The 13 Best Graduation Dresses Under-$100

Lauren Caruso
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Wouldn’t it be nice if the moment you walked across the graduation stage, you instantly became an adult with a full-time job and tons of disposable income? And just like that, dropping $200 on a dress you might wear for a single occasion wouldn’t seem so crazy, right? Wrong. Turns out, not only does it take some solid hustle to nab a well-paying gig right out of school, but a living wage doesn’t mean budgeting’s out of the picture.

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But because shopping for a chic graduation dress shouldn’t set you back three figures, we found 13 chic styles that you can wear underneath your cap at gown—and then all summer long. Ahead, see the best graduation dresses under $100 to scoop up—even if you’re not the one graduating. Talk about a low cost-per-wear.

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Boulcott Stripe Jacquard Dress, $99; at Finery London

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& Other Stories TOMS Maxi Dress, $85; at & Other Stories

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Zara Floral Dress, $69.90; at Zara

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ASOS Midi Pencil Dress With Cut Out Shoulders, $58; at ASOS

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H&M Crêped Wrap-Front Dress $29.99; at H&M

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ASOS Halter Neck Sundress in Gingham, $46; at ASOS

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J.O.A. Cold Shoulder Lace Dress, $95; at Revolve

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Mango Asymmetrical Ruffle Dress, $59.99; at Mango

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Topshop Floral Midi Slip Dress, $75; at Topshop

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Pixie Market White Sheer Cut Out Waist Dress, $82; at Pixie Market

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re:named Floral Neck Tie Dress, $74; at Shopbop

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Kimchi Blue Eyelet Babydoll Midi Dress, $89; at Urban Outfitters

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FRS Shirt-style Dress $67; at Front Row Shop

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