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Where do you buy good quality vests from?

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Fluffycloudland77 Sun 21-Apr-13 10:06:14

I want some strappy ones in black, maybe white too. I need a good Lycra content as well.

Mine are all cheapy supermarket ones.

Zara did some lovely ones years ago but last time I went it wasn't as good.

babySophieRose Sun 21-Apr-13 10:11:21

M&S? I buy mine from them, good quality, although I do not really wear vest very often, so don't know if they are long lasting.

naturelover Sun 21-Apr-13 10:23:19

Esprit. They are long and very stretchy, and mine have lasted years. Two for £15 usually.
They are not cotton, however.
I wear them day in day out all year around.

Fluffycloudland77 Sun 21-Apr-13 10:25:43

I've looked on m and s, nothing there strappy enough, boden have what I want though.

Which is deeply troubling.

SoupDragon Sun 21-Apr-13 10:26:02

Another huge Esprit fan.

SoupDragon Sun 21-Apr-13 10:26:39

They have free delivery and free returns too so it's risk free.

Laquila Sun 21-Apr-13 11:05:41

Another shout for M&S - their ribbed supima ones are great (but they have thick straps, and I know they're not what you want, sorry!)

The best strappy ones I've had have actually been from New Look, but at their moment theirs sadly all have weirdly scooped necklines - I don't know abut you but I like squarish necklines on strappy vests.

Other than that I reckon Esprit would be a good bet - their basics are usually pretty good, and not pricey, and also Gap Body.

Also, did you look in the underwear section in M&S? They usually have strappy vests, admittedly with lace along the neckline.

Mominatrix Sun 21-Apr-13 11:20:43

Uniqlo. Excellent cotton and very well priced.

Fluffycloudland77 Sun 21-Apr-13 11:25:15

I've got some of the M&S vests with the lace, I like the square neck line as its more flattering to small busts.

But there's nothing tempting me from their other vests.

Worrying liking for this in White does it look thin material?

I might buy one esprit and one boden and send back the rejects.

ifancyashandy Sun 21-Apr-13 11:27:48

I have about 20 of the M&S spaghetti strap vests. They're in the underwear department - usually 2 for £8. They ate cotton and elastain mix but feel cotton. Come in many many colours.

Fluffycloudland77 Sun 21-Apr-13 11:38:16

Think I've found what I like

HappyGirlNow Sun 21-Apr-13 13:36:02

I know you said good quality so you may think I'm mad but I buy mine from Primark. £2 each and they have a lovely stretch and they stay good for ages - honest!

Branleuse Sun 21-Apr-13 13:39:52

i get mine from new look.
I have some that are years old and still fine and i wear them a lot.

Double up as underwear in winter and outerwear in summer and theyre about £3 each

Fluffycloudland77 Sun 21-Apr-13 13:46:44

This is what I bought last time,<yp=AllFixedPriceItemTypes&var=sbar&_lwgsi=y&cbt=y&adtype=pla&crdt=0&ff3=1&ff11=ICEP3.0.0&ff12=67&ff13=80&ff14=63&ff19=0 but they don't cover my muffin top any more.

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