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Oh my God shoes.

What are the most essential women’s shoes? [more inside]
posted by Ambrosia Voyeur on Aug 27, 2007 - 38 answers

Shopping for good karma

Can anyone suggest websites/producers/organizations that will allow me to make buy things (food, gift, etc) in an ethical way? [more inside]
posted by sarahkeebs on Aug 26, 2007 - 3 answers

In search of an electronics hobbyist store in the East Bay

Does anyone know of a good electronics hobbyist store in the East Bay? [more inside]
posted by zeoslap on Aug 17, 2007 - 3 answers

Find me a great suit jacket, quick!

I'm tall (6'4"), I'm skinny (195lbs), and I need a black suit jacket before the end of the day today (I have the pants, but I'll buy new ones if need be). Obviously the time constraint eliminates any kind of custom garment. Basically, I need to know what stores I should be looking at in New York City -- I like a closer, more European fit, and I don't want to break the bank. First stop is H&M, but I'm not optimistic about what I'll find there. Other suggestions?
posted by logovisual on Aug 15, 2007 - 18 answers

Recommendations for places to try on wedding dresses in NYC.

Need recommendations for places to try on wedding dresses this weekend in NYC. [more inside]
posted by ml98tu on Aug 14, 2007 - 8 answers

Flea Market Maven

My wife and I will be moving stateside from Bermuda next year. We will be moving into an empty house with NOTHING except outdated wardrobes and cash. With that said, we will be acquiring a lot of stuff. We will need cars, furniture, appliances, electronics, art, tools, clothes, insurance, etc. etc. How can we maximize our investments in all this stuff? What is your opinion on getting good deals in each of these categories? Our financial planner suggested we incorporate to get some tax write-offs. Another friend said to look into SwapLease. Yet another said to buy all of our furniture in North Carolina. If you were starting with nothing, how would you approach it? Should I walk into Best Buy and tell the manager to make me a deal? Should we buy used cars? Hit garage sales? Buy fine art and antiques? Get a part-time job at the Gap? Where and how can I find the best deals / best investments?
posted by jasondigitized on Aug 14, 2007 - 12 answers

Have you seen this flower pot?

I don't suppose anyone knows where I could get a flower pot like this in the UK or Ireland? [more inside]
posted by ascullion on Aug 14, 2007 - 7 answers

To sleep, perchance to dream...

How do you shop for a new bed and pillows when they don't let you sleep at the store? [more inside]
posted by B-squared on Aug 13, 2007 - 13 answers

Steel or aluminum bike frame?

I'm looking to purchase a new bike, but I don't know what frame to get. Steel or aluminum? [more inside]
posted by rocketman on Aug 13, 2007 - 22 answers

Want to buy a dark gray/charcoal women's tee

Where can I buy a plain women's charcoal/dark gray heather tee (short- or long-sleeved)? [more inside]
posted by origami on Aug 13, 2007 - 20 answers

You're as cold as ice...you're willing to sacrifice our looooove!

I'm moving to Latvia from Los Angeles/Orange County in a few weeks and I need recommendations for nice, professional, but not insanely expensive winter clothing. Size and style parameters inside. [more inside]
posted by mdonley on Aug 12, 2007 - 15 answers

Where to shop for a good-valued engagement ring?

Need help shopping for engagement ring [more inside]
posted by macsigler on Aug 7, 2007 - 26 answers

DC Shopping Spree: Send My Sister to College in Style

What are some good places to shop for dorm decor, cool fashion accessories, and other college-related frivolities in the DC area? [more inside]
posted by decathecting on Aug 6, 2007 - 14 answers

"Ace of Cakes" equivalent in or near Seattle?

I'm looking for a place in Seattle or nearby that makes wacky and creative custom cakes similar to those featured on the Food TV program "Ace of Cakes". [more inside]
posted by matildaben on Aug 6, 2007 - 4 answers

Build me an apartment from the walls in.

