Jack by BB Dakota Midi Dress
Sophisticated and sweet, the flirty keyhole back is offset by a demure hemline that hits just below the knee for a flattering fit.
To buy: $54, amazon.com.
Express V-Neck Asymmetrical Dress
An asymmetrical hem is a great way to subtly show off a little—but not too much—leg. (And a bonus? Graduated hems, like this one, have an elongating effect, too.)
To buy: $60, express.com.
BCBGeneration Ruffle Detail A-Line Dress
Once the cap and gown come off, this party-perfect dress is ready to take on any celebration. Pair it with flat metallic sandals for the post-commencement reception on the quad. Heels and a clutch are a quick switch for dinner.
To buy: $88, bcbgeneration.com.
ASOS Mini Shift Dress
A neutral shift with a pointed collar may sound a bit drab, but covered in a smattering of sequins and sparkling floral gems, it really makes the grade.
To buy: $93, asos.com.
Zara Tube Dress with Lace Top
There’s no need to master mix-and-match style when this chic sheath does it all for you. Cut-outs, lace, and overlays give the classic silhouette a cool new twist.
To buy: $100, zara.com.