Episode 3 of Made to Order looks at some of the changes finishing schools have undergone, particularly with how they now have male clients and students. While the reasons for women attending or being sent to finishing schools seems more obvious, why are men attending these schools? What is their experience and how does that align with societal expectations? Host Kavitha Devadas finds out by speaking to Sugandha Mittal of Confianza school, as well Dhruv Sharma and Akshay Mashenka, two male students who have completed these courses but for different reasons.
Times of India: Finishing schools in Chennai evolve to enrol young men
A Finishing School for Men
British Butler Institute: Finishing school for men
GroomX: Bangalore’s first finishing school for men
Confianza finishing school