Rebecca has been part of the creative industry for several years and has always been inspired by the number of talented, young individuals in the business. She began work as a Make Up Artist, which developed into a commercial modeling career. From this she went on to work as Deputy Editor at a fashion and lifestyle magazine and later launched her own company, which acted as an agency for creative talent, as well as conducting and directing shoots at the studio premises for various high profile clients. She has also dipped her hand in other industry pots such as music and artist management and development, film directing and events coordinating. Rebecca launched IDOL Magazine in February 2010 and continues to head the publication.
SIMONE LA ROSE
With over 10 years at the helm of luxury boutique, Browns' online and VIP styling divisions, Simone La-Rose's reputation and extensive body of work precedes her.
Having held the position of Fashion Editor and resident tastemaker since IDOL's launch in 2009, Simone's lavish shoots and avant-garde creative direction have helped establish the magazine as one of London's premiere fashion publications.
EDITOR AT LARGE
A native New Yorker, Ryan Davis has long been honing his fashion savvy. From forecasting trends, assisting on celebrity covers and fashion shoots for Out Magazine, to creating vivid and compelling visuals in his own work, Ryan has continually had his finger on the pulse of fashion. He currently serves as the Contributing Men's Editor to IDOL Magazine and is the chief writer of What He Wears, a menswear and lifestyle blog. Ryan continues to style in editorials including European magazines such as CLIENT and INDIE. In addition to styling fashion editorials, he has worked for e-commerce giants like Gilt Groupe and Polo Ralph Lauren.
Holly has worked in the music industry for the last seven years, as a singer and songwriter. She has sung for and written with multi-Grammy winning producers on her own material, and is always on the look out for new talent in the music world. Whilst working on her music career, Holly graduated from the London School of Economics with a degree in social anthropology. Prior to becoming music editor for IDOL she was project-managing special interest reports in The Times newspaper.
JUNIOR MUSIC EDITOR
After winning Record of the Day’s prize for Student Music Writer of the Year in 2010, Kate Allen has been juggling studying for a degree in English Literature with freelance music journalism. Kate’s previous journalism experience includes placements with music titles such as NME, Uncut and Mojo, being music editor of Reading University’s student newspaper and conducting research for a music documentary. Alongside contributing to IDOL, Kate also writes for The Fly and Michael Jackson World Network (the latter satisfying an ever-increasing obsession with Michael Jackson).