The first step to being a lady, and the most important step, is:
Do not, by any means, on any occasion, for any reason, EVER wear overalls. When I see Scout in them, running around with the boys it nearly drives me up the wall! A Proper lady wears a dress, and not just on Sunday. Overalls are for boys, and they do not make a good impression on ANYONE if you are trying to give off the image of class. Here is one suggestion:
When wearing a dress, one must stay out of messes, which I bring up in the second step.