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Vogue's Book of Etiquette

In 1924, the editors of Vogue published advice for the "great rising mass" so they'd know how to behave properly in public. Here are some of the most pressing etiquette questions of the day.

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  • 1. Is it always necessary to change one's clothes for dinner?

  • 2. If a guest should, by mischance, be obliged to dine in morning dress, what should the host do?

  • 3. What are some examples of inappropriate dressing?

  • 4. What is good taste in hair-dressing?

  • 5. What is the objection to commercial words?

  • 6. What are some of the words usually mispronounced?

    How many of these words do you pronounce correctly?

  • 7. Does a lady wear a hat for lunch in her own house?

  • 8. Do her guests keep their hats on?

  • 9. BONUS: Men's dressing chart


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