Operation Graduation: What to Wear For Winter Commencement

With less than 28 days until graduation, it’s time that I start thinking about what to wear!  I’m excited and scared all at the same time.  I want to look good.  Dressy, but professional and not like I’m going to prom.  Since I have NO IDEA what I’m wearing, there is a great possibility that I will be ordering something.  I’m not opposed to this, but it does make me nervous to think that it might not arrive on time.  Anywho, enough of the sob story.  These are the pieces I’ve come up with so far:

Option 1


Now, I am not a dress person by any means, but this dress right here…lawd, I love it.  It is just too cute and seems like the perfect cross between dressy and casual.  Is it too “casual” for a formal event like graduation, tho?

Option 2


I’m not crazy about this one, but it’s okay.  I think that it would be cute to wear out to eat with friends or on a date night, but graduation?  I just don’t know about that.

Option 3


And of course I’ve thought about some great pencil skirt, super sleek, business attire type options…

Option 4…Brown/Tan/Pastels


I love everything about this except the shoes.  I’m in Nebraska, yo.  In December.  Slinky open-toed shoes will.not.work.

Option 5


Option 5 is something I threw together on Polyvore and closet to my style than any of the other items.  It’s comfy, my legs would be covered and black and white are always in.  The shoes and accessories add just a pop of color that I think will stand out from the crowd.  Hey, my folks need to be able to see from the stands and I think that these shoes will do it.

Ugh, I just don’t know.  So many options and so little time.  What do you think?  Do you have any other suggestions for a Winter commencement?