Neela (Mahaneela) is a 23 year old London based creative. Alongside managing DJ Hannah Faith, Neela is a travel writer, curator and founder of award-nominated online lifestyle magazine COZY MAG.
Having worked part-time as model since she was 16 on campaigns for Nike, ASOS, and more, Neela has had a passion for the creative arts from young age. As a lifestyle photographer, Neela captures her experiences and travels on her Sony A7 or on 35mm film. She uses an Olympus OM10, a Canon EOS 300 and a variety of point-and-shoot film cameras.
Now a part of the creative team at the established independent music label XL Recordings, Neela has cemented herself within London’s bubbling creative and music community, and continues to contribute through organising live music events, social media consultancy and her role as an influencer. She has worked with brands such as Adobe, Eurostar, Leading Hotels of the World, and more.
Neela is a part of female creative collective In Bloom. As 1/8 of the group, she helps co-ordinate events, web curation, and of course, photography and other creative endeavours. In Bloom have collaborated with brands including Nike, Adidas, ASOS and Native Youth.