Shukeel Murtaza


Shukeel began his styling career at Toni & Guy where he was soon promoted to Art Director. In 2003, he was offered the position of International Art Director at their prestigious Sydney Academy. He spent the next 5 years working on collections and teaching for world renowned brands including L’Oreal, Kevin Murphy, Wella & Tigi. After travelling the world for Toni & Guy, he decided to set down roots and moved back to London to pursue a freelance career.

He is a regular on Sam McKnight’s teams during numerous fashion weeks, working with designers such as Chanel, Fendi & Vivienne Westwood. Editorially, he has shot for Vogue, Instyle, Glamour, ASOS & Marie Claire among others. Commericially his clients include Selfridges, Monsoon, Gant & House of Holland and he has become a firm favourite with photographers such as Rankin, Max Doyle, Jon Gorrigan and Frederike Helwig.

Shukeel is celebrated not only for his technical ability and professionalism but also for his friendly, easy going nature and for being a joy to work with.

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