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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

  • Faust Couture Paris 4
    Faust Couture Paris 4

    Posh two-tone cocktail dress with illusion sleeves by Faust Couture Paris 4
    Available in 3 colors

    $380
  • Morrell Maxie 15431
    Morrell Maxie 15431

    Quintessential cocktail dress with dimensional detail by Morrell Maxie 15431
    Color: Gold

    $218
  • La Femme 21885
    La Femme 21885

    Fluttering Flair Draped Cocktail Dress by La Femme 21885
    Available in 4 colors

    $278
  • Sherri Hill 4302
    Sherri Hill 4302
    (1)

    Pearl and Lace Party Dress by Sherri Hill 4302
    Color: White

    $450
  • Sherri Hill 50478
    Sherri Hill 50478

    Two-Piece Sheer and Floral Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 50478
    Color: Ivory/Pink

    $550
  • Terani 1611P0107
    Terani 1611P0107

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

    $341
  • Terani 1611P0003
    Terani 1611P0003

    Daring Brilliance Hourglass Cocktail Dress by Terani 1611P0003
    Available in 3 colors

    $176
  • Sherri Hill 50637
    Sherri Hill 50637

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

    $450
  • Mon Cheri MCS11609
    Mon Cheri MCS11609

    Fairytale Flutter Illusion Dress by Mon Cheri Cocktail MCS11609
    Available in 2 colors

    $358
  • Morrell Maxie 15384
    Morrell Maxie 15384

    Stellar short-sleeved dress with skater silhouette by Morrell Maxie 15384
    Available in 2 colors

    $218
  • Sherri Hill 50228
    Sherri Hill 50228
    (9)

    Iridescent Darling Sweetheart Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 50228
    Available in 6 colors

    $298
  • La Femme 23383
    La Femme 23383

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

    $278
  • Terani 1623C1395
    Terani 1623C1395

    Contrast Flower Detail Cocktail Dress by Terani 1623C1395
    Color: Blush/Black

    $328
  • Alyce 4456
    Alyce 4456

    Demure Lace Dream Cocktail Dress by Alyce Paris 4456
    Color: Black

    $238
  • Jolene 15508
    Jolene 15508

    Glitzy Sparkling Cocktail Dress by Jolene 15508
    Color: Champagne

    $372
  • Terani 1625H1199
    Terani 1625H1199

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

    $176
  • La Femme 23308
    La Femme 23308

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

    $238
  • Terani 1521C0231
    Terani 1521C0231

    Tailored short-sleeved dress with sheer accents by Terani Cocktail 1521C0231
    Color: Black

    $297
  • La Femme 22193
    La Femme 22193

    Chic Stripes Geometric Cocktail Dress by La Femme 22193
    Available in 3 colors

    $298
  • Dave and Johnny 1422
    Dave and Johnny 1422

    Intense Shine Cocktail Dress by Dave and Johnny 1422
    Color: Ice Blue

    $220
  • Morrell Maxie 15397
    Morrell Maxie 15397

    Sassy sleeveless sundress with flared skirt by Morrell Maxie 15397
    Color: Gold

    $258
  • Dave and Johnny 2883
    Dave and Johnny 2883

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

    $240
  • Terani 1625H1197
    Terani 1625H1197

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

    $176
  • Mon Cheri MCS11625
    Mon Cheri MCS11625

    Tasteful Contrast High-Low Dress by Mon Cheri Cocktail MCS11625
    Color: Black/Ivory

    $298
  • Dave and Johnny 1833
    Dave and Johnny 1833
    (1)

    Lovely Floral Lace Cocktail Dress by Dave and Johnny 1833
    Color: Black

    $270
  • Dave and Johnny 2000
    Dave and Johnny 2000

    Gemstone Plunge Lace Cocktail Dress by Dave and Johnny 2000
    Available in 2 colors

    $240
  • Sherri Hill 50464
    Sherri Hill 50464

    Two-Piece Lace and Floral Print Formal Dress by Sherri Hill 50464
    Available in 2 colors

    $450
  • Sherri Hill 50362
    Sherri Hill 50362

    Sparkling Stones Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 50362
    Available in 2 colors

    $518
  • Dave and Johnny 2259
    Dave and Johnny 2259

    Luminous A-line minidress by Dave and Johnny 2259
    Color: Nude

    $198
  • Blush 11155
    Blush 11155

    Embellished and Paisley Print Cocktail Dress by Blush 11155
    Available in 2 colors

    $370
  • Tony Bowls TS11682
    Tony Bowls TS11682

    One-of-a-kind cocktail dress with floral motif by Tony Bowls TS11682
    Color: Ivory

    $438
  • Mac Duggal 30206C
    Mac Duggal 30206C

    Jeweled and Print Cocktail Dress by Mac Duggal After Five 30206C
    Color: Pink/Ivory

    $278
  • La Femme 23301
    La Femme 23301

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

    $318
  • Mac Duggal 30131C
    Mac Duggal 30131C

    Beaded Detail Cocktail Dress by Mac Duggal After Five 30131C
    Available in 2 colors

    $278
  • Daymor 903
    Daymor 903

    Embellished Sheer Detail Cocktail Dress by Daymor 903
    Available in 4 colors

    $550
  • Sticks and Stones 9424
    Sticks and Stones 9424

    Delightful Wrapped Sweetheart Cocktail Dress by Sticks and Stones 9424
    Available in 9 colors

    $128
  • Johnathan Kayne 6101
    Johnathan Kayne 6101

    Gemstone Drop Waist Cocktail Dress by Johnathan Kayne 6101
    Color: Black

    $360
  • Dave and Johnny 1650
    Dave and Johnny 1650

    Gilded Dream Plunging Cocktail Dress by Dave and Johnny 1650
    Color: Black

    $198
  • Dave and Johnny 1765
    Dave and Johnny 1765

    Modern Illusion Empire Cocktail Dress by Dave and Johnny 1765
    Color: Black

    $250
  • Dave and Johnny 1804
    Dave and Johnny 1804

    Fierce Delight Lace Cocktail Dress by Dave and Johnny 1804
    Color: Black/Print

    $200

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