Law Roach: ‘My clients have conviction in their clothes’

Stylist Law Roach’s A-list clientele don’t care what people say about their wardrobe choices.

Style trailblazers Zendaya, Celine Dion and Ruby Rose are all on his roster, with Law helping each star establish themselves as a force to be reckoned with on the red carpet.

Talking to The Guardian, Law explained of his approach to styling: “You want to play, and you want to take risks. My clients also don’t care what people say.”

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Case in point is 22-year-old Zendaya’s 2016 Grammy Awards vibe.

“We went to the Grammys after David Bowie had just passed, and she wore a tuxedo and a mullet in homage. You’ve got to be a strong girl to do that on the red carpet,” he praised. “You have to have conviction to say, ‘I like this, and I think I look cool, and f**k you to everybody who doesn’t.’ I think all my girls have an element of ‘f**k you’ in them.”

Law is also the man behind The Greatest Showman star’s 2015 Oscars outfit, a look which prompted TV presenter Giuliana Rancic to comment that Zendaya, who wore a cream silk Vivienne Westwood dress and her hair in dreadlocks, looked like she smelled of “patchouli oil. Or weed”.

Giuliana’s throwaway remark led to a public outcry, which America’s Next Top Model judge Law is certain helped to change the conversation around black hair.

“What’s appropriate for black hair at the Oscars. What’s appropriate for black hair in the workplace. That story got billions of impressions, and I believe it did help to bring about change,” he said.

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