You might understand Daisy Hamel-Buffa, much better acknowledged as DAISY Entire world, for her most recent one titled “picnic,” a chill melody that talks about vulnerability, self-acceptance, and thoughts of isolation in the consolation of her artsy bed room. She’s also the frontwoman of the Los Angeles-based R&B-meets-punk band, Daisy, and has beforehand collaborated with the musical team The Web and award-profitable artist Tyler, the Creator on his album Simply call Me If You Get Dropped.
But the 26-yr-old is presently creating a identify for herself not only in tunes, but trend, far too, with the launch of her new Fall 2021 assortment, whole of vivid and playful motifs emblazoned across cozy silhouettes, like floral-painted outerwear, strawberry jeans, and tote baggage covered in doodles. In the previous, her custom hand-painted items have located their way into the wardrobes of social media star Addison Rae and producer Benny Blanco, and she’s only just acquiring started out.
“[This collection] just keeps increasing and it took place as an accident simply because I was just striving new styles on my previous outfits and in essence generating them mostly for myself,” the singer instructed NYLON. “I preferred to do some thing much more than just generating random hats, for example, like I preferred to make a whole collection and this is the initially time that I have a more substantial representation of all the issues that I’m undertaking.”
Ahead, DAISY World spoke with NYLON about the hottest launch of her personalized-produced garments line, personal design and style, 2022 trend predictions, and more.
Your new assortment is super enjoyment and has the cutest motifs. How would you define your selection in 3 terms?
Joyful, whimsical, and uplifting. I really feel like it’s all primarily based all-around the simple fact that I’m just painting sh*t that I assume is so lovable. I’m portray stuff that when I dress in it, I really feel delighted and when I glimpse down, I see all the little fruits on my trousers and I’m just like, “Oh, this is so sweet. I’m so joyful I’m sporting this.”
How did your trend line 1st occur about?
In fact, my mom used to paint on jeans in the ‘80s and the ‘90s, and she even made jeans for Madonna and was offering them at Fred Segal, like that was her significant detail. So, I generally grew up having these pants that ended up painted on and I normally knew this was a thing that someone could do [as a career], and furthermore, I usually beloved painting. I’m not unbelievably great at it but I like drawing tiny cartoony things.
1 day, Levi’s sent me some jeans to paint on and I had manufactured myself cherry jeans and that was the very first factor that I at any time did. My manager posted them on his Instagram and which is when Benny Blanco noticed them and DM’ed me quickly and was like, “I want to fee a pair of jeans from you.” And I was like, “OK, I guess I can do that,” and he very low-vital started out my complete brand name since that wasn’t a factor I was preparing on executing. I was just like, “Oh, I am just gonna paint on some jeans and you know, whatever, have a superior time.” But then he commissioned my first pair of denims and due to the fact then, I have just been carrying out commissions.
It’s also incredible to be your have boss because I was fired all through the pandemic and now I’ve started off a brand accidentally and I just get to paint all day. It helps make me so pleased and I’m like, “How the f*ck is this my occupation?”
What have been the imaginative system and the inspiration at the rear of your most current assortment?
[This collection] just keeps growing and it transpired as an accident for the reason that I was hoping new patterns on my aged dresses and earning them mostly for myself. Then, I built tote bags and T-shirts for no explanation and I was like, “F*ck, I want to do one thing major.” Also, what is actually been definitely great about this assortment is that reduced-vital I’m just painting on random content of garments that I have acquired at vintage retailers or merchandise that people today deliver me, so it is all just variety of like coming out of nowhere, in a way. It’s all a minimal little bit like a delighted accident.
How would you determine your own style in your possess terms, and in what techniques does your new outfits line replicate it?
[My clothing line] is actually the garments that I manufactured for myself, so it entirely reflects my fashion because I’m just earning things I want to don. But I would say I costume like an unbelievably flamboyant five-12 months-old boy and unbelievably extroverted. I only don menswear and it took me a prolonged time to figure that out for myself mainly because I generally thought I desired to dress female, but I became additional snug with myself and recognized myself improved, and that is what can make me truly feel the most female and the most like myself. Figuring that out for myself has been a single of the most liberating matters ever simply because like each working day, I’m thrilled to get dressed simply because all these items of my closet finally reflect who I am not this person who I think I’m meant to be.
