Win £150 to spend on American Vintage clothes at The Dressing Room

Living just off the Gloucester Road in Bristol I am totally spoilt for independent stores. In fact it’s one of the reasons I moved here. I love that when I have a friend’s birthday coming up I know I can walk just five minutes up the road and pick out a present made and sold by a local designer or craftsperson.

I am really happy then this month to be bringing you a competition from The Dressing Room to celebrate Independent Retailer Month. The campaign highlights the important role smaller, local, independent retailers play in the communities they serve, the local economy they contribute to, and in the retail sector as a whole.

According to the Centre for Local Economic Strategies for every £1 that is spent with a local, independent business, between 50p-70p circulates back into that local economy. Buying locally supports local traders, their suppliers and the people they depend on to run their businesses. Buying locally boosts the local economy, rebuilding confidence in the community, enabling local businesses to prosper and grow.

Besides, isn’t it just nicer to know you are supporting a real person, their livelihood and their family, wherever they are, rather than a massive faceless organisation?

In the spirit of all things indie The Dressing Room, an online indie fashion boutique, are giving one of my readers £150 to spend on their gorgeous American Vintage range. The range is full of really stylish but practical pieces in beautiful colours. One of my favourite items is this jacket, called the ‘Fayettville printed pineapple jacket’ because, believe it or not, of all the places in the US, I have actually been to Fayettville! It’s just down the road from where I drank my milkshake.

American Vintage

If you’d like to win £150 to spend on new clothes (obvious question of the day) then just get friendly with the little widget below. The competition will close at the end of Indie Retailer Month on 31st July.

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227 Comments

  1. 9 July, 2013 / 3:17 pm

    My favourite item of clothing has to be a pair of vintage jeans ( they must be vintage now due to the time I have had them) Sometimes, you just find the perfect fit and never want to part with them!

  2. Anna Tuckett
    9 July, 2013 / 3:33 pm

    These last few days – my maxi dresses.

  3. 9 July, 2013 / 3:39 pm

    My fav item of clothing is a vintage lace minidress I bought in the late 90 s in LA!

  4. 9 July, 2013 / 3:40 pm

    i love my maxi dresses

  5. donna brown
    9 July, 2013 / 3:45 pm

    i love my maxi dresses look good little effort :)

  6. Lucy Pasifull
    9 July, 2013 / 3:51 pm

    I love my jeans, so comfy but sadly not to be too much longer on this earth.

  7. Lisa
    9 July, 2013 / 4:37 pm

    My favourite item of clothing is my red bandeau dress, it really hides all those lumpy bits!

  8. 9 July, 2013 / 4:40 pm

    My favourite item is my vintage, black broderie anglais wrap dress. It is so 50’s, I love it!

  9. 9 July, 2013 / 4:44 pm

    I love my maxi dresses, summery without having to worry what my pasty legs look like!! x

  10. 9 July, 2013 / 4:48 pm

    It will be t shirt. I like free and easy.

  11. Tracy Nixon
    9 July, 2013 / 4:48 pm

    I have a gorgeous vintage Cath Kidston tea dress – it is so comfortable and feminine!

  12. Karen Richards
    9 July, 2013 / 4:57 pm

    My favourite item of clothing has got to be my print dress. Very flattering length and really cool for summer. Has such nice comments about it.

  13. helen b
    9 July, 2013 / 4:57 pm

    Mine is the pair of jeans that i’ve had for about 30 years and yes i can still get in them!

  14. EMMA WALTERS
    9 July, 2013 / 5:52 pm

    my levis, had for years & love them to bits

  15. Mary Heald
    9 July, 2013 / 6:31 pm

    LEGGINGS BECAUSE I CAN DRESS THEM UP WITH A LOVELY TOP FOR THE EVENING OR HAVE A SLOPPY T-SHIRT FOR CASUAL WEAR.

  16. Debbie Gillespie
    9 July, 2013 / 6:40 pm

    I love my maxi dress as it is very feminine and flattering

  17. 9 July, 2013 / 6:43 pm

    I love summer as I get to wear lots of floaty dresses that cover everything – always a bonus when you’ve had two kids!!

  18. 9 July, 2013 / 7:31 pm

    Goodness me – this will bring a lot of comments! I loved wearing my 40s style vintage – y dress to a wedding on Saturday. Had a lovely bow all set for my hair too but was told by my daughter that it was an accessory for a 3-year old…

  19. 9 July, 2013 / 7:37 pm

    My favourite item of clothing is a purple tunic from Wierd Fish that I bought last summer on a lovely beach holiday in North Wales. It’s flattering and reminds me of my hols.

