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Bag Me Please oh wise MeFites! For I cannot bag alone!

So I need a new everyday purse and I think i'm sooo special that none of the already answered questions will do. I've spent hours and days searching and am turning to you for help. I am looking for a small bag with a short shoulder strap that is structured enough to bring to a nice dinner but not too fancy to be dropped on the floor. obnoxious branding need not apply. More details inside! [more inside]
posted by sarahnicolesays on Oct 31, 2014 - 7 answers

blue and pink and brown and and and

How should I accessorize a solid colored dress without looking like a mismatched bag lady? [more inside]
posted by Sara C. on Oct 14, 2014 - 21 answers

Hat Help!

Here's a question about hats and heads. My head, to be precise. It's big. [more inside]
posted by crazylegs on Aug 13, 2014 - 4 answers

iMac Accessories

Purchasing a new iMac, looking for accessories recommendations. [more inside]
posted by dbirchum on Aug 13, 2014 - 14 answers

Help me (re)find my ideal my ideal women's wallet!

I lost my wallet last weekend in a flu-ridden daze. Now that I can get out of bed again, I need to find a new small, stylish, and hopefully quickly-available replacement. [more inside]
posted by snickerdoodle on Apr 24, 2014 - 5 answers

How do I accessorize this dress?

I've been struggling to find something to wear to an event next week that's nicer and more fun than business professional but definitely short of black tie (it's a non-red-carpet movie premiere). I've finally settled on this dress in black, but it looks a little plain on its own. I need help accessorizing! Particularly with choosing a necklace, but also: what shoes to wear? And what sort of purse-thing to carry?? Difficulties: I can't wear pumps/heels (though shoes with a stable, platform- or wedge-like, moderate heel are okay), and I have about a day and a half to buy everything in person.
posted by rhiannonstone on Mar 9, 2014 - 15 answers

Seeking High-End Scarf or Accessories Organizer

Hot Boyfriend has a lot of scarves and (soft) hats and they invariably end up stuffed into and popping out of drawers. This is no way for a fashionable man to live! [more inside]
posted by letahl on Feb 10, 2014 - 15 answers

Searching for the perfect compromise wallet

I need a new perfect wallet! Or at least a compromise. I carried an Original All-Ett for years and really liked how slim it was, while still allowing me to carry every card I might possibly need in any situation. Then I got a SlimFold Micro, and appreciated that it made me pare down the number of cards I could carry, and I liked the much smaller footprint that allowed me to carry it in my front pocket. But the Tyvek got really unattractively dirty and creased within a week (especially around the outline of the cards, because there's a lot of extra material that extends past the profile of the stack of cards and gets folded), and more than once I've found myself in a bind because I didn't have a particular card on me. So I need yet another new wallet, but I'm not sure I can go back to the huge footprint of the All-Ett. Any suggestions for a compromise wallet that's not quite so large but still lets me carry ~12 cards, without falling apart?
posted by rhiannonstone on Jan 16, 2014 - 18 answers

Where is the best man's scarf?

I don't want to find a good men's scarf. I want to find the best men's scarf. It should be non-wooly/scratchy, smooth to the touch, long enough and thick enough to be wrapped around the neck and draped over the front to create an insulation layer while waiting on cold train platforms and be in a "masculine" pattern/color that would suit most coats. It should also be durable and long lasting, I want a scarf you could wear without comment for 20 years and then be buried with it. Where is this scarf?
posted by The Whelk on Dec 11, 2013 - 31 answers

Need a cheap necklace that resembles ice cubes

I'm going as a Singapore Sling for Halloween. I'm looking for a necklace that resembles ice. Can you help? [more inside]
posted by Zosia Blue on Oct 19, 2013 - 9 answers

ISO Aviator sunglasses with red lenses

Where can I get aviator sunglasses with (actually) red lenses? [more inside]
posted by cake vandal on Jul 31, 2013 - 6 answers

Watch strap opinions and advice needed

Just looking for some opinions on straps for two new Tissot watches I picked up. They are the PRC200 chrono w/ white dial (http://imgur.com/nC4xD4z) and the Tissot PR 516 Visodate Heritage (http://imgur.com/236ZDlH). [more inside]
posted by rbf1138 on Jul 23, 2013 - 2 answers

