Fashion forward white dresses for college or high school graduation 2021
White graduation dresses for all tastes and budgets! If you’re looking for the perfect college or high school white graduation dress for yourself or your daughter, these 12 are the most stylish white graduation dresses for 2021. I don’t normally blog about college fashion on here but on our other site instead: Sorority Specialties, which my husband and I founded and own. We spend much of our year on campus and get to see, research and understand teen and college age fashion, style and current trends. Whether you’re looking for cute white dresses for graduation, a white cocktail dress or something more formal, these top 12 dresses will have you covered.
“White dresses only” graduation dress codes can be a limiting and make it hard to stand out (in a good way). But they can also be drop dead gorgeous. These white graduation dresses will nail the dress code and stand out for being stylish, flattering, classy and fashionable.
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I’ve searched online to put together the best white graduation dresses that you’ll want to wear for graduation and other occasions. Dresses that will look good in photos and include this years biggest trends like voluminous skirts or sleeves and off the shoulder styles. I’ve included something for all budgets, most are under $100, with a couple under $50 and just a couple over $100. As well as searching for styles that are actually available and in stock!
12 Best Fashionable & Gorgeous White Graduation Dresses 2021
Number 12 is shown in black but is also available in white.
- Absolutely in Love White Lace Short Sleeve Skater Dress
Available in sizes XS-L and under $100. This lace dress is delicate, feminine and has the prettiest sleeves, cut out back and plunging neckline while still being classy.
- Satin halter mini dress
This slinky satin ivory white cocktail dress for graduation has the most delicate neckline! It’s also a beautiful vacation or summer dinner date dress.
- Lace White Dress
Bronx and Banco hit it out of the park with this long sleeve, puff shoulder lace white dress. This is elegant style is such a gorgeous classy style with a scalloped hem and semi sheer mesh panel at the back. Add some gold hoops and strappy sandals and this look is stunning!
- Belted white blazer dress
If you like structured styles this dress is perfect for you and super flattering with its belted waist. There’s nothing simple about this gorgeous style that you can wear for so many other occasions as well. It’s also totally on trend for 2021.
- French Connection White ruffle mini dress
If you love feminine ruffle details, this dress is spot on without being over the top. It’d also be great for bachelorettes, bridal showers and brunch dates. Sizing runs small so size up 1 size.
- White bodycon mini dress
A sexy white dress that’s still graduation appropriate with an asymmetrical cut to make the dress stand out. The spaghetti straps are adjustable and it also features flattering ruching. It’s also under $60.
- Strappy backless white skater dress
This is a super cute white dress for graduation. It’s all about the flirty strappy back and fit and flare made for twirling skirt. If this ones sold out in your size, this white dress is very similar.
- One shoulder white dress
It’s the one chic ruffled short sleeve shoulder on this fitted dress that makes this elegant style so unique. It works best for small busts (A-C cups), they recommend sizing up for fuller hips.
- Lauren bow white dress
Look at the back of this dress! It’s utterly gorgeous and ‘the’ dress if you want to stand out in a statement dress.
- Belted sheath cocktail dress
If your style is more classic and elegant, this dress is longer and more mature with a flattering streamlined silhouette.
- Halterneck white graduation dress
This form fitting and backless white dress is super flattering on the shoulders and will create a streamline silhouette under your graduation gown. It runs in sizes XS-XL and is under $60.
- Off the shoulder white dress
This fit and flare skater dress is such a cute white dress for graduation with an on trend off the shoulder neckline and is under $60! It comes in sizes XXS-3XL
Finish your graduation look
Don’t forget the shoes and accessories to complete your look and compliment your white graduation dress:
The Best Nude Strappy Sandals For Summer | Neutral High Heels
Congratulations on graduating!
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Eve Dawes is a Blogger, Podcaster, Mrs. England World 2020, a WBFF Pro Diva, SAG-AFTRA actress, NASM certified Personal Trainer, Founder of Dawes Custom Cosmetics and GlamourandGains.com. Eve's also the host of BFF (beauty, fitness & fashion) segment on Spill The Tea Live! The show for British Expats. Eve has over 15 years experience in the fashion world, is an avid traveller and cruelty-free beauty advocate.