At Peerless Etiquette we want to inspire young ladies and young men to live a life of civility and kindness wherever they go. We want our young people to know that etiquette and proper behavior is cool, that there is power in poise and that opens doors of opportunity and helps forge more meaningful relationships. We caught up with Alana Nelson, fashion designer, and graphics designer to ask her a few questions. Hopefully her answers to our questions will inspire you in some way.
Who is someone (living or dead) that you feel embodies/embodied outstanding etiquette ?
Michelle Obama and Anna Wintour
What skills or attributes must come naturally, or be inherent to a woman ?
Strength and confidence. They both go hand in hand.
What is one thing you learned later in life, that you wish you were taught sooner?
Routine- I love routine, however once I fall out of the routine it is very difficult to get back into it.
Finish the statement; In today's modern world it is important to...
Know who you are.
What is the best etiquette advice you have ever received?
Shoulders back, be confident and know your surroundings
Do you think today’s woman is concerned enough with, or prioritizing learning etiquette and social graces appropriately?
No but we should be.
Do you believe there is power in femininity? If so why?
Absolutely! Females are resilient and very powerful species naturally. In today's world, we are consistently exuding femininity while breaking barriers.
Share one beauty secret and one style tip with us that works for you.
When you wash and dry your face, blot don't wipe. When you wipe you are pulling on your skin which promotes wrinkles.
How does poise and comfort with punctilio influence confidence?
It shows that you are ready, no.matter what situation comes towards you.
Please share with us your favorite quote.
"Over and Next"
What is one vintage rule of etiquette or decorum that young women can benefit from today?
To always conduct ourselves with grace