10 Classy Do’s and Dont’s

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Let’s talk some do’s and don’ts if you want to be a classy lady! Here is a sample of some of the things I’ve mentioned in my book “How to be classy”:

Classy Dont’s

▲ Don’t wear too much jewelry or bling. It looks tacky, and it’s not actually a very classy thing to do, flaunting your wealth. Adopt an old money mentality where subtlety is what screams high class, not the “in your face;  Look at me I’m Rich.”


▲ Don’t showcase your purchases in social media unless there is a particular thought to it (like an unboxing video or special reason to share). People from educated backgrounds, don’t do this, they don’t even have the need for it.


▲ Don’t stuff yourself at the dinner table when you’re out fine dining, eat moderatly. Rule number one when you attend dinner parties or restaurant outings: Never go there starving.

Eat something before hand. Let this social affair not be about you calming your hunger, but instead be about the people you’re with and the time you’re sharing together. Food is secondary.


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▲ Don’t be stay on your phone when you are in social situations. It’s disrespectful and feels very uneducated when a person is ignorant and is constantly glued to the phone.

True class is being free from addictions and having manners, respecting the people who you are with. When you show people that you can live without your phone an entire dinner sitting, you’re making an important statement as this is becoming a rarity today.

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▲ Don’t wear bandage dresses or platform heels (or both). It’s dated fashion that was never particularly classy, and you won’t leave a serious impression. The Barbie Doll look is not sophisticated and just makes people think you’re a bimbo. Stay away from that look and embrace looking classy!


Classy Do’s

▲ Spend time in developing your interests and hobbies. Some favorite activities for the classy crowd: horse riding, polo, skiing, tennis, sailing, golf, etc. People will find you more interesting and respect you more, and you yourself will feel more content with life, doing a fun activity.


▲ Buy fresh flowers every week, even if it requires to spend a little bit extra. It gives such a pleasant touch to a home and can lift an environment to look classier in just a few seconds… Our environment is so influential. If you want to feel classy, you should surround yourself in such energy as it will easily transmit to you, adding a sophistication in your confidence.


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▲ Go at least once a month to a museum or see an exhibition. In many cities, this activity is free of charge, and you enrich your cultural spectrum and gain inspiration in your life. It’s also a classy conversation topic to talk to people about and makes you come across as more intellectual.


▲ Read the news and interesting articles. It’s classy to be well-read and have an extensive knowledge about things. You don’t need to be an Einstein, but you should have something to say when you meet new people and can form your opinions. People will respect you more, give you more credibility which will as a result offer you more possibilities in life.


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▲ Do invest time and efforts in your beauty regime and grooming. Once you look perfectly polished with your hair, face, nails, and body, you won’t need to invest much in your clothes. Classy comes when you look impeccable, regardless of situation and time of the day.

Nobody on this earth is perfect, which is why it’s so amazing that we’re always evolving and there is room for improvement. I’m very much about continuously working on myself  and always trying to see where I can grow. Thanks to it, I’ve evolved, I’ve put certain less classy behavior behind, and noticed the positive effects it had on my life as a result, benefitting my journey towards my goals.

Question to my readers, where do you find yourself having room for improvement? Where could you improve yourself, to step up a notch in your classy game?



About Author

Anna Bey is the founder of JetsetBabe and School of Affluence - and online educational platform helping women achieve elegance and get an affluent life. Visit SchoolOfAffluence.com for more info! P.S Don't miss her Youtube channel & Instagram.


  1. To answer your question: My whole look could use a real improvement and that is something that I am actively working towards. I’ve bought your book and have been actively reading it through again and again. I didn’t realize how many no classy things that I and other people do everyday that’s actually very non-classy.

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        Hi where can we buy the book? Anna i watched you on This Morning yesterday and was absolutely fascinated and agreed with a lot of what you had to say. Glad you are doing this and helping women. I would love to be more elegant and sophisticated and attract the right life partner.

  2. Rather than buying fresh flowers every week, perhaps consider buying a plant? It’s so much nicer to nurture something living than buy something that will either in a few days.

    • I love this and I just realized this is what I do subconsciously!

      I do not enjoy watching the flowers fade and die. If they are attached to one of my plants (African violet, for instance), I find joy in watching them grow from a bud, bloom and die as others begin to take their place. Guess I’m a nuturer too! 🙂

  3. Hey I just read this and after reading I found out…I AM A CLASSY ELITE GIRL AFTER ALL 😃except I’m not from an elite background.

  4. Anna,

    I’ve made several attempts to obtain your classycheatsheet.com, and I have never received it. Can you help?

  5. Hi Anna, you mentioned all my favorite things to do here!
    As an equestrian, it made my day to see the horse riding as a ‘Do.’

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