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Rissikat, Britain’s Next Top Model

Rissikat is no stranger in the UK Model Folios studio. After we discovered her in the Miss London beauty pageant back in May 2011, she is now like part of the furniture.

Rissikat is currently on our tv screens competing as a finalist in Elle Macpherson’s, Britain’s Next Top Model; we watch her like proud parents every Monday on Sky Living as she dominates the screen with her beauty.

Check out these stunning images of Rissikat shot by one of her favourite photographers, Alan Strutt, art directed and styled by us, and the fabulous hair and make-up by Gabby

For more information on booking a shoot with UK Model Folios, contact us info@ukmodelfolios.co.uk

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Publicity Photoshoot for Carpisa with Miss London 2011

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Miss London 2011 Rissikat Bade Does MAXIM

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UK Model Folios have had another phenomenal shoot published today on leading lad’s portal MAXIM in the form of super stunning Miss London 2011 discovery Rissikat Bade

The sought after beauty threw some shapes and poses together for her favourite celebrity photographer, Alan Strutt in his North London studio wearing this seductive luxury Harlette lingerie ensemble- to check out more of the images and read MAXIM’s exclusive interview click here

UK Model Folios Take on Miss London 2012

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After a very successful intro to the pageant world- founders of not only the most publicised Miss England contestant ever but also one worthy of Vogue and MAXIM publication- we think it’s only right to go again and find yet another truly fabulous beauty Queen!

The stunning fashion model Rissikat Bade was the very lucky and deserved lady to win the title of Miss London 2011 in Cafe de Paris in May. Amongst some of her enviable prizes was a campaign for Sytner Mini whom also loaned Rissikat the extravagant Mini Cooper for three months so she could glide around in style, several beautiful dresses by Miss World designer, Karen Karmody, agency representation and a campaign for celebrity jeweller Mark J Walsh’s diamond range. She now has a portfolio to die for thanks to Alan Strutt who shot a variety of stunning commercial, lingerie, fashion and beauty images for Rissikat.

Still need convincing on whether Miss London 2012 is the right competition for you, check out misslondon2011.co.uk? Otherwise please submit two photos, your height, full name, date of birth, London address and stats to info@ukmfpageants.co.uk now!

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MAXIM UK COLLABORATION

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We are extremely excited about our recent collaboration with MAXIM UK. The huge brand with a subscription base of 750,00 in the UK alone have chosen UK Model Folios to shoot their main page articles after working with them on Miss England’s Best Beach Body. The four lucky newcomer models Rissikat Bade, Jessica Linley, Naomi Young and Hollie Dowding were co-selected by the MAXIM Editor and UK Model Folios to be the first in showcasing our amazing photographic opportunity and will follow the likes of Megan Fox, Nicole Scherzinger and Eva Mendesto who have also appeared on MAXIM.

MAXIM UK were ecstatic when Alan Strutt agreed to shoot the models for UK Model Folios and as expected he did not disappoint. A great friend of UKMF, Miss London 2011 Rissikat said about her MAXIM shoot, ‘I was so excited when I was told I was one of the four lucky ladies to shoot with Alan Strutt for MAXIM. The atmosphere in UKModelFolios studio was as always very relaxing and happy. It was amazing to work with Alan again, as well as shooting with the beautiful pageant girls, Naomi Young and Jessica Linley. The Harlett lingerie, which was provided for the shoot, was stunning and I just can’t wait to see the results.’

A special thanks goes to Harlette Lingerie, another exciting collaboration of ours- we have recently linked up with Harlette to shoot the stunning TV personality and model Melissa Reeves 2012 calendar wearing the exquisite Harlette garments. We were also ecstatic when they agreed to lend their sought-after and very luxurious pieces for the MAXIM shoot and as expected, the models were blown away by the elegant yet tres sexy lingerie- even the Maxim Editor himself commented on the one-off Harlette peacock lingerie set saying, ‘hot knickers, very hot!’

Another special mention and appreciation goes to the fabulous Sandstorm Boutique– we completely heart their fabulous swimwear and after using many of their super-hot pieces in Thailand just had to use them for MAXIM too.

