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There is now the court of public opinion, a dour, unwinnable arena you never want to find yourself in.
Who hasn’t been in a situation where the intensity of emotion explodes into something else?Before you know it, as you do your darndest to contain a stupid heart that just wants to leap out of your throat, your voice reaches a shrill ...
 
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Let these broad strokes be your quick-test when governing the sometimes ungovernable.
What is lovable but germy, a big ball of cute but also a big pain in the you-know-what?Why, those two- to six-year old human beings, in the life stage right after I'm-a-helpless-thing and just before the beginnings of self-mastery.Let us focus on ...
 
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Queen Elizabeth sure does have some strict jewelry rules...
Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton may be living royally, but with the Duchess title comes a lot of rules and responsibility. And now, as if the two didn't already have enough royal protocol guidelines to worry about, an etiquette expert just revealed to News.Com.Au that they also have specific jewelry requirements too.Etiquette teacher Myka ...
 
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Is it normal to expect that you deserve particular privileges because of your last name or your fat portfolio? 
My Truly Rich Mother and I love tennis. Our string of private coaches will happily report that we have given up playing ourselves, but we still wear the attire (tennis whites, polo shirts, and diamond tennis bracelets, of course). And we do ...
 
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Yes, they're judging you for spending your whole date scrolling Instagram.
John Winterman, a managing partner at the restaurant Bâtard in New York City, recently posted a message on Facebook bemoaning how he was "beginning to feel it may be his duty as a restaurateur to grab people by the scruff of their ...
 
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Have you ever been confronted by a train of—please excuse me—crotches in your face? When entering a row, please turn your body toward the screen.
Because an important little film called Crazy Rich Asians is coming up in theaters very soon, now would be a good time to brush up on the etiquette of shared watching.The important word to note here is “shared.” The cinema is not your ...
 
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And why you should never say "pardon me" at a dinner party.
Myka Meier knows her way around a dinner table. The founder of Beaumont Etiquette teaches the Plaza Hotel's Finishing Program, along with specific classes on the proper way to conduct oneself when dining, in business, and in social situations.So when Uber was looking for an etiquette expert to ...
 
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"Never be late. Time, not money, is the ultimate luxury. I want my lunch companion to know that I am grateful for her time, that I respect her."
There are times when I feel like a stranger in this world. I do not feel at ease in the clunky flow of daily interactions. I do not recognize the language being spoken. I do not feel the warm glimmer of being ...
 
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In a relationship, you should welcome a challenge, but reserve the right to say no.
Dear Truly Rich Lady,I am newly married and I feel so wonderful! I wake up every day next to the love of my life. He still introduces me to people as “my bride,” which just makes my heart melt. And our combined ...
 
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No one is immune from bad customer service.
My Very Blunt Friend called me a She-Hulk yesterday. I deserved it.She witnessed me snap at an innocent telemarketer, who had only been trying to invite me to a new property. In six seconds, I went from quiet and lovely to green ...
 
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The U.S. President walked in front of Her Majesty twice.
Donald Trump met Queen Elizabeth II for the first time on Friday, and all eyes were on the President to see if he would follow the rules of royal protocol. There are a lot of do's and don'ts when meeting Her Majesty, ...
 
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Good is twice as nice or, actually, 10, 50, or even 100 times better than nice.
Though I am somewhat of an expert in navigating the minefield that is the social interactions of the Truly Rich, there are moments when I am clueless about what is really going on.At the postmortem brunch to discuss yet another party that ...
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