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Ichbincde17

What should you wear under a cap and gown for a high school graduation ceremony?

The school told me I could wear whatever I feel the most comfortable in like a t-shirt, shorts, etc... I just think that is kinda tacky. Would it be too much to wear a dress shirt and tie? Also my cap and gown is blue if that helps. Thanks.

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Congratulations for getting ready to graduate high school. If a dress shirt and tie is comfortable for you, this is appropriate dress and in my opinion more appropriate than shorts and a t-shirt. Match your tie to your gown. Not the same blue of course or even a different color if your gown is the color blue I am thinking of. Enjoy your day and the next chapter in your life. Best wishes!

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Thank you!! Well the cap and gown is royal blue so I was thinking of wearing a white dress shirt with maybe a charcoal grey tie and black slacks.
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Excellent choice. You are quite welcome and I hope you have a wonderful celebration and a great day!
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PS I thought the gown was royal blue. It's such a bright blue for a happy day.
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MAN YOU ARE REALLY COOL LLIP. the truax band
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Thank you REDBEANS. Nicest words I've 'read' all day. I hope you enjoyed your day.
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The Truax Band's music makes me dance as if no one is watching...
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llip you are such a happy person:)
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What other way can you be with all that life throws your way. Thank you for your kind words. I am recuperating from major neck surgery after being hit by a car from behind and backed over. Words such as yours take some of my constant daily discomfort and pain away. Thank you, for you. Enjoy your day!
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Ich, I wanted to check back to inquire if your big day arrived. I do not know when graduation is. If you already had the ceremony, I hope everything went as planned, you were comfortable and enjoyed yourself. Enjoy the rest of your weekend! = )
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Like you said dress shirt and slacks. Nothing to fancy nothing to tacky. Congratulations

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Thanks!!
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who are you?
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Who?
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A nice dress or suit you can walk around all day with your gown open so people can see what your wearin until the ceremony

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Well I'm a guy so I don't think ill be wearing a dress lol. Also I don't have to go to school that day. But thanks!!
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I wore a bikini!

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More power to you!
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lolz
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nice
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It was summer and I was finally free, so I headed to the beach!
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kool
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you're supposed to wear something under them?! LOL

JK on a more serious note, you should wear a formal attire. Like long sleeves, necktie. And if you want to go the extra mile, a jacket suite.

BUUUT if you live in a tropical country or the weather is too hot to wear all that stuff, wear black pants and a new white t-shirt. Yes, a new white t-shirt. Just so it doesn't look like it's the one you wear around the house.

Good luck bud. And congratulations.

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Thanks!! I live in southern California so it is most likely going to be very hot outside lol
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Why wear black pants? Black absorbs the heat.
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@Summer, the point is to be as formal as you could. So when you take it off, you look like a graduate and accomplished instead of looking like a bum or a hipster.
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Anything you feel comfortable in, like they said. It doesn't really matter so sure, it's fine to wear those things.

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cool shirt
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My school has always required that the boys wear dress shirts, dress pants, and dress shoes, while girls were dresses or skirts and nice shoes.

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its like a kilt

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i personally would wear jeans and a t-shirt.... but then again i never wear anything else...

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Just wear some really nice jeans and a dressy shirt :) that would look great!!

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I would wear just nice jeans, no holes and a collared button up shirt. That would look really nice and if you have a girl friend then she would be flattered.

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Congrats, But ya shorts and a shirt are okay it's not like your gonna rip it off on stage :) But there's nothing wrong with a dress shirt and a tie.

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go naked! jk. just nice clothes usually doesn't really matter no one will see what u are wear once its on

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You mean, you're s'posta wear clothes under it?

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Of course! lolz
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Something comfortable but not to revealing just in case you have to take it off.

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lol I say go comfy, or, you could just take a bag with changed clothes and go naked, would be something different and something to remember your graduation from.

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Wear something comfortable. It can get very hot if you wear too much. With your cap and gown being blue, you can never go wrong with black and white. I would suggest a short sleeved white dress shirt, black pants, socks and shoes.

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Just wear whatever you feel most comfortable in, and you'll be fine.

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You're supposed to wear dress pants and a shirt and tie underneath, so that the tie sticks out of the collar of the gown. So, basically a suit and tie.

*Class of 2013 graduate*

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Well my school said we didn't have to because its extremely hot where I live but I still want to look nice lol. Tie stick out of the collar of the gown? Isn't it suppose to be underneath?
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What if you don't have a suit and tie?
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Summer, it is not set in stone that a dress shirt and tie or even a suit is required... It's your preference to either wear causal such as shorts, t-shirt and sneakers or something more appropriate for graduation...
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Something formal :) Like a suit and tie or a formal vest with a purple dress shirt underneath with a matching tie :)

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Mine was blue, too. I can't remember what I wore underneath; maybe I didn't wear anything...wait I remembered! I wore black jeans, a white buttoned-down shirt and my black converse.

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oh HELLO.
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Howdy-do!
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have u ever wondered why camels have humps?
why are aliens mean?
r u really a panda?
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Yes / They don't get enough movie deals / only on Wednesdays
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nothing

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what happens if you get an erection then?
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Nothing

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Something comfortable but, nice ;)

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Something you can wear with a tie and dressy pants, and BOOM, perfect outfit. But make sure it's comfortable, because the only thing that's worst than wearing those gowns, is being uncomfortable in one of those gowns :)

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Fancy t-shirt and jean capris

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Capris? I'm a guy lol
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A girl could totally wear capris though, because girls are sooo lucky, hehehehe
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Guys should wear dress pants, a nice shirt, tie, Ladies a nice dress length should hit the knee or just above it. This way if you take pictures without your gown on you still look professional

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Nothing...just your boxers and shoes..
No one will know :3
Im jk, wear a suit..

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I would wear a suit but its going to be 105' today D:
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Southern California lol (the desert)
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Normally it all depends on what your doing after. I have been to several graduations and its really up to the graduates. Some go dressed alike, some dress up, and others wear casual clothes. After all it will be your day, wear what you want and what your comfortable in, under the lights, being that its summer time that gown is going to be hotter don't make yourself uncomfortable and miserable just for the sake of others. Congrats!

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clothes would be appreciated by all.

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any thing u want no one really cares

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If your a guy proper shirt, nice dark shoes, and some dressy dark pants. If your a girl maybe a dressy dress with dark heels or even dark pants with a nice collar shirt.

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you can wear a long dress,red is best,I suggest you go here(http://www.dressfirst.com/Dresses-Under-200) to find what you love

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just smother yourself in yacon syrup lol http://www.ask.com/answers/509821081/what-is-the-best-yacon-syrup just imagine that!

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