Des is a London based fashion stylist who began her career in the offices of i-D. It was not long after, that she was offered a position as freelance assistant to the esteemed fashion director Edward Enninful, working with him on international editorial and advertising campaigns alongside fashion photographers such as Paolo Roversi and Craig McDean.
Des then went on to start building her own fashion credentials by assisting several freelance stylists, enabling her to work with music artists as well as continuing to work on editorial and advertising shoots.
Having experienced being freelance, Des was keen to work on a magazine and landed a position as Senior Fashion Assistant at Glamour magazine, she then went on to become the Fashion and Shopping Editor at InStyle magazine, before returning to Glamour as Acting Fashion Editor. In 2010 Des was appointed Senior Style Editor at Marie Claire UK and held this position until the Summer of 2017 before leaving to pursue her freelance career.
Des has recently shot for the following publications; British Girls, Stylist, Wylde and V magazine.
Throughout her career Des has worked with a diverse group of international fashion photographers including Ben Weller, Pamela Hanson, Tesh, David Oldham, Coliena Rentmeester, Alex Cayley, Thomas Cooksey, Damien Fry, Heather Favell, Julia Kennedy, Nicole Nodland, Brian Daly & Paul Farrell.
Des is based in London.