The Gentlewoman – Modern Manners

by The Gentlewoman


A timely selection of thought-provoking, witty essays and articles on manners from cult-favorite magazine The Gentlewoman and published by Phaidon

Written by a stellar roster of The Gentlewoman’s impeccably engaging contributors, this thoughtful, humorous collection of essays, tips, and musings offers up advice on subjects ranging from the classic topics of manners and social behavior (tipping; arriving alone; godparenting; hosting) to totally contemporary matters (the best legal drugs; the benefits of a menstrual cup; the art of regifting; and crafting the perfect out of office). Individually arresting and unexpected, together the pieces form a singular perspective on modern life: that of The Gentlewoman.

The Gentlewoman celebrates modern women of style and purpose. Its fabulous biannual magazine offers a fresh and intelligent perspective on fashion that’s focused on personal style – the way women actually look, think and dress. Featuring ambitious journalism and photography of the highest quality, it showcases inspirational women through its distinctive style.