  20. claire woods
    9 July, 2013 / 7:42 pm

    My black skirt as I can wear it with any top.

  21. Frances hopkins
    9 July, 2013 / 8:05 pm

    Love the vintage jeans!!

  22. Emily OMara
    9 July, 2013 / 8:51 pm

    I love wearing my topshop paisley maxi dress as a skirt by tucking the top part in

  23. Mahala
    9 July, 2013 / 8:55 pm

    I am frazzeled looking after the kids and would love to get some new threads

  24. Carly Mckay
    9 July, 2013 / 9:45 pm

    my favourite item of clothing is my denim dungaree shorts i love ’em!!!!

  25. 9 July, 2013 / 9:51 pm

    It’s not very interesting but I love my skinny jeans. I feel most comfortable when I’m wearing them and I know I can dress them up or down to suit any occasion!

  26. kayleigh white
    9 July, 2013 / 10:33 pm

    A pair of jeans size 24 – I am now a size 14 and look at these jeans as motivation….to never go back to my previous size!

  27. iain maciver
    9 July, 2013 / 11:04 pm

    my jeans

  28. claire griffiths
    9 July, 2013 / 11:21 pm

    i love my maxi dress perfect for any occasion

  29. 10 July, 2013 / 1:11 am

    I LOVE American Vintage! My favorite item right now is the King Sweater – it’s so comfy (and not too warm, but just warm enough for cooler evenings.) Perfection. :)

  30. Lynsey Buchanan
    10 July, 2013 / 1:20 am

    My favourite item is a vintage dress i bought from a charity shop

  31. 10 July, 2013 / 7:01 am

    I love my leather jacket, it has to be my best purchase, it goes with everything, adds warmth but still stylish and adds some edge to girly outfits! x

  32. Hele R
    10 July, 2013 / 9:33 am

    I love my tea dresses. Cath Kidston strawberry print being my favourite :)

  33. Rachael
    10 July, 2013 / 10:56 am

    My jeans :-)

  34. olivia kirby
    10 July, 2013 / 12:06 pm

    Probably the size 8 50s glamour style wedding dress I have never worn ( I found out I was pregnant not long after buying it and was 6 months pregnant when we got married!!!) and now i am a size14 so doubt I will wear it to renew our vows (which I continue to say I will!).

  35. Stephen Little
    10 July, 2013 / 12:11 pm

    JEANS!

  36. shirley evans
    10 July, 2013 / 12:13 pm

    Love vintage dresses with lace on

  37. victoria thurgood
    10 July, 2013 / 12:14 pm

    I love thick warm winter jumpers

  38. Calypso
    10 July, 2013 / 12:23 pm

    I love to wear a vintage leather or suede jacket!

  39. 10 July, 2013 / 12:40 pm

    Ooh gorgeous jacket – perfect for this lovely sunshine we’re having! Lush! x

  40. caroline Hooper
    10 July, 2013 / 12:43 pm

    jeans and t-shirt

  41. katherine grieve
    10 July, 2013 / 12:48 pm

    I love my maxi dresses, so cool and flattering x

  42. Stephanie Tsang
    10 July, 2013 / 12:49 pm

    My favourite item of clothing right now is my black yoga bottoms from M&S. They are lovely, soft and comfortable. Plus they look smart too so I can easily wear them to work as well.

  43. Charley Foulds
    10 July, 2013 / 12:52 pm

    love the little black dress… you can dress it up or down depending on the occasion!

  44. stephanie thornley
    10 July, 2013 / 12:53 pm

    My favourite item is a coral tea dress which has been perfect for this little summer we are having!

  45. Charlotte Clark
    10 July, 2013 / 12:57 pm

    a nice christmas jumper. so cute

  46. Laura H
    10 July, 2013 / 1:03 pm

    A maxi dress I very nearly didn’t buy but am so glad I did as have had lots of compliments when I have worn it!

  47. kirsty l
    10 July, 2013 / 1:12 pm

    i love my skinny jeans and how well they fit me makes me feel good in them

  48. Zoe G
    10 July, 2013 / 1:29 pm

    My playsuits, I can wear them in the summer and in the winter with tights, so versatile

  49. carol egan
    10 July, 2013 / 1:30 pm

    Love my maxi dresses – just put on and off you go

  50. Claire Butler
    10 July, 2013 / 1:33 pm

    my fantasie bras being a gg/h cup i need good scaffolding and always feel so much more confident in my fantasie bras but as they on average cos me £40 i have to buy some cheaper ones too

  51. liz denial
    10 July, 2013 / 1:40 pm

    I have a black long top with a huge crystal cross on the front which I absolutely love

  52. Kay Adams
    10 July, 2013 / 1:45 pm

    I have a vintage Laura Ashley ditsy tea dress, I wear it to 1940’s re-enactments & other times too, timeless!

