28 Chic White Graduation Dresses To Get Your Diploma In Style

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Are you looking for gorgeous white graduation dresses that make you shine like a star on your big day? If so, these chic dresses are for you!

Graduation is an exciting and momentous occasion in every young woman’s life – it marks the end of one chapter and the beginning of a new one. Graduation day is a day that will be remembered forever, and as such, it is important to look and feel your best.

And what better way to do that than with a stunning white graduation dress? Although your graduation dress can technically be in any color, white graduation dresses tend to be the most popular. That’s why in this article, we will be taking a closer look at some of the best white graduation dresses available, so you can find the perfect one to suit your style and personality.

Whether you prefer classic, simple designs or more elaborate, embellished dresses, we have got you covered.

The Most Gorgeous White Graduation Dresses

1. Bow Details

White graduation dress with a bow.

Bows are super stylish right now, so why not go for this gorgeous bow dress for your graduation? The front is simple with a sweetheart necklace and flared skirt, which keeps the focus on the back of the dress with a low back design and oversized bow detail.

$198 at Revolve

2. Tumbling flowers

Short white graduation dress wit flower details.

We love the tumbling flower detail down the back of this sleek halter-neck dress! The mini dress features a stunning cowl neckline and a floral broach which matches with the chiffon flowers on the halter-neck ties – so beautiful.

$145 at Meshki

3. Chic + sophisticated

Short white graduation dress

This chic and sophisticated dress has a timeless look, making it a great option if you are looking for something you can wear after graduation too. This dress has a bodycon fit with an asymmetrical fabric overlay to create a wrap effect and a tulip hem for a stylish look.

$66 at Lulus

4. Jacquard + tulle

Cute white and pink graduation dress with a bow.

The jacquard fabric of this one-shoulder mini dress is just gorgeous and adds texture and visual interest to the classic silhouette. A draping tulle bow decorates one shoulder, bringing softness to this irresistible mini dress.

$224 at Revolve

5. Sleek satin

Satin dresses are always fashionable and we just adore the simplicity of this long sleeve satin mini dress. The boat neckline adds a demure touch, while the silk skims the body creating a super flatting silhouette, finishing at the thighs, then the sleeves flare slightly for an elegant finish.

$218 at Reformation

6. Balloon Sleeves

White graduation dress with sleeves

If the weather is going to be really hot when you graduate, go for this lightweight, balloon sleeve dress. This mini dress has a pretty sweetheart neckline, and a fit and flare silhouette, with a tie to cinch at the waist and a ruffle detail at the hem.

$82 at Hello Molly

7. Oversized bows

Short white graduation dress with a bow detail.

Go a little smarter with this sophisticated and elevated oversized bow dress. The bow forms the off-the-shoulder neckline, while the rest of the dress is kept to a simple bodycon silhouette for a chic look.

$179 at Meshki

8. Pleated Details

Long white pleated dress.

Chances are you have already seen the incredibly popular Delfina Pleated dress from A.L.C. all over your social media and may already have it on your wishlist! This beautiful dress has an asymmetric, pleated silhouette that is universally flattering, beginning with a one-shoulder neckline, flowing into a gathered waist, and finishing with an asymmetric hem.

$695 at Neiman Marcus

9. Polished + Refined

Sophisticated white graduation dress with sleeves

Keep it simple and classic with this timeless sheath dress. This mini dress has a polished and refined aesthetic with a round neckline, half sleeve, a princess seam bodice for a fitted silhouette, and an overlapping hem – just perfect!

$69 at Lulus

10. Exaggerated ruffles

Chic white graduation dress with a voluminous frill details.

If you are looking for a dress with a little more drama, then this exaggerated ruffle mini dress is just what you need! The pure white dress has a fitted body con silhouette, while the one-shoulder neckline is decorated with an exaggerated, statement ruffle for an eye-catching look.

$150 at Club L

11. Off-the-shoulder

Chic long sleeve white graduation dress.

We love the sleek and sophisticated look of this off-the-shoulder dress from Elliatt. The neckline creates a striking straight line across the décolletage and arms, while the princess seams and pintuck details form a stunning silhouette that will flatter a wide range of body types.

$236 at Revolve

12. High neck

This high-neck dress is just irresistible, with a satin finish for a luxurious and glamorous look. The mini dress has a soft, floaty hem, backless design, and high, wrap-around neckline which finishes with satin draping down the back – so beautiful.

$79 at Hello Molly

13. Angular silhouette

Elegant white graduation dress

The angular silhouette of this white mini dress makes this dress a striking and unique choice for your graduation. This strapless dress features a pointed overlay which adds a triangular embellishment to the neckline and creates an envelope hem with the additional point that extends past the knee-length hem.

$69 at Lulus

14. Asymmetric one sleeve

Long elegant white graduation dress with an asymmetric sleeve.

