Thursday, March 20, 2008

Quick and Dirty Tips

Quick and Dirty Tips: "Dressing Up" -- Ah, so that's what they mean. Today's "Mr. Manners" reveals what those attire code words on invitations mean. What would you wear to a "semi-formal" event? Hmmm??? What the heck is "dressy casual?" What does "black tie" mean for women? The answers to these and the slew of other dress codes... in about 5 minutes from Mr. Manners.

The surprising thing? He didn't mention lycra once. Now that's a good fabric. Wrinkle-free, easy care, packs small, suitable for most occasions - don't you think?

Oh, and the Get-It-Done guy covers what to do when you get those long emails about life events which trigger your impulse to craft a long response. Use your phone. :) Key tip: When you get an email that will take a long time to write, it's time to use your phone.


Neve_r_est said...

Wool. Lycra smells funny.


Megan M said...

What does Mr. Manners have to say about lycra with road rash holes?

Anonymous said...

It's a bit outside my topic area, but I have my own manners rule for lycra: never, EVER say, "what a gorgeous outfit; It's amazing how far lycra stretches!"