  53. Christine
    10 July, 2013 / 1:46 pm

    I still love my mini!!!

  54. 10 July, 2013 / 1:51 pm

    Now the weather is hot my purple maxi dress is my favourite. Cool and stylish x

  55. Victoria Pierce
    10 July, 2013 / 2:02 pm

    My favourite item of clothing is my red dress. Red is my colour!!

  56. Aimee Swift
    10 July, 2013 / 2:05 pm

    Love the black broderie anglais wrap dress :)

  57. Joanne Mapp
    10 July, 2013 / 2:10 pm

    I have a lovely summer dress I bought many years ago. Admittedly, it did cost me a fortune, but it is so beautiful. The bright colours have never faded and it doesn’t date. Every year I get asked where I purchased it.

  58. Amelia Kennedy
    10 July, 2013 / 2:14 pm

    Leggings that I’ve still got from the 80’s! They’re still in good condition and are so versatile

  59. justine meyer
    10 July, 2013 / 2:26 pm

    Sad I know but it is my pj’s

  60. Andy W
    10 July, 2013 / 2:28 pm

    I’m a bloke so I don’t like wearing dresses, but entering for my much better half

  61. Linda Thorn
    10 July, 2013 / 2:35 pm

    its got to be shoes that shimmer
    and tops that glitter
    all these clothes are a winner

  62. Karen Whittaker
    10 July, 2013 / 2:37 pm

    My favourite item of clothing is a lovely summer dress that I have had for more years than I can remember from M & S. It’s bright yellow with pink and blue flowers and always makes me feel summery and happy

  63. Phil Darling
    10 July, 2013 / 2:56 pm

    my wife would look great in the black broderie anglais wrap dress

  64. Alan C
    10 July, 2013 / 3:13 pm

    My wife has a great racing green blazer

  65. Jason Heseltine
    10 July, 2013 / 3:15 pm

    I love my Hawaiian shorts I live in them daily.

  66. conrad edwards
    10 July, 2013 / 3:21 pm

    My Sloggi boxers as they aren’t a pretentious style statement, but mould well and only one special person gets to see me in them

  67. Sharon Griffin
    10 July, 2013 / 3:31 pm

    i love my very lived in pair of jeans that have been with me many years and i still love them x

  68. Sara Davis
    10 July, 2013 / 3:35 pm

    My Ted Baker skinny jeans :)

  69. Patricia Walker
    10 July, 2013 / 3:42 pm

    my favourite part of my wardrobe is my leathers! I have everything, trousers, long skirts, short skirts and dresses!

  70. sharma gaskill
    10 July, 2013 / 4:05 pm

    i love the maxi dresses especially in this weather. xx

  71. 10 July, 2013 / 4:17 pm

    I love my jeans, as I can dress them up or down. Over the last few weeks though, I’m particularly loving my white jeans as it’s not often the weather’s good enough for me to wear them without getting them muddy!

  72. Amy
    10 July, 2013 / 4:24 pm

    I love my 10 year old Topshop jeans bought. Bought them whilst in uni such a nice fit to them and the length is perfect for my long legs.

  73. Hannah Ellis
    10 July, 2013 / 4:41 pm

    My fave item is my cobalt blue vest top – sounds silly but I feel more confident in it and brings out the redness of my hair which I love

  74. Michelle Bosomworth
    10 July, 2013 / 4:47 pm

    love maxi dresses in this lovely weather

  75. Steve Thomas
    10 July, 2013 / 4:59 pm

    Anything loose for my wife, she don’t do tight lol

  76. Sharon Hingley
    10 July, 2013 / 5:01 pm

    My favourite item is my Ralph Lauren chambray shirt dress I bought in the States about 10 yrs ago. It is comfy and stylish and is perfect for any summer occasion.

  77. Andrea Darst
    10 July, 2013 / 5:34 pm

    A great pair of jeans is my fave…feel amazing in them!

  78. Dawn Wilkinson
    10 July, 2013 / 5:36 pm

    My favourite item of clothing is a black jersey maxi skirt.

  79. Rey Chunara
    10 July, 2013 / 5:55 pm

    I have a purple and lilac silk pashmina which is gorgeous and always makes me feel special

  80. Nancy Townsend
    10 July, 2013 / 5:58 pm

    My favourite item at the moment is my original 70s Brutus denim waistcoat.

