Riley Keough’s ‘Daisy Jones and the Six’ Coats Honor Elvis Presley

Riley Keough as Daisy
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A refined homage. Riley Keough performs a trendy Seventies rock star in Daisy Jones & the Six, so costume designer Denise Wingate knew she needed to pay tribute to Keough’s grandfather, Elvis Presley.

“I met a girl, Love Melody, who designed garments within the ’60s and made two jumpsuits for Elvis,” Wingate instructed E! Information in an interview printed on Monday, February 20.

The costumer, who beforehand labored on Merciless Intentions and She’s All That, reached out to Melody to create some items for 33-year-old Keough’s character, Daisy Jones.

“I had her make two lovely lengthy coats for Riley — one in a rust leather-based and one other in patchwork denim. I felt it was vital to convey one thing from that interval,” Wingate defined. “And I feel Riley was touched.”

How Riley Keough's 'Daisy Jones & the Six' Costumes Honor Elvis Presley

Riley Keough as Daisy and Sam Claflin as Billy
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The Zola actress is the daughter of the late Lisa Marie Presley and musician Danny Keough. Lisa Marie, who died in January at age 54, was the daughter of Elvis and Priscilla Presley.

The costume designer talked about that it should “be robust coming from that legacy,” however Keough was capable of hold her character separate from her real-life background.

“Riley has her personal fashion and she or he’s actually managed to be her personal sincere, genuine self,” Wingate added. “And he or she introduced that to the character. That’s how Daisy is.”

Prime Video’s Daisy Jones & the Six follows a band’s rise to fame — and sudden breakup — within the Seventies. Daisy and Billy Dunne (Sam Claflin) are the lead singers whose stress and chemistry makes for excellent music — however their fiery dynamic creates chaos for everybody round them.

The present takes place within the final years of Elvis’ life, ending in 1977, the identical 12 months the King died. Nonetheless, the present by no means references the enduring determine, and Keough, for her half, mentioned that she doesn’t really feel like her Daisy Jones position is “persevering with [her] household’s musical legacy” in any approach.

How Riley Keough's 'Daisy Jones & the Six' Costumes Honor Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley

“I actually wouldn’t put that strain on it. I don’t know if there’s persevering with my grandfather’s legacy, it’s its personal form of factor to me. Nevertheless it was a very enjoyable expertise for me,” the actress defined to Leisure Tonight in an interview printed on Wednesday, February 22. “I’m not a musician — or I’m now I assume. I’ve been keen on movie my entire life and so for me, it was extra actually loving to get to have a relationship with music in that approach.”

The Mad Max: Fury Street star famous that she’d been on tour together with her dad and mom, however she’d by no means been a entrance girl till getting a task within the adaptation of Taylor Jenkins Reid’s novel.

“I’ve listened to music and my entire household are musicians and I’ve been round this world rather a lot and been on tour and all that sort of stuff,” she continued. “However I’d by no means actually carried out it myself. So for me, it was extra about my private relationship with attending to play music, which was enjoyable.”

Daisy Jones & the Six premieres on Prime Video Friday, March 3.