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Doctoral Gowns and PhD gowns


University of Penn academic regalia


In addition to our in-stock doctoral regalia, The Cap and Gown Shop also custom makes doctoral and Ph.D. robes to our customers’ specifications.

Creating the perfect doctoral or presidential robe is easy. Simply begin with our deluxe doctoral gown (priced at $290.00) and add in the custom changes you want:

  • Piping-- add gold or other color piping to front of gown, velvet bars (chevrons) of gown, or both -- $75.00
  • Add a 4th Chevron (velvet bar) to sleeve of gown -- $40.00
  • Change velvet from black or Ph.D. blue to a different color $30.00
  • Add a velvet hem to bottom of gown $40.00
  • Fabric changes: Change fabric from black polyester (pilgrim cloth) to another color (but same fabric) $75.00

  • Change fabric to Regis / Majesty crepe (any color) $125.00

    Change fabric to Super 100's Tropical Wool (black only) $240.00

  • Add logos/emblems/insignia $30.00 for single side insignia/$40.00 for two-side insignia


Examples with prices are shown throughout this page to make ordering as simple as possible.


New: Custom Gown Designer -- Design your own gowns ONLINE


If you have any questions, call us at 412-422-GOWN (4696) or e-mail us.


custom doctoral gown
Deluxe doctoral gown @ $290.00 plus velvet change @ $30.00 + piping @ $75.00 = $395.00
doctoral regalia theology
Deluxe doctoral gown + velvet change @ $30.00 = $320.00
Fabric change + piping
academic regalia purchase
Deluxe gown, plus velvet change plus piping
presidential gown
Presidential gown: deluxe gown @ $290.00 + 4th chevron @ $40.00 + velvet hem on bottom of gown + 40.00 + piping @ $75.00 = $445.00


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Presidential & Custom Academic Regalia


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