Top 5 Graduation Fails!

Graduations are in the air at the moment and Facebook feeds are filling up with graduation gown selfies and the obligatory throwing the motar-board up in the air snaps! We thought we’d amp up the funny in this department and hunt out some epic graduation fails.

1. The Classic Fall c/o BuzzFeed
There’s a reason this is number one. It’s a classic, the trip over your own feet and thin air combination that gets us all at least once in our lives. Priceless.

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2. The Dancing Fail c/o Jest.com
This is by far one of our favourites. This girl is on top of the world, she’s graduated from university, she’s got her whole life ahead of her. This means one thing, dance off stage right! Someone needs to tell this girl she is not Chris Brown and this is not a music video for Yeah 3x.

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3. The Stairs  c/o BuzzFeed

Those pesky stairs, always getting in the way!

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4. The Cartwheel c/o BuzzFeed

One word: Why? Because it’s seriously necessary to cartwheel when you’ve just shaken hands and picked up your certificate. That’s why.

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5. The Kid

Firstly, cruel that this kiddy has to ‘graduate’ when he’s obviously only about 6! But still kinda funny that he falls over. He has only just learnt to walk though, in his defence!

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Hollister #SoCalStylist – Our Top 5 Moments

Summer is definitely in full swing now that we’re nearly heading into August but it seems to be summer all year round with our newest retail partner Hollister — and we’re totally down for that!

They’ve been working really hard over at the Hollister House in Santa Monica putting together loads of videos over on their blog and YouTube channel and we thought we’d share our top 5 vids that we’ve been loving recently. They’ve had tons going on from live music and parties to customising some great Hollister threads. Let us know what you think!

1. Distressed to Perfection Hollister’s Californian charm makes everything seem sunny and their current range of distressed denim that has just been released creates the perfect easy-living base for any summer outfit.

2. Carve The Pavement In this video, So Cal Stylist Jesse shares his tips and tricks for street-skating and tells us what he likes to wear.

3. Fresh off the Press Here, Brooke tells us the recipe for her favourite green ‘glow’ juice which is really good for the skin and packed full of anti-oxidants from pineapple, cucumber and apple juice. They have loads of other juice recipes on the blog too, from an immunity boosting carrot and orange to a radiant skin concoction that contains Cayenne and Chia Seeds.

4. The Mane Event Check out some tutorials fresh from the Braid & Nail bar at the Hollister House showing you how to do the hottest summer hairstyles including this pretty fishtail halo which is perfect for taming beachy hair. It’s easier than it looks, trust us!

5. Zendaya – Live at The Hollister House Hollister have had some great bands performing at the House parties but one of the most popular acts so far has been Zendaya performing her track Replay.

Check out the Hollister YouTube for more videos and don’t forget that you can save 10% with your UNiDAYS student discount in-store and online.

UNiDAYS X Missguided Winter Style Challenge — PART 2

Today we’re bringing you the last edition of our amazing Blogger Style Challenge that we’ve recently been running for the Australian/NZ Winter time. We have a new guest blogger onboard with us for this awesome Missguided Winter Essential styling challenge, the lovely Vanessa from online fashion and lifestyle bible, Flip & Style. We’re just going to let her do the talking from now on!

THE BRAND: Missguided

THE BLOGGER: Vanessa of FlipandStyle.com

THE CHALLENGE: To style Missguided’s Key Winter Essential, the Gaetana Floral Sleeve Blazer

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Over to you Vanessa…

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I find that one of the best ways to dress up in winter is to throw on a blazer. Being a jeans and tee kind of girl, a statement blazer turns such a simple outfit into a great look that can work for both the office and for going out. This blazer from Missguided caught my eye with the scattered floral print on the side – not too full on, with just the right amount of colour for me.

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I paired it with a simple pair of black jeans, a layered white tank, pointed black flats and my everyday tote bag. Being not a big jewellery-wearer, I feel the stand-out floral print makes up for that. If anything, I’d just throw on a few rings.

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Whether you’re making a presentation or going out for drinks, this blazer is the perfect winter addition for your wardrobe. Missguided actually have quite a selection of blazers in pastels, brights and amazing prints. Who said winter dressing had to be dull & boring? Back to UNiDAYS now! Thanks, guys.

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We love the way that Vanessa has styled this dressy blazer in such a great casual way. If this has inspired you to do a little online shopping, don’t forget that you can grab 15% off Missguided for a limited time only using your UNiDAYS discount code!

If you’ve been loving our style challenges, check out what our other bloggers, Rachel and Sophia got up to during their styling tasks by clicking on their names. Also, if you’re a blogger and you want to get involved with another UNiDAYS style challenge, send us an email or a tweet and let us know, you could be next to grace the pages of The Edit!

9 Dresses £20 & Under with AX Paris

One of our amazing retailers AX Paris, have a 20% boosted discount at the moment so we’ve compiled a little wish list of 9 great dresses that you can grab for £20 and under; perfect for summer parties, graduation do’s or to pop in your suitcase ready for that holiday with the girls. Go print crazy and stand out from the crowd with No. 2, the off the shoulder geometric number, or perhaps you’re looking for a bit of understated elegance — therefore keep it classy and chic with No.3.

