Des Burkinshaw

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Born in the middle of the Summer of Love on a pre-fab council estate in Luton, teenage bitterness and a chance viewing of the Watergate movie, All the President’s Men, made him vow to become a journalist and bring down the government.

First he had to pay for his journalism course, so he became a civil servant. Literally the day he had enough for his fees, he packed it in.
Twelve years on from watching the film, he was a journalist at The Times and had a big hand in bringing down John Major’s government. News ambitions sated, he packed that in too.

Several years of working for Channel 4, ITV and the BBC as a senior producer saw him working across the world, but he eventually got fed up with asking bands how the new album was coming along, and
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CALL THE FASHION POLICE NOW!

I’m pretty clued up. I know what’s going on in quite a few fields – music, film, politics, geopolitics, social entrepreneurship, sport, literature, art. There’s only field that passes me by and always has done. Fashion.


Thankfully there are not many pictures of me as a child or teenager. They would tell a sorry story of mis-shapen, ill-fitting, ill-chosen clothes and shoes which I could and do b...

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