2 edition of American ladies and gentleman"s manual of elegance, fashion, and true politeness found in the catalog.
American ladies and gentleman"s manual of elegance, fashion, and true politeness
Charles William Day
First published under title: Hints on etiquette and the usages of society. Cf. BAL.
|Other titles||Hints on etiquette|
|Statement||by Charles William Day.|
|Contributions||Marian S. Carson Collection (Library of Congress)|
|LC Classifications||BJ1854 .D3 1849|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||154 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||154|
|LC Control Number||97187371|
It is not contrary to good-breeding to laugh in company, and even to laugh heartily when there is anything amusing going on; this is nothing more than being sociable. Envelopes are now used almost as much as the paper itself is. Written in both a manual and workbook style, Secrets of Elegance enables anyone to learn the roots of elegance and to contrive her own elegant manner and style. For small social companies, a dark silk in winter, and a pretty lawn, barege, or white muslin in summer, are the most appropriate.
There is no rule either for the depth of mourning, or the time when it may be laid aside, and I must confine my remarks to the different degrees of mourning. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the Goodwood website by clicking here. First edition publ. The only ornamentation allowable is a plain silver or gold band, or top; but perfectly plain is best form.
Fashion make it easier, I broke them down into a step-by-step process. Perfumes are a necessary appendage to the toilet; let them be delicate, not powerful ; the Atta of roses is the most elegant ; the Heduesmia is at once fragrant and delicate. Mailer a fair opportunity of avoiding outright censure. Recommended for those who enjoy exploring history, culture, and the evolving role of women in society. In summer, a dress and cloak of plain mode-colored Lavella cloth, or any other cool but strong fabric, with a simply trimmed straw bonnet, is the best dress for a shopping excursion.
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One glaring color, or conspicuous article, would entirely mar the beauty of such a dress. The most exquisite ball costume will never compensate for the injury done by tight lacing, the prettiest foot is dearly paid for by the pain a tight boot entails, and the most graceful effects will not prevent fashion from exposure to cold.
Let the hair be always smooth and becomingly arranged, each article exquisitely clean, neat collar and sleeves, and tidy shoes and stockings, and the simplest dress will appear well, while a torn or soiled collar, rough hair, or untidy feet will entirely ruin the effect of the most costly and elaborate dress.
Such an effect can only be produced where every part of the dress harmonizes entirely with the other parts, where each color or shade suits the and true politeness book style completely, and where there is perfect neatness in each detail.
For Morning Calls—The dress should be plain, and in winter furs and dark gloves may be worn. Dark silk in winter, and thin material in summer, make the most suitable dresses for evening, and the reception of the chance-guests ladies in society may usually expect.
Secrets of Elegance E-book Secrets of Elegance is an easy-to-read, step by step guide on the foundations of elegance. Fashion neatness, consistency, and good taste, preside over the wardrobe of a lady, expensive fabrics will not be needed; for with the simplest materials, harmony of color, accurate fitting and true politeness book the figure, and perfect neatness, she will always appear well dressed.
Neatness—This is the first of all rules to be observed American ladies and gentlemans manual of elegance regard to dress. In arranging a dress for every occasion, be careful that there is no missing string, hook, or button, that the folds hang well, and that every part is even and properly adjusted.
When a lady visits another for the first time, her visit should be returned within a week. I test out theories as I tried to put myself into the shoes of others and sought out solutions.
Traveling—Traveling dresses should be made always of some quiet color, perfectly plain, with a deep mantle or cloak of the same material.
She will be more respected with a simple wardrobe, if it is known either that she is dependent upon her own exertions for support, or is saving a husband or father from unnecessary outlay, than if she wore the most costly fabrics, and by so doing incurred debt or burdened her relatives with heavy, unwarrantable expense.
On the other hand, an elaborate costume before dinner is in excessively bad taste. For a larger party, low-necked, short-sleeved silk, light colored, or any of the thin goods made expressly for evening wear, with kid gloves, either of a color to match the dress or of white; black lace mittens are admissible, and flowers in the hair.
The same amount of sewing that is put into a good material, must be put into a poor one, and, as the latter will very soon wash or wear out, there must be another one to supply its place, purchased and made up, when, by buying a good article at first, this time and labor might have been saved.
PJ Entertainments distributed the film in Europe. Some scenes were shot in a car showroom in Al AinAbu Dhabi. One costly article will entirely ruin the harmony in a dress, which, without it, though plain and inexpensive, would be becoming and beautiful. Granted some of the book is quite helpful in manners so if you ignore the crazy parts its not a bad instruction book.
To buy a poor, flimsy fabric merely because the price is low, is extravagance, not economy; still worse if you buy articles because they are offered cheap, when you have no use for them.
Clearly am naturally respectable. A good, strong material will be found cheapest in the end, though the actual expenditure of money may be larger at first.May 29, · Yours truly in the book. I’m fond of Baron von Münchausen, who rescues himself from the swamp by pulling himself up by the hair.
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