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1. Contrast Pink Swing Dress – £20.00
2. Printed Off the Shoulder Skater Dress – £20.00
3. Lace Neck Detail Swing Dress – £17.60AXblog2

We’re a big fan of palm printed numbers and if you’re off to Ibiza No.5 is your fail-safe option for those endless parties! It would be fab paired with gladiator sandals and sunnies too, so it’s a great day to night dress. Pack a punch in the bright blue bodycon midi which, as you can see, looks amazing with a tan and nude accessories.

4. Plain Off Shoulder Detail Bodycon – £16.00
5. Palm Printed Bodycon – £20.00
6. High Neck Blue Rippled Midi – £20.00AXblog3

Go exotic with this tropical print bodycon mini or keep it simple in the nude peplum. Either way, you’ll look fab and it’ll be for a bargain price! What’s not to love?

7. Tropical Printed Bodycon – £20.00
8. Long Sleeve Fitted Peplum - £16.01
9. Black Cut In Neck Midi Dress – £20.00

Can’t pick just one? Don’t worry, there’s a boosted 20% off at AX Paris with your UNiDAYS discount — but hurry it’s for a limited time only!

Style Inspiration: Splendour in The Grass

Australia’s biggest music festival is fast approaching and you guys will be planning what to take with you, which bands you’re going to see and of course, what to wear! We’ve put together a little inspiration post for you showcasing some of the best pieces from our lovely Aussie retailers, including Glue Store, Missguided AU, City Beach and Princess Polly.

Since 2001, when Splendour in The Grass first hit Byron Bay, it’s been July’s hottest music destination. This year with acts headlining like OutKast, Lily Allen and City & Colour, the whole weekend is going to be packed with amazing talent so you want to look the part, right? Check out our style picks below.

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You’ll more than likely need gumboots and what else than Hunter and what other colour than pink?! - Hunter Gumboots – $118.16 and don’t forget your Princess Polly Socks for underneath! The flower crown is the hottest festival accessory and you can’t go far wrong with this City Beach number for $8.50. Paired with the crochet embroidered Missguided Shorts for $31.99 you’ve got the start of an epic festival outfit. Of course, you’ll need sunnies — we love these Missguided Sunglasses.

If the temperature drops, make sure you’ve packed your Herschel Backpack with some skinny jeans, these ones from Miss Selfridge are just $74.80 — bargain! Layer up with this striped Beginning Boutique Crop Top and cool Missguided jacket and you’ll be set to dance the night away. The suede and tassels just scream festival, get ready to be stopped for so many street style snaps.

Check out these guys from the Festival last year for some more inspo and actual street-style from the event. We love stylist Pip Edwards’ take on festival fashion with her jersey and camo combination.

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Image c/o Pip Edwards

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Even Kate Moss was there last year in her classic festival gear of skinny jeans and leather jacket, a failsafe move in our opinion.

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Don’t forget to check out the site and see what other great brands you can pick up with your UNiDAYS discount! 

Lollapalooza Fashion Picks with ASOS US

Heading to Lollapalooza next month to catch Calvin Harris, Eminem and the Arctic Monkeys do their thing? We’ve pulled a few pieces from ASOS to get your festival fashion appetite going. Here are some awesome festival pieces, which is your favourite?

We’re loving the multi-coloured Hexagon Shape Sunglasses, they’re perfect for channelling your inner 70′s wild child and you can pick them up for $20.58. Paired with this cute Led Zeppelin Print Tank which is available at $34.30, you’ll be ready to rock the night away in style. We also love this New Look Kimono, the ultimate summer investment which will take you from festival to beach holiday and back to the city effortlessly. This is $39.43 with your UNiDAYS discount.

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Accessories wise, chunky ethnic jewellery like this ASOS Back Stage Cuff Bracelet – $17.15  will complete your statement look whilst being bang on trend this season. Fringing for festival wear is ALWAYS a fail-safe and this Suede Fringed Cross Body Bag nails it — the perfect size for your wallet, sunglasses and lipstick. Plus, it’s a steal for real leather at $42.88. Chunky sandals will top off the look nicely, we adore these black patent New Look Flax Black Buckle Sandals which you can pick up for $34.29.

We hope that’s got your festival lovers inspired, feel free to leave us your fave fest pieces in the comment below. Plus, don’t forget that you can grab some more fashion bargains at ASOS with your 10% UNiDAYS college discount!

Big Summer Savers Under £20 from Oh My Love London

In case you hadn’t noticed, loads of our amazing retailers are having summer sales and Oh My Love London is no exception. Their summer sale has pieces from as little as £5 and you can use your 15% UNiDAYS discount on these already crazy bargains!

We’ve picked a few of our favourite pieces and thrown in some accessories that we’re lusting over here at UNiDAYS to inspire you guys to do a little sale shopping of your own with some cheeky discounts thrown on top. We’re loving the tropical print dress, it’s perfect for those summer nights chilling in the beer garden and at just under £13, it’s a bargain that can’t be missed.

