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Pro boxer Joe Maphosa in a portrait by Neil BEDFORD c/o MAKING PICTURES for the ‘British Boxing Series’ by the photographer from London

Neil BEDFORD c/o MAKING PICTURES photographed boxing pro Joe Maphosa during his British Boxing series. The shoot took place on location in Stockton and North Yorkshire Moors. “As an amateur, I was selected to box for the Team GB Olympic boxing team leading up to Rio 2016 and traveled the world to places like Germany, Turkey and Finland, boxing for my county and learning the trade at the highest level.”

Neil Bedford likes to leave very little to chance. He plans his shoots down to the last detail and is meticulous in conducting research and gathering reference material. Born and raised in Bradford, he still splits his time between his hectic South London base and the peace and quiet of Yorkshire where he finds it easier to plan upcoming projects. Trained at the London College of Fashion, he pays close attention to how tone and color combine for creative effect – it’s this distinctive look that unites his diverse portfolio.
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NO STYLIST EPISODE 04 with STEVEN BERGWIJN, photographed by Elliott WILLCOX c/o MAKING PICTURES for GAFFER MAGAZINE

MAKING PICTURES presents us a portrait of soccer player Steven Bergwijn, photographed by Elliott WILCOX for GAFFER MAG: “For Gaffer’s latest episode of ‘No Stylist’, they turned to Elliott Wilcox to photograph Tottenham Hotspur and Dutch national player Steven Bergwijn.”
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A unique fusion of East meets West – the F/W ‘20 Lookbook of London-based design house MAE CASSIDY ACCESSORIES, glamorously staged by Tais SIROTE c/o MAKING PICTURES

Tais SIROTE c/o MAKING PICTURES, expert for outlandish still life works and opulent arrangements, had the pleasure of staging an exclusive edition from MAE CASSIDY. The luxury accessory brand from London combines traditional Indian craftsmanship with contemporary influences. “The traditional outspoken shapes and beautifully bejeweled pieces pay homage to India’s rich heritage and reflect a nostalgia for the iconic glamour of vintage Bollywood,” MAE CASSIDY says about the collection. Set design was in the hands of Laura Little, and Creative Director was Georgina Mae Lindsay.

“Mae Cassidy launched a limited-edition range of only 100 pieces made worldwide, each handcrafted by skilled artisans with Swarovksi crystals and over 1500 semi-precious, natural gemstones. The F/W ‘20 collection celebrates traditional craftsmanship with timeless pieces to be treasured forever, featuring the opulent deeply natural, rich earthy tones of Mother Nature, balancing chevron amethyst, calming green agate, strengthening red onyx, and grounding Grey Agate.”

Georgina Mae Lindsay is the founder and creative director of Mae Cassidy accessories and is an accomplished freelance knitwear designer and consultant from London with experience working in the knitwear industries of both Paris and London. She graduated from the London College of Fashion and Central Saint Martins with a First-Class Honors BA in Textile Design, specializing in knitwear. Georgina gained experience at luxury fashion houses around the world – including Christian Dior, Giles Deacon, Jenny Packham, AV Robertson, and WGSN, after which she went on to found her own freelance knitwear consultancy, working with womenswear and menswear clients including A.V Robertson and Olubiyi Thomas to develop knitwear collections for the luxury sector.

Besides manufacturing knitwear, Georgina embarked on a journey across India, during which she collaborated with a local group of Indian artisans to launch the emerging, female-operated British luxury accessories brand Mae Cassidy. The London design house explores a unique fusion of East meets West to create artisan clutch bags to be treasured by individuals in search of effortlessly glamorous, affordable accessories that “look just as good with jeans and a t-shirt as they do on the red carpet”.

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