So, I'm relocating to a small (30,000 people) high-culture town in about a week. I'm also starting over from scratch on furniture, and want to outfit a one bedroom apartment nicely. So, I'm looking for both your apartment neat tricks -and- your favorite online furniture seller. [more inside]
posted by lilithim on Aug 3, 2007 - 13 answers

Nice multi-coloured pen?

Does anyone know of a nice looking (read, formal/professional looking) pen with 3 or 4 colours? I really love this bic pen because it saves space in my pocket, but it really doesn't look right in a professional enviroment. [more inside]
posted by tiamat on Jul 27, 2007 - 13 answers

Things to do in Kampala, Uganda

I'm in Kampala for two weeks. What are some things I could do here? [more inside]
posted by barrakuda on Jul 22, 2007 - 2 answers

Too curvy for "clothes for curvy women"

Apparently my measurements are unusual for a fat chick. Is there anywhere I can buy flattering clothes off the rack (in person, and no tailoring needed)? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 21, 2007 - 20 answers

Gift for a coworker?

I want to buy a gift for a coworker who took a promotion and will be leaving my department. What's something cool but not overly sentimental that she might like? [more inside]
posted by Coffeemate on Jul 18, 2007 - 13 answers

Inexpensive, Attractive, Well-Fitting Shirts

I'm 6' 5" and wear an 18 37/38 dress shirt (or an XL Tall). I'm looking for some more shirts to round out my collection, but the catch is -- they have to be inexpensive. [more inside]
posted by rossination on Jul 18, 2007 - 11 answers

Why is online shopping in Canada so poor?

Why is online shopping so poor in Canada? Know of any good men's online shops? [more inside]
posted by modernnomad on Jul 17, 2007 - 9 answers

Do I need a podiatrist, or just a good shoe store?

Do I need a podiatrist, or just a good shoe store? [more inside]
posted by Afroblanco on Jul 16, 2007 - 19 answers

I (heart) nerds .... in bag form.

Where can I find a new I (heart) nerds purse like this one? [more inside]
posted by cschneid on Jul 15, 2007 - 7 answers

Navigating the Amazon

How do I make my Amazon.com shopping cart fit in the aisle? [more inside]
posted by Clyde Mnestra on Jul 6, 2007 - 13 answers

Movin' on Up!

Where can I trade in my diamond ring? [more inside]
posted by SoftSummerBreeze on Jul 4, 2007 - 9 answers

Recommendations for four season hub geared bicycle?

Yet another bike purchasing question, but with a twist! [more inside]
posted by the dief on Jul 2, 2007 - 17 answers

I want to be a Pepper, but caffeine gives me headaches

I want to be a Pepper, but caffeine gives me headaches. [more inside]
posted by commander_cool on Jun 30, 2007 - 18 answers

What are your experiences with tigerdirect.ca?

Any Canadians tried tigerdirect.ca? [more inside]
posted by modernnomad on Jun 29, 2007 - 22 answers

Disconnect ethernet cable?

Where to buy a quick disconnect Ethernet cable that will just pop open if tugged like those found on X-Box controllers? [more inside]
posted by Mitheral on Jun 28, 2007 - 19 answers

Drugs for dogs

What are some good online sources for pet medicine? Medicine from my vet is expensive, and I want to get the best price without sacrificing quality, service, or my dog's health. [more inside]
posted by kyleg on Jun 25, 2007 - 3 answers

Any recommended online computer hardware shops who are based in Asia and are willing to ship to Australia?

Hello All! I'm under the impression that computer hardware is quite cheap in Asia compared to here in Australia. My question is: are there any good online retailers, who are based online, based in Asia, willing to ship to Australia and accepts Paypal? Good prices a must! Thanks everyone.
posted by Jimmeh on Jun 23, 2007 - 6 answers

How not to get malnutrition :D

Help me create the ultimate grocery list! [more inside]
posted by Phire on Jun 21, 2007 - 19 answers

Favorite small publishers

I love finding books and authors who have been forgotten until a long time fan decides to make their work available again through some labor of love small press. Do you know of a publisher that has a somewhat esoteric focus along these lines? Who are they? Fiction or non is fine. It doesn't have to be someone who republishes old books though. If you know a house that has great taste with contemporary authors, go ahead and share. I would also like to hear about small presses that do particularly beautiful editions of good reading books as long as they are reasonably priced (barely breaking a $100). I've got a few examples inside. [more inside]
posted by BigSky on Jun 21, 2007 - 19 answers

Your Favorite Condom?

