Bel Jacobs | Journalist
Bel Jacobs is a fashion & arts journalist. She was Style Editor for Metro between 1999 and 2013, during which time she helped build the paper’s fashion content, interviewing key figures such as Karl Lagerfeld, Rita Ora, Christian Louboutin, Vivienne Westwood, Philip Treacy, Isabella Blow and Valentino Garavani.
A long time champion of sustainable fashion and independent labels, Bel was one of the first UK Fashion Editors to showcase conscious brands and commission sustainable fashion editorials for a daily newspaper.
In July 2013, at the inaugural Fashion Monitor journalism awards, Bel was nominated as Fashion Journalist of the Year (Short Lead), for which she was ‘highly commended’. She has been a judge for Fashion Fringe (2011) and the UK Fashion and Textile Awards (2015). She has also hosted panel discussions for Soho Create and Decoded Fashion and written for the British Fashion Council.
She is a regular panelist at Nick Knight’s seminal new media site ShowStudio.
Bel joins the Novel Beings team to expand our offering into providing clients copy and opinion pieces on ethical fashion and sustainability, where she is held in high regard.
She has her own successful blog beljacobs.com.