  81. Christine Dodd
    10 July, 2013 / 5:58 pm

    I have a pink summer top that I’ve owned for years and love too much to chuck!

  82. kelly
    10 July, 2013 / 5:59 pm

    my fave item is my denim jacket its perfect for chilly days out in the UK !

  83. 10 July, 2013 / 6:09 pm

    I love my skull and roses dress – unfortunately it is too small for me now so I need to drop 2 dress sizes before I can wear it again – thats incentive!

  84. 10 July, 2013 / 6:28 pm

    My favourite piece of clothing, would have to be my jeans. they go with everything, and I seem to live in them!

  85. esther james
    10 July, 2013 / 6:50 pm

    I have a 1950’s blue and white dress which I adore

  86. san
    10 July, 2013 / 6:51 pm

    I love my jeans- but a bit hot for them at the mo :)

  87. emma
    10 July, 2013 / 6:53 pm

    A pair of denim shorts I bought about 10 years ago and I still wear them – and haven’t found any I like more! :)

  88. jennifer thorpe
    10 July, 2013 / 7:07 pm

    my rockabilly dress

  89. Star
    10 July, 2013 / 7:31 pm

    My black and white mullet skirt. Especially in the recent weather we’ve been having. Can rock it with any top and a nice pair of heels or trainers.

  90. Julie Booth
    10 July, 2013 / 7:50 pm

    A pair of flowery patterned skinny silky trousers from H&M. They are so comfy, and can be worn smart or casual.

  91. FionaLynne Edwards
    10 July, 2013 / 7:56 pm

    My favourite is my 1980s vintage green zipped jacket. I don’t wear it very often but when I do, I feel great!

  92. Caroline H
    10 July, 2013 / 8:19 pm

    My favourite item of clothing is an ancient black t-shirt with a butterfly on the front. It’s pretty faded but is really comfy and I still love the print.

  93. Holly Smith
    10 July, 2013 / 8:20 pm

    an vintage clothing I love

  94. Tabby
    10 July, 2013 / 8:23 pm

    Just ONE item?!lol I love my studded leather jacket. It’s just so versatile & I would wear it 24/7 if I could! I’ve only had it since xmas-a present from my beloved, carefully ‘selected’ by me & a bargainous £40 from ASOS! I just know it will look even better with age & I can pass it on to my daughter one day. :0)

  95. Annie Costa
    10 July, 2013 / 8:27 pm

    At the moment I am always in my bright turquoise shorts so I would have to say they are my current favorite!

  96. sarah birkett
    10 July, 2013 / 8:39 pm

    A RALPH lauren black jacket, picked it up in a charity shop and it goes with evrything

  97. Claire Smith
    10 July, 2013 / 8:42 pm

    My Barbour Jacket for dog walking

  98. Honora Livesey
    10 July, 2013 / 9:04 pm

    My favourite item of clothing is my floral Summer tunic. So feminine and retro, super cool for this weather. I am loving the AMERICAN VINTAGE Fay Printed Skirt – Indigo. Gorgeous x

  99. CHRISTINE ANDREWS
    10 July, 2013 / 9:08 pm

    ……. my linen trousers

  100. Becky John
    10 July, 2013 / 9:40 pm

    My favourite item of clothing is my jeans

  101. Kirsty Fox
    10 July, 2013 / 9:45 pm

    At the moment it’s my long black maxi dress perfect for this weather and looks good with some cool sandals

  102. Tammy Tudor
    10 July, 2013 / 9:51 pm

    I love tropical print leggings :)

  103. Katherine L
    10 July, 2013 / 10:46 pm

    I have a lovely black and cream chiffon dress that I’ve had for almost 10 years. It’s never gone out of style and is flattering even on the worst days :)

  104. Karolyn Holden
    10 July, 2013 / 11:26 pm

    I love my maxi dresses ,and I am so pleased they are still in style this Summer !

  105. Lynne OConnor
    11 July, 2013 / 12:47 am

    my stripy vest top

  106. 11 July, 2013 / 2:14 am

    American Retro Terry Sweater – Grey! :)

  107. Sarah
    11 July, 2013 / 9:52 am

    I love vintage clothes and especially like the pineapple jacket from The Dressing Room. Perfect for the summer worn with a vintage dress.

  108. Emily Clark
    11 July, 2013 / 10:48 am

    My massive fluffy jumper!

