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Graduation Dresses

You want to look perfect for your big day.

Your graduation ceremony is something you’ll remember for years to come and will be commemorated in photographs that you’ll share throughout your life. Look your best and feel confident in any of the graduation dresses available. We offer a variety of elegant, tasteful dresses fit for your graduation ceremony or party.

For many people, graduating high school or college is one of the most important moments in their lives. Thus, it is important to really put some serious thought into the type of dress you choose to wear on this all-important day. It is important to take are when it comes to this big day, even if you think the event is something casual. There are many different kinds of graduation dresses out there. If you look around, know what you want, consider the time of year in which the ceremony will be held, and know what you want to hide and accentuate, you can find a dress that makes you feel and look beautiful. The following includes some basic information about the different things to consider when selecting a graduation dress.

If your graduation is going to be held in the summertime, you would want to select a different dress than if you are walking in a wintertime graduation ceremony. Thus, when it comes time to look for graduation dresses, you want to think as much about the weather as the dress itself. A fun, light, and flirty dress with thin straps might be best for the summer months. Cotton, linen, and silk are great fabrics to use for a dress if your graduation is to be held during the hotter months. If you know that you are graduating on a particularly cold day or time of year, then you should look for graduation dresses that are made out of thicker or heavier fabrics like wool, thick cotton, or even mohair. If you can choose the right fabric and style for the weather, you can be sure to look good and to be as comfortable as possible on this big day.

You should always consider the length of your dress when it comes time to invest in a graduation dress. You do not want to go with a dress that is too short because it could be perceived as inappropriate for the event. However, a dress that is too long can cause you to trip on your way up to collect your degree. Thus, think about which dress lengths look best on you and which will be most comfortable and appropriate for the event. Often, the best graduation dresses are those that fall just above or just below the person's knee.

Often, if you are graduating, it is normal that you will have to wear ceremonial robes for this event. If this is the case, you want to think about looking for graduation dresses that will look good when paired with the robes. Thus, the color of your graduation dress should not only complement your skin tone and coloring, but it should also be something that does not clash with the color and look of the robes. If your graduation robes are bright orange, you might want to stay away from dresses that are hot pink or those that are different shades of orange.

Whenever you are buying a dress, you should consider the strap and sleeve styles that are available to you. often, high schools and colleges may have dress codes the prohibit strapless or even spaghetti straps, so you should definitely look into this before you look for graduation dresses.

Once you are ready to find a graduation dress, you need to take the time to consider whether or not you want to go with a long-sleeved or short-sleeved dress or one that comes with straps. If you decide straps is more your style, you can look into everything from a halter top kind of dress to one that has thick or even criss-crossed straps.

You want any dress that you buy to be one that flatters your figure. Thus, you should definitely take the time to look into different dress shapes and silhouettes. You can go with a fitted dress if you want to maximize either your top or bottom half, or you can go with a more flowy dress if you want a dress that is comfortable and one that will hide certain areas of your body. Dresses can come with an A-line skirt or can be straight. Take the time to try on different dresses to see which accentuates your favorite features and which can hide the areas that you might be a bit self-conscious about.

When buying graduation dresses, consider the neckline of a dress. This will be affected by the dress's straps and the silhouette you would like for the piece. You do not want to be too risqué when it comes to your neckline. After all, many people will have their family members around. A little cleavage is fine but too much can really make the dress seem inappropriate for the event. If you plan on wearing a strand of pearls that have been passed down from generation to generation, you may want to go with a neckline that shows this off. If you are worried about being cold or want the focus to be on your legs and not your neckline or chest, then you may want to go with a higher neckline.

Graduation Dresses

  • Mac Duggal 25026I
    Mac Duggal 25026I

    Sultry Cold Shoulder Cocktail Dress by Ieena for Mac Duggal 25026I
    Color: Royal

    $178
  • Sherri Hill 50583
    Sherri Hill 50583

    Two-Piece Long-Sleeved and Floral Print Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 50583
    Available in 2 colors

    $398
  • Lara 32988
    Lara 32988

    Long-Sleeved Beaded Cocktail Dress by Lara 32988
    Color: Blush

    $298
  • Terani 1625H1199
    Terani 1625H1199

    Unique Mirror Printed Cocktail Dress by Terani Homecoming 1625H1199
    Color: Ivory Multi

    $176
  • Mac Duggal 25296I
    Mac Duggal 25296I

    Supreme Floral Cocktail Dress by Ieena for Mac Duggal 25296I
    Color: Blue Rose

    $398
  • La Femme 23308
    La Femme 23308

    Regal Lace Illusion Cocktail Dress by La Femme 23308
    Color: Black

    $238
  • Mac Duggal 7525R
    Mac Duggal 7525R

    Flirty Flutter Striped Cocktail Dress by Mac Duggal 7525R
    Available in 2 colors

    $338
  • Dave and Johnny 2883
    Dave and Johnny 2883

    Sleeveless party dress with contrasts by Dave and Johnny 2883
    Color: Red

    $240
  • Sherri Hill 50636
    Sherri Hill 50636

    Lacey Luxury Cinched Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 50636
    Available in 4 colors

