Behind the scenes at Ferne McCann’s DARE Fit & Healthy photo shoot

Ferne McCann

Hannah Kettle from the DARE team takes you behind the scenes of the Ferne McCann First Time Mum and The Only Way Is Essex star’s DARE Fit & Healthy photo shoot. Ferne McCann first made a name for herself by appearing on hit TV show The Only Way Is Essex. She quickly rose up the […]

Behind the scenes with the Halloqueens | Superdrug Halloween

Superdrug Halloween photoshoot

Hannah Kettle, Group Art Editor for AS Watson, tells us how crystals, galactic themed wallpaper and lots of glitter made for the perfect Halloween shoot on a scorching-hot summer’s day. For the third year running, the DARE team at River produced the Halloween creative for Superdrug, which is now in their stores nationwide and across […]

Behind the scenes of Love Island’s Montana shoot for DARE

Love Islands Montana shoot for DARE

The entire DARE team are obsessed with Love Island, so when we planned to shoot mega-babe Montana from the last series for our cover, we could hardly contain our excitement. As art editor, it’s my job to come up with the overall creative direction, and the look and feel for the shoot, alongside our writer […]

How I Did It: Hannah Kettle

Hannah Kettle Art Editor

For as long as I can remember, I’ve always wanted to work in magazines; I just didn’t know in what capacity. Throughout my teenage years, I hoarded stacks of them in my bedroom, and at the age 17 I had an epiphany – I wanted to be a magazine designer. I come from more of […]

Teamwork makes the dream work

Wednesday, 28 June was a big day at DARE HQ. It saw both the new edition of the magazine in print and the launch of our new Bolt app, a big project that couldn’t have been done without a kick-ass team…