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The '''Hogwarts uniform''' is the clothing that students attending [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]] are required to wear. The uniform must be worn during all of their lessons, whilst having their meals in the [[Great Hall]] and studying in their spare time in the [[Study Hall]] or [[Hogwarts Library|Library]]. Students are known to wear their own clothes at times but only outside their lessons and during their free time in their common rooms, dormitories and around the school grounds.
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The '''Hogwarts uniform''' is the clothing that students attending [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]] are required to wear; the uniform must be worn during all of their lessons, whilst having meals in the [[Great Hall]] and studying in their spare time in the [[Study Hall]], [[Common Room]] or [[Hogwarts Library|Library]]. The uniform is washed in the [[laundry]], which is located somewhere in [[Hogwarts Castle]] and presumably operated by [[House-elf|house-elves]].
   
Uniforms are washed in the [[laundry]], which is located somewhere in [[Hogwarts Castle]] and presumably operated by [[house-elf|house-elves]].
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==Uniform==
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The uniform consists of a [[Plain work robe|plain black work robe]] and a black [[pointed hat]]. The hat is rarely worn. There are no marks, colours or crests determining between houses; students wear their own socks and shoes and do not wear any clothing beneath their robes except their [[underwear]]. During the cold seasons, an additional [[winter cloak]] with silver fastenings and name tags is required to be worn.
The Hogwarts uniform worn by students on a daily basis consists of a black robe and a black pointed hat. The uniform bears no marks, colours or crests distinguishing between the houses. Students wear their own socks and shoes and do not generally wear their own clothes underneath. Students are also asked to purchase a winter cloak with silver fastenings to be worn during cold weather.
 
==History==
 
 
The uniform design for [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry|Hogwarts]] has changed over a long period of time. The house colours that are designed into the uniform never vary, [[Gryffindor]]'s colours being scarlet and gold; [[Slytherin]]'s colours being green and silver; [[Hufflepuff]]'s colours being yellow and black, and [[Ravenclaw]]'s colours being blue and bronze (blue and silver in the film adaptations).
 
 
===Uniform design, 1938–1945===
 
In the late [[1930s]] and early [[1940s]], the [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry|Hogwarts]] uniform consisted of a plain white buttoned shirt, a house tie (red, green, yellow or blue according to House), a thick grey knitted v-neck jumper (with a black neckline), grey trousers or breeches (for males) or gymslip with pleated skirt (for females), plain black shoes, an additional grey pocketed blazer (for males) or with an emblem varying according to which House the student was in and an open grey buttoned robe with the school crest on the chest. Students known to have worn this uniform are [[Tom Riddle]], [[Rubeus Hagrid]], [[Myrtle]], [[Minerva McGonagall]] and [[Olive Hornby]]. Myrtle is known to have died in her uniform.
 
 
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File:Dip3.JPG|[[Rubeus Hagrid]]
 
File:Myrtle1.PNG|[[Myrtle]]
 
File:Riddleuniform.PNG|[[Tom Riddle]]
 
File:1940s female uniform.jpg|A female [[Slytherin]] student
 
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===Uniform design, 1971–1978===
 
During the [[1970s]], the [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry|Hogwarts]] uniform was relatively similar to [[Tom Riddle]]'s era. The Hogwarts uniform consisted of a plain white buttoned shirt, a house tie (thin stripes) (red and gold, green and silver, yellow and black or blue and bronze, according to House) a thick grey knitted v-neck jumper (with a house coloured neckline), grey trousers (for males) or pleated skirt (for females), plain black shoes and an open black tied robe with the student's house emblem. Males also wore grey blazers under their robes and over their jumpers (there is no citation that females also had this included in their required uniform). Students known to have worn these uniforms are, [[Sirius Black]], [[James Potter I|James Potter]], [[Remus Lupin]], [[Peter Pettigrew]], [[Severus Snape]] and [[Lily Evans]].
 
 
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File:Maraudruniform.PNG|[[Sirius Black]]
 
File:200705292104news401834439.jpg|[[James Potter I|James Potter]]
 
File:Remuslupin.jpg|[[Remus Lupin]]
 
File:YoungWormtail.jpg|[[Peter Pettigrew]]
 
File:Young-lily.JPG|[[Lily Evans]]
 
File:Snape 5thyear.jpg|[[Severus Snape]]
 
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===Uniform design, 1991–1993===
 
During the early [[1990s]] the [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry|Hogwarts]] uniform was changed quite a bit since the [[1970s]]. The uniform no longer had a blazer and it now consisted of a plain white buttoned shirt, a house tie (thick stripes) (red and gold, green and silver, yellow and black or blue and bronze, according to House), a grey knitted v-neck jumper (with a house-coloured neckline), grey trousers (for males) or pleated skirt (for females), plain black shoes, grey socks, and an open black buttoned robe with the student's house emblem on. Students known to have worn this uniform are [[Harry Potter]], [[Hermione Granger]], [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]] and [[Draco Malfoy]]. This uniform design was used until Harry's third year at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry|Hogwarts]].
 
