Julez Smith Jr., Son of Solange Knowles, Makes Runway Debut in NYFW Show


February 16, 2024

The next generation of Knowles kids has arrived!

Echoing the legacy of his talented family, 19-year-old Daniel “Julez” Smith Jr., son of Solange Knowles, recently graced the runway at the Luar fashion show on Feb. 13. As reported by Hello Beautiful, Julez’s notable debut was met with admiration and support from his famous auntie, Beyoncé, and his glam mother, Tina Knowles, who proudly occupied the front row to witness this significant career milestone.

Credit: Albert Urso / Getty

On the runway, Julez showcased his unique style, strutting confidently in an all-leather ensemble with fur trimming and adorned with multiple buttons, truly making a statement at Luar’s New York Fashion Week runway show. The young fashion icon complemented his look with the luxury brand’s Ana bag and sleek straight-back cornrows, capturing the essence of the avant-garde brand with flair and confidence.

Prior to the show, Julez sat down with i–D to discuss his runway technique and share his plans for Valentine’s Day. Describing his walk as “straight forward, real calm and collected,” the emerging model exuded a poised and collected demeanor on the catwalk. Expressing his admiration for Luar, Julez highlighted the brand’s uniqueness, playing with silhouettes and embodying a distinctive sense of fashion that resonated with him.


As we celebrate Julez Smith Jr.’s impressive runway debut, it’s evident that he is carving his path in the fashion world with style, grace, and a unique perspective. With the unwavering support of his family and a genuine passion for fashion, Julez is poised to make a lasting impact in the industry, bringing his own flair to the forefront.

Through Julez Smith Jr., we witness the continuation of a legacy marked by creativity, individuality, and the relentless pursuit of dreams within the Knowles family.


Cover photo: Julez Smith Jr., Son of Solange Knowles, Emerges as a Rising Star in the Fashion Industry Credit: Instagram

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