This stylish dress is just incredible and perfect for your graduation! The simplicity of the fitted midi dress designs draws attention to the statement neckline and one-sleeve design to create a stunning dress. The one-shoulder halter-style neck extends round to form the sleeve on the opposite arm for an elegant yet outstanding look.

$98 at Marcella New York

15. A touch of sparkle

Go for something a little more glam and glittery with this sparkling Snowdrop mini dress from Club L. The dress has a bardot, off-the-shoulder neckline which has been designed to look like an oversized bow – so on trend. The rest of the dress features a cinched in waist and fitted wrap skirt.

$130 at Club L

16. 3D florals

Short A-line graduation dress with emrboidered flowers.

For a more feminine look, why not go for this beautiful 3D flower dress from Bronx and Banco? This dress begins with a gorgeous silhouette, with a square neckline and structured, flared skirt to accentuate your waist, then the nude fabric has been decorated in lots of white floral decals to create this intricate design.

$695 at Revolve

17. Cut-outs

Long white strapless white graduation dress

This sexy summer dress is just perfect for those super hot graduation days! This tube dress has a cut-out in the center, below which sits a tie to cinch in the waist to create a flattering silhouette. The dress finishes with a midi hem and a small slit in the back to make it easy to walk to collect your diploma.

$84 at Superdown

18. Classic + Elegant

White graduation dress with flute sleeve

You can never go wrong with a classic and elegant white dress for such a big occasion as your graduation. This sleek mini dress will look stunning in photos, with the fitted silhouette, round neckline, and one ruffled shoulder for a timeless look.

$62 at Lulus

19. Flower Embellishments

Short graduation dress with 3D flower embellishments.

We love the luxe look of this flower-embellished dress that will make sure you really shine at your graduation. This dress has a classic silhouette, with a square neckline and a slightly flared skirt, but the white crepe satin fabric adds a subtle sheen then the floral decals, with a shimmering pearl center, bring a glamorous touch to this dress.

$239 at Revolve

20. Ruching + Ruffles

Short white graduation dress with ruffles

The clever ruching and ruffles on this white mini dress accentuate the waist, creating a flattering silhouette that will suit a wide range of body types. The bodice has a simple one-shoulder design, while the skirt features ruching which flows into a statement ruffle down one side – so pretty!

$67 at Hello Molly

21. Shirring details

Cute white graduation dress with long sleeves.

This beautiful dress features plenty of fun and quirky design details to make it a must-have for your graduation. The dress has shirred panels at the waist, for a fitted look and around the sleeves for a puff sleeve effect. The frills decorated the waist and the top of the flouncy skirt for an eye-catching finish.  

$100 at Sabo

22. Halter neck

Chic asymmetric white satin graduation dress.

A halter neck is a gorgeous silhouette that will never go out of style and always looks just incredible. This soft satin halter neck dress flows over the chest and torso before gathering at the waist for a fitted skirt with an asymmetric hem – just stunning.

$136 at Revolve

23. Stylish Slip dress

Sophisticated White bodycon graduation dress with slit

Slip dresses are super popular and right on trend at the moment, so why not go for this slip-style dress for your graduation? This refined dress features a square neckline and delicate spaghetti straps, with a midi length skirt and side silt to make it easy to walk up to collect your diploma.

$62 at Lulus

24. Skater-style

Chic short A-line graduation dress.

This skater-style dress is just so cute and super timeless too! This dress has a sleek and shiny satin finish, with a strapless neckline, princess seams to create a fitted bodice and a box pleat skirt that flows out from the waist to flatter any body type.

$165 at Meshki

25. Weaving vines

Chic long sleeve graduation dress with flower embroidery.

This vine-appliqued dress is just beautiful and so unique – it will really make a statement at your graduation. The dress has a fitted silhouette with a round neckline and long sleeves, which makes sure all the attention is on the white weaving vines that sit on top of the nude dress.

$535 at Neiman Marcus

26. One shoulder Draping

Chic white graduation dress

Go for something with a little more drama, like this one-sleeve draped dress! This ruched dress has been designed to hug your curves, while the asymmetric neckline and hem add a striking, but the best part of this dress is the one-shoulder draping that flows from the shoulder and grazes the floor.

$215 at Revolve

27. Ruffle hem

White midi dress for graduation

This ruffled hem dress from Superdown is just gorgeous and will look incredible at your graduation. The white dress features adjustable spaghetti straps, a v-neckline with a gathered bust, then a fitted bodice and skirt that finishes with a ruffled hem.

$74 at Superdown

28. Delicate Lace

Chic short lace dress with long sleeves.

We love the sweet and feminine look of this delicate lace dress from Reformation. The crewneck dress is made from sheer white floral lace, with a white slip underneath the bodice and skirt while the sleeves are left sheer. The back is equally gorgeous with a circular cut-out for a striking finishing touch.

$498 at Reformation

We hope that you were able to find the perfect graduation dress from all of these pretty dresses in this post! If you’re looking for more graduation ideas, such as gift ideas, make sure to check out the posts below!

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