Turn to special occasion dress experts like Amanda Uprichard for graduation dresses this year, or sweet lacy frocks from BB Dakota and boho chic pieces from Style Standard to look amazing and feel confident on your graduation day.
Spring marks the end of the school year, and for many the achievement of graduation. It is often considered tradition for ladies to wear a white dress to the graduation ceremony, under the cap and gown. White often symbolizes purity and innocence which makes it a common shade for special or formal occasions. Stick to tradition in classy white dresses from Amanda Uprichard, BB Dakota and style standard, or opt for a pretty spring pastel shade or floral print to look pretty and fresh for a springtime graduation day. We love the look of an elegant white cocktail dress worn with neutral heels sandals and touches of dainty jewelry to bring together a graduation look, especially with a fresh haircut and styling from Gloss salon in Plainview to have you looking photo ready for this momentous occasion.
A midi style white lace dress from Style Standard is an elegant choice for your commencement ceremony outfit. Scalloped lace covering the plunging neckline is ladylike and sexy while and open back with adjustable crisscross straps balances against the longer length of the midi hemline. Knee length lining provides modesty and gives way to sheer lace below with a scalloped edge following the pattern of the lace. A large lace pattern of medallions, grids, and paisley-like swoops feels fresh for a springtime style. The long straight cut of the skirt is cinched with an empire waistband and to give this dress a flattering figure to feel confident in on a momentous day. The lightweight lace is a dream to wear and a fabulous stand out style for any special occasion.
Amanda Uprichard brings classic elegant dresses to the table perfect for any special occasion. An ethereal white dress is a no brainer for a graduation look, while soft pastels are also a great choice for springtime commencements. This silky white long sleeve dress brings classic refined style together with a feminine cut for the perfect graduation piece. A subtle satiny sheen to the ivory fabric speaks of luxury and a self tie belted waist provides shape to the loose fit by cinching at the middle to define the figure. Long sleeves balance out the mini length and a vneck is a classic touch making this dress an ideal choice for graduates of all ages.
A ruffled lavender strapless dress from Amanda Uprichard is also a great way to go for a graduation if you want to add a little color to your look. An elastic strapless neckline is enhanced with a single ruffle that continues down the side of the dress in an elegant cascading waterfall. The ruffle brings dimension and movement to a simple shift dress style elevating the look for all your special occasion needs. The perfect cocktail party dress, simply add neutral colored heels and a necklace to complete the look. This electric lilac hue is gorgeous for the graduate, or even a great pick for guests attending the ceremony. Wear it now for the special day, and wear it again later for date night on summer weekends in the Hamptons.
The Amanda Uprichard spring line is full of romantic pastel dresses, including this pretty silk wrap dress in a soft dusty rose or a playful calico floral print. The rosy petal pink color is dreamy and elegant, the perfect pastel shade for a spring graduation and simple enough to rewear for other formal wear occasions later in the year. A flounce hemline adds a feminine touch to the simple wrap style with a tie at the waist and three quarter length sleeves bringing in practical details. For a more playful look opt for the floral pattern of this 100% silk wrap dress where rosy blooms float against a pale blue background. Pops of red, pink and purple in the floral bouquet print bring a springy feel to this a-line silhouette dress that is dressy and sweet. The cheerful blue floral print will certainly stand out among a sea of graduation gowns when it comes time for photos. Pair it with strappy sandals or pink heels and a stack of golden bracelets to complete the formal celebration ensemble.
Feminine spring lace brings a dressy look to any ensemble, and these BB Dakota dresses would be a perfect choice for graduation attire. A classic fit and flare silhouette in dreamy white lace is befitting for commencement celebrations, especially with the scalloped edge details and peek-a-boo panel down the center of the bodice. The contrasting patterns in the ivory eyelet skirt and lace bodice speak to the mastery of detail that goes into creating the perfect formal wear dress for your special occasions. Wear this ivory white dress with strappy heels and a small crossbody bag for practical elegance in your graduation day.
Stray from the traditional white with a more classic and reserved look in this navy blue lace dress from BB Dakota. Allover lace brings elegance to this sleeveless sheath dress while a v neck and low v back bring in a romantic and sexy vibe to the look. Fully lined through the body, the slip gives way to sheer lace at the shoulders and back. The deep navy lace is elegant when paired with nude heels or neutral wedges and pearly white jewelry - a very refined look for a graduate!
An elegant floral maxi dress from Style Standard brings top spring trends together with an off the shoulder cut and plenty of flowing ruffles, perfect for the fashion forward graduate. The hi-low skirt on this maxi features a center slit to show just a bit of leg on a warm spring day. An allover floral print brings a touch of color to this white dress with shades of red yellow and green in the pattern. The small red and yellow flowers in the print incorporate spring color trends of sunny bright hues red and yellow for a fashionable sun shiney look. The bohemian off the shoulder vibe is casual and fun while the long flowing ruffled skirt brings elegance and feminine style into the look. Maxi dresses are always a good choice for a more dressed up look, and this fun flirty dress would be a fresh and youthful look for any ladies graduating this spring. And just think of all the ways it can be worn later on summer weekends for an elegant boho look at any party or special occasion.