  109. Samantha Vass
    11 July, 2013 / 11:05 am

    A top I got from H&M the other day, pretty and covers all the lumps and bumps!

  110. Luka S
    11 July, 2013 / 11:58 am

    Lincoln Silk Shirt because I’m obsessed with anything Hawaiian inspired! :)

  111. Lelia Valois
    11 July, 2013 / 12:01 pm

    Dresses, all year round.
    Match them with cute flats in summer and boots, tights and jackets in the winter. Sorted. (:

  112. Emily Jayne Phipps
    11 July, 2013 / 1:35 pm

    At the moment – my maternity combats – they’re so comfy, even at 39 weeks pregnant!

  113. Aimee R
    11 July, 2013 / 3:07 pm

    My favourite item of clothing is my Summer dress which I have finally been able to wear in this lovely weather

  114. Anne Wallwin
    11 July, 2013 / 3:59 pm

    a good fitting pair of jeans!

  115. Laura Pritchard
    11 July, 2013 / 6:25 pm

    I have a beautiful black skater dress covered in tiny anchors & I love it.

  116. Sarah Donaldson
    11 July, 2013 / 7:49 pm

    My favourite is my leather jacket – so versatile, it works with anything!

  117. Karen Barrett
    11 July, 2013 / 8:05 pm

    My wedding dress

  118. angie pickering
    11 July, 2013 / 8:56 pm

    All my maxi dresses – they are so cool – in more ways than one !

  119. Maggie Coates
    11 July, 2013 / 9:03 pm

    A warm snuggly jumper for the winter.

  120. katie walters
    11 July, 2013 / 10:36 pm

    my denim short- can dress them up or down

  121. mandy
    11 July, 2013 / 10:40 pm

    I am quite enjoying slumming in a onesie on a Friday night with a glass of red lately

  122. Sarahann Tonner
    11 July, 2013 / 11:15 pm

    My favourite item of clothing just now is a gorgeous vintage black dress my sister bought me.

  123. Hilda Hazel Wright
    12 July, 2013 / 12:17 pm

    My favourite item of clothing is a pair of jeans I got from freecycle! Someone was offering them and they were size 14 long next jeans, I really like next jeans, they’re a good fit! Anyway I collected them and at first glance thought they weren’t very nice but when I put them on they looked fab! Really stylish flares and just look unusual! Sadly hole in the knee now and it would be really hard to get another pair the same style.

  124. foz
    12 July, 2013 / 1:53 pm

    My jeans…they are so comfortable

  125. Rebecca Shelton
    12 July, 2013 / 5:15 pm

    my fave item of clothing is my leather jacket love it

  126. megan hughes
    12 July, 2013 / 5:31 pm

    i love my old hoodie

  127. Pauline Mason
    12 July, 2013 / 6:13 pm

    I have a long black sheeny see-through jacket I have had for years. When I go to a party I usually wear it over a nice dress. I still get asked where I got it from as they like it, so it must still look quite nice,but its a part of my wardrobe I could not be without

  128. Charlotte Ingham
    12 July, 2013 / 8:22 pm

    My favourite piece of clothing is a jumper I stole off my dad! It’s big, grey, soft and cosy and reminds me of my childhood!

  129. Emma H
    12 July, 2013 / 10:14 pm

    I have a purple top that I love.

  130. julie macmillan
    13 July, 2013 / 7:36 am

    my Gap skinny ankle grazer jeans dressed up or down :D

  131. 13 July, 2013 / 9:10 am

    A black maxi dress with butterflys on it. Use for evenings, beach, hot days.

  132. Patricia Edwards
    13 July, 2013 / 9:30 am

    I have a lovely dress that is velvet and net, a friend bought it in an expensive boutique and did not like herself in it, her loss and my gain, as I love it

  133. Rita King Davies
    13 July, 2013 / 10:23 am

    I have an amazing pair of original 1950’s stiletto’s. They’re awesome!

  134. Isobel Anderson
    13 July, 2013 / 11:28 am

    My jeans, rolled up with sandals in warm weather, with ankle boots when it’s colder. They go with everything!

  135. andrea lloyd
    13 July, 2013 / 2:39 pm

    love my jeans

  136. Joanne Welsh
    13 July, 2013 / 6:45 pm

    A pair of leggings, great on a warm day or with boots in the winter

  137. Karin
    13 July, 2013 / 10:50 pm

    Have a dress I bought for a christmas party – it’s dark pink and just great. Now I just need to lose a bit babyweight again to fit into it!!

  138. Irene
    14 July, 2013 / 2:49 pm

    Love American vintage the best tees ever!

