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Our Top 15 Graduation Dress Choices

Graduation day is upon us and finding the perfect dress is something we all get stressed about. Specifically, the big day can come in all forms, whether it be college graduation, high school graduation, middle school and so on. Graduation ceremonies seem to have one thing in common: white graduation dresses. Finding a dress that is appropriate for the occasion while still being something you adore for the special day is an important factor. Moreover, white dresses come in all lengths, fabrics and prices and only you know what the perfect choice is for yourself. For such a momentous occasion, you have to have the best dress! Here are our favorite choices for a graduation ceremony dress.


Firstly, the length is something that concerns a lot of people. And for good reason, because having a dress that’s appropriate for a school function is something to consider. Everyone has their own personal style and that could be a midi dress, a maxi dress, knee length or a mini. The best graduation dresses are those that you feel comfortable and confident in. Maxi dresses are pretty on trend at the moment and they are making them flattering at the waistline, so they don’t swallow you up. It’s a classic look!

Secondly, some schools have graduation dress code, so you will want to double check that and make sure you are staying within the guidelines, which mostly are length. I’ve pulled a gorgeous satin slip dress that is longer in length below and perfect for any big event. All of your hard work has paid off and it’s time to celebrate!


Thirdly, I think this is a really important category because we are approaching summer and the fabric will determine how much you sweat while collecting your well-deserved diploma! There are plenty of lightweight dresses on the market, luckily. Furthermore, his is the perfect opportunity to get a summer staple dress that can be dressed up or down for the season. For instance, I like linen, cotton and satin the most for late spring and into summer. These are the perfect blend of fabrics to ease into warmer weather. I would suggest staying away from any knit or sweater material for these types of functions not just because they are heavy, but because they lean more casual.


Finally, onto the most important category! You can find the best option for your formal event while not breaking the bank. A lot of people have a special graduation dinner after the ceremony, so they want to opt for a nicer dress, but you can totally find one for under $200! One thing I don’t like to do is buy something that I think I will only wear once. For example, my best advice is to get something that will be a good staple in your closet. Moreover, something you can wear with block heels and a blazer or sneakers and a jean jacket. The perfect graduation outfit can fit into your budget, it’s just a matter of searching. Which is why I wanted to help with this post, because I am really excited to share these cute graduation dresses with all of you!

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Firstly, it’s no secret I’m a Hill House fan! I think these dresses are classic and will never go out of style.
Secondly, ruffles are a weakness of mine! I adore them and I think this is a really cute dress that can be dressed up or down.
Another great maxi option, this is incredibly flattering while still being a classic piece. It’s a bit pricier, but the quality is worth it!
While this is a romper, I think it would definitely still work for the occasion! If you’re a bride to be, save this one because it’s perfect for bridal festivities.
I couldn’t resist a LoveShackFancy option! I love the pearls on this and I think it’s such a fun piece for special occasions.
This is a great option not only because shipping is fast, but I love the lace on it! It’s a flattering length and perfect for summer.
I love a good slip dress! This one has a flattering waistline and the length is appropriate for any occasion. You can wear it on dates, too!
The perfect summer cotton dress does exist! I absolutely love this style of dress and I think it’s a summer staple.
Another great example of the perfect dress ruffles. I love the straps and the little bow in the back is so dainty and sweet.
If you’re looking for a strapless option, this is it! The fabric ruffles so elegantly and it’s satin, so it shines beautifully in the sun.
Lace is just so classic, I can’t resist a good dress! The back has a corset detail and it feels very vintage to me, in the best way.
If you have a more casual graduation, I’d go with this dress! It works for a special occasion, but you will still get enough use out of it afterwards.
Moreover, how stunning is this?! When I saw it I assumed it would be pricey, but it is under $150, making it a top contender for the special day.
Furthermore, I love a good bow! It’s a classic dress that can be dressed up or down and the tie detailing in the back is so elegant.
Finally, a stunning mini dress to consider for the special day! I love the bustier detailing and it’s the perfect length.

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