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Balmain Designer Olivier Rousteing Opens Up About Fireplace Explosion Burns 1 年后: ‘So Lucky

Balmain Designer Olivier Rousteing Opens Up About Fireplace Explosion Burns 1 年后: 'So Lucky'

Balmain designer 奥利维尔·鲁斯汀 shared a vulnerable photo of himself one year after suffering burns from a fireplace explosion in his home.

The French fashion house creative director, 36, had bandages covering his entire upper body and head as well as burn marks on his face in a photo he 张贴 周六.

A YEAR AGO,” he began his lengthy caption. “I finally feel ready to share this. I’ve been hiding this for too long and it’s time for you to know.

Rousteing explained, “Exactly a year ago, the fireplace inside my house exploded.

I woke up the next morning in ParisHôpital Saint Louis. The talented staff at that famous hospital, which was dealing with an incredible number of COVID cases at that same time, took amazing care of me. I cannot thank them enough,” he said of his treatment, 稍后添加, “to the doctors and nurses at Saint Louis, and to all those who helped me during this long recovery and kept my secret: a profound thank-you. 我爱你。”

Balmain Designer Olivier Opens Up About Fireplace Explosion Burns 1 年后

Balmain Designer Olivier Opens Up About Fireplace Explosion Burns 1 年后
信用: Olivier Rousteing/Instagram

The luxury fashion designer revealed hedid everything to hide this story from as many people as possible and trying to keep the secret with my teams and friends for too long .

To be honest I am not really sure why I was so ashamed, maybe this obsession with perfection that fashion is known for and my own insecurities…Rousteing reflected. “And I truly realized that the power social media is to reveal only what you want to show! Kind of allowing us to create our own special narrative that avoids what we do not wish to see or show: this is our new world.

The Balmain designer shared that he dove straight into work during recovery in order toforgetthe reality of his health scare.

He inadvertently ended up wearingface masks, turtlenecks, long sleeves and even multiple rings on all my fingerswhen he had to attend anything for his clients.

Balmain Designer Olivier Opens Up About Fireplace Explosion Burns 1 年后

Balmain Designer Olivier Opens Up About Fireplace Explosion Burns 1 年后
信用: Olivier Rousteing/Instagram

“现在, a year later—healed, happy and healthy,” the designer shared, 添加, “I realize how truly blessed I am and I thank GOD everyday of my life.

Referring to the Balmain Spring/Summer 2022 fashion show on Sept. 29, Rousteing said it wasabout the celebration of healing over pain and I thank all the models the productions my team the models my Balmain family, my friends that came and supported not only my 10 years of Balmain but my rebirth.

“今天, I feel so free, so good and so lucky. I’m beginning a new chapter with a smile on my face and a heart full of gratitude,” the designer said. “GOD BLESS YOU ALL ♥️.

关于他的 Instagram 故事, Rousteing shared photos and videos of himselfhidingwhile covered in long sleeve clothing and face masks during warmer months calling it themost difficult summer of my life.

Fashion can help to hide,” he wrote over a photo of himself as 的 “Unstoppable” 在后台播放. “And today I feel free. And thank [你] to all the people that helped me, supported me and loved me.

Rousteing’s comments section was flooded with messages of support from his celebrity clientele.

金·卡戴珊 评论, “?? 我爱你。” 卡迪B 写了, “上帝祝福你 ??.” “Sending so much love & blessings,” 拉拉安东尼 说过. Lily Aldridge told the designer, “Sending so much love and thank you for sharing your story.” “Thankfully you are ok! What a scary moment,” Adriana Lima 添加. Tyson Beckford 写了, “Bless up you’re still here and thriving my brother.

Rousteing, who at age 24 became the youngest and only Black creative director in the history of Balmain, has slowly been lowering the veil of his personal life.

Balmain : 跑道 - Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2017

Balmain : 跑道 – Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2017
信用: 帕斯卡勒塞格雷坦/盖蒂

In the Netflix documentary Wonder Boy (which premiered exclusively in France last year), the designer didn’t hold back as he allowed viewers to follow him on a search to find his biological parents while also opening up about experiencing racism in France, being lonely, 和更多.

Many people know me as the Balmain designer, but I want to let them know the human being behind the French fashion house,” Rousteing 告诉人们 在六月, admitting that he was “紧张的” to show that side of him.

不错过任何一个故事——注册 人们的免费每日通讯 及时了解人们所提供的最好的东西, 从多汁的名人新闻到引人入胜的人类兴趣故事.

Out of all the things fans might be surprised to see in the film, the fashion figure candidly shared thatthe lonelinessis probably an aspect of life that is unexpected.

They see me with my friends and celebrities and [living] this incredible, glamorous life. Everything looks fabulous. But this documentary shows the loneliness of someone who’s looking for his parents and trying to understand his origins. I think people will be surprised to see me being vulnerable and fragile.


信用: Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for BALMAIN

Among other things, the designer shared his commitment to diversifying the fashion industry.

I was kind of bored with fashion sometimes being so unreal and disconnected from reality. Even the bodies of the models. People look through fashion magazines and think, ‘Who actually looks like that?'” Rousteing told PEOPLE. “The celebrities I work with bring an awareness of Balmain to a different [demographic] that doesn’t open a magazine or follow fashion.

When asked about his career-defining moments, the star cites tapping Rihanna as the face of Balmain in 2013, launching an affordable collection in collaboration with H&米 在 2015, and designing Coachella looks for the one and only Queen Bey 在 2018.

Just being next to 碧昂丝, listening to her voice, cutting the fabric together on the floorI felt like someone should have pinched me,” 他说, 添加, “it was surreal.

此外, Rousteing gushed about having support from the Kardashian-Jenners, 告诉人们, “克里斯詹纳 is like a mom to me. Whatever I go through in my life, I know I can count on her. She’s always there for me.