Law Roach, stylist for Zendaya, retires over ‘politics’
Celebrity stylist Law Roach says his styling days are over, after years of dressing high-profile stars together with Zendaya, Shakira, Céline Dion and Jennifer Hudson.
Roach introduced his retirement with an Instagram publish shared Tuesday afternoon. The “Legendary” decide shared a photograph of a pink “Retired” signal accompanied by a considerably shady caption.
“My Cup is empty….. thank you to everyone who’ve supported me and my career over the years. Every person that trusted me with their image, I’m so grateful for you all,” he wrote. “If this business was just about the clothes I would do it for the rest of my life but unfortunately it’s not!”
Roach continued: “The politics, the lies and false narratives finally got me! You win … I’m out.”
The self-proclaimed picture architect didn’t elaborate additional on the second a part of his publish, and his representatives didn’t reply to The Times’ request for remark Tuesday.
Roach’s retirement got here as a shock to his Hollywood and trend friends, contemplating he styled a number of celebrities together with Kerry Washington, Megan Thee Stallion, Hailee Steinfeld and the internet-breaking Hunter Schafer for post-Oscars celebrations on Sunday.
“Sorry. I’m not accepting this,” stated drag performer and “RuPaul’s Drag Race” star Shea Coulée.
Designer Christian Siriano wrote on Roach’s publish, “absolutely not.”
Supermodel Naomi Campbell additionally pushed again, commenting “Law I won’t let you !!!! We don’t quit .. strived to hard.”
“We all come or go on our OWN terms. If you’re done because you want your next role, blessings to you….If you’re having a ‘moment’, keep your main character energy! Either way: you got this!,” actor Niecy Nash wrote.
Also exhibiting help within the feedback have been TV’s Nene Leakes, mannequin Aaron Rose Philip and influencer Addison Rae.
Roach, an everyday on the Hollywood Reporter’s strongest stylists record, was the thoughts behind Zendaya’s Joan of Arc-inspired have a look at the 2018 Met Gala and Ariana Grande‘s Renaissance-painting robe from the identical 12 months, amongst different iconic ensembles.
“I feel like if I’m going to leave a legacy and I’m gonna really get to a position where my work and the things I’ve done really create an avenue for somebody else, especially somebody of color, then I can’t be complacent on things I’ve … done,” he informed The Times in 2019. “You’ve gotta keep moving.”