With so many options for graduation-appropriate attire and accessories, the search for the perfect look can be overwhelming. Whether you prefer formal or business casual attire, these 10 outfit ideas and tips can help create commencement day style without fail.
The midi-dress provides a great length to complement graduation gowns. This option is available in a variety of fun, springtime colors; prices start at $44.99 at amazon.com.
Dress with pockets
If you prefer to keep small, personal items with you, consider choosing a dress with pockets. This floral dress is not only eye-catching but also has the convenience of pockets; $99 at modcloth.com.
The little black dress is a classically chic way to create a formal daytime look. The high-low hem on this dress allows for an easy transition from day to night; prices start at $15.99 on amazon.com.
This slim-legged jumpsuit in a stunning red hue is a classy alternative to a dress; prices start at $161.17 at amazon.com.
A blouse with trendy details, like ruffles and cold-shoulders, can easily be paired with a skirt or trousers; prices start at $36.88 at amazon.com.
If you're looking for graduation heels, opt for a shape that will help you walk across the ceremony stage with ease. This block heel provides height and is a comfortable solution; prices start at 29.99 at amazon.com.
A versatile shoe option for the occasion is the wedge sandal. The metallic silver color is on-trend for the spring season; prices start at $46.75 at amazon.com.
For those who prefer flats, a pair with a few gem-inspired embellishments can add an elegant touch; prices start at $52.52 on amazon.com.
A cross-body purse lets you keep everything you need right by your side while remaining hands-free. This streamlined bag can easily be worn underneath a graduation gown; $29.99 at target.com.
If you're wearing a neutral or monochrome outfit on the big day, a statement necklace can add just the right formal touch; $58 at baublebar.com.