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The Top Fashion Retail Guide for Student Discounts Across Australia

Posted by on June 9, 2015 at 8:12 AM

Student living is something that stays with us for a lifetime. If you are or were lucky enough to have the student experience you will remember those days of freedom and self-exploration. Your experience of growing from rebellious teenagers into self-sufficient young adults and the beginning of taking your future into your own hands no doubt brought both its pleasures and difficulties. It would have seemed for the first time like you actually had control of your life and its direction both academically and independently (if you chose to move away from home). 

The Top Fashion Retail Guide for Student Discounts Across Australia

Many challenges face students of today and one of the biggest hurdles is peer pressure on fashion. Conquering the art of time management, money budgeting and looking cool all bring their own restrictions. If you ever resorted to eating pot noodles for months on end to simply afford luxuries like going out or new clothing, well this should help put a stop to that. Automatic student discounts issued by retailers are something every student should take advantage of. So I wanted to give you guys a break down of which fashion retailers offer have which levels of discounts. Plus, I will also give you a snapshot on the types of fashion available from each one, their free shipping thresholds, frequency of promo/voucher codes as well as their current deals to top it off with.

 

ASOS – Discover Fashion Online

Student Discount: 10% off

ASOS are a huge, UK-based online retailer, which have experienced exponential growth across the world since its formation in 2000. The brand prides itself on providing quality and variety to all customers and also offers students a unique discount. This is your chance to join 5.3 million registered students to get 10% off everything.

Esquire Magazine: “From Wardrobe staples to statement pieces, Asos.com has it all.”

Coupon Types Discounts often requiring a minimum spend
Coupon Frequency Btw 1-3 per month
Free Shipping Threshold Orders above $40
Standard Shipping Cost $5 (5-7 days)
Express Shipping Cost $10 (2-3 days)

 

Current ASOS Deals:  Cardis under $30, Jackets under $40

 The Top Fashion Retail Guide for Student Discounts Across Australia

 

 

Forever New

Student Discount: 10% off

Forever New provides clothing and a wide range of accessories, and is an Australian founded company which began back in 2006. Since then the company has grown to over 250 stores across 9 countries globally. Forever New is for the more fashionable, smartly dressed students out there. Women’s clothing is designed to compliment the flowing feminine figure. Their male clothing takes a different tact, receiving its inspiration from art, film and theatre with a slight hint of runway fashion in London, Paris and Milan.

Coupon Types None
Coupon Frequency N/A
Free Shipping Threshold Orders over $50
Standard Shipping Cost $7.95 (3-7 days)
Express Shipping Cost $9.95 (1-3 days)

The Top Fashion Retail Guide for Student Discounts Across Australia

 

 

Missguided – Peace, Love and Fashion

Student Discount: 20% off

Missguided are known for their boldness and forward thinking style techniques. They claim their fashion is inspired by real life, drawing inspiration from a modern girl living in a digitally immersed world of catwalks, social media, celebrities, bloggers and street style. The brand prides itself in launching new styles every single day, claiming not just to be fashion, but ‘rapid’ fashion.

Coupon Types Straight discounts
Coupon Frequency 1-2 per month
Free Shipping Threshold Orders over $40
Standard Shipping Cost $3.99 (10-15 days)
Express Shipping Cost $8.99 (4 days)

 

Active Missguided Coupons: 20% Off New Hues

The Top Fashion Retail Guide for Student Discounts Across Australia

 

 

Beginning Boutique

Student Discount: 10% off

Beginning Boutique is a stylish and contemporary brand with a modern and sleek appeal. The brand works on collections with stylists such as Cara McLeay, Helen Owen and Sticks & Stones Agency. Beginning Boutique is an Australian based company, which was founded in Brisbane. The types of brands you can find online and in-store are Teaspoon, Staple the Label and Windsor shoes.

Coupon Types Straight discounts often requiring a minimum spend
Coupon Frequency 2-4 per month
Free Shipping Threshold Spend over $50
Standard Shipping Cost $6.95 (1-3 days)
Express Shipping Cost $6.95 (by 6pm)

 

Active Promo Codes: 25% Off Weekend Essentials

Current Beginning Boutique Deals:  25% off Stylestalker Jacket

The Top Fashion Retail Guide for Student Discounts Across Australia

 

 

General Pants Co.

Student Discount: 10% off

General Pants is well known for its more edgy sense of fashion. Their business model is designed to look for the most desirable types of fashion in local and international youths to create a unique shopping experience not found anywhere else. The company consider themselves as the place where the young and restless dress, live and connect. Their student discount program is part of UNiDAYS as with all the other retailers mentioned here.

