Anything Goes? Well, NOT For Me, Appearance-wise

I’m really sick of the “anything goes” society seem to be moving towards to today – especially for appearance.  Yes, I like that we don’t have to dress up as much, to the point that some clubs have either toned… Continue Reading

Is it NOT Feminist to be ‘Proper’?

When I was in my early 20s, I begged my parents to send me to a finishing school in Switzerland.  A bona fide school where I would be trained in social graces, international etiquette and everything that goes with a… Continue Reading

Chinese Relatives, Titles and All that Confusion

The Lunar (Chinese) New Year starts on Friday, and for many of us, especially those who are lucky enough to have many relatives living in or near our hometown, it means dinners and celebrating with family.  And if you have… Continue Reading

Young Males and Spoon Etiquette: What’s Up With That?

I’ve seen it with guys I know.  It’s in a recent Quaker Oats ad.  It’s also in the poster for the upcoming movie, That Awkward Moment.  What am I talking about?  It’s the way guys hold spoons.  They hold them… Continue Reading

Wedding Series Part IV: Wedding Related Ideas

DelectablyChic! is excited to present its 3rd Annual Summer Bridal feature, this time a four part series on Wedding Prep, Make Up & Beauty Must-Haves for the 2012 Summer Bride, The Wedding Day, as well as Wedding Related Ideas.  Last… Continue Reading

Wedding Series Part III: The Wedding Day

DelectablyChic! is excited to present its 3rd Annual Summer Bridal feature, this time a four part series on Wedding Prep, Make Up & Beauty Must-Haves for the 2012 Summer Bride, The Wedding Day, as well as Wedding Related Ideas.  Last… Continue Reading

Wedding Series Part II: Make Up and Beauty Must-Haves for 2012

DelectablyChic! is excited to present its 3rd Annual Summer Bridal feature, this time a four part series on Wedding Prep, Make Up & Beauty Must-Haves for the 2012 Summer Bride, The Wedding Day, as well as Wedding Related Ideas.  Last… Continue Reading

Wedding Series, Part I: Wedding Prep

DelectablyChic! is excited to present its 3rd Annual Summer Bridal feature, this time a four part series on Wedding Prep, Make Up & Beauty Must-Haves for the 2012 Summer Bride, The Wedding Day, as well as Wedding Related Ideas. We… Continue Reading

Etiquette Classes OK – Just Don’t Call it ‘Princess Camp’

Since Prince William and Kate Middleton’s engagement, there have been many articles and newstories across a wide variety of media about “princess boot camps” – places little girls attend to learn proper etiquette and how to act like a “real princess.” … Continue Reading

Holiday Party Etiquette Refresher

Cynthia Cheng Mintz   Good behaviour is very important at parties, so here are some rules to always remember (regardless of what kind of holiday or party you are going to):  If you’re at a cocktail event, make sure you… Continue Reading