Favorite Etiquette Books
They always say, "life doesn't come with an instruction manual" but there are books on etiquette which can be surprisingly just as good. Here are some personal favorites:
The Art of Thank You by Connie Leas
Better Than Beauty by Helen Valentine and Alice Thompson
Vogue's Book of Etiquette compiled by Millicent Fenwick (vintage)
The Etiquette Grrls by Lesley Carlin and Honore McDonough Ervin
Manners by Kate Spade
Swell by Cynthia Rowley
Handbook for Hosts: A Practical Guide to Party Planning and Gracious Entertaining (Town & Country)
Emily Post online.
For more see Gave That's etiquette section here and, for more books, see my list of favorite love letter books here.
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