Whether you’re accepting a diploma or participating proudly from the audience, these frocks will have you looking your smartest.

By Emma McAnaw and Flavia Nunez
April 07, 2016
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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.
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Oasis Lace Pencil Dress

Black lace makes more of a statement than your traditional little black dress. Translation? An instant outfit that barely needs accessorizing—add nude heels and go.

To buy: $105, oasis.andotherbrands.com.