  139. Mia Thurlow
    14 July, 2013 / 2:57 pm

    Fav item has to be my pair of Toms, I’ve had them about 5 years now and even tho they are cream they are still going strong. Whenever they start to look grubby, I pop them in the wash and they come up like new. I have been wearing them so much this summer I’ve developed a Toms tan line across my feet :-)

  140. 14 July, 2013 / 3:40 pm

    my skinny jeans, bit too hot for them at the moment though

  141. katrina walsh
    14 July, 2013 / 3:57 pm

    Its my Spanx as they hide my sins lol x

  142. 14 July, 2013 / 5:11 pm

    My fave item of clothing has to be skinny jeans – can’t live without them x

  143. 14 July, 2013 / 5:13 pm

    My fave item of clothing has to be skinny jeans, ripped and vintage

  144. Ashleigh Allan
    14 July, 2013 / 8:07 pm

    my black skinny jeans!

  145. 15 July, 2013 / 6:44 am

    Got to be jackets for me, they change the look of an outfit so easily.

  146. Jodie B
    15 July, 2013 / 8:15 am

    My favourite item of clothing is my grandmothers lace gloves, beautiful.

  147. kelly
    15 July, 2013 / 6:15 pm

    My summer dresses :)

  148. katharine williams
    15 July, 2013 / 6:20 pm

    my stretchy leggings, had them for years!

  149. leanne williams
    16 July, 2013 / 10:49 am

    i love my maxi dresses look good little effort

  150. 16 July, 2013 / 12:40 pm

    I have a Monsoon skirt that I’ve had for about 8 years that I adore. It’s white with a big, bold black floral print. It comes out every summer without fail. the best thing about is that it’s the only item of clothing I have that still fits after having the children!

  151. Laura Fitzgerald
    16 July, 2013 / 3:40 pm

    My super mario world hoodie. Its big and warm and reminds of when I first met my boyfriend

  152. 16 July, 2013 / 10:21 pm

    My favourite is a Beige outfit I got for my nephew’s wedding

  153. Laura Silver
    17 July, 2013 / 1:25 am

    Loving my big floaty maxi dresses at the moment, cant possibly stay cool in trousers in this heat

  154. hannah
    17 July, 2013 / 10:08 am

    Mine are my Hunter wellies! They are so good when it snows in the winter and perfect for festivals during the summer!

    @prettybluebirds xxx

  155. Marcella
    17 July, 2013 / 2:45 pm

    A white embroidery anglaise blouse.

  156. 17 July, 2013 / 10:17 pm

    An original Biba blouse in black crepe with a Peter Pan collar and frilly front

  157. Solange
    18 July, 2013 / 1:28 am

    A comfy pair of jeans, they go with anything and can be either dressed up or dressed down

  158. Angela Kelly
    18 July, 2013 / 1:10 pm

    I have a black and purple dress that is so comfy for work but still always gets me compliments.

  159. Serena
    18 July, 2013 / 2:36 pm

    At the moment my favourite item of clothing is a Levi’s denim dress with a studded collar. I can wear it all the time without feeling uncomfortable, which is weird since I’m not a person who generally wears skirts or dresses in the day time. I found it in Tk Maxx so it was a bargin too!

  160. 18 July, 2013 / 8:02 pm

    My favourite item of clothing is a shawl that my Dad bought for my Mum in Italy on a business trip, I inherited it when they divorced, it’s 30 years old now, but still looks fabulous

  161. Kate Bond
    19 July, 2013 / 11:47 am

    Oasis dark blue jeans – so slimming :)

  162. Kate O'Neill
    19 July, 2013 / 6:59 pm

    My favourite item of clothing is a cardigan my mum knitted for me back in the 90s when I was all about the grunge look. I still love it!

  163. Hannah Moody
    20 July, 2013 / 8:02 am

    My favourite item is my brogues! I am a bit of a brogue fanatic and I have a few pairs in different styles but its my brown woven ones that are my ‘cant live without’ pair!!

    My fave clothing are my cardigans. They are a ‘must have’ for covering up my dinner lady arms :)

  164. 20 July, 2013 / 6:42 pm

    old shirt, which belongs to my Mum; she bought it about 30 years ago, while still at Uni

  165. 21 July, 2013 / 11:27 pm

    Just plain blue diesel jeans that fit like a glove. xx

  166. Rhoda K
    22 July, 2013 / 9:33 am

    My favourite item is a cute Laura Ashley dress I found in their outlet store. Paid £20 for it and it’s just gorgeous, fits beautifully and always gets a comment.

