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Shmanners: Debutante Balls and Cotillions

An illustration of Travis and Teresa Mcelroy with a mint green baroque wallpaper background and an ornate gold frame. Travis is wearing a brown suit and bowing to Teresa. Teresa is wearing a red dress with three red flowers in her hair and curtsying to Travis. Travis has a speech bubble above him that says “Shmanners” and Teresa has a speech bubble below her that says “Extraordinary etiquette for ordinary occasions”.

Hello Internet! Well, you’ve finally reached that age and it is time for you to debut! How do you debut you ask? Well, have you taken you dance classes? What about your etiquette classes? Have you reached “maturity”? You see, DEBUTANTE BALLS and COTILLIONS are all about entering society. Lord Byron referred to them as “marriage marts” and he wasn’t far off! We’ll give you the history of balls and cotillions and we’ll even give you a play by play of a modern day ball! Enjoy and don’t forget to share!

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