Winter graduation season is fast approaching, and in the midst of studying for all your finals, applying to jobs, and trying to enjoy the last few weeks of your college career, it's easy to forget about one other important factor before you walk the stage: your winter graduation outfit. Of course, you want to wear something that's chic and stylish but also weather-appropriate when the outdoor ceremony rolls around.
Pieces that are always great, not to mention comfy, for a winter graduation? A sleek, long-sleeve little black dress is a no-brainer—and you probably already have one hanging in your closet. If you want something unique, though, why not try a corduroy suit or a blazer dress? The options are endless, in large part because there are really no set rules when planning your ceremony look, though you do always want something that's on the dressier side.
Ahead, we've rounded up some chic, easy winter graduation outfits to draw inspiration from. Read on to see the looks and then shop our favorite winter graduation dresses.
A blazer and polka-dot silk dress are equal parts fun and refined.
Try wearing an unexpected corduroy suit to your winter graduation ceremony.
A striped dress is always a great graduation pick.
As is a silk wrap dress.
An LBD will always look great under a graduation gown. Plus, your shoe options are truly endless.
Go for head-to-toe black.
Style your favorite black dress over a refined button-down.
Mix and match colors for a fun winter graduation outfit.
A classic pairing? A pencil skirt and sleek top. Slip into a fun pair of boots for a cool touch.
A shirtdress is another fail-proof choice come winter graduation season.
A blazer dress means serious business.
Shop winter graduation dresses:
The striped skirt is so cool.
Velvet is great for a winter ceremony.
The perfect long-sleeve little black dress.
Wear this gingham dress with white booties.
Pick a dress in a bright hue this winter.
A dress you can wear long after your ceremony ends.
You can do no wrong with a classic striped shirtdress.
Dress this one up or down.
How about that belted detailing?
Next up, check out 15 cute polka-dot outfits for winter that are also great for a graduation ceremony.