Mathematics-related accessories and clothing for women

I'm learning to accessorize! I'd like to find some little mathematics-related accessories, kind of like the women's equivalent to a (relatively subtle) mathematics tie or cufflinks, that are work (think secondary school educator) appropriate. Simple and relatively understated is preferred. I'm also interested in clothing that would be work-place appropriate (not t-shirts!). I had a lot of fun with my regex skirt from XKCD a few years ago. [more inside]
posted by wiskunde on Jul 14, 2013 - 18 answers

iPhone question number 9,876,543

My SO just got an iPhone 5! We are possibly the last people in the world to get smartphones (maybe second last) and have no idea what it can do. Also, his birthday is coming up. Can you suggest great apps or hardware that I might be able to get for him? He already has a case and headphones, and I don't think I want a docking station, though am ready to be convinced otherwise. His interests are hiking, climbing, gardening, cooking and photography. Thanks all!
posted by superfish on Jul 13, 2013 - 14 answers

Where can I find travel wallets in Boston?

I'm looking for one of those anti-pickpocketing organizers for storing passport, money, etc while traveling. Anyone know where I can find one? [more inside]
posted by circumspice on Jul 12, 2013 - 8 answers

What can I do to make my walking shoes look less lame?

I'm doing tons of walking lately, so I needed proper walking shoes. I've now got New Balance 928s, which fit the bill nicely; except, of course, they look awful (bulky, blocky, blinding white). Is there anything I can do to them to make them look awesome, or at least less like bland prescription shoes?
posted by ocherdraco on Jul 11, 2013 - 20 answers

Help me accessorize this dress.

I would like to wear this Betsey Johnson dress to the symphony this Saturday and ruffle some fuddy-duddy feathers, but I'm not sure how to accessorize it. [more inside]
posted by Devika on Feb 13, 2013 - 17 answers

What should I wear with this? Part VIII: Bridal Edition

Mefi fashionistas: Help me jazz up my 60s wedding dress with just the right accessories! Pics inside... [more inside]
posted by sundaydriver on Dec 27, 2012 - 17 answers

Surprisingly Versatile Accessories?

Please give me recommendations for accessories that you initially dismissed as too weird or "out there" but then discovered were surprisingly versatile. [more inside]
posted by estlin on Dec 14, 2012 - 24 answers

where can i purchase wholesale garments?

I live in Canada. I am not a business. I would like to find trustworthy, extremely cost-effective companies from which I can purchase wholesale (by dozens or hundreds, not thousands, and with low or no minimum purchase) quantities of the following items: [more inside]
posted by windykites on Nov 17, 2012 - 10 answers

Mod Me!

In my determination to start dressing more fashionably, I bought this mod coat. Except...what should I wear with it? Accessorize me, please! [more inside]
posted by DisreputableDog on Nov 11, 2012 - 15 answers

A Tablet Bag for the 7'' Masses

I've got a Nexus 7, and now it needs a nice bag to carry it and the things I take with it. Snowflakes follow. [more inside]
posted by Apropos of Something on Nov 7, 2012 - 9 answers

Iconic clothing or accessories for twentieth century...

I've got to come up with 10 or more simple things (accessories, clothing, etc.) that are indicative of each decade from 1910 thru 2010. Can you help? [more inside]
posted by dobbs on Oct 7, 2012 - 25 answers

Cover me iPad!

What sleeve or skin is good to get for an iPad (3rd gen) in conjunction with Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover? [more inside]
posted by lirael2008 on Sep 19, 2012 - 1 answer

Help me buy a part that Dell doesn't want to sell me

I need to add a 3rd hard drive to my Dell Precision T1600 workstation. I want to buy this bracket to mount it in an optical drive bay. But unfathomably, Dell only sells that part in the UK and Ireland -- it's not listed on their US site. Help! [more inside]
posted by Artifice_Eternity on Sep 15, 2012 - 4 answers

What should I wear with this dress?

How should I accessorize this flapper-style black dress that I'm wearing as a bridesmaid? Seeking ideas on shoes and jewelry (and possibly hosiery or leg coverage). [more inside]
posted by sundaydriver on Jun 15, 2012 - 21 answers

What are some good budget fashion sites?

What are some small-ish online stores for budget fashion accessories? [more inside]
posted by Snarl Furillo on Apr 27, 2012 - 4 answers

Combing through my options

I am very vain and particular about my hair, which I wear in a parted pompadour. I would like to carry a quality gentleman's comb, possibly with a case. Something with a vintage, classy look that elicit admiration and envy. Can you help me find this comb on the internet or in Chicago? [more inside]
posted by Lieber Frau on Apr 3, 2012 - 13 answers

Need some travel accessory recommendations...

Looking for practical travel accessories [more inside]
posted by dbirchum on Mar 22, 2012 - 32 answers

Accessories for a shorter foot?

