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Academic Gowns

Academic Gowns at Walters

An International reputation for attention to detail

Perfection through experience

Gown suppliers to Oxford University for over 150 years

Beyond the Blue

We can supply to all Academic Institutions

Tailored to your needs

Please enquire about our choice of fabrics

About Our Collection

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We at Walters of Oxford are one of the largest suppliers of Academic Gowns and Robes to Oxford University, having been supplying Oxford Undergraduates, Post Graduates, Fellows and Dons for over 159 years.

We have over recent years been proud suppliers of Graduation Gowns to the University of Tokyo, Japan. From the poorest student to the grandest Doctor all know that our knowledge of Academic regalia has no comparison and our unique experience ensures that every detail can be guaranteed as correct.

The majority of our Academic wear is made in our own work shops in and around Oxford and Gowns requiring embroidery are serviced in our own embroidery work room. We make gowns to fit all shapes and sizes from the smallest school child to a larger than life Fellow! It’s all part of our service.

Gowns, Robes can be supplied for not only Oxford University but for all Academic institutions, Schools, Universities, Professional bodies, Societies, and Livery Companies throughout the world. With our wealth of experience we are well placed to advise you on any new Academic wear you are thinking of creating. Please send your enquiry to

Academic gowns/robes can be made in many different fabrics from polyester, wool, cotton silk, velvet, and mixtures and in many different colours.

If you find it difficult to travel to see us in the City of Dreaming Spires we are only to happy to visit you to discuss and advise you on your requirements.

Embroidery and Logo Service


Why not make your graduation personal with our custom embroidery service

Choose any colour, add your school or college crest and create a gown that is both unique and specific to your institute.

We offer School, College, University embroidery, Name, year, initials and lettering on all gowns.

Please contact us on 01865 241848 for more details