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Tips for Juniors to Choose a Graduation Dress

Gagan Dhillon Oct 17, 2018
Information here helps with the various kinds of dresses that juniors can wear to their graduation party, as well as it explains which kinds will suit their body type.
So, your graduation day is just round the corner and you need a stunning dress that not only makes heads turn, but also makes you feel like a diva who is comfortable in her skin. Before you start looking for one, it is very important that you know exactly what clothes are in vogue and what will suit your body type.

Some Tips

It goes without saying that always buy a dress which suits your body type, because you can try as many formal types as you want, but if it's not meant for your body type, it will not look as good. Some body types are mentioned here along with a some examples of the type of clothes, that will complement the particular body structure.


Many petite girls feel that it is difficult to find an apparel that really suits them. But in reality, it is one of the easiest body types to dress. Just make sure whichever one you choose should be made of a light fabric.
Don't opt for the formal ones that are too elaborate, as too much fabric will not enhance your shape. Wear a well-fitted one that enhances your bust; it can be short or one that comes just above your knees would be ideal, as you should aim to show off your legs to appear taller.


If you have an hourglass figure, then you already know how envied your body shape is. Anything you wear will suit you, and there are tons of designer clothings to choose from. For instance, if you want to bring focus to your bottom, opt for a body-fitting type.
If you want the focus on your bust, you can try an off-shoulder or a corset dress.
You can even look great in a two-piece dress, as either way you don't need to hide anything, so choose the one according to what you want to show off.


For this body type, it is best to opt for an A-line dress. A well-tailored one with a fitted top will just be perfect. If you are confident of your behind, then there is no harm in opting for a fitted one that enhances your bottom.
Ball gown or a halter neck type with a fall on the lower half, look elegant.


An apple-body shape is one which has a full bust and a thick waist. This body type should ideally have an empire waist and a 'V' neck. This will give the body shape a much slimmer look. If you like your legs, then buy one that shows a little leg. As long as the waist appears slim and it is elaborate, you can opt for a short one.


If you are too slender and want to create curves, it is best to opt for the one that shows off your slim waist and draws attention to your bust line. Keep an eye out for the changes in fashion clothing trends, so that you pick something that will last you the entire season.
You can wear an off-shoulder one and show off those stunning collar bones. If you have a small bust, look for the types that add fullness to the bust, one with ruffles on the top, and a well-defined waist will be ideal.

Top Heavy

For top heavy women, it is important that you choose the same with care, so you can try some smart cocktail dresses for inspiration. Unless you have a great fitting strapless dress, its best to avoid it.
Try the ones with thick straps that can create an illusion of a smaller bust. Don't wear fabrics that are too stiff or too body hugging, the neck should be ideally 'V' neck or a halter neck.
Following the aforementioned ideas, might prove useful to select the right one. Choosing the same plays a major role in how you are going to feel on the day. Moreover, a well-fitted one will make you lose your inhibitions and have a blast at your graduation party.