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18 April, 2017

Guest Bedroom Etiquette Tips

By | 2017-04-18T12:26:20+00:00 April 18th, 2017|Social Etiquette|0 Comments

Does your guest bedroom pass the modern etiquette test? Spring is here and summer is just around the corner which means family vacations and visits from friends! If you're planning to host out-of-town guests, make sure your guest bedroom is on point with these guest bedroom etiquette tips. Tip #1: Clean the sheets AND duvet [...]

14 March, 2017

6 Travel Etiquette Questions You’re Afraid to Ask

By | 2017-03-14T15:51:23+00:00 March 14th, 2017|Ask the Etiquette Coach, Social Etiquette|0 Comments

When it comes to travel etiquette, people are the worst. My biggest pet peeve when traveling? Fellow passengers. There, I said it. I have a very low tolerance for bad behavior on public transportation. Travel etiquette is so fundamentally necessary for a pleasant transit experience. What are the modern etiquette rules for travel? How should we handle [...]

13 January, 2017

6 Tips for Proper Snow Etiquette

By | 2017-01-14T08:45:05+00:00 January 13th, 2017|Social Etiquette|0 Comments

We had our first real snow of the season last weekend in NYC and it got me thinking - I’ve got to post about snow etiquette! Some people love the snow, some people detest the snow, and some people (like me!) love the snow only when it happens December through February (by March, I’m beyond [...]

20 December, 2016

Cocktail Party Etiquette Tips for Food and Drinks

By | 2016-12-20T15:44:08+00:00 December 20th, 2016|Business Etiquette, Social Etiquette|0 Comments

'Tis the season for holiday parties and festive gatherings! Whether your attending you're attending fancy New Year's Eve soiree, or a fun and lively office holiday party, follow these cocktail party etiquette tips to look sophisticated at all your shindigs this holiday season! Cocktail Party Etiquette Tip #1: Don't call your event a "cocktail party" [...]

11 November, 2016

How to Host Your First Thanksgiving

By | 2016-11-11T13:22:59+00:00 November 11th, 2016|Dining Etiquette, Party Ideas|0 Comments

There’s nothing I love more than hosting dinners and parties (and dinner parties!). Last year, Kevin and I were dating long-distance and he was planning to spend Thanksgiving in LA with me. I had also just closed on my condo a month before (and threw an awesome Fall Housewarming Party) so it was the perfect [...]

25 September, 2016

Is That My Glass or Yours? How to Easily Navigate Glassware at the Table

By | 2016-11-11T10:48:51+00:00 September 25th, 2016|Dining Etiquette|1 Comment

When there is a large group of people dining shoulder-to-shoulder at a table (think business dinner, wedding reception, birthday party), someone inevitably asks, “Is that my glass or yours?” Here are two tricks plus an etiquette tip to help you quickly and easily know whose glass is whose! […]

2 August, 2016

Ask the Modern Etiquette Coach: “As a Guy, When Can I Go In For the Hug/Kiss?”

By | 2016-11-11T10:50:14+00:00 August 2nd, 2016|Business Etiquette, Office Etiquette|0 Comments

Q: As a guy, when is it OK to go in for a hug with a female business acquaintance or colleague? Is it ever OK to do the European-style cheek kiss with a woman? What do women think of that?  -Justin (entertainment exec) A: To answer the first question, in this decade it’s always acceptable to initiate [...]

8 June, 2016

Pool Party Etiquette – From LA to the Hamptons!

By | 2016-11-11T10:53:14+00:00 June 8th, 2016|Social Etiquette|0 Comments

Summer is officially here, and whether you're heading to LA, Las Vegas, or the Hamptons this year, don't be a fish a out of water with bad pool party etiquette! Here's my list of must-know modern etiquette tips for attending this summer's hottest pool parties. Tip #1: Include the essentials in a small pool bag. Depending on [...]

15 May, 2016

Etiquette Tips for the Cannes Film Festival

By | 2017-04-18T09:08:35+00:00 May 15th, 2016|Red Carpet Etiquette, Social Etiquette|0 Comments

(Check out the video here!) Hands up, who's going to the Cannes Film Festival this year?! If you're lucky enough to be whisked away on a private jet for a week of yacht parties, film screenings, wine sipping, and Hollywood schmoozing along the Promenade de la Croisette (or even just dreaming of it!), listen up [...]