Coupon Types Straight discounts / Free Shipping
Coupon Frequency 1-2 per month
Free Shipping Threshold Orders over $75
Standard Shipping Cost $10 (3-4 days)

 

Active Discount Code: 20% Off General Pants

Current General Pants Deals: 40% off Zanerobe Jackets

The Top Fashion Retail Guide for Student Discounts Across Australia

 

City Beach Australia

Student Discount: 15% off

City Beach was founded in 1985 and has grown to have stores pretty much across all of Australia. Head into Perth, Darwin, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and the Gold Coast to visit one of their stores. Their shopping experience is slightly different to the other retailers in that they try to create a fun environment for customers with in-store entertainment. Also if you love your celebs, check out whom these guys are going to be working with in the near future; T-Pain, The Rockstar Crew, Chances Are, Yves Klein Blue and Tim Wood (BMW Legend).

Coupon Types Straight discounts often requiring a minimum spend
Coupon Frequency 1-2 per month
Free Shipping Threshold Orders over $75
Standard Shipping Cost $5.99 (3-4 days)
Express Shipping Cost $9.99 (by 6pm)

 

Active City Beach Promo Codes: 10% off all first orders

The Top Fashion Retail Guide for Student Discounts Across Australia

The Iconic

Student Discount: 15% off

The Iconic has a slightly higher student discount compared to other retailers, maybe because they want to show off their retail strength, but hey, you find me a student who is complaining. The company sells a variety of different styles and brands ranging from Ben Sherman, Tony Bianco to Nike and Adidas. The Iconic has an extensive selection of over 20,000 products consisting of jeans and ankle boots to sneakers and wallets, claimed to match every style.

Coupon Types Straight discounts often requiring a minimum spend
Coupon Frequency 1-3 per month
Free Shipping Threshold Orders over $55
Standard Shipping Cost $7.95 (3-4 days)
Express Shipping Cost $12.95 (by 6pm)

 

The Iconic Coupon Codes: 10% off Sale items

The Top Fashion Retail Guide for Student Discounts Across Australia

 

 

 

SurfStitch

Student Discount: 15% off

SurfStitch is Australia’s largest online action sports and youth clothing retailer, which specialises in contemporary and fashion brands. The main traits, which distinguish them within the market, are their range of sports clothing, their passion for customer service and a great selection of top surf/streetwear brands. The company over the past 7 years has grown from a little business run out of a garage to now housing more than 20,000 products and working with 600+ brands from their large warehouse in Burleigh Heads, QLD.

Coupon Types Straight discounts often requiring a minimum spend
Coupon Frequency 1-4 per month
Free Shipping Threshold Orders over $50
Standard Shipping Cost $5.95 (1-5 days)
Express Shipping Cost $5.95 (1 day)

 

Active SurfStitch Promo Codes: $300 off, $200 off, $150 off, $100 off

The Top Fashion Retail Guide for Student Discounts Across Australia

 

 

Glue Store

Student Discount: 15% off

Glue Store position themselves slightly off the beaten track in the fashion world. They still aim at the contemporary market but their focus is on a blend of ageless, vintage and modern styles with some classic styled garments thrown in across the men’s, women’s and shoes ranges. If you ever want to shop for something vintage, then look out for the vintage badge on their products. They are also the only company in Australia to sell the Miss Selfridge range.

Coupon Types Generally discounts ranging between 20-25% off
Coupon Frequency 1-3 per month
Free Shipping Threshold Orders over $75
Standard Shipping Cost $10 (1-5 days)
Express Shipping Cost $14.95 (3 hours)

 

Current Glue Store Deals: Wrangler Relaxed Boyfriend jeans

The Top Fashion Retail Guide for Student Discounts Across Australia

 

 

Dick Smith

Student Discount: Varies based on product type

Dick Smith is a big player within the Australian retail sector they have been around for 40 years and offer a huge range of products across a number of categories. The company has grown to become the leading retailer for GPS, mobile phones, home-entertainment, TVs and computer products. The brand has 388 stores across Australia and New Zealand and has a choice of over 30,000 products in all areas of technology.

Coupon Types Generally discounts offering between 10-15% off often with minimum spend requirements
Coupon Frequency Bi-Weekly
Free Shipping Threshold Orders over $50
Standard Shipping Cost $7.95 to $14.95 (3-5 days)

 

Active Dick Smith Vouchers: 14% off Voucher

The Top Fashion Retail Guide for Student Discounts Across Australia


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