  167. melanie stirling
    22 July, 2013 / 11:34 am

    My black going out dress,it’s the only time I think I look nice is when I’m wearing it.

  168. Karina
    22 July, 2013 / 5:48 pm

    I love my unique vintage garments won on eBay!

  169. 22 July, 2013 / 9:38 pm

    I love my black blazer, goes so well with lots of outfits.

  170. Dawn Canning
    23 July, 2013 / 5:18 am

    A simple black V-neck jumper. It fits me perfectly and feels like an old friend.

  171. Jo welsh
    23 July, 2013 / 6:16 am

    I love my jeans and couldn’t live without them!

  172. Ben Audsley
    23 July, 2013 / 9:32 am

    my linen trousers !

  173. tamalyn roberts
    23 July, 2013 / 12:18 pm

    my LBD that i bought in harvey nichols

  174. Amy Ripley
    23 July, 2013 / 1:38 pm

    My Karen Milllen Maxi Dress – its so floaty and light

  175. Pat Stubbs
    24 July, 2013 / 9:20 am

    My monsoon skirts which I have had for ages but which I can update with new tops

  176. Isabelle Smith
    26 July, 2013 / 10:39 am

    my floral vintage dress

  177. Stacey Carnell
    26 July, 2013 / 11:58 am

    I heart my jeans :)

  178. lorraine polley
    26 July, 2013 / 5:39 pm

    a beautiful black clutch bag with a big diamonte bow that i bought from coast a few years ago

  179. Hannah ONeill
    26 July, 2013 / 7:04 pm

    The shoes I wear to work – so comfy!

  180. saffron khan
    27 July, 2013 / 4:23 pm

    jeans and t-shirt

  181. Paul Witney
    27 July, 2013 / 8:55 pm

    My wife’s little black dress!

  182. Rebecca Maddocks
    28 July, 2013 / 12:04 am

    My miss selfridge play suit- cool and comfy!

  183. Helen Grayson
    28 July, 2013 / 9:36 am

    My new rag and bone jeans :) I love them! Super super soft and fit perfectly :) x

  184. Lemknip Pink
    28 July, 2013 / 1:40 pm

    Mine is a gorgeous red dress that I bought when I was 17 (do I have to admit how many years ago that was?! More than 20 so it’s a vintage item now!) that still fits and flatters. It’s one of those dresses that’s just right for me, my hubby loves me in it, my kids don’t hate it … and I love the way it looks and the conidence boost that it gives me

  185. Jenette ogborn
    28 July, 2013 / 7:39 pm

    my fav piece of clothing is my punky fish jacket :) its comfy and also trendy

  186. Caroline Scott
    28 July, 2013 / 7:46 pm

    I’ve got a gorgeous lightweight maxi dress with a pleated chiffon overlay. It’s really floaty and cool and perfect on hot summer days

  187. kate andrews
    29 July, 2013 / 7:21 am

    I love my Collectif Stella dress

  188. Emma Wolski
    29 July, 2013 / 8:40 am

    My fave piece is my zebra onesie!! It never fails to make my boyfriend smile at me even if he is in a grump and if I feel cold, tired or poorly I curl up on the sofa in it and instantly it starts to make me feel a bit better! I haven’t worn it for a while with all this hot sunshine!! I am looking forward to winter so I can snuggle up in it again! Don’t shoot me but I prefer the cooler climates lol xx

  189. Karen Lloyd
    29 July, 2013 / 8:45 am

    A well worn denim jacket, I love to wear it with maxi dresses.

  190. Jayne Chantmoore
    29 July, 2013 / 10:32 am

    my favourite item of clothing is a pair of white cropped jeans that go with absolutely everything :)

  191. vivienne francis
    29 July, 2013 / 11:56 am

    love my favourite tea dress it makes me feel so feminine

  192. Emma D
    29 July, 2013 / 1:14 pm

    My pink ‘biker’ jacket :)

  193. Sherry Poppy Owen
    29 July, 2013 / 2:20 pm

    A cat print dress I bought from ASOS 3 summers ago, I absolutely adore it and eagerly await the warm weather for an opportunity to wear it :)

  194. vid ram
    29 July, 2013 / 4:27 pm

    My fav item of clothing right now is a white Maxi dress by Zara

  195. 29 July, 2013 / 6:12 pm

    my favourite items are clothing are my body warmers, hate jumpers with sleeves so this suits my weirdness.

