It’s always a fashion show – even at graduation
Yes, I know – no one will see what you’re wearing under that long, unflattering gown but it doesn’t mean you shouldn’t wear something special. Oh and don’t forget all the pictures after! I’ve put together a graduation style guide with some of my favorite short dresses that will be perfect for graduation day. If you’re not graduating these are also great options for a bridal shower, wedding and all those events that come along with spring and summer.
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Bright & Colorful Future
The perfect dress to show off your girl boss attitude! I love it paired with a nude T-strap wedge sandal. If you’re going to wear heels, wedges are mandatory at graduation!
I’m obsessed with the ruffles and beautiful blush color of this dress! I can’t get enough of the scalloped details on the wedges. Perfect way to add your own style to the ever-so-boring graduation gown!
The Greatest Show
How fun is this off the shoulder dress?! The vibrant colors and stripes remind me of the circus, in a good way of course! Paired with a black wedge, no one will ever know what to expect under your gown.
Sweet & Smart
In this dress you will look like you’re ready to nail your dream job! Sweeten up the look with a pair of light pink wedges. Show the class of 2018 that you’re both – sweet & smart. Watch out world!
Too Cool for School
The perfect look for those girls who are all about comfort! You’ll be the cool kid in sandals when everyone else is complaining about their feet hurting or worried about tripping across stage. Girl, throw on a pair of shades and you’re ready to go!
My Graduation Dress
Update: I finally purchased my graduation dress today at francesca’s! I love everything about it – even the price tag! I found the Stacie Tie Back Lace A-Line Dressin oxford blue on the clearance rack for only $24.95. Who else loves a good bargain?! I purchased a size small and would say it fits true to size. I know certain types of lace dress can be restricting but this dress has some stretch to it. A backless bra will need to be worn with this dress and I highly recommend this adhesive bra from Target
SHOP THIS LOOK
The dress is only available in black online but it’s still just as beautiful! I styled the look with a gorgeous statement necklace and my favorite pair of wedges from this post.
And Best Dressed Goes to…
YOU! Tag me in your graduation pictures so I can see what you’re wearing. I hope this graduation style guide gave you a little inspiration! Congratulations to the Class of 2018!