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Student summer fashion for the girls

The end-of-year parties, barbeques and balls are coming up and if you're worried that your budget will leave you looking like the penniless student you are, fear not, here are 10 must-have items for the summer...all for under £35.

Old-school fashion

Vintage has long been a buzz word in the fashion industry, bandied around by designers and celebrities alike. No fashion connoisseur should be without at least one timeless, classic vintage designer piece, but what about us mere mortals and penniless students?

Fast fashion

students were once the pioneers of edgy, eclectic fashion. Customised, clashing pieces were mixed with classic wardrobe staples and nothing was off-limits in terms of style; in fact, the more outlandish the better. But these days the streets are awash with hundreds of Ugg boot-clad, Sienna Miller clones - where has all the experimental fashion gone?

Model students

The Hair Priory Student Model search is to announce the winners of its first student modelling competition at the end of January during a fashion event at the University of Plymouth featuring, among other things, an exclusive DJ set from Mike Fielding, star of The Mighty Boosh.

How to grab a January bargain

Love them or loathe them, this year’s January sales are better than ever thanks to the credit crunch; stores have resorted to heavy discounting of up to 75 per cent to attract customers. So, how can you make the most of them and get your money’s worth?

Budget clothes for the boys

When it comes to selecting some choice garments off the rack for the Christmas party season, the gentleman buyer can find himself being overlooked in the rush to wax lyrical over the latest cocktail dress. Not so here at Indy Student.

Exclusive interview: Alex Evans

The winner of 'Britain’s Next Top Model' was announced earlier this week in the form of Alex Evans, 19, a student who has just finished her A-level results. We grabbed her for a chat about schmoozing with celebrities, reading Geoffrey Chaucer in the early hours of the morning and the size-zero debate.

Dedicated followers of fashion

Yves Saint Laurent – the “master of couture” as he has been called elsewhere on this website – died earlier this week, which has made everyone in the world of fashion very sad. However, we’ve decided to buck the trend and be very happy. Not because we’re heartless swines on Student, but because we’re inspired by the legacy that Monsieur Saint Laurent has left behind and excited by the new talent that is coming through, particularly here in the UK.

Fashion: Wear your heart on your sleeve

For most students, university is a series of firsts; the first time you move away from home, the first time your bedsheets go without being washed for a month, that sort of thing. But mainly, university is the first time that you can - if you want to - totally overhaul your personality and image.