What was considered "not comme il faut" in the old days, and it is inappropriate to now?

In Russia, there were times when and the Russian word, Russian and face, according to the classics, to meet was not easy, of course, in the world of light and the demi-monde.Then our language added many French loanwords.In the twentieth century, from which most of the abandoned, they can still be found in the works of Chekhov, Staritskogo, Bunin and other classics of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, but they are used, rather, with an ironic tone.Today, once again in fashion, foreign words, particularly those used by our ancestors before the revolution.Making the remark the irrelevance of the subject matter in this situation, designers use the expression "not comme il faut."And what exactly does this phrase?

not as it should

French expression comme il faut is translated as "wrong."In conjunction with denying Russian "no", it becomes the opposite sense (not comme il faut).Of course, this is not a grammatical error or a violation of traffic rules, but the rules of etiquette.With this we have, unfortunately, problems often arise - due to the absence of instilling aesthetic concepts observed for decades.What really must admit, emphasizing the technical aspects of education, our universities completely ignored such an important part of education, as the ability to behave properly talk, eat, dress, and other times in the old days quite natural.No surprise people with an engineering degree (sometimes not one), slurp at the table, do not wear a tie to match the shirt and suit are not able to invite a lady to dance.Particularly depressing if standards of conduct are not trained officers, however, and other specialists are not always encouraging.They are not to blame, they just did not explain what the comme il faut.

Soviet etiquette

Older people know, and young people known for films that by the end of the seventies in the Soviet Union without a tie in the restaurant is not allowed.In theaters the atmosphere was a little loose, but going to a performance, each spectator was thinking about how to dress decently.Men were getting out of the closet business suits, women - their most beautiful dresses.If the decorations were then put both them and who they were absent, treated elegant jewelry.Abstruse concepts of the old regime did not use, but our fellow citizens, and without understanding that it is inappropriate in the cultural center coveralls or old pants with a sweater - it is not "comme il faut."By the way, the workers, peasants, intellectuals, and students felt the need to have in her wardrobe at least one elegant suit, and it is better - two light (gray or beige) and dark (blue or black).

The fact that there is a need, holding the fork in the left, and the knife in his right hand, was in charge of most of the people the stories of experts of etiquette, but that, basically, and end with information about good manners.Were translated books (usually the Polish or Czech authors), which describes in detail what to wear and how to behave in order to pass mannered man.The circulation of these publications were sold out instantly.Professionally trained etiquette future diplomats.

new Russian art and its overcoming

During accumulation of initial capital, who came to the nineties, there was a new for our country's social class quickly became rich businessmen, which earned or "made" them money has become a measure of general equivalent.Accordingly, the very special taste of "masters of life" significantly influenced the public consciousness.The population embraced the new Russian aesthetics as "not comme il faut", was forced to put up with to impose views on the appropriateness of a particular manner of behaving or dressing.Norma steel diamond earrings combined with swimsuit bikini or fashionably frayed jeans.Some of these manners preserved today, but we should pay tribute to the surviving members of the business world, they quickly overcame this infantile disorder "rightism."Apparently, there were teachers, explain most new millionaires, which means "not comme il faut."And maybe in foreign voyages assembled ...