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George Washington’s Rules of Civility & Decency

Emily Post published her successful book on etiquette in 1922. But before that, there was George Washington’s Rules of Civility and Decency in Company and Conversation. However, young George Washington only hand-copied these rules (in the 1740s) from an English version of the rules first documented in 1595 by French Jesuits. Clearly, etiquette is something[…]read more

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Functional Fashion

Functional Fashion is all about using fashion to solve a problem. That’s what the Cravaat® dining scarf is all about- wearing an adult bib without anyone knowing it. Because style is a hallmark of our products, fashion seemed a fitting topic for our blogs, especially fashion with function. And wouldn’t you know, just as I set out to write[…]read more