What to wear to the freshers ball

Freshers ball marks the start of the social calendar for students so it's the perfect opportunity to mingle with fellow freshers and start your university experience how you mean to go on; with a party.

Getting dressed up and choosing the perfect outfit is half the fun when it comes to the freshers ball but although it is called a ball, don't worry about it being formal wear, it's more of a party so although the dress code is smart, you don't have to be too formal.

To help you choose the perfect outfit, GetPaidTo has come up with five top picks that will also save you some money and earn you cashback. Look good without blowing your loan money with these student friendly prices.

1. AX Paris Skater Dress from Simply Be for £33.50
plus get up to 5% cashback

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If you want to splash out for the freshers ball then this nude skater dress is a bargain. The elegant lace overlay and flattering skater style skirt adds a touch of glam to the event and with Simply Be offering up to 5% cashback, you can earn money on your purchase which will definitely be useful as a student. With the lace detail on the dress, there’s no need to go overboard on accessories, just keep it simple.

2. Mint mesh prom dress from Quiz for £29.99
plus get 5% cashback

If you prefer the traditional prom style outfit, then this mint green dress could be a great choice. With its layered mesh style skirt and sparkly sequin top, it is has the perfect style for a party. And if you find yourself short on money after your first year then you have the perfect outfit ready for the summer ball. It's only £29.99 at Quiz and you will also receive 5% cashback so it won’t break the bank. If you want to go for a more edgy look then why not add a biker jacket to this outfit.

3. Neon-Coral 2 Tone Lace Dress from Select for £18.00
+ 15% student discount + 8% cashback

This cutesy coral lace skater dress from Select is detailed yet understated which is ideal if you would prefer to buy a closet staple that you can wear on multiple occasions throughout the year. This dress is a steal for less than £18. Student discount plus cashback, it’s a no brainer!

4. Blue Baroque Midi Dress from Karma Clothing from £15
+ 10% student discount + up to 8% cashback.

This bodycon dress as worn by Michelle Keegan is a stylish option if you prefer slinky tightfitting dresses and want to show off your curves. This dress comes in sizes 6-26 and with the intricate white detail, it adds a touch of something different. Get the celebrity look at an amazing price, less than £15 plus get up to 8% cashback at Karma Clothing. At such a steal, you can always spend more on accessories.

5. Vintage Floral Tea Cocktail Dress from My Evening Dress for only £22.99
plus get 7% cashback

Stand out from the crowd and go vintage for the freshers ball with this floral tea cocktail dress. Have your hair in curls and add a touch of red lipstick for a 50’s inspired vintage look. It comes in a range of colours and prints so if floral isn’t your style then go for polka dot instead. Only £22.99 from My Evening Dress plus get up to 7% cashback.

All offers correct as of 07/11/2014, please check merchant pages for current deals and cashback rates.

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