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From the Greats: 6 Tactics to Increase your Class and Charm

Learning lessons from those who came before us drives human progress in medicine, science, art and politics. Why should this be any different for class and charm?

Today there is a resurgence of discussion about classiness; women are looking for more than baggy pants, backward caps and too much hair gel. Why be a mess, when you can channel your inner legend by looking to the stars of yesterday for inspiration? These men left an impression in the hearts and minds of people across the globe, and their classic traits still ring true half a century(or more) later.

Let’s take a glance back at six of the great characters from a golden era of charisma.

Elvis brought a kind of raw energy to his performances that was undeniably captivating. Every man can learn a lot from Elvis’s energy, attitude and showmanship that brought him his amazing fame.

By himself, Dean Martin may only have been a blip on the radar of American pop culture, instead of the classy icon he is known as today. Identifying and teaming up with other classy individuals is the way to go.

Standing up for what’s right not only shows strength of character, but also sets an example for others.

While it is important to show a good face in public, one should also know when to step out of the spotlight. Maintaining a degree of mystique is an essential component of charm.

While you may not have Agent Q to stock you up with the latest spy gear, having the classiest accessories and gadgets around can help you look and feel like a certain international man of mystery.


Going above and beyond the call of duty is truly a mark of class and charm, and is very rarely overlooked.

Written on 4/21/2010 by Brian Remmel. Brian writes about new technologies and the ‘social economy’ for Bubblicious. By day, he is a New Media Specialist at Futureworks, an award-winning social and digital media agency. Photo Credit:
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