Etiquette is about feeling at ease, and putting others at ease, in a variety of social situations.
Good manners are attractive and empowering, removing anxiety and minimising social difficulties or awkwardness.
Whether you need to know how to announce a birth or what to wear at Royal Ascot, you can find the answer in our comprehensive online guides. For even more information on modern etiquette, browse our range of books.
This morning at 20 minutes before 3 o’clock Her Royal Highness the Duchess of York was safely delivered of a Princess at 17, Bruton Street, Mayfair.’ The child was christened ‘Elizabeth Alexandra Mary’.
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