As the start of term looms ahead you’ll be beginning to think about what to pack for your life at university. With an abundance of text books and miscellaneous snack foods in tow, clothes may be the last thing on your mind, but whether you’re a fresher wanting to make a good first impression or you’re returning for yet another year, you’ll want to make sure you have your wardrobe basics down for a variety of different occasions and events. From lectures, to lazy days and nights out, here at Zee & Co. we’ve got you covered for all your clothing needs.
When you’re waking up first thing in the morning to rush to your lectures, you’ll want to pull on a fuss free outfit that’s both stylish and practical. A striped t-shirt is a classic wardrobe staple, as it’s ideal for dressing up and down. A backpack is an essential place to store your countless amounts of notebooks, and will make your journey from lectures to seminars a whole lot easier. Complete your look and make sure you get yourself there on time with a sleek digital watch.
A diet of super noodles and take away pizza can take its toll after a while. If you want to get back on the fitness hype, you’ll need a collection of gym appropriate attire that will be comfortable and on trend. A sweatshirt and a pair of loose fitting shorts are perfect for a workout session. Muted colours are always a fuss free way to coordinate, so stick with a neutral colour palette where you can. Investing in a good pair of trainers is a great idea, and by following the athleisure trend you’ll be able to wear them outside of the gym too.
Although getting a degree is the main reason why you’re attending university, there’s no doubt that the social side of things plays a big part in your whole experience. Whether you’re heading to a local club in town or for a pint down the SU, you’ll want to make sure you have your smart casual look on point. Sometimes it can be hard to strike a balance, so we find it best to play it safe with a stylish long sleeve polo shirt. In certain clubs, trainers are a no go even if they’re box fresh, so if you don’t want to miss out on a great night play it safe with a pair of classic Chelsea boots, as they’re an ideal choice of footwear for dressing up or down. Don’t forget your wallet either, because the VK’s you’ll be drinking won’t pay for themselves.
Lectures and nights out can be tiring work, and sometimes you just need to kick back and chill out. If your lazy day plans involve binge watching the latest series on Netflix, you’ll want to make sure you’re comfortable. The looser the better is a rule that applies here, so opt for a relaxed fit where you can. Polo Ralph Lauren’s collection of loungewear is perfect for when you’re taking time to unwind. If you’re having to brave the dropping temperatures of your student house a pair of cosy tube socks will keep your toes in tact.
Although it may feel alien to you after rolling out of bed in just enough time to make your 9am lectures, sometimes university requires you to scrub up and put on your gladrags. Certain end of year events such as the grad ball are a great opportunity to let your hair down after the stress of all-nighters leading up to deadline week. As they are a great place to make a lasting impression, you’ll want to look your best. Whilst a shirt and tie is always a great combination, add a quirky edge to your look with a bow tie. Wear with a pair of smart dress shoes, such as loafers and you’ll be dancing the night away.
Now you’ve got your wardrobe sorted, don’t forget to pack some fancy dress outfits!
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Edwin Navy Check Shirt
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