Best shopping spots for graduation dresses

It’s that time of year: graduation is quickly approaching with just a little over a month to go for the Class of 2016 to head into the world. Aside from the responsibilities that come with this is the eventful night lying head of us – the night of graduation itself. Though dressed in traditional caps and gowns, buying the perfect dress for graduation is a task. Here’s a collection of some of the best online stores for the special occasion.


Missguided: Though mostly for body-con dresses and less-formal occasions, Missguided has an amazing collection of skater-style and lace dresses. The options above are just a few of the wide range offered in this store.


Tobi: Inspired by LA, this online boutique is continuously gaining recognition for their sleek and simplistic designs. Browse here for a stunning selection of colors and shapes of all sorts.


Urban Outfitters: Everyone’s favorite “hipster” brand has a line of dresses which is ideal for graduation. From soft, ruffled dresses to structured strapless ones, the slightly-overpriced store has good choices for those who are willing to pay.


Lulu’s: The quintessential graduation dress is known to be white and strappy, an option many seniors pick each year. Lulu’s has a variety of curated brands at relatively good prices. They also provide free shipping for orders over $50, as well as free returns.


Asos: With fast delivery and a reputation for being one of the world’s best online retailers, Asos is a reliable place to find your graduation dress. Brands range from designer to high-street, and prices fluctuate depending on your choice. Either way, Asos has no lack of choices.

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Love Culture: At great, affordable prices, Love Culture offers literally thousands of dresses for anyone who has had trouble finding a dress so far. From the the dusty blue halter-neck to the flared babydoll dress, all are perfect for the upcoming event.


Reformation: Based on the idea of sustainability and environmentally-friendly fashion, Reformation has beautiful dresses mostly made of cotton and similar fabrics. Most dresses are offered in a “fit-and-flare” aesthetic.

With all these options, finding the ideal graduation dress won’t be too difficult. Just a month to go for the Class of 2016!

Author: Meera Navlakha

Meera Navlakha has been a part of the Eye staff since sophomore year and has taken journalism all four years of high school. Currently a senior, she has been at SAS for eight years but is originally from India. Apart from journalism, she loves reading, going to brunch and re-watching episodes of her favorite shows. She can be contacted at

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