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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

  • Sherri Hill 51423
    Sherri Hill 51423

    Foldover off-shoulder fitted cocktail from Sherri Hill 51423
    Available in 5 colors

    $298
  • Faviana 8051
    Faviana 8051

    Radiant strapless mini with marvelous wrapped detail by Faviana 8051
    Available in 4 colors

    $198
  • Faviana 8054
    Faviana 8054

    Sleeveless cocktail dress with sheer plunging neckline by Faviana 8054
    Available in 4 colors

    $198
  • Colors Dress 1782
    Colors Dress 1782

    Festive Sweetheart Scrolling Cocktail Dress by Colors 1782
    Available in 2 colors

    $284
  • Colors Dress 1546
    Colors Dress 1546

    Pristine Pleated Party Cocktail Dress by Colors 1546
    Available in 6 colors

    $138
  • Sherri Hill 51331
    Sherri Hill 51331

    Excellent short-sleeve belted mini-dress from Sherri Hill 51331
    Available in 2 colors

    $350
  • Faviana 8070
    Faviana 8070

    Bella sleeveless short dress with broomstick pleats by Faviana 8070
    Available in 4 colors

    $270
  • Colors Dress 1548
    Colors Dress 1548

    Sweetly Chic Cinched Cocktail Dress by Colors 1548
    Available in 4 colors

    $130
  • Sherri Hill 51502
    Sherri Hill 51502

    Jazzy printed babydoll dress from Sherri Hill 51502
    Color: Red/Black

    $450
  • La Femme 24898
    La Femme 24898

    Sleek Cocktail Dress by La Femme Evening 24898
    Available in 2 colors

    $398
  • Alyce 3744
    Alyce 3744

    Mature floral-print sleeveless hi-lo gown from Alyce Paris 3744
    Color: Red/Blue Print

    $238
  • Sherri Hill 50845
    Sherri Hill 50845

    Charming sweetheart babydoll dress from Sherri Hill 50845
    Available in 9 colors

    $450
  • Lara 33408
    Lara 33408

    Dreamy cocktail dress with svelte sleeveless bodice by Lara 33408
    Color: Champagne/Gray

    $248
  • Faviana 8053
    Faviana 8053

    Magnifique halter-style mini dress with precision lines by Faviana 8053
    Available in 4 colors

    $198
  • Sherri Hill 51549
    Sherri Hill 51549

    Knockout beaded and trimmed mini from Sherri Hill 51549
    Color: Navy

    $350
  • Sherri Hill 51312
    Sherri Hill 51312

    Vivid sequined ballerina babydoll from Sherri Hill 51312
    Color: Silver

    $298
  • Lara 33406
    Lara 33406

    Fetching sleeveless short formal with crisscross detail by Lara 33406
    Color: Nude/Blue

    $248
  • Faviana 8079
    Faviana 8079

    Stunning sleeveless designer dress with spherical accents by Faviana 8079
    Available in 2 colors

    $238
  • Colors Dress 1512
    Colors Dress 1512

    Flirty Charm Layered Cocktail Dress by Colors 1512
    Available in 2 colors

    $278
  • Jessica Angel 540
    Jessica Angel 540

    Springtime scalloped tea-length dress from Jessica Angel 540
    Color: White

    $490
  • Mac Duggal 25026I
    Mac Duggal 25026I
    (1)

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

    $178
  • Clarisse 3215
    Clarisse 3215

    Sleek Cocktail Dress by Clarisse 3215
    Available in 6 colors

    $150
  • Faviana 7850
    Faviana 7850
    (1)

    Wrapped Sensation Draped Cocktail Dress by Faviana 7850
    Available in 5 colors

    $198
  • Mac Duggal 48478I
    Mac Duggal 48478I
    (1)

    Classic Flutter Cocktail Dress by Ieena for Mac Duggal 48478I
    Available in 11 colors

    $238
  • Clarisse 3214
    Clarisse 3214

    Glittering Beaded Cocktail Dress by Clarisse 3214
    Available in 2 colors

    $230
  • Sherri Hill 51390
    Sherri Hill 51390

    Polished strapless applique babydoll from Sherri Hill 51390
    Available in 9 colors

    $398
  • Sherri Hill 51365
    Sherri Hill 51365

    Posh strapless accented babydoll from Sherri Hill 51365
    Available in 4 colors

    $550
  • Faviana 8052
    Faviana 8052

    Luxurious sleeveless evening dress with sculpting tucks by Faviana 8052
    Available in 3 colors

    $198
  • Alyce 3741
    Alyce 3741

    Lacy strapless layered babydoll dress from Alyce Paris 3741
    Available in 5 colors

    $148
  • Lara 33418
    Lara 33418

    Whisper-light sleeveless cocktail dress with layered depth by Lara 33418
    Color: Nude/Multi

    $248
  • Colors Dress 1750
    Colors Dress 1750

    Charming Contrast Halter Cocktail Dress by Colors 1750
    Available in 2 colors

    $190
  • Faviana S8094
    Faviana S8094

    Ultimate short formal with opulent off-the-shoulder lace by Faviana S8094
    Available in 2 colors

    $248
  • Sherri Hill 51523
    Sherri Hill 51523

    Striking embellished trimmed mini from Sherri Hill 51523
    Color: Black

    $398
  • Lara 33404
    Lara 33404

    Hearts and flowers sleeveless dress with fluttery skirt by Lara 33404
    Color: Blush

    $248
  • Sherri Hill 51524
    Sherri Hill 51524

    Impactful accented sleeveless babydoll from Sherri Hill 51524
    Color: Navy

    $398
  • Sherri Hill 51311
    Sherri Hill 51311

    Dazzling short-sleeve embroidered babydoll from Sherri Hill 51311
    Available in 3 colors

    $298
  • Alyce 3709
    Alyce 3709

    Posy strapless printed babydoll dress from Alyce Paris 3709
    Color: Pink Floral

    $148
  • MNM Couture K3500
    MNM Couture K3500

    Plunging Neckline Textured Cocktail Dress by MNM Couture K3500
    Color: Green

    $500
  • Lara 33417
    Lara 33417

    Sweet and sultry halter-style layered short formal by Lara 33417
    Color: Green/Multi

    $248
  • Sherri Hill 51360
    Sherri Hill 51360

    Sleeveless slinky full-length pantsuit from Sherri Hill 51360
    Color: Gun Metal

    $350

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