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Law Roach and the Red Carpet-Pilling of the Styling Industry

Celebrity stylist Law Roach, best known for styling Zendaya, declared just days after the Oscars that his “cup” was “empty,” and that he was done with the work.
Celebrity stylist Law Roach, best known for styling Zendaya, declared just days after the Oscars that his “cup” was “empty,” and that he was done with styling. Photo: Dominique Charriau/WireImage
Lauren Sherman
April 10, 2023

Did you hear that Law Roach was retiring? Probably. Do you even know who Law Roach is? If you didn’t before March 14, the celebrity stylist’s head-scratching Instagram announcement made him famous enough for you to know him now. The story remained top of mind for nearly a month, surviving Gwyneth Paltrow’s award-worthy run of ski-trial outfits and a spike in popularity of the word “capacious.” In short, Law, best known for styling Zendaya, Megan Thee Stallion, Celine Dion and at one point Cardi B and Anya Taylor-Joy, declared just days after the Oscars that his “cup” was “empty,” and that he was done with celebrity styling. “The politics, the lies and the false narratives finally got me! You win… I’m out,” he said, noting that, “If this business was just about the clothes, I would do it for the rest of my life, but unfortunately, it’s not!”