What would make a “good” outfit, in your impression?
Properly, what’s amusing is I basically like enjoy layering but that is just not a factor we can do [in Los Angeles] due to the fact it’s way also scorching. When I was in New York, that is when I felt like this is accurately how I want to gown because I was carrying my long-sleeve shirt beneath my shorter-sleeve shirt, and then I had my sweater, my bomber jacket, my hat, and my pants, and I was capable just to dress in 30 parts all at as soon as on my body and I love that.
I think a ton about silhouettes, notably about the cuts of my clothes, so I conclusion up reducing a ton of my outfits to suit the boxiness that I want which, personally for me, which is what I like mainly because I have a pretty curvy system. I imagine it really is constantly definitely essential for men and women to find what is proper for their overall body due to the fact everyone is so diverse and you can’t feel about it like, “My human body is improper, so absolutely nothing appears to be like superior on me.” You say, “My system is precisely right and I just bought to discover the special parts that look perfect on me.” Like you should really wander down the street staying like, “I glimpse f*cking scorching and I experience awesome and everybody’s on the lookout at me imagining that I look wonderful and awesome.” It’s crucial to symbolize you with what you are wearing and rocking that sh*t.
Can you share some advice on how to type some of your have items?
There’s not a way that I believe folks need to have on them because truthfully, I’ve built a great deal of parts for people today that, although I would have styled them in a different way, they are styling it the way that would make them come to feel great and caters to them. I just want people to don it whichever way they want. But I imagine it’d be actually cool if men and women personalize my dresses, the way that I customize my garments. If it doesn’t suit, I want them to just minimize it up and tailor it to their entire body.
Also, I want persons to not be afraid due to the fact I imagine that there’s a whole lot of individuals who will see what I’m wearing and they’ll be like, “Oh, I could in no way pull that off.” And it’s like, “Yes, you can, you can virtually do something.” There’s no this sort of point as not becoming equipped to pull a little something off.
What are some of your beloved developments that you’ve been loving this past yr?
I’m loving the gender-bending [trend] which is going on proper now. I come to feel like it is starting to be significantly less frequent that individuals are defining their vogue feeling by their gender and that is why our technology is unwell as f*ck for the reason that we’re executing whatsoever we want and I adore that. It tends to make me experience so thrilled that I’m seeing so lots of young ones expressing them selves unbelievably nicely and they’re so creative and assured.
Are there any style predictions you have for 2022?
My prediction is that people are going to carry on to study how to come to be much more and far more artistic by themselves. Even on TikTok, I’m seeing a great deal of persons customizing their very own outfits. Men and women are instructing and inspiring just one another and that is so amazing to me. Persons are dedicated to individuality right now and in a authentic way. I feel that people are likely to be dressing weirder and weirder and currently being far more revolutionary. And oh my god, it would make me really excited.
What’s up coming for Daisy? Any interesting jobs or releases we must watch out for?
Initially, you can be expecting so much a lot more outfits from me since I set up my web page and I’m acquiring a pop-up celebration in L.A. It’s the 1st time at any time that persons that have not acquired commissions from me can come see the apparel and see what it appears to be like like. I have T-shirts, tote baggage, hats, socks, and keychains at much more obtainable price details. I’m really excited for people today to be in a position to appear and see the stuff and get impressed and think about what they would want on their possess fee pieces. I have no plan what is going to come about, but I really sense like I could do anything at all. I just preserve acquiring additional and extra ideas. I’ve been producing so significantly more things even since the collection has been concluded and I’m heading to just be turning out additional outfits, which is super remarkable.
Songs-wise, I’m operating with so quite a few folks right now and I have a lot of issues that I’m truly enthusiastic about. The band also producing so considerably. I don’t have anything at all precise that I can share at the moment but I can say that this release appropriate now just implies a good deal to me and I think that folks are gonna really like it a good deal.
This job interview has been edited and condensed for clarity.