What to Wear to a Graduation Party: 6 Festive Ideas

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The school year is quickly coming to a close and for many moms, this time of year brings along an exciting (and emotional!) milestone: graduation! And of course, all the parties, too. Whether you’re a guest or the host, we’ve got great graduation party outfit ideas for any scenario that will have you looking great with more time to focus on the main event. Got a reunion coming up? Bookmark these as well. Happy celebrating!

Casual Backyard Party: Jeans + Statement Top

Keep it casual yet chic in a no-fail, always-on-point combination: great denim (in trending a flare silhouette) and a stunning statement top. Add a heeled sandal or slip on a flat if you’ll be walking around on grass.

Shop The Look: Smocked Square Neck Blouse | Riley High Rise Straight | Ruffle One Shoulder Top | Anessa Wide Leg Jean | Shop All Denim | Shop All Tops

Restaurant Soirée: Relaxed Silhouettes in Airy Fabrics

Whether you’re attending a large party, or an intimate family dinner, we love these elevated looks. This gorgeous wrap style dress features a defined waist, which is flattering on a variety of body shapes. For something with a little more edge, try this printed jumpsuit with hidden pockets and subtle smocking. A wood block heel and jean jacket finish both looks to perfection.

Shop The Look: Shop Clara Dress | Shop Chloe Vneck Jumpsuit | Shop Jump For Joy Wood Sandal | Shop Drew Wood Heel Sandal | Shop Denim Jackets

Fancy Fête: Best Dressed

Make an entrance with these standout looks. A beautiful printed top and skirt create a head-to-toe look to remember (take a cue from above and pair the top with jeans for a more casual event). And a brilliant pink boatneck shift is trendy twist on a classic silhouette—you definitely won’t get lost in the crowd in this one (exclusive to us!).

Shop The Look: Shop Azalea One Shoulder Top | Shop Azalea Tiered Maxi Skirt | Shop Koda Dress | Shop All Dresses

Graduation Party Ouftit FAQs

Have questions? We’ve got answers. Here’s everything you need to know about graduation party outfit etiquette.

Is there a dress code for a graduation party?

Graduation parties usually don’t have a strict dress code, but it’s best to err on the side of dressier than casual.

Can I wear jeans to a graduation party?

Jeans can be appropriate for graduation parties, and can easily be dressed up with a pair of wedges and other accessories.

Can I wear a jumpsuit to a graduation party?

Yes, a jumpsuit can be a stylish and comfortable choice for a graduation party, especially if paired with a pair of heels or flats and jewelry. For outfit ideas check out our guide: How to Style a Utility Jumpsuit.

Look Your Best With EVEREVE

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