Being a gentleman in the modern connected world can be a tricky feat for any fellow.
What's the etiquette for having a smartphone at dinner? Is it ok to use emojis? Answers: put it on silent and yes – but know when (and when not) to use them.
These tips, along with 39 others, are the rules to adhere to for living the life of the truly modern man, according to Country Life magazine.
Grooming, sartorial choices, how to behave and even outdoor pursuits are all covered, leaving any gent with either a list of items to proudly check-off or life goals to live up to.
No-nos include lilac socks and sandals (never, and definitely not together), using a hair dryer, taking a holiday getaway in Puerto Rico and being a vegetarian.
Here are Country Life's 39 steps to being a modern gentleman, which appear in the latest issue of the magazine.