Burning Man was never meant to be about money, but an influx of wealthy festivalgoers has led its founder to liken some parts of it to a ‘gated community’

This article titled “Too busy to dress for Burning Man? There’s a $10,000 stylist for that” was written by Maria L La Ganga in San Francisco, for theguardian.com on Monday 22nd August 2016 11.00 UTC

The client, who shall remain nameless, has more money than time. Much, much more money.

So when he has to prepare for Burning Man – the eight-day desert festival with bedrock principles including “radical self-reliance”, “radical self-expression”, “decommodification” and “participation” – he does what any self-respecting rich guy would do.

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