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. Fortunately, Derek Blasberg has written a new book that we know will prove indispensable next time we ask ourselves “How short is too short?. In the sequel to his New York Times best-selling (and not to mention debut) book, our editor at large Derek Blasberg asks the tough-as-nails.

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May 22, Babs Wheelden added it. The Truth Beneath the Lies. Natalie Boath Yes, I believe so, even though I’m only up to page at the clasys.

Derek Blasberg Offers More Etiquette Advice In ‘Very Classy’: In Print

The decorations in his home are a little self referential and I got the idea they were to boost his ego or impress others, even though he claims to dislike such narcissistic decor. Thought it would be a scathing assessment of the “ideal woman” expectation. His first job was as an assistant at Vogue.

My clutter problem is more related to being ill than being a slob, and the same with my exercise programme I try but get extremely fatigued just doing tai chi once a week which knocks me around for a couple of days. It adds spice and a new twist to the age-old definition of “classy”. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Also by Derek Blasberg. I highly doubt gratuitously dropping names is “classy”. Blasberg was born in St.


Blasberg is unashamedly vain and drops the names of his celebrity friends where ever he can. Preview — Very Classy by Derek Blasberg. I especially appreciated the angle of having current relationships with people that may be like you – that you might love You must pick up this book knowing that it instructs you on how to be Blasberg’s definition of ‘classy’.


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This book actually filled me with rage. Not really worth 18 dollars if you ask me. How to grow up, but still have classsy. Humorous with some good advice and helpful tips sprinkled in! I doubt his audience does. The Book of Dust: Derek, we working peasants are tired. What to wear at the airport.

Great witty writer with attention to aesthetics beyond most. A book I had to force myself to finish only because I can’t stand to not finish a book once I’ve started it. Great advice for the celebrities in the book. As a teen, it’s a relief to have good standards clsssy live by.

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I really love being able to see how many famous people in history and present I have qualities in common with. I kept reading it nonstop just like the first book! Reporting by the Parkland Student Journalists. Although some of the book was try-to-hard bullshit. Born and raised in St. Ashes in the Snow Movie Tie-In. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. An American fashion writer, editor and New York Times bestselling author. I’m not that image conscious that dressing up for a workout would motivate me, I wouldn’t bring my dog to someone else’s house no matter how cute, and if people are chronically depressed I recommend considering antidepressants rather than considering it frivolous.


Practical advice for coming into adulthood and updated advice on being a courteous guest, employee and friend. Very hard to take seriously because there were numerous errors in spelling, grammar, and paragraphs were doubled or used twice or even more throughout the book. Want to Read saving…. Derek Blasberg is back with more brilliant commentary on what makes a lady truly classy.

Ultimately, it still delivers the same and more! From toBlasberg was the Editor-at-Large of Style. There are also a blasberf spelling errors, but not enough to distract from the text where spellcheck was either ignored or not used correctly or at all.

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Dec 22, Becky rated it did not like it. It is as if nobody even read it before it was published and put on shelves to be sold. This book is a just an updated version of the previous book “Classy Greg Crumpton rated it liked it Feb 16, With all the razor-sharp insights of Classy plus new, never-before-seen pages packed with Derek’s signature wit and timeless tips, VeryClassy is the best – and the only – resource for the up-to-the minute, modern young woman.

This is a great book to have around and give to those who may coming of age – or need to.