    $450
  • Terani 1625H1197
    Terani 1625H1197

    Graceful Glamour Floral Cocktail Dress by Terani Homecoming 1625H1197
    Color: Black Multi

    $176
  • Milano Formals E2063
    Milano Formals E2063

    Subtle Beaded Cocktail Dress by Milano Formals E2063
    Color: Black

    $148
  • Blush 11155
    Blush 11155

    Embellished and Paisley Print Cocktail Dress by Blush 11155
    Color: Ivory/Wedgewood Blue

    $370
  • Rachel Allan 8175
    Rachel Allan 8175

    Modern Allure Halter Evening Ensemble by Rachel Allan Couture 8175
    Available in 2 colors

    $398
  • La Femme 23301
    La Femme 23301

    Beautiful Brocade Shimmer Cocktail Dress by La Femme 23301
    Color: Navy

    $318
  • Sherri Hill 50603
    Sherri Hill 50603

    Two-Piece Textured and Floral Print Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 50603
    Available in 2 colors

    $498
  • Sticks and Stones 9424
    Sticks and Stones 9424

    Delightful Wrapped Sweetheart Cocktail Dress by Sticks and Stones 9424
    Available in 8 colors

    $128
  • Sherri Hill 50667
    Sherri Hill 50667

    Bohemian Beauty Embellished Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 50667
    Color: Multi

    $750
  • Shail K 1041
    Shail K 1041

    Rich Shine Romper by Shail K 1041
    Color: Blush

    $178
  • Lara 32987
    Lara 32987

    Quarter Sleeve Textured Detail Cocktail Dress by Lara 32987
    Color: Ivory

    $298
  • Sherri Hill 50566
    Sherri Hill 50566
    (1)

    Sequined Graphic Print Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 50566
    Color: Coral/Multi

    $698
  • Mac Duggal 48555I
    Mac Duggal 48555I

    Vintage Grace Cocktail Dress by Ieena for Mac Duggal 48555I
    Color: Black/Gold

    $278
  • Milano Formals E1980
    Milano Formals E1980

    Rose Print Cocktail Dress by Milano Formals E1980
    Color: Green/Black

    $148
  • Mac Duggal 48478I
    Mac Duggal 48478I
    (1)

    Classic Flutter Cocktail Dress by Ieena for Mac Duggal 48478I
    Available in 12 colors

    $238
  • Shail K 1086
    Shail K 1086

    Sheer and Beaded Cocktail Dress by Shail K 1086
    Color: Navy

    $218
  • La Femme 22485
    La Femme 22485

    Strapless Beaded Cocktail Dress by La Femme 22485
    Color: Black

    $398
  • Clarisse 2910
    Clarisse 2910

    Sheer Detail Sweet Cocktail Dress by Clarisse 2910
    Color: Pearl

    $310
  • Lara 32986
    Lara 32986

    Long-Sleeved Embellished Print Cocktail Dress by Lara 32986
    Color: Black/White

    $298
  • Angela and Alison 62005
    Angela and Alison 62005

    Mesh Masterpiece Jeweled Cocktail Dress by Angela and Alison 62005
    Available in 2 colors

    $295
  • Sherri Hill 50666
    Sherri Hill 50666

    Laced Luxury Bejeweled Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 50666
    Color: Multi

    $650
  • Rachel Allan 4115
    Rachel Allan 4115

    Jeweled Dreams Beaded Cocktail Dress by Rachel Allan 4115
    Available in 2 colors

    $478
  • Mac Duggal 55064I
    Mac Duggal 55064I

    Modern Cutout Cocktail Dress by Ieena for Mac Duggal 55064I
    Color: Black

    $258
  • Sherri Hill 50534
    Sherri Hill 50534

    Shining Sequined Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 50534
    Available in 2 colors

    $398
  • Faviana 7857
    Faviana 7857

    Classic Lace Illusion Cocktail Dress by Faviana 7857
    Available in 2 colors

    $198
  • Shail K 4020
    Shail K 4020

    Shimmer Detail Cocktail Dress by Shail K 4020
    Color: Ivory

    $198
  • Terani 1611P0107
    Terani 1611P0107

    Charming Plunge Floral Cocktail Dress by Terani 1611P0107
    Color: Off White

    $341
  • Angela and Alison 62012
    Angela and Alison 62012

    Poppy Perfection Printed Cocktail Dress by Angela and Alison 62012
    Color: Floral Print

    $295
  • Sherri Hill 50637
    Sherri Hill 50637
    (1)

    Vintage Beauty Floral Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 50637
    Color: Black/Aqua

    $450
  • Tony Bowls TS116104
    Tony Bowls TS116104

    Floral Print Cocktail Dress by Tony Bowls TS116104
    Color: Blue/Floral

    $309
  • La Femme 23383
    La Femme 23383

    Playful Patterned Perfection Cocktail Dress by La Femme 23383
    Color: Black/Nude

    $278
  • Rachel Allan 4166
    Rachel Allan 4166

    Elegant Radiance Printed Cocktail Dress by Rachel Allan 4166
    Color: Red/Magenta

    $398

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