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. Derek Blasberg is a writer, editor and New York Times best-selling author. humorous essays about modern etiquette called “Classy: Exceptional Advice for the. Derek Blasberg is Classy. We live in an era in which Heidi Montag’s plastic surgery escapades make the evening news, Gossip Girl characters.

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Very Classy

There’s some solid advice in here on etiquette, but the constant judgmental, sexist attitudes dilute the power of the good advice because by the end of the book you’re so annoyed you want to start chain smoking and spitting in public just to spite this dude.

Well I have news for you, no man will ever get away with telling me how to act, especially someone who has the nerve to call out skanks and sluts and make blasbefg based upon his A list posse. See all books by Derek Blasberg. One outstanding feature of this book are the numerous quotes from countless influential and iconic people that are strewn throughout the pages. Where do I begin with this book… First I want to say that I wanted to read this book for a while now.

I’m a big fan of Derek Blasberg.

Very Classy by Derek Blasberg

Oct 23, Maria Efting rated it liked it. I kept reading it nonstop just like the first book! Feb 25, Kathryn rated it liked it Shelves: Aug 13, Amanda Bracken rated it did not like it. All and all the advice in this book is mostly garbage. Derek Blasberg is a man with a mission – smack some class without losing all the sass into the modern, young female.


All in all, the common theme that plays out through the derdk of this book is the key to becoming a lady in today’s world who is “classy” in every way. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Classy: Exceptional Advice for the Extremely Modern Lady

After reading this book I still wasn’t convinced that Derek Blasberg really knew what the term ‘classy’ actually means. I flip through the last half reading only the photo captions, charts, and quotes of other famous people – where there is some information.

Jun 17, Abigail Bekele rated it it was amazing. The author seemed to write his book in a very judgmental and opinionated way. Clwssy book is a just an updated version of the previous book “Classy Being drunk is never an excuse for bad behavior. 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 blasverg a few extra chapters.

Although some of the book was try-to-hard bullshit. 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.

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Jan 27, Laura rated it really liked it Shelves: Closet Fashionista May 9, at 9: One of the biggest ones is Blasberg’s continuous use of terms like “tramp,” “skank,” and “slut.

It was more directed to tramps than at the classy bladberg and as I’m not a tramp I have no use of it.


Throughout the book, Blasberg referenced many real life stories with characters that most young women can really relate to although they are of the celebrity status. Most of what the author does write I already knew about.

His target audience may or may not be twenty-somethings, but ladies -to-be from high school and even into their thirties could probably find something beneficial here. Ultimately, it still d I’m a big fan of Derek Blasberg.

But for the most part, the information I find very applicable to my life. Derek wants you to be the douche canoe who spends like an hour undressing in the TSA line.

Even if you’re so deek, you’ve been attracting guys like a honey-dipped man magnet for years – VeryClassy still has something for you. And i am now i page This week my goal is to finish Classy so i can concentrate on the girl with the dragon tattoo and enjoy it more.

How to grow up, but still have fun. Rebecca Vesey rated it liked it Oct 04, How to dress sexy without looking like a skank. 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.

For example, he incorporates little jokes and pictures to make the book seem like a magazine almost.