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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I especially appreciated the angle of having current relationships with people that may be like you – that you might love Dec blasverg, Carol Hungria rated it it was amazing.

Ages 14 and up. This book does mention etiquette a lot, but is NOT an etiquette book. An Abundance of Katherines. The Lives of Desperate Girls. Blasberrg was born in St.

It is as if nobody even read it before it was published and put on shelves to be sold. I really love Derek Blasberg’s commentary on everything and I always enjoy name dropping.

Ultimately, it still delivers the same and more! I wouldn’t classify them as skanky, just a little eccentric and probably a nice sort of person. I’ll probably check it out again to go through the book, artist, and film list at the end. It has some good tips and interesting references and quotes, but the writing is a bit exaggerated and some of the advice was obvious. The decorations in his home are a little self referential and I got the idea they were to boost his ego or claassy others, even though he claims to dislike such narcissistic decor.

Very Classy

dereek Still funny and informative, though: I thought it was going to be a whole differnt book with all new advice, but turns out all it is is the original Classy with a few extra chapters. 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.


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Apr 01, Jillian rated it really liked it Shelves: Jul 12, Jennifer Jodziewicz rated it really liked it. His first job was as an assistant at Vogue. I feel sorry for readers who have OCD or eating disorders who may feel unfairly judged.

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

Inspired by Your Browsing History. There are also a few spelling errors, but not enough to distract from the text where spellcheck was either ignored or not used correctly or at all. It’s basically Classy with a few extra chapters. The quizzes were light relief from the informat I liked this book in the form of Classy and have bought Classy but used it mainly to skim through, and this is basically an expanded version i.

Derek wants you to be the douche canoe who spends like an hour undressing in the TSA line. As a teen, it’s a relief to have good standards to live by. Jan 13, Leah Spring rated it liked it. Jun 17, Abigail Bekele rated it it was amazing.

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Give the Dark My Love. Derek picks literally the most complicated outfit as the “classy” ideal. No Saints in Kansas.

I kept reading it nonstop just like the first book! People from a socially disadvantaged background could feel a little left out in the recommendations, for instance I can’t afford air travel as a disability pensioner and am a carer so can’t travel away anyway without compromising my partner’s wellbeing. I didn’t realize that this was “Classy” with a few additional chapters.


I’m a big fan of Derek Blasberg. Gyms are for exercise, not cleavage. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. He likes to promote his book by fery use of mentioning and showing photographs of blasberh famous friends name dropping? While this is understandably annoying to some readers and to me sometimesI felt that this made him realistic and relatable I mean, who wouldn’t tell everyone about the time Gwenyth Paltrow invited them to dinner?

Nicola Yoon 2-Book Bundle: Preview — Very Classy by Derek Blasberg. An American fashion writer, editor and New York Times bestselling author. This book is a just an updated version of the previous book “Classy Jason Segel and Kirsten Miller. Eighth Grade Bites 1.

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Stay in Touch Blasberf up. Apr 21, Phyllis rated it it was ok Shelves: However, I read Very Classy from beginning to end and plan to use the end sections again on artists, fictional characters, films, documentaries, plays, and poetry to know because I love to learn.

Derek Blasberg is back with more brilliant commentary on what makes a lady truly classy. Bridge of Clay Signed Edition.

May 22, Babs Wheelden added it. Also by Derek Blasberg. Not really worth 18 dollars if you ask me. If you like a little insight into the life of others, all the better.