asian designer Olivier Rousteing It has been revealed that he was badly burnt in the accident at home.
Rousteing, Creative Director of the Fashion House balmain which is popular among celebrities, including kim kardashian west And Beyonce posted a photo on Instagram showing herself covered in bandages.
“A year ago. I finally feel ready to share it. I have been hiding this for a very long time and it is time for you to know,” he said.
“Exactly a year ago, a fire inside my house exploded
“I woke up the next morning at the Hospital St. Louis in Paris. The talented staff at that renowned hospital, who was dealing with an incredible number of COVID cases at the time, took amazing care of me. I can’t thank them enough.”
The French designer said he has so far hid his injuries from the public because of his own insecurities.
“I’ve done everything I can to hide this story from as many people as possible and try to keep it a secret with my teams and friends for a very long time,” he said.
“To be honest, I’m not really sure why I was so embarrassed, perhaps this obsession with the perfection that fashion is known for and my own insecurities…
“As I recovered, I worked day and night to forget and create all my collections, trying to dream up the world with my collections as well as face masks, turtlenecks, long sleeves and even face masks. That hid marks with many rings. My fingers through many interviews or photoshoots.
“Now, a year later – healed, happy and healthy.
“I realized how blessed I really am and I thank God every day of my life.”
Designer Donatella Versace was among those who praised Rousteing for her post, saying she was “so glad” he was safe.
Kardashian West wrote “I love you”, while her mother Kris Jenner said her post was “a message of hope and strength and that focus and love will always inspire everyone you come in contact with”.
Rousteing took up his position as creative director of Balmain in 2011 at the age of just 25.
He appeared in the 2019 Netflix documentary, Wonder Boy, about his career and the search for his biological mother.