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Everyone wants to look great on their graduation day. It’s one of those life events that will be photographed by everyone you know.
Putting together the right outfit starts with a stunning graduation dress. Then you can find cute graduation shoes, jewelry, and figure out your hair and makeup.
It can all feel a little overwhelming. To help you narrow down those dress choices check out some of all time favorites below.
Maxi Grad Dresses
If you want something flowy and comfortable a maxi dress is the way to go. Just remember your graduation down won’t completely cover it so you may want to avoid that bright red dress if your robes are black or dark blue.
Looking for other colors? Check out some of our favorite red graduation dresses and blue graduation dresses!
Midi Graduation Dresses
Honestly, I think the midi length is absolutely perfect for a graduation dress. It will usually fall just above the gown so you won’t see it as you walk across the stage. They’re comfortable, look great on anyone, and the styles are plentiful.
Like a midi, the skater dress is a fantastic length for a graduation ceremony. I had several friends who wore skater dresses for graduation. Some of the dresses I picked below are similar to theirs.
Bodycon Commencement Dresses
Graduation robes definitely aren’t the most attractive outfit ever invented. So I often recommend wearing a bodycon dress underneath them so as not to add to the poof that a grad robe already gives you. Plus, bodycon dresses will look great in pictures once you ditch the rob.
Still searching for just the right dress? Check out some of our favorite long white graduation dresses and cheap graduation dresses.