Born and raised in Essex, Asia-Blue is a Fashion Promotion student at the University of the Creative Arts in Rochester, Kent. With a love of fashion and the publishing industry, Asia-Blue is a stylist assistant and writer for IDOL magazine, reviewing collections, events and artists for the blog. Highlights for her so far have been being front row at London Fashion Week, and having her input and ideas come to life in print editorials.
Growing up on the south coast, Hannah developed an eye for fashion and styling as a result of her passion for photography and fashion imagery and at 18 moved to Milan to work in the fashion photography industry. On her return to the UK she went onto study photography in Cornwall. During her degree she began working in a fashion editorial partnership furthering her passion for photography,styling and art direction. Her love for creating original and innovative imagery led to collaborations with up and coming designers and many other exciting projects. Having finished her degree she is now working with IDOL as senior fashion and creative assistant and is loving every minute of it
As a recent addition to the IDOL team, Clare is currently studying her degree in Fine Art at the renowned Chelsea School of Art and Design. On recently moving to London she has interned at various upcoming new contemporary art galleries and art fairs, organising exhibitions for established artists in addition to her own personal shows. Clare is now using her experiences to take a leap into the journalistic side of this buzzing industry with a focus on promoting the arts scene finest.
Fleur Bellanger is half French and half German by birth but was raised in West Africa.
After studying one year international management, she knows that she has to go in the fashion industry. She quits and starts doing some internship in Paris in fashion ateliers. In 2009 she begins her fashion design studies in the very underground, artistic and inspiring city of Berlin. During this time she makes an internship for the Parisian label Manoush in their ateliers in Paris. After graduated she starts working as a styling assistant for a freelance stylist called Linda Ehrl in Berlin. She assists all different kind of shoots, fashion editorials, fashion movies, still life and advertisement shoots. In November 2012 she comes to London to make an internship at Dazed and Confused. After...
Nicole Whitaker has worked as a publisher and a freelance writer since graduating with a degree in English. Fond of having fingers in more pies than Fray Bentos can pack, Nicole has contributed to publications in a range of fields. From fashion, lifestyle, hair, arts and crafts to health, she’s been there and wrote that. Nicole found her calling with IDOL in 2012 as a Fashion Writer and has since written prolifically about the ins and outs of the industry. After reporting on London Fashion Week, Nicole got an insatiable taste for the hard work and glamour that comes with the fashion world and she dreams of making it big in The Big Apple.
Dan Kennedy, a Bristol-based journalism student, fell into the world fashion through a variety of unplanned events and meeting the right people. Initially attending Graduate Fashion Week, followed by London Fashion Week, the sartorially inclined gentleman pounced on any opportunity that arose; interviewing some of the most prolific characters in fashion design, such as Marc Hare of Mr. Hare and Sacha Walckhoff of Christian Lacroix.
Dan has featured on several online fashion and culture publications, most recognisably IDOL Magazine and, LA-based, Wine and Bowties. The...
Rosa Barney is a recent graduate of Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts (USA). She has lived in New York City, San
Francisco, DC, London and is currently residing in Boston. Though Rosa is passionate about music she prefers to be a fan rather than a
musician having made a disastrous attempt to play the violin as a child. When she isn't scouring the net for new artists you can find her at a gig, reading a book or baking sweets for her roommates at home.
Music junkie who graduated from Goldsmiths, University of London with a degree in Media and Modern Literature. A budding music/film journalist, who if not writing or blogging can usually be found in a DJ booth or in the kitchen whipping up some kind of trial-and-error culinary masterpiece (or potential diaster). Michaels interests mainly revolve around writing and film - both watching and making, music, literature, photography and art. When it comes to film he is a big fan of black and white classics, French cinema and the Horror genre. Up to now his career has been an eclectic mix of experiences. From falling into background acting in film and TV productions in his late teens and then falling into DJing which led to a spot DJing at V festival in 2008 with little experience. ...