Dress to impress with The Independent Graduate and Next

YOU CAN win pounds 250 worth of Next vouchers to spend on dressing for success for your interviews and first job thanks to The Independent and Next. All you have to do is enter the competition below, and follow the advice from Next's style buyers to get ahead in those important first interviews. There is both a men's and women's prize each offering pounds 250 of vouchers for business clothes.

Start your career in style

with Next

You've got all the right qualifications, your CV looks good and you are called for an interview - how do you make a good impression as soon as you walk through the door?

Start your career in style with Next who have the answer. Combine quality with style in a suit from the essential tailoring collection for women, now with Lycra for comfort and crease resistance, offering great value for money. Put a spring into your step and add the perfect protection for your suit with this shower-resistant mac. Pick your shoes and bag to match - you can't fail to impress!

Next menswear gives classic suits the edge in new tones of grey with jackets and trousers sold separately so that you can mix and match your size and style to create your own individual look. Choose from pure new wool or wool plus Lycra for ease in wear and care. Team with a cotton poplin shirt in white or grey and a silk tie with water resistant finish for a perfect partnership.

Next has over 300 stores nationwide or for details of the Next Directory call 0845 600 7000.

Next pounds 250 voucher competition

How many Next stores are there nationwide?

A) Over 200

B) Over 300

C) Over 450

All you have to do is send your name and full address on a postcard to:

The Independent/Next competition, 17 Floor, One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5DL, by Thursday 18 February 1999. The first correct male and female entry picked out of the hat will win. The winners' vouchers will be sent to them by Friday 5 March.