The designer suffers from Parkinson’s disease. In addition, Vyacheslav Zaitsev has difficulties to walk because of joint problems and recently underwent a serious operation.
The legend of Russian fashion, famous fashion designer Vyacheslav Zaitsev 2 March, was 78 years. Despite the venerable age of the master, he is full of creative plans, to carry out which he, however, succeeded with great difficulty due to serious health problems.
“I recently returned from a sanatorium in Karlovy vary, where he went for the first time in my life. But there was a need to treat the legs and Parkinson’s disease”, – with bitterness admitted Vyacheslav Zaitsev in an interview with journalists of the program “You wouldn’t believe!” on NTV channel. Parkinson’s disease is a serious damage to the nervous system when a person loses control of their movements, which gradually leads to trembling of hands and feet, disturbances of facial expression and disability. “The only thing I wished myself to a birthday is to recover, – said the famous couturier. – Illness is something that depresses me”.
The word, at the reception that was held after the fashion show, held on the occasion of the 78 th anniversary of Slava Zaitsev, he ate nothing. Only drank water and tried to hurry to sit down. At the master not in order of the joints. Rabbits not so long ago had surgery – he was diagnosed with a titanium prosthesis, that he had not experienced pain when walking.
In this difficult time support Slava Zaitsev’s son Yegor and granddaughter Maroussia’s former wife, Marina, with whom they became acquainted during their studies at the textile Institute. The couple separated when their son was nine years old, but all these years maintain warm friendships. Marina almost worried about the ex-spouse regularly visits and Vyacheslav Zaitsev, bringing him his favorite food is raspberry pie. “Once it’s baked mother-in-law Vyacheslav Mikhailovich, my mother, – told the ex-wife of the master. Is a cake of puff pastry with a thick layer of raspberry jam and densely Packed with walnuts. Glory loves this pie.”
Despite the struggle with serious illness, Vyacheslav Zaitsev not going to give up. He is preparing to release a new collection of clothes “autumn-winter” and hopes that the specialists will be able to put him on his feet. “The doctors are very optimistic, – said Zaitsev. They say that I am a person cheerful, strong and therefore I’ll be cool”.