A classy woman or a woman with class is often described on the basis a woman dresses or on the basis of her outwardly appearance. But class has to do with how a woman brands herself and not just the way she dresses.
“CLASS” isn’t obtained when you decide to dress a certain way or how a woman conducts herself. Although those are some things that are common in classy women. Moreover, being classy is not something that can be faked. It has to be cultivated over a period of time. But the good thing is, that it has nothing to do with being born in a classy family. And it has nothing to do with being rich.
So, if you want to be more classy as a woman, here are 13 ways that will help. But I am reminding you again, it’s a process that takes time. And it will take time. So you must have the patience.
13 personality traits of a classy woman:
#1:She takes care of her appearance:
Even though being classy isn’t all about the appearance, it’s still a big part of it. How a classy lady presents herself to the world and the image she portrays matters. Of course you do not need expensive or luxury clothes, but you need to dress according to occasion.
Whenever going out, make sure that you look presentable, your clothes fit nicely and aren’t too tight.
And if you have no idea where to begin, there are plenty of tutorials on youtube on quick and minimal makeup looks that anyone can do.
#2: She dresses Modestly:
A classy woman knows that she doesn’t need to show off her body. She’d rather people see her intelligence.
So she dresses modestly. You will not see her in *short*shorts or really short dresses.
She understands that the way she dresses matters and it creates a brand. And how she chooses to dress herself, brands her as a classy or sexy woman and so on.
A classy woman knows that people judge her on the basis of what she decides to wear, so she dresses according to the occasion as well. In a business meeting, you will always see her wearing appropriate business clothes. While on a date night, she wears dresses, but they are never those mini dresses that barely covers your behind haha.
So *short* shorts, mini dresses and deep cut tops are not a part of her wardrobe. A classy woman chooses to dress elegantly and shows off her kindness, compassion and intelligence instead.
And more importantly, a classy woman wears what makes her comfortable and confident.
#3: She never Cusses:
You will never see a classy woman using words like b*tch, F*ck..
Although, these days it’s seen every where and every other person is seen using this language. And that’s where a classy woman sets herself apart from the crowd.
And before you say that the language you use has nothing to do with being classy, just think about it. After your clothing, your language is one of the most important part of your personal brand that you’re portraying to the world.
And whenever you see someone abusing, you never think okay wow this person has class. It’s always seen with a taste of dislike.
#4: She knows the worth of a smile:
A classy woman knows that a smile can make all the difference. But she also knows when to smile and when not to. She is not shy and will smile at strangers and a warm smile portrays an image that she is kind, open for conversations and that she is compassionate.
A smile can make someone feel good about themselves and make their effort. And a classy woman always tries to make others feel good. It also shows that you are not rude, mean or uptight, and most importantly, you’re not self absorbed.
But, she also knows when not to smile. You will never see a classy woman smiling in serious situations. Neither does she let her smile convey the wrong message. Smiling at strangers doesn’t mean she’s easy and is available for a romantic fling. It’s just a warm gesture from her.
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#5: She never indulges in Gossip:
A classy woman knows that she needs to guard her moth and not be a part of gossip.
She knows that she shouldn’t judge other people based on how they conduct themselves and based on their appearances and you will never see a classy lady talking about someone behind their back.
In today’s world, it can be quite hard to avoid gossips all together. because it’s everywhere and people love talking about other people’s lives. But a classy woman, even when she is told something, will never pass it on to someone else. She will never be a part of spreading rumours about someone.
And she lets everyone around her know that. In her friend group, she is often seen as the trust worthy person who will keep everyone’s secrets.
#6: She has Clear goals and Ambitions:
A classy woman knows her goals clearly and is ambitious towards achieving them. She knows her purpose in life and is not afraid to go after it with all her abilities.
She is also well aware of her strengths and weaknesses and is not afraid of accepting her mistakes. Instead she learns from them and then goes after her goals with even more grit. She is strong, intelligent and powerful.
She is not afraid of pursuing her passions and she encourages everyone around her to do the same too. She is always pushing herself out of her comfort zone to achieve the things she wants in life and she’s headstrong and levelheaded.
#7: She is a good listener:
A classy woman is a good listener. She gives the other person all her attention when she is having a conversation with them. you will see her scrolling through her Instagram feed while talking to someone. Because she knows when to put her phone away and be there for someone.
She focuses on the conversation that’s happening in the moment and is fully present there. She is not just hearing what the other person is saying, instead, she actually listens and tries to understand. And when she does so, she always tries to come from a place of compassion and free of judgements.
#8: She is independent and knows her worth:
A classy lady knows her worth. he is independent and strong and doesn’t rely on anyone.
She chooses who she spends her time with and carefully lets people in her life. She chooses her circle of people with intent. A classy woman knows her worth and hold high standards for things and people around her. And she will not settle for anything less.
#9: She is responsible:
A classy woman knows her responsibilities and duties and never runs away from them. Instead she tries her absolute best to fulfil her duties and takes care of her responsibilities. She always stays on top of her to-do lists and accomplishes her tasks daily.
She never slacks and her colleagues and everyone around her knows that she is dependable and can handle responsibilities well. She is reliable and you can always count on her.
#10. SHe is punctual:
A classy woman is always punctual and is never late to meeting or parties. She shows up at the decided time.
Think about it, someone who is always late to every appointment, think about what kind of impression does it leave. Being seen as someone who’s never on time badgers your image.
It gives an impression that you don’t value other people’s time.
And while you could get late to meetings, reservations these days because traffic is always crazy, but don’t be that person who is always late. If you are have a meeting and your google maps says it will take you 20 minutes to reach and you leave exactly 20 minutes before the meeting, then you have it wrong. You already know that you will run into a few red lights, maybe take time in finding a parking spot.
So think about all these things beforehand. And it’s always better to arrive 5 minutes early and it makes the other person feel valued too.
#11: She is always true to her values:
A classy woman has a well defined set of values and she always stays true to her values. She has well defined priorities in life and she knows to respect them.
She knows her self worth and she stands tall and strong and doesn’t let other people’s opinion of her affect her. She has a clear set of values and holds them above everything else in life. She will not do something that’s not in line with her set of values.
She has a high self worth and knows that others only respect you when you respect yourself. She comes from a place of love for herself and treats her own self with the same love and compassion that she shows others.
#12: She filters her thoughts:
A classy woman not only filters the words that come out of her mouth, she also filters her thoughts. She doesn’t let negative thoughts ruin her day. She knows too well and gets her out of that train of thought. She knows her worth and has enough self respect to never think negatively about herself.
She has a positive body image and treats her body with love and respect. She never looks in the mirror and says negative things about her body. And I know these are things that take a lot of time to develop and you will take a long time to get to that point. But you need to try, for yourself.
#13: She is compassionate and kind:
She is compassionate and kind towards people. She knows that not everyone comes from the same background and that people have had different experiences. But she tries to have compassion in her relationships and even with people she doesn’t know. She knows how life can be and she always tries to show compassion and empathy towards everyone.
So there you go. these are the 13 personality traits that classy women have. And as you can see all these have nothing to do with luxury. Sure developing these traits take time and effort, but These are the small ways in which you can make intentional efforts to be a more classy lady. Because you can’t buy class, you have to earn it.