Things That Make You A Gentlewoman

Things That Make You A Gentlewoman

| The 39 Things That Make You A Gentlewoman |

Country Life Magazine has published 39 steps for being a modern gentleman, including knowing how to train a dog to being good with waiters. But we at Myra think chivalry; charm and exceptional manners are just as dashing female characteristics as they are male. So here's our guide to being a modern Gentlewoman.
How many do you tick?

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#1 | Help strangers carry pushchairs or suitcases downstairs
#2 | Can assemble an IKEA Billy Bookshelf in under 3 hours
#3 | Hold doors open for other women
#4 | Knows when not to post what she's thinking
#5 | Possesses at least one killer back dress
#6 | Refrains from interrupting others
#7 | Can make supper with just an avocado, jar of capers and bottle of Prosecco in the fridge
#8 | Does not wear leggings as pants
#9 | Makes actually telephone calls to friends
#10 | Uses the flamenco dancer emoji sparingly
#11 | Knows how to politely send back under-par food in restaurants
#12 | Has a good firm handshake
#13 | Is neither too late or too early
#14 | Does not eat lunch at her desk
#15 | Asks 'what are you into?' Not 'What do you do?'
#16 | Knows how to wear
#17 | Flirts with men and women
#18 | Does relevant 'voices' when reading books to children
#19 | Is not a fussy eater
#20 | Says 'thank you' when complimented
#21 | Dance even if bad at it
#22 | Classy drinker, knows her limits
#23 | Knows when to leave a party
#24 | Knows when to not leave a party
#25 | Does not 'vape'
#26 | Has read 'The Golden Notebook'
#27 | Is nice to the interns
#28 | Calls herself a feminist
#29 | Can make a speech
#30 | Resepectful to all her elders
#31 | Doesn't complain about low cost airlines
#32 | Write thank you cards
#33 | Plays board games
#34 | Make any outfit a style statement
#35 | Strong Snapchat game
#36 | Reads one actual newspaper everyday
#37 | Knows when to rip up the rulebook
#38 | Still in tune with her cultural background
#39 | Family time is important to her
#40 | Enjoys a good old Bollywood sit downs

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