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Let Astrid walk you through the basics of simple etiquette and give you the confidence to feel socially secure as a woman about town.

  • The Etiquette of Primping in Public posted on August 1, 2017.
    Primping in public is often considered rude, but if done discreetly, that quick fix can be unnoticeable and still have you looking your best. Here are some great hints about how to do those quick fixes and still be considered polite More
  • More on Dining posted on May 29, 2014.
    For some reason, maybe because we sit together and focus more closely on each other, Ladies dining seems to get the lion’s share of attention when it comes to etiquette discussions. Astrid, rather than focusing on one aspect of dining, is going to touch briefly on several considerations. More
  • To Fix or Not To Fix posted on December 10, 2013.
    We’ve all experienced the sinking sensation of being in public and realizing that something needed to be fixed. Do we fix it on the spot or not? More
  • Do You Play the Cello? posted on October 9, 2013.
    Much has been written in recent years about the declining standards in table manners. The reasons given are many, but regardless of what they may be, it’s important that we, as women who aspire to being ladylike, do not follow this trend downwards. More
  • Verbal Collisions posted on September 9, 2013.
    Men interrupt far more often than women. What is important, though, is to consider what this information means for TGs. Does this kind of male-predominant behavior disappear when you’re in femme mode, or is it so deeply ingrained that it comes along for the ride even though you’re wearing a fantastic outfit and getting appreciative looks? More
  • What Is Etiquette? posted on August 13, 2013.

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