loose-fitting outer garment, worn in many historical periods and contexts

A robe is a type of clothing. It is loose-fitting and sometimes ties in the front.

Common robe

Types of robes


There are different types of robes. These include the following:

  • Bathrobe - usually worn at home after taking a bath. They are also sometimes worn at night, or in the morning.
  • Graduation robe - A gown traditionally worn at a high school graduation, or college graduation.
  • Judge's robe - Part of a judge's clothing. Other jobs may call for robes, such as a barrister.
  • Wizard's robe - in fantasy, wizards are usually shown wearing robes.