Diary of a Fashion PR intern



Today was my first day interning at a PR agency in London. I was super excited but the nerves got the better of me this morning. I ended up getting ready like normal, walking to the end of my road and coming back. I know it's a very touchy subject but I am incredibly anxious and have been since I was a young teenager. I have passed up on so many amazing opportunites from job interviews, to blog events to internship interviews because of being that six letter word; scared. 

However, after returning home and calming down with some marmalade on toast and a bit of Jeremy Kyle, I decided to change my clothes and start again! Yippee! That's what the above quote is about. I keep thinking about how scary opportunities are but today I pushed myself and did it and I'm so glad I did. Sometimes you really do have to ignore that horrible devil inside your head telling you you're not stable or brave enough to do what you want to do and go do it anyway!

Today has basically been super busy as the agency are prepping for a press day over two days next week showcasing SS/14 collections from the likes of Vans, Puma, Oakley and lots more. I have basically been shadowing a few other interns returning samples from magazines, sending out new samples and sorting out the collections from a few brands ready for the press days. It's been really fun learning how a super busy fashion PR office work but at the same knackering! No idea what's in store for tomorrow but we shall see!

Just to let you know my new blog design is launching either tomorrow night or Thursday. Everything is changing and I am so happy with it. I also have a brand new illustration to launch which I will blog about in more detail soon. Finally, you may have already noticed that my domain has changed as part of my blog re-brand/new launch. Www.beingashleigh is now my new blog URL and hopefully my permanent one! Anyone trying to access my blog via ashllyd.blogspot.com will hopefully be re-directed to my new URL. I hope you're as excited as me! :)

XO love, Ashleigh x

1 comment

  1. I am glad I am not the only one. I come across really confident sometimes but I am actually pretty shy in most situations especially where I have to put myself out there, promote myself and meet new people. I loose so much sleep worrying about things and what people think of me. I have also travelled somewhere and turned back home again, though as I get older i force myself more and more to see things through. I generally find its the thought of something thats far worse than the actual doing it. My new thing though is leaving things to the last minute and then deciding I am actually going to do it so I end up rushing far to much but this is something I will have to work for. I am glad you decided to go in the end and that you have found a new passion :)


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