Finally, graduation day is here! The culmination of years of hard work, late-night revision sessions, and enough coffee to fuel a small village. It's a momentous occasion that deserves a fabulous outfit to match. So, if you're a soon-to-be graduate wondering what to wear, do not worry! The team here at NADINE MERABI have got you covered with some stylish suggestions that will have you strutting across that stage like a fashion-savvy superstar. Read on to find out our top tips on what to wear for graduation.
What to wear for graduation
Knowing what to wear to your graduation ceremony can be hard work. After all, there are so many options out there in so many styles and colours - who knows what to pick! To help you out and save a little more stress, we’ve pulled together some top recommendations on what to wear for graduation. Let’s have a look.
Dress to impress
A tried-and-true choice for graduation, a dress is both elegant and versatile. Whether you prefer a knee-length A-line dress or a flowing maxi dress, there are plenty of options to suit your personal style.
When it comes to choosing a dress, you’ll want to opt for light, breathable fabrics like cotton or chiffon to keep cool under the graduation gown. Try to choose a colour that complements your skin tone and pairs well with your mortarboard.
We have a range of occasion dresses here at NADINE MERABI that would be perfect for your graduation day. Our Dina White Dress is the perfect graduation day dress. Made from satin fabric and with an elasticated waist, this dress is perfect to go under your graduation gown.
If you don’t feel like wearing a white dress, our Olivia Mint Green Dress is a sure showstopper. Made from our embroidered fabrication and lined with exclusive satin, this elegant dress is designed to not only be comfortable and practical but ensure all eyes are on you on your special day.
Remember, you'll be immortalised in numerous photos, so pick a dress that makes you feel confident and camera-ready!
Jump into a jumpsuit
If dresses aren't your cup of tea, consider going down the route of a jumpsuit.
These trendy one-piece wonders offer a contemporary twist to the traditional graduation attire. Look for a jumpsuit with a tailored fit and a wide-leg silhouette for a sleek and sophisticated look. Bonus points if you find one with pockets to stash your phone for all those Instagram shots!
Our Hailey Black Jumpsuit fits the bill exactly for a graduation outfit. A figure-hugging jumpsuit complete with flared trousers, this jumpsuit is designed to give you structure and complement your shape. Complete the look by pairing it with statement accessories, like bold earrings or a vibrant pair of heels, to add some personality to your ensemble. You'll be jumping for joy in your jumpsuit!
If you prefer a more playful and feminine look, a skirt outfit is an excellent choice. You can opt for a cute mini skirt with a fitted top for a chic and polished vibe, or go for a flowy maxi skirt paired with a stylish top for a different look.
The Sara Pink Skirt is the perfect choice for a skirt and top combo graduation. Worn to make an impact, this skirt is individually hand embellished with crystal waterfall beading and feather tips, making for the most eye-catching look. The best thing about this skirt is that it’ll become a staple in your wardrobe!
When you’re picking your skirt for graduation, try to choose fabrics with movements, such as silk or chiffon, so you can gracefully strut across the stage to collect your hard-earned diploma. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes, though, as tripping on your own triumph would be a graduation-day disaster.
Choose your outfit wisely
Now we’ve covered some outfit suggestions for graduation, let us give you a fashion tip that will save you both time and money: choose an outfit that can seamlessly transition from the ceremony to post-graduation celebrations.
Try to pick your look, whether that is a dress or jumpsuit, that strikes the perfect balance between formal and dressed up. Accessories are absolutely key in your graduation look. You want to make sure you can easily accept your diploma and then head straight out onto the town and have some well-earned drinks. Opt for comfortable yet stylish shoes like block heels or have some chunky trainers on hand for you to slip straight into.
Graduation outfits with NADINE MERABI
Graduation day is a momentous occasion, and your outfit should reflect the significance of this achievement. Whether you choose a classic dress, a chic jumpsuit, or a feminine skirt ensemble, the key is to feel confident and comfortable in what you wear. Embrace your personal style and add some flair to your graduation day look. Remember, this is your moment to shine, both academically and fashionably.
Here at NADINE MERABI, occasion wear is our thing so we’ve got a range of clothing appropriate for all events. From bridalwear to occasionwear, we’ve got a range of clothing for you to choose from. Shop now and find the perfect graduation outfit for you.