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Giftfilter: Wristwatch Edition

Mum has been going on about getting a new watch for ages, so I'd like to surprise her with something nice for Christmas, but I'm having problems finding anything with her specific requirements - stretch band, large clear face, and either self-winding or battery-powered. Budget is fairly flexible - specific details are inside. [more inside]
posted by ninazer0 on Nov 1, 2015 - 15 answers

Full face travel make up palete

Does anyone know of a few good brands that do a customizable travel make up palette that includes not only eye shadow but liner, as well as foundation, bronzer etc? I can't seem to find anything online except for a few hits on the big "mature" skin companies like Estee Lauder.... Thanks ladies!
posted by risaroni on Feb 9, 2015 - 12 answers

What can I wear under a sheer blouse that won't make me miserably warm?

Apparently every store I like to shop at now makes all of their button-down shirts and blouses semi-sheer (Loft is the biggest offender). The trouble is that I'm REALLY hot natured and try to wear as few non-removable layers as possible (cotton tanks as a layer are too hot). I'm hoping someone can link to tanks made of really, really thin material or some kind of miracle solution that doesn't require another layer of clothes. Any suggestions of how I can layer without feeling layered?
posted by parkerjackson on Jan 9, 2015 - 7 answers

Plus size leather blazer

I like the look of this leather blazer. I'm specifically looking for a jacket I can wear indoors as a pseudo-suit jacket in my business casual workplace. Can you suggest a leather blazer, similar to this one, or at least NOT moto or mixed media style? I am in the U.S. Size-wise, I'm right on the edge between 1x and XXL, or between a straight 16 and an 18W. [more inside]
posted by OrangeDisk on Nov 11, 2014 - 3 answers

Professional shoes for rainy weather?

It's that time of year again, when I need to put the sandals away and figure out what the heck to put on my feet for the next 9 months. Help. [more inside]
posted by rabbitrabbit on Sep 9, 2014 - 22 answers


We got Carrie Underwood's Before He Cheats, we got Dixie Chicks' Goodbye Earl; I would like more suggestions of country songs sung by ladies about exacting revenge or just seriously fucking up some no-good man.
posted by Greg Nog on Apr 12, 2014 - 28 answers

Sock it to me, also.

Second sock question in under an hour! This one is about ladies' socks though. [more inside]
posted by rabbitrabbit on Mar 28, 2014 - 6 answers

I didn't think it was going to be difficult to find a ladies quilted down vest in a subdued colour (in Toronto).

I would appreciate any help in finding a ladies quilted down vest in a subdued colour (in Toronto). My wife has seen the offerings at MEC and several other sportswear chain stores but can't find what she wants. I have a freelance deadline to meet and can't afford to search blindly. Any good prospects between Yorkdale Mall and Queen St. W is good. [more inside]
posted by bonobothegreat on Dec 9, 2012 - 9 answers

Toronto Girls Night Out?

Downtown Toronto Birthday Fun on a Thursday Night For 2 Ladies? [more inside]
posted by citystalk on Oct 29, 2011 - 3 answers

Time to put on the big girl panties.

Ladies undergarments filter: I want to invest in good quality lady's undies that are not too frilly but also well made and will be comfortable. Do these exist? [more inside]
posted by Leezie on Aug 25, 2011 - 47 answers

She's a lady...

Help me think of fictional characters called Lady Something-or-Other to call our new chicken! [more inside]
posted by raspberry-ripple on Jun 28, 2011 - 49 answers

Emergency interview-wear question!

Emergency interview-wear question! What do I wear with a pinstripe jacket? [more inside]
posted by AmandaA on Apr 8, 2011 - 7 answers

Suits me

I recently lost a whole bunch of weight and have reached the point where tailoring my suits would just make them look absurd. Awesome, because someone gets new-to-them suit and I get to buy new clothing. Fun! But, I've been thinking I should invest in awesome suits for the reboot. askme led me to some google search where I found priceyoursuit. Have you ever used them? Know people who have? Opinions? Know of other/better companies like this that will make ladies business suits for me at crazy reasonable prices and of high quality so probably located East of me? And I don't have to travel there to get 'em?
posted by atomicstone on Mar 6, 2011 - 8 answers

I don't want to look too much like The Mom, you know?

