What to Wear to Graduation

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Believe it or not, graduation is right around the corner. Whether you’re graduating high school or college, every graduate needs some fashion essentials for their special day.

A Simple Dress

Since you’ll be wearing a gown, make sure to wear a cute and comfortable dress for after the ceremony. H&M has awesome casual dresses for graduation day that transition really well into a cute after party outfit! If you have a light colored gown, make sure to wear a light colored dress underneath so it doesn’t show through.


A Small Clutch

Make sure to bring a small clutch for all of your necessities: makeup for touchups, your phone, gum, and a camera if you’d like. Target sells awesome clutches that are sure to fulfill all of your need son graduation day.

Wedges or Flats

Depending on what you’re more comfortable in, make sure to rock a pair of wedges or flats! If you’re more comfortable in walking across the stage in flats, don’t make yourself wear wedges because you’ll regret it! Check out Zappos for awesome deals on cute flats and wedges!

Graduation Day is a day you’ll never forget, so make sure you’re in love with your outfit, and don’t forget to smile and soak it all in.

What are your go-to fashion essentials when it comes to style for Graduation Day? Comment below!

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About The Author

Alexis is an editorial intern for Her Campus. She is a sophomore at Indiana University, majoring in journalism and minoring in fine arts. She works for the Indiana Daily Student, and she founded a She's the First chapter at her school. She is a fan of all things studded and loves to paint and run around with her camera in her free time. You can also find Alexis curled up on her couch with her favorite magazines in hand during her spare time.