Posts tagged ‘Social Class’

June 21, 2012

Royal Ascot Dress Code

Royal Ascot made a massive statement about its stature and class this week with its imposition of a strict dress code patrolled by their own fashion police name tagged as “Dress Code Assistants”.

Modesty and dignity have become a priority to an occasion once associated with Gentry. Is it old money against new money? Well if it is, the old money won this race hands down.

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April 5, 2011

Socially Mobile

So, the government have a strategy on social mobility. I find this really amusing that a bunch of MP’s who have all had a leg up through one form of nepotism or the other think they can help people move up the social ladder. I thought at one point we were moving away from social classes, but it seems that we are steeped in them.

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