Let's assume you are a 50-ish Lady who's wardrobe has diminished lately. What you you wear to a nice summer outdoor wedding when you don't own a lot of formal stuff and want to sharpen up your wardrobe from office-drab anyway? Where can you find these things? What places should you look? Whom should you listen to for advice? In short, what do stylish Over-50 Ladies wear to their various traditional and non family events on a budget? Ideally in New York?
posted by The Whelk on Nov 27, 2010 - 20 answers

What's a good place to meet women in Phoenix?

What's a good place to meet women around Phoenix, AZ? Aside from, of course, the obvious clubs and bars that everyone always thinks of first...
posted by ssnickerer on Oct 3, 2010 - 7 answers

All the crazy ladies (don't put a ring on it)

I'm looking for more movies of a specific crazy/independent lady vibe, and this vague vibe spans genre: I want movies about women folk, especially ones with a witty or dark streak. I'm thinking of films like Heathers, Secretary, The Piano, Portrait of a Lady, Virgin Suicides, All About Eve, Winter's Bone and Ghost World. What else should I see? [more inside]
posted by zoomorphic on Jul 21, 2010 - 113 answers

I need some snazzy cardigans in Austin ASAP.

Shopping filter: Store in Austin, TX with an above-average selection of moderately priced sweaters? [more inside]
posted by ishotjr on Jan 21, 2010 - 5 answers

Help me find these awesome 1960s-style shades!

Can anyone ID the sunglasses Betty Draper wears in the Mad Men episode that aired on Sept. 27 or suggest similar ones? Photo link inside. [more inside]
posted by ishotjr on Oct 5, 2009 - 3 answers

So I wanna buy a watch

I want to buy a watch. I don't know where to start. [more inside]
posted by like_neon on Jul 1, 2009 - 14 answers

It's got to be sexy funky ladies

Where can I find some skates like the ones in Flight of the Conchord's Ladies of the World? [more inside]
posted by DolorousEdd on May 25, 2009 - 3 answers

That's no lady, that's [insert teh funny here]

Someone used the term "Ladies" in an email subject line to the entire company. Is it an appropriate usage? [more inside]
posted by theora55 on May 15, 2009 - 70 answers

Guys outdoing the girls - Single Ladies Dance Remix

I saw a video of a bunch of stylish black dudes dancing to "Single Ladies", and doing a damn good job of it. Help me find it again! [more inside]
posted by anonaccount on Apr 10, 2009 - 4 answers

Where to find intelligent American female voices?

Some colleagues want to set up a voicemail system in the US for a small tech company in Australia and we need some intelligent, welcoming American female voices that sound at ease with technical jargon to do our answering messages. Any adult age. Slight accents ok. I haven't really been impressed with the sound of professional voice models - they're a bit too slick for our image. Any other suggestions? [more inside]
posted by zaebiz on May 20, 2008 - 13 answers

Seeking women's clothing online

Seeking women's clothing online. Please help me get out of my Target / Old Navy rut. [more inside]
posted by kmel on Jan 8, 2008 - 31 answers

Urban Rugged Clothes like Triple 5 Soul and G-Star Raw. For chicas, not guys.

Women's urban clothing. I'd like to find more brands of clothing like G-Star Raw and Triple 5 Soul. I particularly like this jacket and this shirt and this blazer. What are other retailers or brands that sell kinda tough, kinda sexy, kinda rugged apparel, specifically for women? [more inside]
posted by barnone on Oct 6, 2007 - 11 answers

Only in Portland: Tiara-Wearing Trash Ladies

PortlandFilter: Have you seen the ladies in tiaras picking up trash on the bus mall? [more inside]
posted by ottereroticist on Jul 27, 2006 - 6 answers

Help the unfashionable choose a watch for a classy dame

Help choosing a ladies fashion watch. [more inside]
posted by bystander on Nov 4, 2005 - 10 answers

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