The articles will be published on various occasions over the few months starting with stunning model, Hollie Dowding. Keep watching to read and see our work in action!

UK Model Folios, Miss London and Karen Karmody Collaboration

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Thanks to GaetanoAdinolfi, our fabulous Italian Agent, UK Model Folios are flying high in Italian press.

Check out our images photographed by celebrity photographer and UK Model Folios‘ prize possession, Alan Strutt of Rissikat Bade in stunning Karen Karmody (official designer for Miss England, Miss World’s dresses this year) featured on Zimbio

Read the article here and for more info on booking Alan Strutt please contact us 

Eco Friendly on Another Level

Last night UK Model Folios attended the first evening of the Miss England 2011 finals at the Birmingham NEC and were in awe of the 61 eco-friendly creations created and warn by the stunning finalists. The pieces were undoubtedly amazing and presented the judges, which included celebrity photographer Alan Strutt, Dragon’s Den entrepreneur Richard Farley and Miss World with an exceptionally hard decision of selecting a final five, and then a winner. The winner received £500 and a fast-track through the competition in to the final 15 contestants, one of whom tonight will be crowned Miss England 2011.

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After the outfits paraded the catwalk, including floor length gowns created solely from magazines and newspapers, a skirt and boob tube with matching cape soldered with record vinyls, a dress and hat of playing cards, and a prom-style tutu dress created from an umbrella, the judges decision was so hard that they had to choose a final twelve as oppose to a final five.

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After the top eco-finalists, including Miss London Rissikat Bade strutted their stuff on the catwalk one more time, the decision was made and Miss Liverpool Sarah Farley was chosen as a deserved winner. Patriotic Sarah’s outfit, constructed from Liverpool newspaper Echo, was designed with her city in mind and whom she represents in the Miss England contest. Sarah thanked Liverpool for Its support and said her outfit represents her love and respect for her hometown. For us, the audience, we watched in awe at her amazing creation and effort that went in to producing this incredible ensemble of a Hawaiian-hula style outfit, and notably her enviable figure that found her in the top ten of the Miss England Best Beach Body competition.

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Take a look at some of the exclusive shots snapped by UK Model Folios photographer Roy Strutt and be sure to follow us on Twitter and Facebook tonight as we report directly from backstage and our VIP table at the Miss England 2011 finals

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Behind-the-Scenes At Miss England 2011, Birmingham NEC

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The Miss England 2011 finals are almost here, just one day away. Today sixty stunning finalists gathered at the Birmingham NEC to rehearse for what is the biggest event in the pageant world and UK Model Folios were there to capture it all exclusively to share with you.

This year UK Model Folios have been offered the opportunity to offer their services independently at the Miss England finals capturing those ‘what really goes on behind-the-scenes?’ shots and professional portraits of the ladies in That infamous evening gown. We advance our thanks to our amazing photographers Roy Strutt, Costas Constantinou and Antony Michael for their photography skills and support of UK Model Folios, and of course this event.

Today we wanted to share with you a quick glimpse of what happened at the rehearsals for the Eco Round- the opportunity for finalists to showcase their bespoke creations from recyclable materials. The rehearsals give them an opportunity to learn choreography and strut their stuff on the catwalk to a panel of highly credible judges who tomorrow evening will have the extremely difficult task of choosing the lady who will represent England for the year ahead and at Miss World 2011, which even more exciting for us Brits will be held in London.

Check out just a few of our shots below snapped by the fabulous photographer Roy Strutt and come back tomorrow for the result and first-hand shots of what happened at Miss England 2011!

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Miss England Beach Babe Finalists Hit MAXIM and BabeMag.com

Yes, it’s That shoot again. UK Model Folios teamed up with Miss England two weeks ago to shoot their top ten finalists for the Best Beach Body award sponsored by Sandstorm Boutique. As the finalists await the news of who has the most coveted bikini bod, the men’s mag circuit has gone crazy for the Miss England hopefuls. Check them out here on MAXIM and BabeMag.com.

Have a great weekend!

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