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Graduation Outfits 2024

03 | 05 | 2024
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Whether you want to go all out with a formal gown or are just in need of graduation outfit inspo, we’re sharing endless graduation outfit ideas.

So, say cya to the question of what should I wear for my graduation?

PrettyLittleThing graduation outfits are the answer!


How to dress for graduation?

First of all you’re going to want to make sure you’re not only comfortable but also still mange to show off your personal style.

Here are three fun (but practical) tips when it comes to picking your perfect graduation outfit:

#1. Ensure you can move your arms.

It may seem silly but getting that perfect Insta pic throwing your cap will be wayyyy harder if wearing a tight fitting bardot sleeve.

#2. Make sure your outfit is just as comfortable to sit down in as when you’re stood up.

We’ve all been there – unreal outfit on images but in reality you can’t sit down, not comfortably anyway.

#3. Footwear is key.

Not only will your outfit be covered by a gown mostttt of the day so statement shoes are a must BUT they also need to be comfy as can be.

Tripping up on stage? No thank you!


What should I wear for my graduation?

A good stating point when deciding on what to wear for graduation is to pick out a key feature you’d like for your look.

For example, are you set on wearing a graduation dress or open to other options such as suits, jumpsuits, co-ords etc.

If wanting a particular colour, shape or fit, filter your searches by that.

Also, be sure to pick something you like, sure everybody else can think you look incredible but it’s what you like best that matters most.


Here’s three of our fave graduation dresses from onsite right now!

Blush Satin Bandeau Ruched Detail Midiaxi Dress

Black Satin Cowl Neck Draped Maxi Dress

Dusty Pink Chiffon Layered Tie Neck Drape Mini Dress

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We’re also rounded up the most searched styles for women’s graduation outfits, you’re welcome! 

Short graduation dress

Leg lengthening looks for graduation? We’re sold.

From blazer dresses to bodycon dresses and trending puff ball styles, simply take your pick.

White Woven Tailored Cut Out Twist Back Blazer Dress

Black One Shoulder Ruched Puff Ball Dress

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Graduation dress with sleeves

Why not make sleeves the main focus point of your graduation outfit?

We’re thinking puff sleeves or lace detailing.

Sage Satin Drape Skirt Oversized Sleeve Shirt Dress

Premium White Lace Long Sleeve Cup Detail Dress

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Graduation outfit without heels

We’re loving maxi dresses for this, the added length means the majority of your footwear will be covered meaning no added stress over footwear choices.

In terms of actual footwear, a small heeled sandal is the perfect shoe option if you don’t want to commit to heels without loosing the overall look.

Here are two shoe options that are more than graduation worthy.

Gold Metallic Pu Round Toe Multi Strap Block Heeled Sandals

White Pu Square Toe Strappy Tube Asymmetric Block Heeled Sandals

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Graduation outfit ideas not dress

Wearing something different to a dress for graduation is actually easier than your probably think.

It could be that you opt for jumpsuits, playsuits, co-ords or suits – whatever you go with, you’ll be looking nothing short of iconic come the big day.

Plus Cream Linen Look Ruched Bust Detail Bandeau Jumpsuit

Olive Woven Bandeau Button Detail Tailored Wide Leg Jumpsuit

Cream Tailored Side Ruched Asymmetric Hem Longline TopCream Tailored Low Rise Skinny Flared Trousers

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Finally, knowing what not to wear can sometimes be as hard as deciding what you do want to.

What not to wear to graduation?

Whilst there are endless outfits you’ll be able to wear for graduation 2024, remember it is a special occasion so try to avoid anything too casual such as jeans, cargos or loungewear.

Although we love these pieces for daily dressing, make the most of going all out for graduation 2024.

Trust us, it will be worth it!


So, all you’ve got to do now is pick out a look and get set to celebrate.

Have the best day, you deserve it!


high school graduation GIF


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