FashionGraduation Dress Styles We Love!

Congratulations, graduates! You earned the cap, now let us help you find a gown! With commencement right around the corner, we decided to round up our favorite graduation dress trends of the season so you can spend more time on one last study sesh and less time wondering what to wear to the ceremony.

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It’s no secret that sunny yellow has been everywhere this season! Even classic skater dresses, like our Darling Delight Yellow Skater Dress, have been brightened up with this cheerful hue. If you’re seeking a breezier shift style, the Sweet Little Lines Golden Yellow Striped Shift Dress and its classic striped pattern or the always sophisticated Perfect Time Mustard Yellow Shift Dress are perfectly appropriate!

A classic white dress never goes out of style, especially on a sunny day! Fluttery sleeves and a wrapping bodice make our Harbor Point White Wrap Dress a charming choice. If you’re looking for a more casual-cool vibe, the Groove Thing White Swing Dress and its swing bodice and breezy cutouts is equal parts comfy and cute. The Adore You White Pearl Skater Dress, with its strappy back and glamorous pearl details, is sure to be an unforgettable grad night look!

If you and your babe squad have one last G.N.O. planned, a lace bodycon midi is totally ceremony friendly but ready for wherever the after party may lead! Lavender has been giving us major heart eyes this season, so it’s no wonder we are all loving the  Magic of Love Lavender Lace Bodycon Dress. When it comes to chic details, the Divine Destiny Navy Blue Lace Midi Dress with its lace overlay and high neck pulls out all the stops. If your style is a little more showstopping, our Look at Me Wow Red Lace Two-Piece Dress is sure to wow the crowd!

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The shoulder-baring look has officially made itself a style staple and this trend shows no signs of slowing down! Our Blushing Blooms Nude Floral Print Off-the-Shoulder Dress throws a fresh spin on this of-the-moment trend with its feminine floral print and long bell sleeves. For something on the sultrier side, we are absolutely adoring the Aurelia Black Off-the-Shoulder Bodycon Midi Dress. If you prefer a classic cut in a poised pink, the Season of Fun Blush Pink Off-the-Shoulder Skater Dress is sure to leave you swooning!

Celebrate your achievements in a springtime essential! The only thing that could make a lace-up skater dress better is by adding the darling floral print on our Cherished Moment Blush Pink Floral Print Lace-Up Skater Dress. From its trendy halter neckline to the breezy swing bodice, the Darling Dearest White Floral Print Swing Dress will check every box on your graduation dress checklist. Looking for a print that’s a little ditsier and daintier? We’ve got you covered with our By the Bouq Light Blue Floral Print Skater Dress!

No matter where the post-grad life may take you, these looks are the perfect way to pay tribute to your achievements and celebrate all your hard work in style. Congratulation to all the graduates! Let us know in the comments what fabulous ‘fits you’ll be wearing this spring!

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FashionYou Know the ‘Drille: Espadrille Trend

It’s official, spring has sprung and now we’re well on our way to hot and sunny summer days! And what better way to welcome the heat than with some chic summer shoes! With all the BBQs and beach days coming up on your calendar you’re sure to need a pair (or two!) of cute new shoes for all these activities. So put some pep in your step with the latest shoe trend: espadrilles! These aren’t just your average sandals–espadrilles have been upgraded to include sneakers, slides, lace-up wedges, mules, and flatforms. Below, we’ve picked out some of our favorite straw-wrapped styles that are ready for every adventure and occasion!

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Summer Sneaks

Whether you’re taking a stroll through the park or shopping along Venice Beach, you’ll want to do so in comfort and style, and sneakers are always a casual go-to. Take it a step further with these beachy espadrille style sneaks (AKA: sneakerdrilles)! Get a luxe-yet-laid-back look with the Steve Madden Wright Gold Leather Perforated Slip-On Espadrille Sneakers, or take a walk on the wild side with the sassy Mabry Leopard Print Slip-On Espadrille Flats. Looking for something on the trendy side? Look no further than the Coconuts Mighty Fine Black Flatform Espadrille Sneakers; with its leather upper, O-ring zipper, and straw wrapped flatform sole, they’re sure to catch the eye of every It-girl.

