Freshers Week ’18 is just around the corner and new students are gearing up for what will, probably, be the best year of their lives so far. But, let’s face it, leaving home for uni can be a pretty daunting time. The bedroom you’ve slept in for the last eighteen years is gradually being packed away, your mum gets emotional every time she looks in your direction, and there are so many different things to think about. Will I get on with my new housemates? Have I chosen the right course? How do I cook a meal…? Trust us, the first week at uni can be crazy and the last thing you need to be worrying about is what to wear. It makes sense to prep your wardrobe in advance – and luckily for you, we’ve come up with a stylish edit of designer clothing to get you through those first few days.

 

Moving in Day

 

The big day has arrived; your dad has fine-tuned the satnav, you’re squashed in the back of the car with a mountain of cardboard boxes, and you’re ready for moving into student digs. When it comes to choosing an outfit, it’s important to get the right balance between style and comfort. Chances are, you’re going to be lugging heavy stuff up several flights of stairs, but you also want to make that killer first impression. There’s no excuse for turning up in your old gym gear on this occasion!

 

Here at OD’s, we reckon that ladies should rock up wearing the Womens Tommy Jeans Leggings. They are soft, stretchy, with just the right amount of high-end style, and they can be easily paired with trainers and the Womens Tommy Jeans Flag T-Shirt to complete the look. Guys should take a similarly casual approach to the big day, perhaps teaming these Mens True Religion Horseshoe Shorts with the matching Mens Metal Horseshoe T-Shirt. Simply throw on these designer clothes with a pair of white trainers and you’re ready to meet your new housemates in style.

 

Lounging in the Digs

 

Students have earned a reputation for sleeping in till the late afternoon and lounging about in the common room in their comfy threads – beer in hand, watching the game. We don’t see anything wrong with that (truth be told, we’re green with envy!), but just be sure that when you’re dossing in student digs, you do it in style and get comfy in your high-end designer clothing. The Womens Calvin Klein Track Pants and Hoody is the perfect option for ladies and we reckon that lads should settle down in the Mens Love Moschino Track Pants and matching Mens Love Moschino Track Sweatshirt. Both are crafted from luxuriously soft cotton fabric and, when you’re too broke to put on the heating, they’ll keep you feeling warm and cosy throughout the autumn and winter months.

 

For the brave souls choosing to stay in uni halls, with those dreaded communal showers and questionable carpets, it’s also worth investing in a pair of designer flip-flops or sliders. Girls, protect your tootsies with the Womens Calvin Klein White Slides or the Tommy Jeans Funny Fur Slides and boys, be prepared with this pair by Mens BOSS. Trust us, this is one purchase that you won’t regret…

 

First Lecture

 

We hate to break it to you, but the first week of uni isn’t just parties, nights out and drinking games. At some point you’re going to have to get serious and head to your first lecture and, once again, it’s important to choose the right outfit. You want to make the best first impression possible with both tutors and course-mates and, here at OD’s, we reckon we have just the right thing. John Smedley is one of the latest designer clothing brands to hit our menswear department and the collection is bursting at the seams with lecture-appropriate apparel. Take for example the Mens John Smedley Belper Long Sleeve Knitted Polo Shirt in Grey. It is smart-casj with a subtly designer vibe and it works well when paired with the Mens Canada Goose Chilliwack Bomber and dark-wash jeans.


For the intelligent yet trendy females out there, we recommend either the Womens Love Moschino Logo Box Dress or the Womens Love Moschino Jumper Dress. Both can be styled with a pair of black tights and cute chelsea boots and, for those chilly mornings, layer up with the Womens Mackage Kadalina Down Fur Trim Hooded Coat. It may blow your student budget, but trust us, you’ll be grateful of the warmth and comfort when your hungover and heading in for an early morning lecture.


Going Out Out


So, this is the important one. Freshers week is your first week of freedom away from the parents, it’s notorious for being a wild one and, we guarantee, you’ll be hitting the bars and clubs every single night of the week. Unless you’re heading to a fancy dress party, you’re going to need a line-up of outfits – designer clothes that are slick, stylish, and guaranteed to pull in the compliments – and, here at OD’S, our designer clothing department is overflowing with potential options.


For trend-setting men, we recommend styling the Mens RH45 India Print T-Shirt or the Mens Vivienne Westwood Long-Sleeve Shirt with a pair of black skinny jeans. Together they will create a casual yet distinctive look and they are guaranteed to turn heads when throwing shapes on the dancefloor. Just add the Mens Android Homme Propulsion Mid Nubuck Trainers for that final designer touch. Ladies can also don their heels and head out to party in this Womens Rebecca Rhoades River Flamingo Playsuit. It is cute but sexy and totally unique. No matter which club you decide to hit up, there’s unlikely to be an unwanted twinning scenario with this outfit!


Prep Your Uni Wardrobe with Fresh Designer Clothes


The madness that is fresher’s week is about to begin and, if you haven’t already, it’s time to get your uni wardrobe prepared. It’s a strange time for most students; a little bit sad, a little bit stressful, but mostly incredibly exciting and fun. Be sure to look your absolute best and make that killer first impression. Browse our full online collection of designer clothing for men and women today, sort out those all-important outfits; then, pack up and head off for the best year of your life!