Check out Team LBD's pick of the best graduation dresses from LittleBlackDress.co.uk, featuring the most must-have styles of cap and gown accompaniments from pretty peplum dresses and tailored pencil dresses to enchanting embellishments. Pretty peplums Peplums add a playful twist to a classic dress design, perfect for any graduation ceremony. Not only are these smart dresses graduation-appropriate but they're also a great day-to-night option that will have you feeling slim and svelte and ready to party once the last cap hits the ground. Team with black patent heels and a matching clutch for serious sophistication.

Left to right: Bourne Petra Dress in Blue, £169; Reiss Kerry Peplum Dress in White, £159; Lipstick Boutique Mia Dress in Red, £45.

 Lovely in lace 

Leave a lasting impression on your graduation day in lace. Striking the balance between style and elegance, these lace dresses are ideally suited for your big day. Accessorise with satin platforms and a matching clutch to channel classic grown up glamour.

Left to right: Lipstick Boutique Ivy Dress in Black and White, £70; Reiss Alma Lace Dress in Navy, £149; Darling Claudia Dress, £79.

Enchanting embellishment

If you can't resist a bit of glisten in your graduation outfit, go for subtle embellishments like in the dress selection below. Small embellishments like these add to a dress without overwhelming your overall look, and will slide under the radar of any strict grad day dress codes. Add a pair of statement jewel earrings to compliment the dress, ensuring any other jewellery is kept simple.

Left to right: Forever Unique Heidi Dress in Coral, £250; Ukulele Cutout Diamond Dress in Nude, £110; Forever Unique Claudine Dress in Nude, £275.

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