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Slip Into Style

There’s no doubt about it, slides are the go-to silhouette for sandals this season, but the addition of an espadrille sole gives these styles a carefree air that’s refreshing and casual. Slide on the MIA Kensi Natural Suede Espadrille Slide Sandals with your fave sundress, or style them with a swimsuit and sarong and take them poolside. Got a vacay booked and running out of room in your suitcase? Not to worry–the MIA Brenda Natural Floral Print Gingham Espadrille Slides are easy to pack and have the perfect tropical print! Last but not least, the Banji Rose Gold Espadrille Slide Sandals are great for grabbing brunch and getting attention thanks to their chic, rose gold sheen.

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New Heights

Let these fresh sandals lift you up, literally. Chunky flatforms with raffia-wrapped soles are a fresh take on that pair of wedges you’ve had in your closet for ages. We’re loving the texture and natural vibes of the MIA Ava Natural Rafia Flatform Sandals. Want something a bit fancier? Make a statement with a shiny metallic pick like the Loraine Silver Espadrille Wedges, or take on two trends with one shoe by stepping out in the Chinese Laundry Zala Red and White Gingham Espadrille Flatform Sandals, in an of-the-moment gingham print!

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Flat Out Fabulous

Looking for the low-down on a comfy everyday espadrille? The Gamila Mauve Suede Slip-On Espadrille Sneakers have got you covered day in and day out with their casual look that’s as comfortable as it is easy to style! Or maybe something a bit more bold? Mix things up with the Dashiell Multi Striped Lace-Up Espadrille Flats. Their sunny yellow stripe print and stylish lace-up silhouette pair perfectly with sundresses and cutoff shorts alike. For a tropical take on the trend, slip into the Cay Green Multi Tropical Print Slip-On Sneakers. Their vibrant palm print and cushy, flatform sole will have you feeling like you’ve been transported to paradise!

Thinking about trying the espadrille trend on for size? Shop our espadrilles and let us know which ones are your faves in the comments below or share pics by tagging #lovelulus on Instagram!

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ContestsName the Dress: #389

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When: This new unnamed and adorable dress needs to be named to be put online tomorrow evening!! (See above picture for this week’s dress!)

What: Monday through Tuesday by 3:00 PM PST enter your idea for a name for the dress presented! The winner will be announced tomorrow evening when the product goes up online!!

Where: Enter to win (as many different names as you’d like!!) on our blog by leaving a comment with your name idea below.

Prize: Your name on a dress on Lulus.com and a $100 Gift Card!!!

Note: Entries are made public via comments and therefore, we cannot delete any entries. Submitting a name used by any other site or brand will disqualify your entry. Must be U.S. Resident, 13+ with parent/guardian consent or 18+ to enter. Winner must reply to hello@lulus.com email within 48 hours to claim prize. No Purchase Necessary. Void where prohibited. See Official Rules and Lulus.com Terms and Conditions.

Contests#Lovelulus Winner of the Week

Congratulations to @shantiv for being our #lovelulus winner of the week! We love this dreamy spring look featuring our Easy Listening Blush Off-the-Shoulder Wrap Maxi Dress! Figure-flattering and super versatile, this dress is perfect as a bridesmaids dress, wedding guest dress, or for any other special occasion on your calendar. Check out our Special Occasion Shop or a few of our fave dresses below!

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We want to see how YOU wear Lulus! Show off those chic #ootd looks for a chance to win a $250 shopping spree and be featured on our Instagram. To enter just follow @lulus, upload a pic of your cute Lulus looks, and use #lovelulus & #contest in the caption for a chance to win. We award new winners every single Friday. See the full rules, terms, and conditions here. Good luck!

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ContestsName the Dress: #388

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The contest has ended. Be sure to enter again next week!

Winning Dress Name: By the Bouq

Winner: Dianne

Note: Entries are made public via comments and therefore, we cannot delete any entries. Submitting a name used by any other site or brand will disqualify your entry. Must be U.S. Resident, 13+ with parent/guardian consent or 18+ to enter. Winner must reply to hello@lulus.com email within 48 hours to claim prize. No Purchase Necessary. Void where prohibited. See Official Rules and Lulus.com Terms and Conditions.