Hello, I’m Penny Leese

Creative English freelancer working with footwear design & production, commercial copywriting & translation as well as modeling & acting. I am native English, been living in Copenhagen for several years. Fluent in Danish.

I am flexible, fast and efficient, and do this because I enjoy it.

Technical footwear design

Working with a both holistic and very commercial approach. Line building and creating collections from initial concepts to final samples. Technical specs, hands-on fit testing, pattern corrections. Sourcing in Europe and the Far East.

Currently on retainer for technical hunting boots and children's shoes (May 2023).

Journalist and commercial copywriter

Native English journalist, published in industry magazines and online. Trade fair and trend reports, business news. Not just an academic approach but commercial from product information to perfecting taglines in native English.

Working with www.Xmas3.dk

Extensive copywriting for both B2B and B2C, including product description to emails and social media marketing. Bilingual and have translated books from Danish to English.

I am also doing a shoe blog on www.PennyLovesShoes.dk

Modelling and acting

Self-confident, stylish and versatile model with a positive ‘senior’ image.

Have appeared in commercials for Aldi, OlliOlli, 3Mobil, Netflix and other well-known brands.

3Mobile Denmark

Netflix campaign for ‘The Queen’