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A robe is a loose-fitting outer garment of various types, including:
  • A gown worn as part of the academic dress of faculty or students, especially for ceremonial occasions, such as a convocations or graduations.
  • A gown worn as part of the professional attire of a judge, barrister, or other professional.
  • A gown worn as part of the religious dress of a cleric, chorister, monk, batizand, etc., in various faith traditions.
  • A gown worn as part of the official dress of a peer or royalty.
  • A gown worn in stories and role-playing games by wizards and other magical characters; similarly, the costume of an illusionist.
  • A informal garment, such as a bathrobe, worn chiefly in the home.
  • (Informal usage) Any long flowing garment; for example, a cassock is sometimes called a robe, despite the fact that the cassock is close-fitting.

A robe is distinguished from a cape or cloak by the fact that it usually has sleeves.

Learn more about women's robes or men's robes.

The above article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robe).  12/24/04 Modified for the fashion industry by Apparel Search.
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