For many young women graduation is an event that is greatly important. It’s a celebration of reaching a point in education that is a milestone. Graduation is a step into the real world and a change of lifestyle like no other that has gone before. It’s usually celebrated with a gathering or party to mark the occasion. This, of course, means buying a new dress, and we all know how stressful that can be!
We’ve put together a series of steps that should help you find the most beautiful and perfect graduation dress and inspire you further, so let’s start with an essential tip for all women.
Know Your Body Shape
Every woman is different, yet most of use fall into a set of body shapes that the fashion industry has defined. These are determined by the ratio between the hips, waist, chest, and shoulders. For example, a woman with wider hips than shoulders is called a ‘pear’ shape. This refers to the lower parts being contrary to the upper. The importance of this is that different dress shapes and designs highlight different parts of the body. We recommend you check out fashion blogs for more information, although it is likely you know the sort of dress that suits you, so let’s talk about style.
Choose Your Dress Style
What style of dress do prefer to wear? Are you one who looks the part in a short slip dress, or perhaps you are flattered by full length dresses? Maybe your style is the off the shoulder strapless gown, or you prefer a dress with a full collar neck?
It could be your preference is for a simple, pretty, and elegant A-line skirt with a matching top, and that’s just fine. What you are looking for in your graduation dress is something that looks great on you and that you are comfortable wearing.
Plain or Patterned?
Both plain and patterned dresses are very much in right now and this is set to be the trend for 2022. Which are you? Some girls like to go with jazzy patterns that brighten up the day while for others it’s simply a case of plain dresses in either black, white, or one of many other colors. Patterns are not for everyone, so it’s worth thinking about whether or not you are a pattern girl or not! Would you wear a dress that you are looking at more than once? That’s the question here, so take care with your choice.
Simple or Exuberant?
This is a one-off occasion so do you go full on and buy an exuberant, fantastic dress or keep it simple, demure, and stylish? The thing about graduation is that it is often a semi-formal occasion, one that is an adult celebration, so it may be that keeping things simple is the way to go. However, if it is being hosted as a ball or similar, the full ballgown look may be the order of the day. It’s up to you, but we advise that you get to know what sort of event is being planned and dress accordingly. That way you will fit in yet still be the one people are talking to.
Enjoy Your Graduation
Remember that graduation is an event to be enjoyed and one that marks an important step in life. We want you to enjoy your graduation while looking and feeling your best, so take your time to find that beautiful dress that you know will look the part, and you’ll enjoy it even more.