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Derek Blasberg on How to Be Classy. A New York social butterfly believes that in today’s age of tasteless pseudo-celebrity, it’s time for a. Derek Blasberg is a writer, editor and New York Times best-selling author. humorous essays about modern etiquette called “Classy: Exceptional Advice for the. Derek Blasberg is Classy. We live in an era in which Heidi Montag’s plastic surgery escapades make the evening news, Gossip Girl characters.

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Jan 16, Emily rated it did not like it. After giving the “Pretty Horses” a rightful chance i had to classy it on hold and go ahead and start a new book. According to him, this book is based on what he has observed and experienced whilst working in the fashion industry and him meeting a I have mixed feelings for this book. There’s some solid advice in here on etiquette, but the constant judgmental, sexist attitudes dilute the power of the good advice because by the end of the book you’re so annoyed you want to start blaserg smoking and spitting in public just to spite this dude.

Blasberg was dlassy in St. An Abundance of Katherines. Do yourself a favor and just throw it away. Besides all the problematic stuff, Blasberg reaaaaally loves name-dropping. Sep 20, Lana. Not only was it full of spelling and grammatical errors come on, you HAVE an editorbut it was about as deep xerek a puddle. I stumbled upon this book as I searched for a lifestyle book in my sister’s shelf. It’s basically Classy with a few extra chapters. He likes to promote his book by the use of mentioning and showing photographs of his famous friends name dropping?

Sunday, May 9, at 7: I always ask a bunch of questions inside my head, like im annotating but in my head. After reading this book I claasy wasn’t convinced that Derek Blasberg really knew what the term ‘classy’ actually means.

Classy: Exceptional Advice for the Extremely Modern Lady

It was really strange and at times it seriously felt like someone from traveled through time and wrote an advice book trying to come off as contemporary, but the mask keeps slipping and they can’t disguise the fact that their mindset is totally s. Free Jimmy May 9, at 9: Jun 20, Jen rated it did not like it.


And yea, definitely perfect for younger kids since they are growing up with all the bad stuff and don’t know the good things: You must pick up this book knowing that it instructs you on how to be Blasberg’s definition of ‘classy’.

And telling a lady she has to shave is impolite.

Very Classy

At least, that’s what he aimed to do. Jul 10, Teddyhennessyyahoo. The Fault in Our Stars. A great tool for self-evaluation. So this week i read at least 4 out of the 7 days and at least 30 or more minutes each day.

Very Classy by Derek Blasberg

The advice is contrived at blasebrg, and he spends a good bulk of the book reprimanding his idea of “trashy” women. I’m a big fan of Derek Blasberg.

Feb 25, Kathryn rated it liked it Shelves: Classy people do not call people tramps and skanks and make “witty” comments about how if you have sex with a lot of people you should make sure you get paid for it.

Although definitely a gu Love it! As a result, I don’t fully finish the book. Suka banget saat di akhir proses menjadi “lady” bahwa harus banyak membaca buku He is once again ever so present in my life and continues to enlighten me on the very fundamentals a dereek lady portrays. His target audience may or may not be twenty-somethings, but ladies -to-be from high school and even into their thirties could On the whole I do like this book.

He has since contributed texts and written forwards to several other books and literary projects in the fashion and art spheres. The only con I can think of this book is that because it’s not such a prestigious book it’s easy to fall out cerek it.

All the space he didn’t spend calling women derogatory names he spent bragging about how fabulous his life is and all the famous people he knows and the fancy parties he has been to. Give the Dark My Love. I highly doubt gratuitously dropping names is “classy”.


I mean, yeah, I’m happy for blasbegg success and I’m sure he worked really hard to get this far but plastering every second blasbetg with pictures of himself and ashley olsen, jessica stam etc etc and mentioning models or actresses every time he inserted an anecdote started to get old very quickly. This book was written for the modern girls where trash talking is sport, and maybe common sense as to what is decent isn’t so common at all.

LitFlash The blasbegr you want at the lowest prices. Blaasberg 04, Melissa rated it did not like it Shelves: Tata krama saat menggunakan telepon, berinteraksi melalui social media sampai dengan buku-buku yang harus dibaca.

What were the publishers at the Penguin Group thinking when they were editing this? Bought this book in a thrift shop in Michigan. It talks about facing temptation from blasber such as drinking, to being desperate for attention. Let Blasberg guide you so you’re on the right track and you can prevent as much deeds that might make you regret doing them in your later years.

Why do I hate it?? I loved the fact it was written by a young man in the fashion industry for women his age. Practical advice for coming into adulthood and updated advice on being a courteous guest, employee and friend. I bought the book Classy: I know i should challenge myself now derwk i’ve adopted reading into my life again but after this fall back over “Pretty Horses” i soon realized that i should start easy and gradually make my way to higher level books when i feel it’s appropriate to do so.