22 Nov '12, 11am

@gracedent

Shoulders back. Giddy, but alert. Yes, of course you can get tight but be silly, not stupid. Grace Dent 's guide to getting elegantly wasted Elegant drinking is all in the posture and positioning. A fine place to be tipsy is on a tall barstool at a high-end hotel bar at 2am. Or centre-stage in a velour alcove, surrounded by raffish dinner-jacket clad boys at dawn. Shoulders back. Giddy, yet alert. Never slumped. Never under the table looking for one's shoes. Never challenging waiters to arm-wrestles or doing press-ups to impress Prince Carl Philip of Sweden. One is vibrant and vivacious; the other, drunk and sedatable. Be silly, not stupid. Flirt by being immersed in rapt wonderment at people's life stories. Long pauses, direct eye contact and gently arched eyebrows are sexier than lashings of smut. Clear drinks such as gimlets, white Russians, daiquiris and champagne are ...

Full article: http://www.tatler.com/news/articles/november-2012/tatler-...

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True story. There were actually more than two of them at that time, and i was with a friend and he got robbed like...RM30?...