star Asa Akira walks the runway at NYFW 2020

Namilia during New York Fashion Week
Namilia in the course of New York Vogue 7 days.WireImage

What was under Asa Akira’s kimono as she walked the New York Vogue 7 days runway?

“Just my overall body: a bunch of silicone!” joked the grownup movie actress, director and PornHub model ambassador, who stormed the catwalk for Berlin-dependent model Namilia in a black bodysuit formed like the regular Japanese garment.

Perfectly, maybe not so regular: The sleeves of Asa’s abbreviated gown were being emblazoned with the text “C–K WRECKER,” and it was paired with strappy black chaps.

Akira would absolutely agree with the X-rated description, acquiring starred in more than 500 grownup films and produced history in 2013 as the 2nd Asian human being to gain the AVN Woman Performer of the Yr Award. And despite her hardcore occupation, she was excited to wander in the mainstream NYFW demonstrate.

But Namilia is not your grandma’s luxe designer label: It is a sex-good model committed to empowering women of all ages when complicated stereotypes. Designers Nan Li and Emilia Pfohl unveiled their initial collection, “My Pussy, My Selection,” in 2015. Before long, celebs like Jennifer Lopez, Alicia Keys and Cardi B were being rocking their risqué pieces, and Paris Hilton walked the runway in lingerie for the model in 2018.

For their most current line, “Herotica,” the pair teamed with PornHub and booked an all-Asian cast including actresses Akira, Jade Kush and Marica Hase.

In accordance to a press release, Herotica is meant to reverse female objectification in a male-dominated earth. “This period, it’s about recontextualizing items — and vogue — what is low lifestyle and what is substantial lifestyle,” claimed Li, who freelanced for Kanye West’s model Yeezy in the past. “We’re doing an all-Asian cast because I feel like in sex and Asian lifestyle is so stereotyped, more than other cultures,” additional the inventive, whose Chinese dad and mom elevated him in Germany.

The racy getups despatched up pervasive Asian clichés. A vintage brocade cheongsam was turned into a captivating takeout box. A dragon applique coiled down the leg of shiny PVC pants.

“Namilia’s concept wholly aligns with PornHub’s concept and my particular concept, which is that women of all ages can f–k and we are sexual beings,” Akira told The Submit backstage, as a stylist slicked back her hair. “I variety of resent when people today suppose that sex is a little something that women of all ages do for guys or give to guys.”

The mom of a single declared her black outfit “amazing.”

“Honestly, it’s fairly ironic because I imagine I’m in a single of the more clothed looks of the demonstrate!”