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Basic Mobile Telephone Manners (film)

Basic Mobile Telephone Manners (film)

By Dana Gornitzki Hello, dear reader, will you please turn your ringer off? And please stop sending text messages while we're at it - we're trying to have a conversation.
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Proper posture: shoulders back, chest out...

Proper posture: shoulders back, chest out...

The way we walk and stand say a lot about us - proper posture is most important. Here's a little video with a few helpful tips.
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The lost art of style: the handkerchief

The lost art of style: the handkerchief

by Lena Weber When Kleenex introduced their brand of disposable facial tissue in the 1920s – originally intended as a means to remove cold cream - little did they know it would bring about the death of a cultural artifact – the humble handkerchief.
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Daily beauty rituals: tips from Contance Bennett (film)

Daily beauty rituals: tips from Contance Bennett (film)

by Prunella de Pedant "To be beautiful and natural is the birthright of every woman." Wise words from Constance Bennett, a stunning starlet who wooed the gentlmen (she was married five times) and captured audiences for more than five decades. In this sweet little moving picture, Constance Benneett shares her beauty tips - from exfoliation to insight on makeup basics. What a treat to observe true old fashioned glamour...
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Let the (polite) races begin

Let the (polite) races begin

Royal Ascot: one of the critical events on the English summer social calendar. However, it seems that some people misbehave (tsk tsk) and could do with a few guidelines. Of course, not you - NEVER!
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How to tie a bow tie: a moving picture for the gents

How to tie a bow tie: a moving picture for the gents

This little gem of a video from the fine gentlepeople at Videojug will demystify the seemingly complex ritual of tying a bow tie. It is one of the more dapper accoutrements a gentleman can sport. Watch, learn and practise. Enjoy! Photo source
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One for the gentlemen

One for the gentlemen

A little inspiration for the gentleman who needs a little inspiration from the more stylish days of yesteryear. Take a look at those suits, the briefcase, the hat...ladies just swoon!
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Fashion inspiration: 1940s glamour for holiday parties (video)

Fashion inspiration: 1940s glamour for holiday parties (video)

by Prunella de Pedant Do you ever feel like glamour has been lost in our modern age? It cannot be denied that we have become rather casual. However, there is no time like the present to spruce up one's wardrobe for a holiday occasion. Ladies, dust off those pearls and sprinkle a little charm and glitz into your party attire. Take a peek at this divine moving picture for a little inspiration - these ladies look absolutely lovely.
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Genteel Spending Tips In Tough Times

Genteel Spending Tips In Tough Times

by Prunella de Pedant No one likes a vulgar type, you know — a person who flashes money or luxurious objects around in public. It's awfully unrefined and particularly unacceptable when times are tough.
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Winsome swimwear fashions for men and women (video)

Winsome swimwear fashions for men and women (video)

by Dana Gornitzki It's the height of summer in many parts of the world. For most gentlepeople, this means a little fun in the sun. A wee dip in the lido, a little frolic at the beach or perhaps an innocent piña colada at a charming swim-up bar. Splish-splash and sheer bliss.
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