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A List of Things Every Woman Should Have Before 30

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A List of Things Every Woman Should Have Before 30

Thirty is the age when you are a fully-formed adult. You have made it through the confusing decade of your twenties. You have moduled your personality and identified what you stand for.  Have are 10 things you should have before 30 (or work on now! Continue reading for blog access and private society members.

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Charm, Beauty, and Grace

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Charm, Beauty, and Grace

In 1948 Ophelia DeVore-Mitchell, former model, agent, charm-school director and newspaper publisher, opened the first black charm school to teach African-American women etiquette, self-preservation and confidence.  Long before the phrase “Black is beautiful” gained currency in the 1960s, Mrs. DeVore-Mitchell was preaching that ethos by example. In New York in the 1940s — an age when modeling schools, and modeling jobs, were overwhelmingly closed to African Americans — Ophelia helped start the Grace del Marco Modeling Agency and later founded the Ophelia DeVore School of Self-Development and Modeling. As a charm-school director, Mrs. DeVore-Mitchell taught dress, diction and deportment to thousands of students,...

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Socialite Chronicles: How to Socialize & Get Out of Your Comfort Zone from The Black Socialite Herself

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Socialite Chronicles: How to Socialize & Get Out of Your Comfort Zone from The Black Socialite Herself

Happy Black History Month! This month Prestige School of Protocol will feature amazing creatives, influencers, professionals, and entrepreneurs willing to happily provide elegant lifestyle and elevation tips in all areas. As always, Prestige School of Protocol stresses the importance of expanding one's social capital. Here is what this creator, who calls herself “The Black Socialite," has to say about living life, having fun, getting out of one's comfort zone. Why call yourself "the black socialite?" “It started off as the name of my spam account on Instagram! I just decided to name myself that on TikTok for fun. Although you...

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Valentine's Day Gift Ideas for Your High Class Girlfriend

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Valentine's Day Gift Ideas for Your High Class Girlfriend

Gentlemen, Curious as to what to get your high maintenance wife or girlfriend this Valentine's Day? Prestige School of Protocol's Valentine's Day gift guide is a small lovely curated list of recommendations!   1. Van Cleef & Arpels: Sweet Alhambra Heart Pendant.  This item is 18K Rose Gold with a chain length of 40 cm. Item has a Hallmark clasp with a carnelian stone. Van Cleef & Arpels enchants your orders with its elegant case, signature box and bag. For a less expensive option, we recommend the Swarovski Matrix Tennis bracelet. This item is round cut, pink, and rhodium plated. 2. Tom Ford: Vanilla...

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Casual and Fancy

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Casual and Fancy

Inspired by Kate Spade.  For Blog Access and Private Society Members.

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