“A lady knows that the most fun person at the party doesn’t have to be the most inebriated person at the party.”
–Very Classy Pg. 51
“A lady knows how to give a compliment, and mean it. And she knows how to graciously received a compliment too.”
–Very Classy Pg. 166
Lauren Santo Domingo and Jessica Stam at the Beatrice Inn (R.I.P.) in New York City on April 22nd, 2007. This picture was taken at my birthday party, which apparently was not entertaining enough to distract their attention from their mobile telephones.
“A lady knows that a meal is served from the left, and that plates are cleared from the right.”
–Very Classy Pg. 86
Byrdie Bell in the doll section of the Ozarkland souvenir shop near Camdenton, Missouri, on August 16th, 2010. The dolls were creepy, but they were not as racially insensitive as the “Rebels” section of the store.
“A lady has a charitable heart.”
–Very Classy Pg. 291
Lyle Maltz, Fabiola Beracasa, Nate Berkus and Byrdie Bell on the streets of Chicago on April 16th. This was on my first book tour for the original Classy, where Nate was nice enough to host a cocktail party in my honor.
“A lady makes an apology, not an excuse.”
–Very Classy Pg. 185