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The Ultimate Guide on what to wear for Sorority Rush

Finding the right outfits for sorority recruitment can be daunting, especially if you're unsure where to begin.
June 26, 2024
6 mins read

A curated list of fabulous outfits and dresses, easily accessible at local stores, that are perfect for each round of recruitment. Here are some of my favorite pieces:

Convocation: First Day

On the first day of recruitment, wear something very casual and comfortable. You won’t be visiting any of the houses; instead, you’ll receive an overview of how the week will unfold. This day is all about your comfort, so choose an outfit that feels good to wear.

Free People:

  • Righteous Runsie: A versatile and stylish choice for any occasion.
  • Hot Shot Mini Dress: Perfect for a casual yet chic look.
  • Get Your Flirt On Shortsie: Flirty and fun, ideal for warmer days.
  • Good Carma Long Tank: A great layering piece that goes with anything.
  • Never Better Dress: Comfortable and stylish for any casual outing.
  • One More Serve Skortsie: Combines the comfort of shorts with the style of a skirt.


  • Airbrush Streamlined Bra Tank: Perfect for both workouts and casual wear.
  • Match Point Tennis Skirt: Stylish and functional for a sporty look.
  • Aspire Tank: A versatile tank that pairs well with any bottom.
  • Airbrush Streamlined Skirt: Comfortable and chic, perfect for any activity.
  • Alosoft Courtside Tennis Dress: Great for a sporty yet feminine look.
  • Airbrush Streamlined Dress: A sleek and stylish choice for any occasion.

Sisterhood: Embracing the Bonds

Sisterhood is a core aspect of sorority life, offering a supportive community and lifelong friendships. During rush, you’ll get to experience this sense of camaraderie and decide if it’s the right fit for you. For Sisterhood events, consider wearing a sundress that reflects your personal style and makes you feel confident.


  • Equator Dress: This dress is perfect for creating a relaxed yet stylish look.
  • For Love & Lemons Rosalyn Mini Dress: Feminine and elegant, this dress is ideal for making a great impression.
  • ELLIATT Trompe Dress in Pink: A chic and sophisticated choice for any sisterhood event.
  • Lovers and Friends Seana Mini Dress: Perfect for a fun and flirty look.
  • Charo Ruiz Ibiza Cusia Dress in Yellow Borbo: Bright and cheerful, this dress is sure to stand out.
  • HEMANT AND NANDITA Preet Schiffly Mini Dress: A unique and stylish choice for any event.
  • MAJORELLE Ella Mini Dress in Spring Vintage Multi: Perfect for creating a vintage-inspired look.

Preference: Making a Lasting Impression

Preference Night is one of the most significant events during sorority rush. It’s the night when you make your final decision about which sorority you want to join. The atmosphere is often more formal and emotional, as you reflect on the connections you’ve made and envision your future within the sisterhood. Choosing the right outfit for this night is crucial, as it should reflect your personality and make you feel confident.

Formal Dresses:

  • Still Lovers Mini Dress – Aqua (Sage and Page): This elegant dress is perfect for making a sophisticated statement.
  • Chika Mini Dress – Linen Look Strapless (Showpo): A chic and timeless choice that will never go out of style.
  • Jade Mini Dress – Blue (Petal & Pup USA): This dress is perfect for those who want to stand out with a bold color.
  • Amanda Uprichard Sandrine Dress in Black (Revolve): A classic black dress that exudes elegance and sophistication.
  • Show Me Your Mumu Jasmine Halter Mini Dress (Revolve): Perfect for a flirty and fun look that still feels formal.
  • Amanda Uprichard x REVOLVE Dupree Mini Dress in Dark Hot Pink (Revolve): This dress is perfect for those who want to make a bold and stylish statement.
  • Frill Mini Dress Yellow (Princess Polly): Bright and cheerful, this dress is sure to make you feel confident and happy.

Bid Day: The Grand Finale

Bid Day is the culmination of the sorority rush process. It’s an exciting day when you receive your bid and officially become a member of your chosen sorority. The celebration is filled with joy and anticipation, marking the beginning of your journey in the sisterhood. Comfortable and festive attire is key for Bid Day, as you’ll be participating in various activities and meeting your new sisters.

Casual Dresses:

  • Liana Dress White (Hello Molly): This dress is perfect for a fresh and clean look.
  • Endless Summer Mini Dress – Canary (Peppermayo): Bright and cheerful, this dress is perfect for celebrating.
  • Kendall Dress (Simkhai): A versatile and stylish choice for any celebration.
  • Kemmi Mini Dress Blue (Multi): This dress is perfect for those who want to add a pop of color to their look.
  • Exuberant Elegance Light Blue Jacquard: Elegant and stylish, this dress is perfect for making a lasting impression.


Choosing the right outfits for sorority rush can make a significant difference in how you feel and present yourself throughout the process. While athletic wear offers comfort and versatility for everyday activities, embracing the spirit of sisterhood, preference, and Bid Day requires thoughtful consideration of your attire. By selecting pieces that reflect your style and personality, you’ll not only look great but also feel confident and ready to embark on this exciting new 


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