I have one foot that is 1/2 inch longer than the other. Are there any good ways to make the shorter foot fit my shoes better? [more inside]
posted by lizarrd on Feb 22, 2012 - 10 answers

You're never truly dressed without a pair of Persol sunglasses

Tell me about high-quality, (i.e. more than just a designer name) classic, luxury accessories. [more inside]
posted by ladybird on Feb 16, 2012 - 23 answers

How do I organise my stuff in my dresser?

I'm now the proud owner of a proper grownup bedroom set, with a dresser that has a mirror and everything. What are your best tips for organising all my stuff so I can ready most efficiently? [more inside]
posted by emilyw on Sep 29, 2011 - 5 answers

What are the most useful tools in an Asian kitchen?

What kitchen tools are necessary for a home cook in a western country looking to try their hand at creating dishes traditionally found in east and southeast Asia? [more inside]
posted by nathaole on Sep 29, 2011 - 16 answers

Fashion 101 for the Tall and Clueless

How can a tall 20-something female become fashionable on a budget? [more inside]
posted by sunnychef88 on Sep 24, 2011 - 13 answers

Genie in a box

Less expensive dust-cover for Pro-Ject RM 1.3 (aka "the Genie")? [more inside]
posted by activitystory on Aug 18, 2011 - 2 answers

Mont Blanc: stick to pens?

do you have a take on the quality/appeal of Mont Blanc for accessories like eyewear, wallets, etc? I seem to be running organically into recommendations for this brand as I find myself unable to afford the top makers in a category but I don't want to end up in a situation where I've gotten something that's neither reasonably priced nor extra-nice but ended up spending a chunk of money on no-man's land in between.
posted by the mad poster! on Aug 11, 2011 - 11 answers

I'm picky, okay? Sorry!

Help me replace my favorite belt! [more inside]
posted by LarrenD on Jul 3, 2011 - 5 answers

Outfit Inspiration

What are your favorite fashion blogs for inspiration? [more inside]
posted by Fairchild on May 6, 2011 - 18 answers

Dress me

Teach-me-how-to-be-a-girl filter: I do not understand how to accessorize. Hold my hand and show me how it's done. [more inside]
posted by enlarged to show texture on Apr 7, 2011 - 27 answers

Make a perfect car better?

Bought an A3 TDI. Help me pimp it? [more inside]
posted by jeffamaphone on Mar 23, 2011 - 10 answers

You are Money (clip)!

Money Clips - what should one look for in this device? [more inside]
posted by plinth on Nov 17, 2010 - 14 answers

Glockenspiel Accesories PLZ

This weekend I bought a glockenspiel, specifically a bell lyre. I want to buy the strap that you use to march with it, but I don't know what it's called and my searches don't turn up much. [more inside]
posted by hermitosis on Nov 15, 2010 - 9 answers

Kid-tough iPod Touch case: He's not a Woogie, not yet an Otterbox.

I think I'm going to get my son an iPod Touch for his tenth birthday, but we're accident-prone people, and I know he'll also need a rugged case to take his tiny abuse. Can anyone recommend something? [more inside]
posted by littlegreenlights on Sep 24, 2010 - 14 answers

Accessorize my laptop

Help me properly accessorize my ThinkPad. To get: bag, external drive, fingerprint reader (?) etc. [more inside]
posted by Miss Mitz on May 29, 2010 - 10 answers

What's a passport cover for?

What travel products do you actually use? [more inside]
posted by donajo on May 14, 2010 - 54 answers

Is it possible to look both appropriate and fierce at the same time?

How should I accessorize my bridesmaid dress? [more inside]
posted by Eumachia L F on Apr 7, 2010 - 22 answers

I don't need the whole thing, just that widget part!

Where do I find just the top half (bar part) of a tie chain like this? [more inside]
posted by FatherDagon on Apr 3, 2010 - 3 answers

Help me find bike parts and accessories.

Anyone have any experience with Bicycle Parts and Accessories distributors? I'm thinking of starting a online store specializing in a segment of the cycling world that I feel is under-served. Any advice from inside the industry would be helpful. [more inside]
posted by trbrts on Mar 2, 2010 - 9 answers

Suggestions for space saving furniture please.

What are your favorite space-saving pieces of furniture or furniture related items? [more inside]
posted by MaryDellamorte on Feb 22, 2010 - 23 answers

What is the best thing to go with apples (iPod Touch) ??

I am about to receive a belated Christmas gift: an iPod Touch 3G (64G). What apps or accessories will I not be able to live without? (I have other questions too.) [more inside]
posted by Drasher on Jan 2, 2010 - 19 answers

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