With Graduation Season coming to a close, it is time to start thinking ahead for next year. This season students were making statements not only by their fantastic results but also by what they’re wearing underneath the gown. With what is considered one of the most important days of a person’s life, Graduation is all about celebrating academic success and conquering university. And whilst the most important part is walking across the stage and collecting the diploma, that’s no excuse to disregard fashion. With cameras all around, students have to be camera ready. For Students who have spent the last three years working tirelessly, with numerous bad hair days and often attending lectures looking less than impressive, Graduation is that time to show up and show out!
With what was more typically seen as traditional and tribal attire, Ankara -also known as wax print fabrics are known for their bright colours and bold designs. More recently, Ankara Fabric has been gaining popularity in the corporate setting, with designers tailoring their designs towards the 'smarter' aesthetic and making their pieces more suitable for formal wear. With African inspired pieces being seen on the red carpet, at the office, and even at the royal wedding, graduation should be no exception.
Why not step out in style at graduation with stylish pieces that will ensure all eyes are on you on your big day?
This orange one shoulder flared sleeve pencil dress, is the perfect statement piece.
The beautiful bright and bold colours, ensure that you will be noticed and the side split at the front adds a sexy yet sophisticated touch. Pair with court heels and a choker necklace to finish off the look.
For the men, this grey suit is a great way to look formal with an African flair. This dark coloured suit will have you looking dapper for your graduation. Wear with black or brown loafers and you’re all set and ready to go.
So for all you students about to enter the new academic year...
Remember: keep your head up, study and start planning your graduation day!