Couldn't be more grateful to @shanelle_gray & @davidbarrygray for throwing me the most amazing graduation party ever last night…the amount of love and support they've shown me for the past four years has been life changing. My sister is my absolute best friend and my everything…❤️ Thank you so much. I couldn't be luckier or more grateful. I was in awe last night and I still am that you guys love me that much to do all of that for me…I never would be where I am today without you two…you guys saved me and taught me to be the person I am today. Dad…I love you!!! Thank you for always being there to support and love me as well and always put a smile on my face no matter what :). I'm so grateful for the bond we now share. Alenah the song you put together with Shanelle and recorded for me was one of the most special gifts I've ever received. I'm still tearing up thinking about it. Thank you for that and for your beautiful, special performance. Also a big thank you so much to Geraldine for putting it all together and to @contemporarycatering @robpauerful for the most amazing food! A special thank you as well to Sharon who is probably the biggest reason I was able to get through high school and accepted into college…you pushed me to always do my best and encouraged me…not to mention you were always there for my 1am freak outs about late projects 🙂 Anddddd thank you SO MUCH to all of my amazing family members and friends that flew in to celebrate with us- you guys are the absolute best. Thank you also to the ones who didn't have to fly in…so much love was felt all around last night. Thank you thank you thank you!!!!!! Class of 2016…❤️ #uclabound
Class of 2016! Ariel Winter has officially graduated high school, and she celebrated with a blowout party and a body-hugging dress on Sunday, June 19, in L.A.
The Modern Family star, 18, rocked a figure-hugging blush frock with a head-turning underboob cutout at the family party, pairing it with a delicate bracelet and ring.
She polished off the sultry look with her long red locks styled in voluminous curls. A sexy black smoky eye finished off her glam.
Winter took to Instagram a day after the festivities to post a pic of the dress (and her envy-inducing dessert table, which included a three-tier gold and black cake). Along with the photo, the Sofia the First voice actress sent a message of gratitude to her family for throwing the soiree. “Couldn't be more grateful to [my sister] @shanelle_gray & [her husband] @davidbarrygray for throwing me the most amazing graduation party ever last night…the amount of love and support they've shown me for the past four years has been life changing. My sister is my absolute best friend and my everything…❤️ Thank you so much. I couldn't be luckier or more grateful,” she wrote via Instagram. “I was in awe last night and I still am that you guys love me that much to do all of that for me…I never would be where I am today without you two…you guys saved me and taught me to be the person I am today.”
The emotional caption didn’t stop there. The grad, who will go on to study at UCLA, thanked her father, teachers and other family members who came to support her on the special day. “So much love was felt all around last night,” she wrote. “Thank you thank you thank you!!!!!! Class of 2016…❤️ #uclabound.”
The ensemble from the snap was similar to the one she wore to her actual graduation ceremony, which took place on June 13 at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in L.A. On that day, she wore a bodycon nude minidress with a thigh-high slit, accessorizing with a Celine tote and nude pointed-toe pumps by Christian Louboutin. Oh, and her blue graduation cap and gown, of course, which were topped by her gold honors tassels.
What do you think of Ariel’s steamy graduation ensemble?
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