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What is the one item in your wardrobe that you couldn't live without?

(47 Posts)
Stormwhale Fri 20-Jan-17 08:28:37

Mine is the black vest top. I have all variations, strappy, wide straps, shorter, longline. I pretty much always wear a layered look, and they are the tight first layer which helps to smooth everything over. I will then have an oversized top/jumper over the top, plus scarf etc on my top half. If I run out of my vest tops before the dark wash goes on I feel anxious and don't know what to wear.

What is your absolute must have?

frauleinsallybowles Fri 20-Jan-17 08:33:00

leggings and long tunic type tops. wear this type of clothes near enough every day.

YakiUdonYumYum Fri 20-Jan-17 08:33:28

A black dress - I own more black dresses than I can probably remember. Always suitable, different styles & textures for different weather. Must wear once today grin

Strummerville Fri 20-Jan-17 08:37:39

Hush PJ bottoms blush I have about 8 pairs and wear them literally all the time I'm in the house. I'd part with any of my clothes before I'd part with them.

But for actual clothes, probably skinny jeans or sloppy cashmere jumpers.

user1471549018 Fri 20-Jan-17 08:51:12

Levi slim fit jeans. I have 2 pairs and considering getting some in black too. skinny jeans don't work with my shape, but these jeans go with everything

0dfod Fri 20-Jan-17 09:14:33

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HowardMoonsJazzTrumpet Fri 20-Jan-17 09:15:51

My coat.

Oversized, navy, wool, very well cut. Instantly smartens up any old outfit.

MrDacresEUSubsidy Fri 20-Jan-17 09:46:54

My fine knit long line jumpers. Great for the office where it's hot enough to grow tomatoes, flattering because they skim rather than cling and stop at the top of the thigh rather than cutting you in half on the waist, long sleeved without adding bulk.

bojorojo Fri 20-Jan-17 10:01:36

Seasalt coat for dog walking - black Jaeger wool wrap coat for smart outerwear.

PNGirl Fri 20-Jan-17 10:22:30

Obviously it depends what's underneath - I live in jeans so these are an essential - but mine is my AllSaints Bales leather jacket. Not too jangly bikery, soft, fits like a glove yet goes over a jumper, and makes me feel instantly cool!

beanfilledfish Fri 20-Jan-17 10:26:06

long vest too! Then uniqlo heatech and uniqlo button from grandad tops

ChipmunkSundays Fri 20-Jan-17 11:25:24

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ChipmunkSundays Fri 20-Jan-17 11:25:34

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Bluntness100 Fri 20-Jan-17 11:28:54

Skinny jeans for casual wear. Leggings for at home. Black trousers for work.

EverythingEverywhere1234 Fri 20-Jan-17 11:33:18

Either a black vest top (I'm the exact same as you) or my tan heeled chelsea boots, I wear them SO often!

CaoNiMa Fri 20-Jan-17 13:09:48

I like to think of myself as a woman of style and panache, but the rather embarrassing truth is that my "can't live without" item is my Uniqlo thermal top! grin

PolaDeVeboise Fri 20-Jan-17 13:22:27

MrDacre Can you tell me where you get nice fine knit long line jumpers? ta.

Shopgirl1 Fri 20-Jan-17 13:36:47

Leigh tall jeans from Topshop. Always have about 4 on the go, don't know what I will do if they stop making them.
Long vest tops also, I like the Hush ones.

LiefieLiefie Fri 20-Jan-17 14:06:10

Superdry leather jacket and Ecco leather biker boots.

Doesn't matter what outfit I'm wearing, I throw them on and instantly feel better.

lovelearning Fri 20-Jan-17 14:29:43

'Ie lavalava

Crispmonster1 Fri 20-Jan-17 14:31:23


RemusLupinsChristmasMovie Fri 20-Jan-17 17:15:19

Black leather jacket
Ankle boots

The things that make me feel most like me, whatever else I'm wearing.

n0ne Fri 20-Jan-17 18:29:08

Grey skinny jeans from H&M. They're pretty much the starting point for 80% of my weekend outfits.

DancingHouse Fri 20-Jan-17 18:57:50

Best top or denim shirt. I have a collection of both.

DancingHouse Fri 20-Jan-17 18:58:07

*vest top

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