Can you believe we’re already halfway through the month of March? For some of you, this means school is almost out…for good. Graduation season is here and we’re sure that collegiate fashionistas are now in search for the perfect dress and shoes to wear with their togas. It may be hidden at first, but as soon as you toss that graduation cap, you’re bound to take at least a hundred photos with your friends, professors, and family. We’ve done the legwork for you and picked out the cutest mini frocks to rock under that deathly-hot toga that will keep you cool 'round the clock, from the baccalaureate mass all the way to the actual giving of the diplomas.
Pleated dress, P2995, Zara
Textured-crepe mini dress, Chloe at net-a-porter
V-neck prom dress by Glamorous Petites, Topshop
Grey ruffle neck mini dress, Miss Selfridge
Scribbe print dress, Milly at LCP
Go for dresses that are sleeveless, preferably in a lightweight fabric that will keep you cool under the intense heat of a gymnasium filled with faculty, thousands of students, and proud parents.
Tube dress with Guipure lace frill, Zara
Tiered guipure lace mini dress, Self Portrait at net-a-porter
Metallic lamé pleated midi dress, Topshop
White embellished swing cami, River Island
As much as a slip dress or sun dress will keep you cool under the toga, you still need to pick a dress that’s appropriate for the event. It is, after all, the culmination of all your years of hard work.
Wrap back dress, P2995, Mango
Pink high neck swing dress, River Island
Café Stella dress, Anika
Dress with crossover back, P2995, Zara
Textured eyelet dress, Forever 21
Make sure to stay away from dresses with floor-grazing hemlines that you could trip on while receiving your diploma.
Double slit long dress, P2799, Weave
Multiple straps back fit & flare dress, P1299, Zalora
Halter-neck dress, Zara
Monochromatic jacquard midi dress, Topshop
Never pick anything too poufy if you don't want to look bulky.