Skirts, jeans and capris are very popular and so are tank tops, off-shoulder tops and halter necks. It not so much about the brands as it is about the fit, so keep an eye out for good bargains. It's wiser to opt for variety rather than spend all your pocket money on that one designer outfit.
Casual is hip while overdressing is passe. The line between casual wear and party wear is fast diminishing, so pick outfits that can carry you through the lectures and straight to the discotheque.
College dress codes have inspired greater creativity when it comes to fashion and have led to the popularity of Arabic lehengas teamed with short tees or kurtis and dress shirts or long tops with leggings.