• I took an etiquette class to learn how to be the perfect duchess - and Meghan Markle makes it look easy

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    As someone prone to being clumsy, I jumped at the opportunity to attend Beaumont Etiquette's "The Duchess Effect" course, taught by the company's founder Myka Meier.
    The course, held at The Plaza Hotel's Palm Court, covered formal dining, waving like a duchess, getting out of cars politely, and more.
    Naturally, Meier referred to Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle's etiquette throughout the class.
    I struggled with some of the tasks, like sipping wine from the same place on the glass so as not to make a mess with lipstick marks, but overall I walked away with some helpful advice.
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