With the Graduation season just around the corner, we thought we’d remind you why Graduation Attire is steadily becoming the choice for graduation clothing.
We love to hear stories from our customers. Luckily he discovered Graduation Attire when it came to his Masters, but it wasn’t quite as easy the first time round. We’re just glad we were here to help.
After working for years to be able to graduate from college, the big celebration at the end of it should be the easy part. But one question stumps would-be graduates year-after-year; should I buy or rent my graduation gown?
London students break Guinness world record for largest mortarboard toss – with a little help from us ;)
Mortarboard tossing has become a customary scene of modern graduations and this week has seen our mortarboards used to break a Guinness world record!
The medieval hood consisted of three parts: the cowl, which protected the head; a cape, which covered the shoulders; and the tail, which was long enough to wind around the shoulders like a scarf. However, this was short lived and by 1450, influenced by the forces of popular fashion, it had evolved considerably.
With the advent of so many new universities, each requiring a distinctive system of robes, academic dress has changed significantly. However, for centuries it has been the shape of the sleeve that has served as an indication of the degree for which is represented and fortunately, this is a feature that remains today!