Tatler magazine has published its 2018 list for all the things that define the new upper class
In the UK, your class is still – undeniably – massively important. It determines what school you go to, the social circles you mix in and your future prospects, such as your career and how likely it is that you’ll own a home.
And for years, Tatler magazine has been the ultimate guide for all that is posh – and all that isn’t.
Now the high society rag has put together an exhaustive list of all the things that make you a part of the part of the new upper class (New-U) in 2018 and the things that are now totally out of style (Non-U).
How many of these apply to your life?
Having a job
Drinking at lunch
Loving your parents
Taking a centrist view
Having a driver
Turning at a dinner party
Living in central London
Having a much older best friend
Knowing about plants
Asking questions during a conversation
The word ‘posh’
Public displays of abstinence
Most white wine
Being friends with your parents
Elaborate gin and tonics
Talking about yourself
France (except Paris)
Wearing make-up outside London
Fruit in plastic
Knowing about yachts
Three-day weddings in Burma
Saying, ‘I’m all right thanks’ when offered a drink