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My NakedPRGirl blog delves into the modern world in order to inspire debate about our culture. You’ll find topical features and interviews with those making waves in the industry plus my personal how-to guides and London tips and career advice.

Getting Naked With Pandora Sykes

Getting Naked With Pandora Sykes

In 2015 I asked Pandora Sykes if a book would be on her radar for the future, to which she answered; ‘Who. Only. Knows.’ Fast forward five years and Pandora is merely weeks away from achieving that incredible milestone with her debut book, How Do We Know We're Doing It Right?: Essays on Modern...

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IGTV – What is it, why bother and how to use it

IGTV – What is it, why bother and how to use it

IGTV is still relatively new on the Instagram scene but relatively underused on the platform and here’s reasons why you should use it, followed by my tips on how to post your videos: 1 - IGTV is new... And Instagram fancies a slice of YouTubes pie. YouTube is the world’s second largest search...

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Young Chef Young Waiter 2019 Final at Quaglino’s

Young Chef Young Waiter 2019 Final at Quaglino’s

Last July I started to work on a very special project with Robert Walton MBE and Sean Valentine for The Nth Degree Global as together with UKHospitality, they decided to relaunch the 40 year old Young Chef Young Waiter Competition. The idea is to promote the hospitality industry as a vocation for...

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How to be confident on camera

How to be confident on camera

I know how terrifying being on camera can be. For years I watched my peers and people I admired giving confident, engaging performances in front of the camera BUT I didn’t feel like I could join in. Then one day, I joined an Instagram challenge set by Sam Burgess and it included being ‘on’ stories...

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Free Virtual Business Planning

Free Virtual Business Planning

Join PR experts Laura Sutherland of Aura PR and Claire Etchell aka NakedPRGirl for a free Zoom meeting to ensure you are communicating effectively and keeping front of mind, in this time of uncertainty. Free virtual business planning and PR support Aimed at entrepreneurs and small businesses,...

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Harry Potter Tour

Harry Potter Tour

The Harry Potter Tour at Warner Bros Studio has been on my list since it opened. I loved reading the books soooo much and not only did I write a lengthy feature called ‘Marketing and Magic’ in my University newspaper, but I also wrote my English dissertation on Harry Potter. Thanks to The...

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A Guide to a Weekend in Valencia

A Guide to a Weekend in Valencia

This is a short guide to a weekends away in Valencia. In short, it’s gorgeous, go immediately! It is a great place for a short trip with friends or as a couple as there is plenty to see and do. Valencia was a favourite place of one of my best friends Emma. She always told me how amazing it was and...

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Recent Work – Yogi Footwear Bloggers

Recent Work – Yogi Footwear Bloggers

I’ve been working with my client Yogi Footwear for almost a year now and it is so amazing to see the brand doing so well. They are a sustainable brand which are handmade in Portugal and originally launched in the 90s when they were the shoes of choice from David Beckham and Liam Gallagher. A...

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Guide to Perissa in Santorini

Guide to Perissa in Santorini

Santorini is Instagram magic with its white glistening buildings, clear seas and pastel coloured sunsets, it is the jewel in the crown of Greece. With a flight time of around 4 hours from Gatwick, Santorini is easily placed for a week away. The resorts of Fira and Oia are THE Instagram hot spots...

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The Hope Campaign for The Royal Marsden

The Hope Campaign for The Royal Marsden

A tribute to Emma Beardall (nee Fisher) Our beautiful Em One of my best friends Em very sadly passed away last September. This month her cousin Becky, aka Bricks & Stitches has started the Coast to Coast walk with her husband Jamie to raise funds for The Royal Marsden where Em received...

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Best floral shop displays at Chelsea in Bloom 2019

Best floral shop displays at Chelsea in Bloom 2019

Every May the highly anticipated Chelsea Flower Show rolls into London and with it, we celebrate Chelsea in Bloom as the shop fronts get a floral makeover for the week from 20 - 25 May. This year the theme is Under the Sea (2018 was the Summer of Love as Meghan Markle and Prince Harry tied the...

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EXCLUSIVE – Lorna Luxe x In The Style Interview

EXCLUSIVE – Lorna Luxe x In The Style Interview

Hold onto your Dior Saddle Bags, stop what you're doing and set the countdown clock to 11th February because influencer Lorna Luxe is about to land her first ever collection. Lorna Luxe x In The Style promises to be a momentous day in the fash calendar as the Instagram-ista touches down with her...

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How to Market Valentine’s Day

How to Market Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is more than a day of love, it is a money making, heart shaped, pink hued business opportunity with more than 22 million Brits - like practically all of us - spending an estimated £1 billion in 2018 according to GlobalData (an average of £28.45 per person) on the 14th February....

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Marketing ideas for Black Friday

Marketing ideas for Black Friday

Black Friday, especially for the UK market, can conjure up unsavoury images of apocalyptic proportions where shoppers mercilessly stampede over each other for a £50 TV in Tesco. You’ll have seen the footage of people knocking over displays and fighting in the aisles over rock bottom prices for...

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Naked Review – The Chimp Paradox by Dr Steve Peters

Naked Review – The Chimp Paradox by Dr Steve Peters

Review: How can you manage your mind so that you can conquer your fears, operate with greater control, focus and confidence? Prof Peters has some great ideas and systems to enable us to learn how do just that. “If you measure success in life by effort and doing your best, then it is always in your...

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Naked Review – The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell

Naked Review – The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell

How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference Review: As an enormous fan of the TV programme, you know that so-bad-its-good game-show-with-Ben-Shepherd, I was pretty surprised to find a book of the same name which looked, well quite a bit more serious than ‘popping a counter into the machine.’...

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Guide to Sardinia in Italy

Guide to Sardinia in Italy

You’d be forgiven for thinking my experience in Sardinia was based entirely on Aperol Spritz. But you’d be wrong. There’s also the lesser known Campari Spritz and the even better tasting Hugo Spritz with Sambuca and Elderflower which is simply delicious. Here’s my little guide to this stunning...

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Guide to Royal Ascot – Royal Enclosure

Guide to Royal Ascot – Royal Enclosure

I would be very happy if it was Royal Ascot every single day. I love the elegance, I like the rush of excitement when I see the races, I love the outfits, I love the names of the horses, the colours the jockeys wear, I love the fact that men have top hats and I even like the slightly crazy dress...

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Getting Naked with Interview – Caroline Corcoran

Getting Naked with Interview – Caroline Corcoran

I met Caroline Corcoran through my dear friend Rachel Tompkins (who I interviewed here) and got to know her by drinking copious amounts of wine on Rachel’s hen do and wedding. Caroline’s a Freelance Editor and Writer, who has been the editor of 3am online (the Mirror’s Showbiz section), Features...

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Book Review – Start With Why by Simon Sinek

Book Review – Start With Why by Simon Sinek

There’s a good reason why Simon Sinek’s ‘Start With Why’comes highly recommended by brain training expert Jim Kwik, and that’s because it’s frigging awesome and will revolutionise the way you approach your working life. The important thing Sinek teaches us in this groundbreaking book is to find...

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