Belle Du Chene

Belle is a freelance editor for World Bride Magazine and senior editor of dsm magazine, which covers food, fashion, arts and culture, design and the philanthropic and social scenes in Greater Des Moines, Ia. She is currently completing her thesis for her Master of Arts in communication studies with a public relations emphasis and also holds a Bachelor of Arts in French and textiles and apparel. Her career as an art director, fashion show producer and model agency booker has taken her to New York City, Chicago and London. After being published nationally for the first time at the age of 14, she continues to incorporate publishing into her career path and is currently writing a book for teens about her experience spending a year abroad in the hope that they too will become junior international ambassadors. In her free time, Belle enjoys tennis, bicycling, studio photography and DIY projects.