ladies who lunch


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ladies who lunch

Women who spend a lot of time socializing (e.g., going to lunch together) because they are wealthy and have a large amount of free time. The restaurant, in the center of the city with a view overlooking the bay, is a favorite destination for ladies who lunch.
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ladies who lunch

Ladies who lunch are wealthy women who do not to have to work, and who spend a lot of time with their friends. He is best known for making clothes for ladies who lunch.
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ladies who lunch

women with the money and free time to meet for social lunches. informal
This expression comes from the title of a 1970s song by Stephen Sondheim : ‘A toast to that invincible bunch…Let's hear it for the ladies who lunch’. While it is often used of women who raise money for charity by organizing fashionable lunches, it is also often used in a derogatory way of women with the money and leisure to lunch at expensive restaurants.
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At first glance, 5-One-6 Burns is one of those pretty little restaurants for the Ladies Who Lunch crowd.
She's not too gag-oriented--and does get some of the show's surest laughs--but you wish her gamely performed "The Ladies Who Lunch" felt more like a satisfying meal than a light snack.
But as more and more of the ladies who lunch were being outnumbered by young ladies who lunched at their desks, the new upwardly mobile customer was more inclined to spend their money at cutting-edge Downtown boutiques.
Here, among haute couture and the ladies who lunch, around the corner from bejeweled Tiffany's and the landmark Plaza Hotel, Segal has raised a tasseled curtain on a carefully laid set of upscale furniture and housewares.
These ladies who lunch got the thrill of their lives and became easily engulfed in child-like joy, 'aliw,' that jubilant feeling of kids when presented a new toy.
"Forget Late Lunch Live, it's all about Ladies Who Lunch tomorrow."
Tanya is taking part in The Real Housewives of Cheshire, which promises 'an exclusive glimpse inside the champagne-fuelled lives' of the ladies who lunch.
Guests Shona Harris, left, and Helen Murphy enjoy the event Cheers From left, Wendy McIlroy, Gail Tweed and Heather Arnott at charity lunch Caring Carolina Oberg, Rachel Gambro, Fiona Pounds, Angeline Ironside, Cecilia Ether Supporters From left, Yvonne Smith, Jill Winning, Jill Campbell and Fiona Burt Ladies who lunch Kalpa Tan, Maria Alvarez, Paula Long, Hazel MacCallum and Morag McCall Patrons Lindsay Wilson, Caroline Walker, Dr Anne Cannon and Avril Gray Good cause From left, Fiona Warrender, Vivien Calder and Jayne Halliwell Sharing Ellen Maxwell, Cecilia Cooper, Jeanette Cooper-Hudson, Sheena Butler, Professor Pam Enderby, Sue Harker, Ros Holmes, Averil Webster and Jane Anderson are pictured at the Action Medical Research charity lunch, a major fundraiser for the charity
The Ladies Who Lunch event was organised by the Huddersfield Town charity, the Town Foundation.
They have live music nights but in the afternoon the clientele was a mixture of business types, students, ladies who lunch and solitary customers reading books or using the free Wi-fi.
LADIES who lunch are being invited to dress their best and attend a unique wedding for charity.
What they say An alternative to the traditional hen package - Senses in the City offer around three to four hours of indulgence for hen parties, ladies who lunch, work bonding or to celebrate a special occasion.
LADIES who lunch should dine on Welsh laverbread, a Tory AM said yesterday.
LADIES WHO LUNCH My friends and I we like to meet In a place where we can eat.
A firm favourite for the last 10 years for business people and ladies who lunch, Barluga on Newcastle's Grey Street has had a pounds 1m makeover by Fluid Design Solutions.