Law Roach Says He’s Been Suffering For Years: ‘I Haven’t Been Happy, Honestly, In A Really Long Time’
18.03.2023 - 00:19
Law Roach says he’s done with styling for celebrities.
The famed Hollywood stylist, who has styled for the likes of Zendaya, Céline Dion, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Anne Hathaway, Ariana Grande, and Anya Taylor-Joy among others, made the shocking announcement on Instagram after the Oscars that he was “retired”.
“I am definitely, 100,000 percent retiring. Nobody can say what’s forever and what will happen, but at this moment, and in my mind, I’m definitely retiring from celebrity styling. I’m not retiring from fashion, because I love it so much,” he told The Cut recently. “But styling, in the way that I’ve been of service to other people, I’m retiring from that.”
The news came after he received the first-ever Stylist Award at the CFDAs last year, as a culmination of his career.
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While it may have come as a surprise to everyone, for Roach, the writing has been on the wall for years.
“I think the real reason is that it’s been building for a while because, you know, I looked up one day and honestly realized that I’m not happy,” he recalled. “I haven’t been happy, honestly, in a really long time. And the culmination of everything that’s been happening in my career these last few days kind of just pushed me over the edge. And it’s just like, You know what? I’ve done everything. I’m very grateful that I’ve been able to move and climb in this industry the way I have.”
The stylist was far from ungrateful for his success, but felt it had come at great cost and personal sacrifice.
“But I can’t say that I didn’t do that without suffering. And I think as Black people in this country, it’s embedded in us to suffer, right? We feel like to be successful, we