In an Instagram post, American stylist and 2022 CFDA fashion award winner Law Roach announced leaving the fashion industry. Fans had questions, as well as celebrities and clients who have worked with him throughout the years, have raised concerns. Roach claimed in an Instagram post that politics, false narratives, and lies influenced his decision.
While his styling career might be over, Law Roach surprised his fans yesterday as he walked for BOSS Runway in Miami. Will he divert his attention from styling to modeling and other fashion-related projects?
Who Is Law Roach
American Stylist and model, Law Roach was born in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Roach spoke recently in one of his interviews about his upbringing. He told INSIDER
“ Going to church every Sunday, I always look at that as my first fashion show. And I always credit my grandmother as my biggest fashion inspiration.”Insider Magazine
Law Roach’s beginning in the industry came after Kanye West, an American singer, was spotted in his vintage store shopping. The paparazzi photos were later made public, which shed light on Roach’s shop. He later began receiving requests for pieces from stylists all over the world, which eventually motivated Roach to take a chance and begin his career in fashion.
Rumors Behind Roach Retirement
A lot of people and fans have been wondering what can be the reason behind Roach’s sudden retirement. Theories have been spreading on platforms like Tiktok and Twitter claiming that it might be related to Louis Vuitton’s last show in Paris. On March 6 the brand had its Fall-Winter 2023 fashion show. A lot of Celebrities attended such as Sophie Turner, Gemma Chan, Jaden Smith, and Zendaya.
Arriving at the show alongside Zendaya, Roach had no seat in the front row. A lot of people assumed it was because of Zendaya’s future pairing with louis vuitton. The brand might be forcing Roach out.
Other journalists had claimed that Roach had a first-row seat, however, due to him and Zendaya arriving 45 minutes late, the organizers had no time to point him to the seat and had to start the runaway asap
On being zendaya’s Stylist and his best looks
Roach and Zendaya started working when she was just 14 years old, since then every iconic outfit Zendaya has worn is probably styled by Roach from Screen Actors Guild Awards to the one and only 2019 Met Gala. Roach has styled a lot of other celebrities like Lewis Hamilton in the 2022 Met Gala, Bella Hadid , Celine Dion, and Lindsay Lohan. His last styling appearance was for Hunter Schafer and Eve Jobs for Vanity Fair Oscar Party 2023.
Roach has broken his silence over rumors of a breakup between him and zendaya and reassured fans that his relationship with zendaya is real love and not fake industry love in a tweet. However, it’s not clear if he will continue styling her for future events.
Although Roach’s retirement has left us fans very upset, we are excited to see what he has planned for the future, whether it be modeling or other fashion-related projects.