Everyone seems to divide this into two sections: The words of King Lemuel that he was taught by his mother (vv 1-9), and then the description of a godly woman which has been taken as written for women.
Well, women can learn from it, and should, but it doesn’t read that way to me. Rather, the whole thing reads like the words of King Lumel that his mother taught him.
Charm is deceitful, and beauty is vain,
but a woman who fears the LORD is to be praised.
That’s what a mother says in Hebrew for, “Stop staring at her…”