Online retailer Ulla Popken specializes in plus-size clothing and has been a constant on the U.S. fashion scene since 1993. Each season the design team creates a new collection, available in sizes 12 to 38, that celebrates the company’s motto:

Feeling beautiful is empowering and looking beautiful is inspiring, no matter what your size.

If you’ve been chomping at the bit to try some of the exciting trends for Spring and Summer 2012 - pattern mixing, colour blocking, soft fabrics, floral prints, stripes and midi lengths – then today is your lucky day. Ulla Popken is kindly offering to give away a $250 gift certificate for their online store. A fun chance to put together a brand new Spring outfit.

To be eligible for the competition, tell us which item in the store you can see becoming a key piece in your Spring wardrobe. Enter the giveaway by filling out the entry form below with your answer.

The giveaway will close 5 minutes before midnight (Pacific Standard Time) on Sunday 4 March. It is open to all entrants living in the United States.

As always YLF members will get an additional ticket with their entry. For another chance to win, get a bonus ticket by following @youlookfab on Twitter and tweeting this blog post using the tweet button on the entry page.

For more information, updates and inspiration from Ulla Popken you can also visit their page on Facebook and browse the Ulla Popken style blog.