Academic dress

Learn about the significance of academic dress and the proper way to wear it for graduation ceremonies. Find inspiration for your own graduation attire and make a stylish statement on your special day.
front cover of Cotrell & Leonard trade catalog showing a graduate in his cap and gown Academic Regalia, Cap And Gown, Recital, Smithsonian, Merchants, The Past, Gowns, Seasons, History

Graduation season is upon us! Some students have already graduated. Others are just about to graduate. Ever wonder if academic regalia looked any different in the past? Let’s take a look at caps, gowns, and hoods in a Cotrell & Leonard trade catalog from the early twentieth century. Cotrell & Leonard, located in Albany, New more »

Jessika Rose