Olivier Rouste suffered burns to his upper body, face and head after the fireplace exploded.
A 36-year-old fashion designer admitted that he had “hidden” his horrific injuries for the past 12 months, but is now ready to open up for his trials.
He shared a photo of a bandage covering his upper body and head on Instagram and saw burn marks on his face, he wrote: The time you know.
“Just a year ago, the fireplace in my house exploded.
“The next morning I woke up at the Opital Saint-Louis in Paris. At the same time, the talented staff of the famous hospital, which handled an incredible number of COVID cases, surprised me. Thanks to them. You can’t do that. “Sic)”
Balman’s designer “embarrassed” his appearance and found a way to hide his scars with his clothes.
He continued: “I did everything to hide this story from as many people as possible, and tried to keep it secret with my team and friends for too long.”
To be honest, I’m not sure why I was so embarrassed. The obsession with perfection known for fashion and my own anxiety …
“When I recovered, I forgot to create all the collections, day and night, and kept dreaming of the world with them, while trying to hide the scars with face masks, turtlenecks, long sleeves, and even multiple rings. My finger through interviews and photography.
“And I really realized that the power of social media is to reveal only what you want to show!
It’s like allowing us to create our own special story, avoiding what we don’t want to see or show. This is our new world. (Sic) “
But now Olivier feels “healed, happy and healthy” and appreciates the support of his loved ones.
He concluded that: “Now, a year later, I am healed, happy and healthy.
“I understand how blessed I am and thank God every day.
“My last show was about a pain-healing celebration. Thanks to my team, the Balmain family models, Balmain’s decades, as well as all the models of my friends who supported my rebirth. increase.
“Today I feel very free, very good and very lucky. I am starting a new chapter with a smile and gratitude.”
The French designer also used Instagram Story to show his photos and videos “hidden” in long sleeves and face masks, noting that the warm season was “the most difficult summer of my life”. I admitted.
He wrote in one photo: And today I feel free.And thank you [you] To all those who helped, supported and loved me. (Sic) “