MAKING FUN OF GUESTS: RIGHT OR WRONG?

Not long ago I was a guest at a little week end house party, at which one of the chief indoor diversions was discussing and making fun of the guests of the previous week. It was amusing, in a way, for our hosts were clever mimics and good satirists. They could pick people to pieces … Continue reading MAKING FUN OF GUESTS: RIGHT OR WRONG?

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HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENT: 25 TIPS FOR MANAGING SERVANTS

HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENT: 25 TIPS FOR MANAGING SERVANTS

It is important for ladies to run their homes smoothly and on an established system. And those with large homes and domestic staff must be even more efficient. A large household is like a business. And a business that is ill-managed or neglected leaves room for many errors, financial loss, disrepute, and unhappiness. In the … Continue reading HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENT: 25 TIPS FOR MANAGING SERVANTS

HOW TO CRITIQUE AND DISCUSS ART: 8 BASIC TIPS by Balissande Finishing School, teaching etiquette and timeless style

HOW TO CRITIQUE AND DISCUSS ART: 8 BASIC TIPS

Art criticism is the discussion or evaluation of visual art. An art critique can be given by anyone - a young kid on his first trip to an art museum or a professional critic with a PhD in the Arts. It can be as simple as verbally expressing emotive reactions to an art piece or … Continue reading HOW TO CRITIQUE AND DISCUSS ART: 8 BASIC TIPS

HOW TO SHAKE HANDS LIKE A LADY

Shaking hands is part of the first impression. The first impression begins with your appearance. And then, the way you greet others. There are a few ways to greet others - a hug, a nod, a kiss on the cheek, prayer hands, and the hand shake. For this post, we are going to break down … Continue reading HOW TO SHAKE HANDS LIKE A LADY

THE ART OF GIFTING: 9 TIPS

THE ART OF GIFTING: 9 TIPS

Giving gifts to friends and family can be a difficult pursuit, especially if you want them to really enjoy your gifts. So, we've gathered a few basic tips to help you master the art of gifting. Let's get right to it! 1.. Get to know the person you are gifting. Ask questions that will teach … Continue reading THE ART OF GIFTING: 9 TIPS

TOP BEAUTY TIPS EVERY LADY SHOULD KNOW!

Hello ladies! This Saturday, we are diverting from etiquette lessons to share a few beauty tips. There's nothing like smooth skin, a well-shaped brow, white teeth, a glowing complexion, lustrous hair to take your elegant style and graceful demeanor to the next level. So, we've gathered 3 videos from YouTube to share some tips and tricks … Continue reading TOP BEAUTY TIPS EVERY LADY SHOULD KNOW!

TOP FEMININE HYGIENE TIPS EVERY LADY SHOULD KNOW!

Hello ladies! This Saturday, we are diverting from etiquette and style to talk about feminine hygiene - something we believe is crucial when it comes to appearance. There's nothing like bad body odor to throw off an otherwise elegant appearance. So, we've selected 3 videos from YouTube to share with you. They are informative, offering … Continue reading TOP FEMININE HYGIENE TIPS EVERY LADY SHOULD KNOW!

HOW TO BECOME A GREAT CONVERSATIONALIST: 8 TIPS

"There is no conversation so graceful, so varied, so sparkling, as that of an intellectual and cultivated woman. Excellence in this particular is, indeed, one of the attributes of the sex, and should be cultivated by every gentlewoman who aspires to please in general society." - George Routledge Ever met a well-dressed woman you took … Continue reading HOW TO BECOME A GREAT CONVERSATIONALIST: 8 TIPS