LAYING THE TABLE

Whether it is a formal dinner or a much more casual occasion, the basic rules do not vary when laying the table. Give each person as much elbow room as the table permits. Leave an even amount of space...

Basic table manners

1. Napkins should be placed on the lap as soon as you are seated. When you get down from the table, leave the napkin, unfolded on the table, to the left of the place setting.  2. Sit a comfortable distance away from...
Among the most powerful of our day to day vocabulary are the simple ‘yes’ or ‘no’s that we give. Of course this may need to be done right. A point blank No to the face for a grieving person...

Let’s take the kids out

Well we have all had that experience of kids embarrassing you at a nice sit-in meal or even in that rusty looking new bakery or eating house in your neighborhood. However it is not so hard to avoid being...

Dining out for Teens

As Sri Lankan’s we are most comfortable using our fingers when eating. However it is not as proper when you eat outside. First impressions are important when you go out, be it a dinner outing with your father’s business...
Follow the etiquette for formal wear attire Fashion just like technology is ever advancing and very volatile, meaning you certainly have to be informed of. But the most important thing in fashion is doing fashion to fit your figure and...

Dress up for Semi-Formal

Formal wear advice is never scarce it is a bit tricky when it comes to ‘semi-formal’ it is always hard to walk in the middle path, and there is always the risk of being either overdressed or under dressed....
Have you ever been confused of what to wear and what not to wear when attending formal functions? I am sure you would have under gone such instances. You may have a professional event, a wedding, or a charity...

Art of Conversation

Conversation is a conversing method which has its own art attached. You have different way of conversing with your friends; it is therefore an art that is unique. The art of good conversation is essential to elegance. It is...

24 business-etiquette rules every professional should know – Part 01

In "The Essentials of Business Etiquette," Barbara Pachter writes about the rules people need to understand to conduct and present themselves appropriately in professional...

How to Use Chopsticks

If your chopstick technique is unreliable and you find yourself asking for a fork when in a restaurant it would be a good idea...

LAYING THE TABLE

Whether it is a formal dinner or a much more casual occasion, the basic rules do not vary when laying the table. Give each...

Basic table manners

1. Napkins should be placed on the lap as soon as you are seated. When you get down from the table, leave the napkin, unfolded...

Give ‘No’ a chance to better your life.

Among the most powerful of our day to day vocabulary are the simple ‘yes’ or ‘no’s that we give. Of course this may need...

Let’s take the kids out

Well we have all had that experience of kids embarrassing you at a nice sit-in meal or even in that rusty looking new bakery...

Dining out for Teens

As Sri Lankan’s we are most comfortable using our fingers when eating. However it is not as proper when you eat outside. First impressions...

Invited for a formal event and thinking how to groom yourself?

Follow the etiquette for formal wear attire Fashion just like technology is ever advancing and very volatile, meaning you certainly have to be informed of....

Dress up for Semi-Formal

Formal wear advice is never scarce it is a bit tricky when it comes to ‘semi-formal’ it is always hard to walk in the...

Formal wear that you LADIES, would want to consider…

Have you ever been confused of what to wear and what not to wear when attending formal functions? I am sure you would have...