Condom recommendations, anyone? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 21, 2007 - 41 answers

quite a tale indeed...

ScienceFictionfilter: Suggestions for gift subscriptions of science fiction magazines, journals printed in English and dead tree format [more inside]
posted by jadepearl on Jun 18, 2007 - 10 answers

Between the hammer and the anvil...

A birthday present for someone into blacksmithing? [more inside]
posted by Blazecock Pileon on Jun 15, 2007 - 6 answers

Tips for living in Portsmouth, NH?

What are the best supermarkets in Portmouth, NH? Good gym? Also, could someone answer my Portsmouth-traffic questions? [more inside]
posted by lunasol on Jun 12, 2007 - 8 answers

letting my fingers do the walking.

I need sandals--but I'm picky. And poor. [more inside]
posted by rhoticity on Jun 11, 2007 - 35 answers

pre- and post-Father's-Day camera prices

Will camera prices rise or fall either before or after Father's Day or July 4th? I'd like to buy a new digital SLR and have it in my hands no later than Friday morning, July 6. Should I wait for any particular day between now and then?
posted by Dave 9 on Jun 11, 2007 - 3 answers

Online shopping with free return policies?

Is anybody aware of a comprehensive list of shopping websites which have a 100% no questions return policy with shipping covered or individual websites with no regard for is the product is used or not? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 8, 2007 - 9 answers

How can I schedule my shopping and meals better?

Are there existing websites/wikis out there with shopping+recipe planning lists? I want to shop once or twice a week for food and not have to worry about spoilage. The ideal site would have: buy [shopping list] to make [daily recipes for meals]. [more inside]
posted by lpctstr; on Jun 8, 2007 - 9 answers

Where are the Thinkpad stores?

Is there anywhere in the Chapel Hill/Durham, NC, area where I can just show up and buy (or at least get a good look at) a Thinkpad X60 (or preferably, X40/X41)? [more inside]
posted by amtho on Jun 7, 2007 - 8 answers

No Thanks, I Don't Want Short Shorts

Need help finding non-short shorts for tall guys. [more inside]
posted by rossination on Jun 4, 2007 - 26 answers

Op-shops in Brisbane/Gold Coast?

Does anyone know where the good op shops/thrift/vintage stores are in Brisbane or the Gold Coast, Australia? [more inside]
posted by teststrip on Jun 4, 2007 - 5 answers

Can a guy try on a pair of pants at Century 21?

Does the Century 21 store in Lower Manhattan have a men's dressing room these days? [more inside]
posted by doift on May 25, 2007 - 6 answers

help me shop locally and support the little guy

What commodities can I buy that are produced by individuals/very small businesses? Where should I look for them, online and out there in the outside world? [more inside]
posted by nanojath on May 24, 2007 - 7 answers

Best savings in New York?

Recently in the New York Times, there was an article here about where to buy no-frills kitchen equipment in New York. What are some other stores/types of stores like this in New York for bulk/no-frills/cheap essentials? Specifically does anyone know of a place to get cheap and generic computer parts and cables? Or Audio/Video cables?
posted by idledebonair on May 23, 2007 - 8 answers

NYC shopping for hip urban girls?

Where do hip girls shop in NYC? And eat cake? [more inside]
posted by Flakypastry on May 23, 2007 - 18 answers

Where can I find women's mod clothes in NYC?

Where can I find women's mod style clothes similar to this in NYC? [more inside]
posted by deinemutti on May 22, 2007 - 4 answers

Wine Fridge

I am looking to get a reasonably priced wine fridge for a friend for her wedding. I am in Toronto and looking for something in the area. Any tips on good brands or personal prefs. would be appreciated. Thanks so much.
posted by Vanna79 on May 16, 2007 - 4 answers

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