss was founded by Kerby Jean-Raymond, a Black designer from Brooklyn, New York.