Playing with hair and clothes has always been a creative outlet, a way to escape, and Daisy learned early on the significance of understanding the language of hair. Growing up in Toowoomba, a city in southern Queensland, Australia, Dan’s catholic school had a strict dress code forbidding boys to have long hair, much to his dismay. When he was finally allowed to sprout his Auburn ringlets, his peers assumed he was an indie kid who listened to the Foo Fighters. In reality, Dan would go home and meticulously style his hair like a 1964 swirl ponytail Barbie: “I remember I’d spend hours in the bathroom combing my fringe, trying to work out how you do that thing where you wrap the ponytail with your own hair.”
The trendy-at-the-time grunge look to which his hair length was attributed was a convenient camouflage for the fabulous truth, and Dan soon realised he could further benefit mastering the language and impact of hair. Daisy’s signature wigs – ahem, I mean Daisy’s real hair – were crafted by hair wizard Jack, the owner of Wig Chapel, and all share the same honey blonde tone.