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Class with the Countess: How to Live with Elegance and Flair

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Countess LuAnn deLesseps knows firsthand that class is state of mind, not a birthright. Raised in small-town Connecticut?half French- Canadian, half Native American?she worked as a registered nurse before she started modeling. On her first trip to Europe, she was awed by the lifestyle of the Italians and stayed, eventually becoming a TV personality. After three years of absorbing continental manners and style, she began a fairy-tale romance with Alexandre Count deLesseps, a French aristocrat of the Suez Canal dynasty, and married into a world of aristocrats. She learned during her time in Europe that panache comes from within?not from an antiquated manual. Now she shares her savvy advice and her inspiring story in Class with the Countess, a guide in three parts, featuring: ? The Art of Being Yourself (in Any Situation): with tips for making a stellar first impression, exuding self-confidence, and dressing with style ? The Art of Making Others Comfortable: covering dazzling opening lines, correct table manners, and the protocols of giving and receiving gifts ? The Art of Seduction: brimming with ways to make yourself alluring to everyone you meet, including how to make a man feel good about himself The twenty-first century's answer to Emily Post, the Countess gives a new generation of women an exuberant and incomparable guide to modern social graces.

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The glamorous star of Bravo's hit show The Real Housewives of New York City makes it easy to be elegant, with contemporary etiquette tips and a complete course in the art of sophisticated living

Countess LuAnn de Lesseps knows firsthand that class is a state of mind, not a birthright. Raised in small-town Connecticut-half French Canadian, half Native American-she worked as a registered nurse before she started modeling. On her first trip to Europe, she was awed by the lifestyle of the Italians and stayed, eventually becoming a TV personality. Before long, she began a fairy-tale romance with Alexandre Count de Lesseps, of the Suez Canal dynasty, and married into a world of aristocrats.

She learned during her time in Europe that panache comes from within- not from an antiquated manual. Now she shares her savvy advice and her inspiring story in Class with the Countess, including:

?Elegance can most certainly be acquired.

?All of life is a seduction.

?You don't have to be rich and famous to have an unforgettable presence.

?Being interested is what makes you interesting.

?An alluring woman makes everyone want to be near her.

The twenty-first century's answer to Emily Post, the Countess gives a new generation of women an exuberant and incomparable guide to modern social graces.

About the Author

Countess Luann de Lesseps is one of the six stars of Bravo’s hit reality show “The Real Housewives of New York City” and has taught etiquette on numerous morning television shows. She lives with her family in New York, the Hamptons, and Gstaad.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781592405206
Author:
De Lesseps, Countess
Publisher:
Gotham Books
With:
Reverand, Diane
Illustrator:
Nadeau, Nicole
Author:
Lesseps, Luann De
Author:
Delesseps, Countess Luann
Author:
de Lesseps, LuAnn
Subject:
Personal & Practical Guides
Subject:
Personal Memoirs
Subject:
Customs & Traditions
Subject:
Reference - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20091231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Y
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
7.80x5.20x.80 in. .60 lbs.
Age Level:
17-17

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The glamorous star of Bravo's hit show The Real Housewives of New York City makes it easy to be elegant, with contemporary etiquette tips and a complete course in the art of sophisticated living

Countess LuAnn de Lesseps knows firsthand that class is a state of mind, not a birthright. Raised in small-town Connecticut-half French Canadian, half Native American-she worked as a registered nurse before she started modeling. On her first trip to Europe, she was awed by the lifestyle of the Italians and stayed, eventually becoming a TV personality. Before long, she began a fairy-tale romance with Alexandre Count de Lesseps, of the Suez Canal dynasty, and married into a world of aristocrats.

She learned during her time in Europe that panache comes from within- not from an antiquated manual. Now she shares her savvy advice and her inspiring story in Class with the Countess, including:

?Elegance can most certainly be acquired.

?All of life is a seduction.

?You don't have to be rich and famous to have an unforgettable presence.

?Being interested is what makes you interesting.

?An alluring woman makes everyone want to be near her.

The twenty-first century's answer to Emily Post, the Countess gives a new generation of women an exuberant and incomparable guide to modern social graces.

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