Miss Manners Column
From basic manners to sophisticated etiquette, this Miss Manners Column organizes the information in popular categories.
‘I have a respect for manners as such, they are a way of dealing with people you don’t agree with or like‘ – Margaret Mead quotes
Either scroll down or click the category you’re interested in.
- Basic Manners and Etiquette
- Social Etiquette
- Manners for Children
- Engagement Etiquette
- Wedding Etiquette
- General Etiquette
.Basic Manners and Etiquette
How to be well loved and respected everywhere you go.
The greatest test of elegance and refinement of a woman are…her manners.
The importance of Beautiful Manners.
See also Manners or Etiquette?
Manners is first. Etiquette is second.
Etiquette come to us naturally we are kind and considerate, and are sensitive to people’s feelings. If you can learn how to put yourself in another person’s shoe, that is all we have to do.
Do a manners/etiquette self check! Here are the common Bad Manners.
‘The test of good manners is to be able to put up pleasantly with bad ones‘ – Wendell L. Willkie quotes
A lady has above average manners. Rules of Etiquette – A Lady’s Etiquette
Manners and Etiquette have evolved over time. What are the Manners Today A List Of Good Manners.
And the latest edition, Everyday Manners
Improve your social skills and confidence
Party Etiquette Intrinsic Details of Elegant Socializing
Social Confidence How to get it.
The Art of Conversation
Grace your way through excellent conversation.
The Art of Conversation (Emily Post Series)
The Art of Conversation (Miss Manners Series)
Gift Giving Etiquette
Giving gifts is a part of socializing.
Learn what’s appropriate and what’s not?
How to give a sympathy gift.
All about writing the perfect sympathy card.
.Manners for Children
(Though it applies to teenagers too)
It is no secret that the number of finishing schools are declining.
While we may not have the opportunity to attend a finishing school or send our children to one, we can still apply its principles and teachings.
Actually, elegantwoman.org was built around the concept of finishing schools.
If you have time, check out Manners Activities page which, though designed for children, offers the breakdown of basic manners that both parents and children can enjoy.
Manners Lesson Plans was written for elegant mothers in mind who may want some material to ‘teach’ manners to their children.
Prelude to Wedding Etiquette
- Promise Ring Etiquette
- Marriage Proposal Etiquette
- Engagement Announcement Etiquette
- Engagement Party ideas
- Engagement Party Etiquette, Engagement Party Gift Giving
- Engagement and Wedding Rings Etiquette
- Bridal Shower Gift Etiquette
- Bridal Shower Etiquette
- Wedding Shower Etiquette
- Engagement Party Invitation Wording
I guess this is a prelude to the engagement ring. A fun read, nevertheless.
A little bit traditional but I highly recommend this. Gentry is always in fashion and ethereally elegant.
How to announce your engagement properly.
How to have an elegant engagement party.
Etiquette covering engagement party, engagement gift giving and some elegant party tips and ideas.
Have some doubts about the engagement and wedding ring ‘protocol’? Clear up your doubts here. All about the etiquette of engagement and wedding rings.
Giving a bridal shower gift? Expecting bridal shower gifts? Here is the run through.
Who should host? How to host a bridal shower? History of bridal showers. Gift giving, thank you notes, and who pays for what.
A modern version of the Bridal shower that has grown in popularity.
Complimentary wording examples for you to use in your own engagement party invitations
- Wedding Manners (Fundamentals)
- Ms Manners Wedding Etiquette
- Just got engaged? Wedding Planning Etiquette For An Elegant Bride
- Wedding Guest Etiquette
- Wedding Reception Etiquette
- Destination Wedding Etiquette
- Corsage Etiquette
- Proper Wedding Etiquette
- Wedding Invitation Assembly Etiquette
Fundamentals of wedding manners. Such as realizing you can’t please everyone, managing expectations, not fretting over the guestlist…
My Favorite Snippets From ‘Miss Manners Wedding Etiquette Book’
Are you newly engaged? Here is an introduction to wedding etiquette, focused on wedding planning and on how to be an elegant bride. It is an overview
of what are the first things you must do…Read it to NOT get overwhelmed at the whole wedding business.
How to be the perfect guest at a wedding.
A more comprehensive directory of Wedding Etiquette. It lists (almost) all pages on wedding manners and etiquette from elegantwoman.org.
Did you know there is a ‘proper’ way to assemble your wedding invitations? Now I’m not proposing that you have to follow
this strictly…it is an interesting read to explain why these ‘etiquette’ rules form – all to make it easier for others.
Travel Category: Hotel Manners
‘Good manners and soft words have brought many a difficult thing to pass‘ – Sir John Vanbrugh quotes