  196. katie skeoch
    29 July, 2013 / 7:45 pm

    my favourite item of clothing is a vintage french connection jersey dress, looks great dressed up or down xx

  197. nicola barter
    29 July, 2013 / 8:08 pm

    My leather jacket because it goes with everything ;)

  198. jen jackson
    29 July, 2013 / 8:12 pm

    My maxi dress = so versatile

  199. James Holyland
    29 July, 2013 / 8:37 pm

    My coat is my favourite clothing item. I am quite fussy about coats and when I find one i like it makes me feel cool and confident and interested in fashion again!

  200. Ali Thorpe
    29 July, 2013 / 9:33 pm

    My favourite item is a pair of jeans which fit well, so hard to find with jeans!

  201. Jane Middleton
    29 July, 2013 / 10:14 pm

    Just brought a new dress from Laura Ashley, it’s lovely

  202. Al Novak
    30 July, 2013 / 1:25 am

    Denim dress

  203. Sue Warr
    30 July, 2013 / 7:26 am

    I had two favourites: a 1950’s lilac dress with a white print (that I used to call my ‘tablecloth’ dress as this is what the fabric reminded me of), and a dress made from soft hessian in two tones of ‘yellow/beige’ – it made me think of ‘sack cloth and ashes’ and was like a middle ages pinafore…….both of them were very beautiful indeed in their own way, and they made me look beautiful!!

  204. Claire Appleton
    30 July, 2013 / 8:21 am

    I love my coral flowery maxi dress :)

  205. Denise S
    30 July, 2013 / 9:13 am

    My white jeans work really well with any top and look good at summer parties.

  206. shell
    30 July, 2013 / 10:36 am

    My levi jeans

  207. Mummy Fever
    30 July, 2013 / 11:38 am

    my maxi dresses @MummyFever

  208. Kirsty Norton
    30 July, 2013 / 11:50 am

    A really beautiful kimono style top with an amazing butterfly print…always gets compliments and makes me feel great despite it being older than I am!

  209. leanne newsome
    30 July, 2013 / 12:37 pm

    maxi dresses

  210. Kelly Hooper
    30 July, 2013 / 1:57 pm

    Got to be my jeans, so comfy and can wear them anywhere

  211. Lisa Ellison
    30 July, 2013 / 2:43 pm

    I have an affinity with my cotton trousers, they are loose fitting but hang”just right” the fact they are a little loose on the waist is great.

  212. Pamela Gossage
    30 July, 2013 / 4:02 pm

    love my organic, cotton jeans

  213. Trudi Walsh
    30 July, 2013 / 4:09 pm

    My maxi dress

  214. Raych Bonness
    30 July, 2013 / 6:28 pm

    My favourite item of clothing has to be my leather jacket! Goes with anything, summer and winter :)

  215. Sheri Darby
    30 July, 2013 / 6:32 pm

    A very clever semi fitted summer dress – it makes me look thin

  216. Jayne K
    30 July, 2013 / 6:45 pm

    My purple nightshirt – lovely colour and very comfy

  217. trevor linvell
    30 July, 2013 / 7:48 pm

    my jeans. Comfy and classic!

  218. Sarah Williams
    30 July, 2013 / 8:11 pm

    I love my petite vintage leather jacket – the only decent item of clothing in my wardrobe that fits after having the baby.

  219. Naomi Buchan
    30 July, 2013 / 8:58 pm

    My red cowboy boots, i wear them with everything x

  220. jayne underwood
    30 July, 2013 / 9:24 pm

    a black and white maxi dress I wore for a friend’s wedding last year

  221. keelyann chauntry
    30 July, 2013 / 10:42 pm

    My black leggings!! I couldnt live without them! x

  222. Joanne Kelly
    30 July, 2013 / 11:01 pm

    My bleach washed skinny jeans. I love them; I wear them as much as I possibly can, haha x

  223. sam bailey
    31 July, 2013 / 12:05 am

    I adore my ebay special, a Jasper Conran Deep blue denim jacket that i won on the auction site about 4 years ago for £3.99 i have worn this more than anything, there was nothing wrong with it just someone outsized it, i love it with summer dresses or my linens!

  224. 31 July, 2013 / 3:41 am

    My favourite item of clothing has to be my 50s style dress I managed to pick up from the charity shop. We passed it and I knew I had to go back for it, when I got there the lady said she thought it was for display only!! Eek…I was gutted! Another lady came out though and said to sell it so I got it in the end……phew!

    Thanks for the chance to win, spending that much on yield would be a dream come true!

  225. 31 July, 2013 / 3:44 am

    Predictive text is a pain ….it was meant to say ‘myself’ not yield!! lol

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