What To Wear To A Graduation Party, Because It's An Occasion Worthy Of A Fabulous Outfit
Chances are, unless you're aiming for a career in academia or you're specializing in a niche industry, you're probably going to have a big graduation ceremony once or twice in your lifetime. Therefore, you’ll want to make your graduation party memorable, including wearing an awesome graduation party outfit.
Of course, graduating from high school and college are two entirely separate events, but both are very special occasions that you'll hopefully look back on and remember fondly. You may not want to look back at photos of yourself and cringe at your second-thought outfit, that you pieced together at the last minute. A special event (like celebrating all your hard work over the past few years) needs a special outfit. This isn't your average celebration, like birthdays or the holiday season; graduation is up there along with your wedding day and the birth of your first child. However, don't worry if you're not into wearing formal attire, this is your special day and you don't want to spend it feeling totally uncomfortable and wishing you wore something different. If Kylie Jenner's graduation outfit included ripped jeans, then so can yours if you wish!
So make your graduation party a memorable event by wearing an epic outfit that you'll feel comfortable in for the whole duration. Here are some stunning pieces, in case you're all out of ideas now that your exams are over.
1. The Classic LBD
Lace Trim Slip Dress, $60, topshop.com
You can't go wrong with a lacy, black slip dress!
One Shoulder Peplum Dress, $69, torrid.com
If you fancy something a little more demure, choose a ladylike peplum dress.
2. The Embellished Mini
Needle & Thread Eastern Garden Embellished Dress, $284, ASOS
An embellished, floral dress is the perfect pick for a spring/summer graduation.
Asos Curve Waterfall Dress With Embellished Top, $122, ASOS
A floaty dress with an embellished top will suit the occasion down to a T.
3. The Cool Co-Ords
If your party is a little more casual, opt for an edgy set of co-ords paired with a blazer and some court shoes. Both items are available to pre-order: The top comes in sizes XS to 2X and the skirt comes in sizes XS to XXL.
4. The Pretty Pantsuit
Asos Premium Blazer In Jacquard Co-ord, $98, ASOS | Asos Premium Cigarette Pants In Jacquard Co-ord, $65, ASOS
Some gals despise dresses and live in their pants. If this sounds like you, this decadent, patterned pant suit could be more up your street.
Hartwood Blazer In "Pamplemousse, " $30, eloquii.com
Kady Fit SRL Pant In "Pamplemousse, " $20, eloquii.com
You're sure to have a peachy party in this pretty pant suit! Mix it up a little with a patterned top or a plain colored top and some statement jewelry.
5. The Beautiful Ballerina Skirt
Little Mistress Maxi Tulle Skirt, $81, ASOS
Put an edgy twist on the ballerina trend by wearing a royal blue tulle maxi skirt with a cool bodysuit.
Alternatively, go classic prima ballerina and pick a pale pink shade. This style is available in sizes Small to 5X.
6. The Formal Romper
Asos Occasion Romper With Maxi Cape Detail, $81, ASOS
The past few years may have seemed like an epic conquest, so look like a total super heroine in an elegant romper complete with a cape.
Plus Naomi Lace Detail Playsuit, $40, Boohoo
Black and white is always a classic combo, but if you want to jazz things up a little, wear colorful accessories to match your fun personality.
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7. The Little White Dress
Taken At Grace Value Dress, $100, Modcloth
Sometimes less is more, so if you want to appear effortlessly lovely, go for this lacy white dress which is available in sizes S to 4X.
8. The Vintage Inspired Gown
Elegant Acclaim Dress, $130, Modcloth
If you're going for a feminine and fabulous look, a bardot neckline, fit and flare, vintage inspired frock is the way to go! Available in sizes 2 to 26.
9. The Foxy Frock
Choose a sophisticated midi to turn heads as you enter the party.
Plus Size Red Quarter Sleeve Swinging Symphony Lace Dress, $148, unique-vintage.com
Exude old Hollywood glamour vibes in this stunning scarlet dress.
10. The Classy Jumpsuit
Lily Statement Neck Skinny Leg Jumpsuit, $35, boohoo.com
Go for an all out glam look in this pristine jumpsuit featuring an exquisitely detailed neck.
Rhythm Blues Jumper Jumpsuit, $108, melissamccarthy.com
Feel free to pull some shapes on the dance floor in this cool blue jumpsuit.
11. The Decadent Maxi
Awakening Of Elegance Dress, $300, modcloth.com
If your party is a formal affair, you'll need an opulent dress to match!
Little Mistress Plus Premium Lace Maxi Dress, $114, ASOS
This could be the last time you're in the same room as some of your peers, so why not go all out with a fancy, full length gown?
At the end of the day, when you look back at your graduation party photos in years to come, you want to remember the actual party, not how you couldn't dance properly because your dress was too restrictive.
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