3. Get ready for meeting your guests in advance.
If you’ve planned a party, don’t make your guests wait. Decorate the dining table one day before the event and try to cook all the dishes that are possible to cook beforehand.
4. Negotiate what time your party will finish.
If you want to throw a party like a duchess, it’s necessary to send invitations in advance. It can be done via e-mail too. Myka Meier said that Kate Middleton uses a website where she sends her guests elegant online invitations and postcards. Another important detail is that her invitations always indicate the time at which the event will end. It should be done to prevent guests from overusing hospitality and to help them realize that you are not willing to have an overnight party.
5. Greet your guests with a kiss or a handshake.
The members of the royal family greet their friends and acquaintances with a kiss to the cheek by first touching the right cheek and after, the left cheek. At official events and with people they don’t know, duchesses use a confident handshake. When visiting other countries, duchesses follow local traditions. For example, they great Maori people of New Zealand by making their noses touch.