8 transitional pieces for your back to uni wardrobe

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It’s that time of year again where you’re not quite sure what to wear. Summer has well and truly gone, but it’s not that cold either. Luckily, with 20% of H&M from 16th - 29th September, you can stock up on the key transitional pieces to tide you over this ‘wtf is the weather doing’ period.

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So, let’s take it back to basics with these transitional favourites:

1. Dungaree dress

This fitted dungaree dress is an essential for the transitional weather as you can easily layer it up. Whether you style it with an oversized jumper or a plain tee, this versatile piece can be worn in numerous different ways.

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2. Chunky trainer

This shoe trend isn’t going anywhere. At uni you’re going to want to be comfortable when you’ve gotta walk across campus. For those days, chuck on a pair of chunky trainers with your comfies and you’ll still look the part (even if you’re really not feeling it).

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3. Polo-neck jumper

Made from partly recycled polyester this jumper brings all the cosy vibes. You’ll no longer be freezing in your cold student house with this polo-neck style. Pair it with some chunky boots and skinny jeans for the perfect on-campus look. Why not nail this seasons trends by sizing up for that oversized look. If you want to go all out, pair it with the matching knitted skirt and some chunky trainers.

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4. Jacket

A blazer jacket has gotta be a transitional wardrobe essential. Whether you wear it with skinny jeans and a tee or a hoodie and leggings... there are so many options on how to style this jacket. Not to mention, it’ll also come in handy for work or any job interviews you might have.

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5. Fleece-lined jacket

For those rainy days when you really don’t want to leave the house, this jacket will keep you dry. It’s got plenty of practical features with a drawstring hood, concealed zip and wind flap, as well as a zipped chest pocket and side pockets. The fleece lining will keep those unexpected colder days at bay.

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6. Skinny twill trousers

Perfect for the transitional season, these twill trousers are a great addition to your wardrobe. Pair them with a longline black tee and trainers for your freshers night out. The check pattern is making a comeback for autumn and will no doubt be a staple in your wardrobe.

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7. Hoodie

Because what’s a uni wardrobe without a hoodie? For those days you just want to chill, a hoodie has gotta be one of your essentials. Whether you’re hungover, cold, or just cba… chuck on a hoodie and everything will be alright. The good thing is they go with absolutely everything, so you needn’t worry when you’re rushing to that 9am lecture.

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8. Sweatshirt

Summer might be long gone but pastels are here to stay. This soft sweatshirt would be a great option for date night with some skinny jeans and trainers. If you’re not feeling the pastel pink, the sweatshirt also comes in a range of other colours.

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