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It’s a Roman Thing: A Guide to Toga Day

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Seniors celebrate the first home football game by dressing up in their togas for a fashionable white-out.

Seniors celebrate the first home football game by dressing up in their togas for a fashionable white-out.

Samia Douedari

Samia Douedari

Seniors celebrate the first home football game by dressing up in their togas for a fashionable white-out.

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It’s time for the senior class to celebrate the new school year as well as the new football season with the annual senior toga dress up day, which will occur on Sept. 1. Toga Day kicks off the first home football game of the season, and has been a tradition for more than 10 years years. Here is the perfect guide to get you ready for all of the festivities in style.

Toga:

The toga itself is the most important part of the outfit. While most people go for the classic bed sheet tied around the body, it can get hot and uncomfortable. Instead, opting for a white maxi dress still gives you the look of a toga, but keeps you comfortable at the same time.

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This white maxi dress is both inexpensive and basic enough to allow you to accessorize. Forever 21

 

Shoes:

Any pair of sandals will tie the whole outfit together. However, a pair of gladiator sandals gives the outfit a complete Roman look. This pair of gladiator sandals is both affordable and stylish, to give you the ultimate toga vibe, as well as pull the outfit together with the gold detailing.

These gladiator sandals add the perfect touch with the gold color as well as the snake skin detailing. DSW

Accessories:

A belt is the perfect accessory to add to anything. It gives shape to the body and separates the plain white of the toga. You can’t go wrong with choosing a simple gold belt to do so.

This skinny gold belt allows you to add a touch of flare to your toga while not going too overboard. Forever 21

Big gold earrings give the perfect touch to complement the outfit.. This pair completes the outfit with the coin detailing, as well as adds uniqueness to the plain white of the toga.

The coin style earrings are a popular choice to keep the Roman look going. Revolve Clothing

 

For a more inexpensive alternative, these gold drop down earrings still give the look a nice flare. Francesca’s

Makeup:

Since the outfit is the main event, going for more natural makeup look is going to complement the outfit. Soft eyeliner and glowy skin is the way to go. A gold toned highlighter will add to the dewy makeup look while still blending with the gold accessories perfectly.

This highlighter adds the perfect finishing touch to the outfit. The creamy consistency of it will keep the makeup looking dewy, glowy, and fresh. Sephora

However you choose to dress up for toga day, just remember what tradition is all about.

“Toga day is the most famous of the dress days and the most fun to do. It’s the one that everyone talks about because it’s been around for years and it’s so cool to see the halls filled with seniors who are decked out,” said Rama Hamad, senior student council member.

Dressing up is always fun, but be sure to wear the styles that make you feel the most confident and comfortable so you can enjoy all that senior dress days have to offer.

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