Con-grad-ulations: what the class of 2020 & 2021 wore to graduation

The University of Sunderland finally held the highly anticipated graduation ceremony for the class of 2020 and 2021 from the Faculty of Arts and Creative Industries at the Stadium of Light this Thursday.

The football stadium was filled with our fashionable grads who were all dressed to impress as they lined the stage to be awarded their degree classification after working hard for three years and having to deal with a postponement due to the pandemic.

Fashion North got an exclusive look at our stylish set of graduates on what they wore to their big day.

Class of 2020

Left to right: Sam Boal, Lucy Metcalfe, Annabel Mcewan and Beth Callaghan

Sam Boal | Previous Fashion North Editor

Dress: Oasis 

Shoes: New Look (see similar)

Lucy Metcalfe

Dress: New Look

Annabel Mcewan

Dress: Oasis

Shoes: New Look via Very

Beth Callaghan

Dress: ASOS

Shoes: Dr Martens

Class of 2021

Left to right: Georgia Suggitt, Megan Hagel, Megan Fitzmaurice, Yasmin Defty, Grace Cassidy, Caitlyn McAdam, Brittany Heeley and Brooke Murphy

Caitlyn McAdam | Previous Fashion North Editor

Dress: Omnes

Shoes: White heels from Primark
Bag: Vivienne Westwood
Jewellery: Guess and Tommy Hilfiger

Georgia Suggitt

Dress: ASOS

Shoes: New Look

Bag: New Look

Megan Hagel

Dress: Stradivarius

Bag: Zara

Megan Fitzmaurice

Dress: Pretty Little Thing

Shoes: M&S

Yasmin Defty

Dress: ASOS

Shoes: Dolce & Gabbana

Jewellery:  Swarovski (rings, bracelet and earrings) and necklace is from Icy Szn

Bag: Zara

Grace Cassidy

Dress: Urban Outfitters

Shoes: Carvela 

Brittany Heeley

Dress: Oh Polly

Brooke Murphy

Dress: ASOS

Shoes: ASOS via Vinted

Anna Oxborough

Shoes: Pretty Little Thing


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From the team at Fashion North, we wish our graduates a huge congratulations and all the best for the future.

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