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London Loves LA T-Shirt - £11.05
Tropical Print Dress – £12.75
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Next up are some accessories we’re raving about. We’re still all over the metallics trend and these holographic silver sandals are right up our street. We’re picturing them with an all monochrome outfit to really make them stand out. How would you style them?
This leopard print backpack is perfect for those heading back to uni in Sept/Oct and at only £11.90, you can’t go wrong. Head over to Oh My Love London and see what else they’ve got on offer and don’t forget to stop off at UNiDAYS to grab your discount code.

Silver Sandals- £14.45
Leopard Backpack – £11.90
Monochrome Clutch Bag – £11.05

 

UNiDAYS X Missguided Winter Style Challenge

Missguided is a UNiDAYS favourite and and today we’re bringing you the latest edition of our Blogger Style Challenge. We have a new guest blogger onboard with us for this awesome Missguided Winter Essential task, so let us introduce to you Rachel of RachelBambi.com who’s styled a glam key winter piece exclusively for us.

THE BRAND: Missguided

THE BLOGGER: Rachel Wee of RachelBambi.com

THE CHALLENGE: To style Missguided’s Key Winter Essential, the Missguided Sancha Long Line Assymetric Zipped Tux Dress.

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Over to Rachel for her style tips!

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I love how this tux dress can be worn two ways, as a long line blazer and as a dress. I decided to go for an all-white look for this Winter Warmer collaboration. My key motto in dressing: simplicity is sophistication is reflected in this look – structured shoulders, tailored streamline cutting with an asymmetric hem worn with a simple pair of gold tusk earrings by Luv AJ to match the gold zip details of this dress.  missguided-blogger-style-blazer-dresswinter-white-blogger-styleWhat do you think of Rachel’s minimalistic and glam look? We ‘re most definitely a fan! Tempted to go and spend some dollar on Missguided now? Don’t forget you can grab 20% off at the moment!

The Best Shopbop Sale Picks Under £50!

If you want designer fashion for less, then you know we’ll hook you up. We’ve scoured Shopbop for the best sale steals under £50, but, it gets better because you can use your UNiDAYS discount on top of the sale. This means you can grab an extra 10% off these already amazing prices!

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There’s a huge range of products in the Shopbop sale but we’ve put together a little summer edit of some of the best bargains starting with this Stella McCartney for Adidas Running Tank – £34.43 so you can get fit in style!

If tech’s your thing, we’ve picked this cute Kate Spade iPhone Case which is only £15.30 and this Marc by Marc Jacobs Mini Tablet Case – £22.19 perfect for pimping your iPad mini in pretty pastels.

Our best fashion picks include the striking Joa Printed Top – £16.07, some fab Madewell Skinny Jeans that are down from £75 to £34.98 and this amazing Free People Jumpsuit that comes in two different colours, and the best bit? You can snap it up for £24.27 when it was previously over £80.

Do you have a shoe obsession? Pick up these summer sandals and sneaks for less. We thought these Soludos Stripe Espadrilles were a steal at £21.05. Carry on the pastel theme with these Superga Cotu Classic Sneakers – £24.87, they’re available in pink and green too!

Check out the Shopbop Sale for more great bargains and don’t forget to use your UNiDAYS discount to make the most of your pennies!

1 Dress, 3 Ways with Market HQ

Australian students, listen up! We’ve picked a key winter piece from Market HQ and paired it with different sets of accessories to show you three ways to wear just one dress. We’ve chosen this cute yet versatile number, the on-trend checked Wagging School Dress which is $50.15 with your UNiDAYS discount.

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Look 1: Comfy & Cosy
For the first look we’ve gone for the ultimate in comfortable, cosy winter wear. A denim jacket brings a new texture to the look and the tights and boots bring an urban edge to the cute dress. Add sunglasses and a beanie for those sunny but cold days and you’ll be set to brave the weather in style.

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Boots – $126.66
Tights – $16.15
Denim Jacket – $92.66

Looks 2: All Dressed Up
To dress this look up, pair with chunky boots and fierce accessories for a night out look. These shark tooth earrings and matching ring are really pretty without looking too girly, they’re the perfect jewellery match for this punky dress. Lose the beanie and go for a messy bun to top the look off.

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Boots – $135.16
Clutch Bag – $67.15
Silver Ring – $50.15
Silver Earrings – $67.15

Look 3: Casual Cropped!
For our third and final look we’ve gone for a cool day-to-day layered look, perfect for college or running errands. Try layering a cropped tee over the dress and add socks with the sandals for a cute look (and it’ll keep your feet warm if you need to)! By adding the bomber jacket it brings a masculine street-wear vibe to a pretty dress. Grab the tote and you’re set for your day. 
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Crop Tee – $20.41
White Leather Sandals – $75.65
Black Tote Bag – $143.66
Bomber Jacket – $84.15

Don’t forget that you can save 15% with your UNiDAYs discount too!