Ladylike Laws: Sushi Etiquette

Many cuisines come with customs and standards all their own. Let’s be real here, American etiquette will only get you so far… A perfect example of this is with sushi. While I am sure many of you regularly enjoy in this Japanese cuisine, you might be surprised to learn what is considered to proper and […]

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Ladylike Laws: To Hug or Not to Hug?

While hellos and handshakes used to be the way to greet and goodbye, hugs have become the new norm in recent years. I think it’s interesting because, to me, hugs signify affection, not “hello.” I hug close friends and family, but nowadays that’s not enough. After researching the topic of “hugging” for this blog, I […]

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Ladylike Laws: Airplane Etiquette

If you’re reading this, it means that I am already off on my big trip to Tanzania. Each way, the flight is roughly 30 hours. Yikes. That said, while flying comes second nature to me (I fly to NYC once a month or more), I’ve learned my fair share of travel tips and mid-air manners […]

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Ladylike Laws: Proper Party Girl Etiquette

It’s the holiday season, which can mean only one thing: It’s party time! Whether it’s a holiday soiree, a small get-together, or a fabulous New Year’s fete, knowing how to navigate a party with ease and grace is crucial. If your mailbox (or should I say inbox) is flooded with celebratory invites, then this is […]

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Ladylike Laws: Holiday Gift Giving Etiquette

Gift giving can be a sticky subject. How much should you spend? Do you give your boss a present? Is re-gifting okay? How do you handle unexpected gifts? These are common questions many of us may find ourselves asking each holiday season. Fortunately, there are some clear-cut rules when it comes to giving gifts… How […]

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Ladylike Laws: Navigating First Dates

Welcome to my very first Ladylike Laws post! Today I’ll be talking about the do’s and don’ts of first date etiquette. I think it’s safe to say first dates are amongst the most nerve-wracking of social encounters. Everything about a first date is indefinite. The margin for inevitable awkward moments is gaping. To prevent faulty […]

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The Ladylike Laws: Manners Matter

I have always found matters concerning etiquette fascinating. Different customs, traditions and pillars of decorum vary widely across cultures and I love learning about them. (I guess you could say I’m a closet enthusiast of cultural anthropology. And maybe I’m feeling inspired after having read The Help.) Needless to say, in our need-it-now, “Sorry I’m […]

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