Timberland (NYSE: TBL) may not seem like a very ladylike stock pick. This brand brings to mind construction workers, rappers, and rugged outdoorsy types.

However, consider this solid rule of thumb: Just because a company's products aren't quite your style doesn't mean its stock won't look great in your portfolio.

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