The Haim sisters are central figures in Ms. Grice’s world. They connected her to Ms. Bayer, whom she met when they were musical guests on. “S.N.L.,”Ms. Bayer, in turn, suggested Ms. Grice Ms. Bryant.
Ms. Rudolph met Mrs. Grice in 2017 while her partner, Paul Thomas Anderson was directing a Haim short film; he wrote the leading role in his latest film. “Licorice Pizza,”For Alana. Maya Erskine, painfully real middle-school comedy by Maya Erskine “PEN15,”Through the Haim sisters, they also became friends with Ms. Grice. They attended the same high school in Los Angeles.
Haim’s looks tend to have a loose ease that comes off as both very Californian — they grew up in the San Fernando Valley — and very rock ’n’ roll. They also have a keen eye for fashion. Ms. Grice pulled a performance at the Grammys 2021. vintage Prada and Helmut Lang looks. Danielle Haim in particular is a walking encyclopedia of fashion references and leads many of the band’s creative decisions, Ms. Grice noted. “In another life she would — or still can be — an amazing art director or creative director,”She said.
The sisters are proud to show their individuality, while dressing up cohesively in public, often wearing the same brand or using rhyming colors and textures. “She has an incredible eye for knowing what fits in our world,”They wrote a joint email about Ms. Grice. “We are a band with three people with three different styles and she somehow fits us three puzzle pieces together to make something great.”
Alana Haim’s press tour began when she was 26. “Licorice Pizza,” her debut film, Ms. Grice avoided looks that seemed typical of a bright-eyed ingénue. “Wearing gowns and dresses is new for me, but we both wanted to make sure that I was still me, just with a dress train,”Ms. Haim sent an email.
They went for Louis Vuitton trousers under a transparent skirt; draped, long-sleeved Loewe; a cutout lime green and gray ensemble by Nina Ricci; and, for “The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon,” a baggy camel suit from the RowWith a turtleneck underneath. That last look, which Ms. Grice said reminded her of Katharine Hepburn, seemed particularly emblematic of the stylist’s approach: comfortable, cool and designed primarily for the woman wearing it.
“I don’t know if everyone understood it,”Ms. Grice stated. “But I loved it.”