 
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hpuniform.jpg|[[Harry Potter]]
 
File:Ron and Scabbers.jpg|[[Ronald Weasley]]
 
File:Hermione y1.jpg|[[Hermione Granger]]
 
File:DracoDuel.jpg|[[Draco Malfoy]]
 
File:Pepe4.jpg|[[Penelope Clearwater]]
 
File:Percy Prefect.jpg|[[Percy Weasley]]
 
File:ErnieM.jpg|[[Ernest Macmillan|Ernie Macmillan]]
 
File:Hannah Abbott.jpg|[[Hannah Abbott]]
 
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===Uniform design, 1993–1998===
 
During Harry Potter's [[third year]] at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry|Hogwarts]], the uniform would undergo a re-design again. This time the uniform consisted of a plain white buttoned shirt, a house tie (thin stripes) (red and gold, green and silver, yellow and black or blue and bronze, according to House), a charcoal grey knitted v-neck jumper, a cardigan or a sleeveless jumper (with cuffs and waist House-coloured), for boys, charcoal grey trousers were worn and for girls, a skirt (around knee-length). Girls also had to wear black tights or stockings. Charcoal grey socks were worn by boys. Students of both genders were required to wear plain black shoes and an open black silver fastened robe with the student's House emblem on and respective coloured lining. Some students wore accessories on top of their uniform ([[Draco Malfoy]] wore a snake badge on his tie and [[Parvati Patil]] and her sister [[Padma Patil|Padma]] both wear necklaces with the letter "P" over their ties. Luna Lovegood, also, wore various accessories, ranging from a butterbeer necklace to dirigible plum earrings). Also, in [[1996]] a select group of students, the [[Inquisitorial Squad]], wore purple medals on their robes. As it has always been, [[prefect]]s, [[Head Boy]]s and [[Hogwarts Quidditch Captain|Quidditch captains]] also wear a badge.
 
 
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File:Harry Potter creating potion obeying the instruction of the Half-Blood Prince.jpg|[[Harry Potter]]
 
File:Hbp promo unconfirmed 08.jpg|[[Ronald Weasley]]
 
File:Hermione Granger (HBP promo) 4.jpg|[[Hermione Granger]]
 
File:Dracounfiorm.PNG|[[Draco Malfoy]]
 
File:Cho.jpg|[[Cho Chang]]
 
File:Percy POA.jpg|[[Percy Weasley]]
 
Dumbledore's Army.jpg|[[Dumbledore's Army]]
 
Luna-Lovegood-Wallpaper-luna-lovegood-25518113-1024-768.jpg|Luna Lovegood|link=http://harrypotter.wikia.com/wiki/Luna_Lovegood
 
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==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
*The designs used for the Hogwarts uniform in the [[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (film)|film version]] of ''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]'' are used for flashbacks of the [[Marauders]] in the [[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film)|film version]] of ''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]''.
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*In the films, students wear normal Muggle clothing on their free time or outside of their lessons.
*In all of the books' cover art and chapter art (U.S. editions), the Hogwarts uniforms generally show the students' regular clothing worn underneath a plain black robe. This is supported in the U.S. Edition [[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix|Order of the Phoenix]] when on the train, Harry and Ginny change into their school robes together. This is not always the case however. Later in the book during a flashback to the Marauder era it is revealed that Severus Snape wore only his underwear beneath his robe.
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*Also in the movies (and the American illustrations of the books), the uniforms have colours distinguishing between houses, and have clothing underneath, changing over the years. For example, in the early twentieth century, there was a white buttoned shirt, house tie, grey v-neck jumper, trousers or breeches (for males) and gymslip with skirt (for females). According to the films, by the time Harry got to school, a blazer was no longer required.
*Lochaven International Ltd. are the suppliers of the Hogwarts knitwear and have been working with [[Warner Bros.]] on the films since ''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (film)|Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban]]''. It was confirmed that an order of new jumpers and cardigans was purchased for the film adaptations of ''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (film)|Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]''.
 
*The vocabulary used to describe the school uniform - and attire in general - is one area where the differences between United Kingdom and United States English can cause significant confusion. A "jumper" in the UK is called a "sweater" in the US. In the US, a "jumper" refers to a dress generally worn by young girls, called a "pinafore dress" or "gymslip" in the UK.
 
   
 
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The Hogwarts uniform is the clothing that students attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry are required to wear; the uniform must be worn during all of their lessons, whilst having meals in the Great Hall and studying in their spare time in the Study Hall, Common Room or Library. The uniform is washed in the laundry, which is located somewhere in Hogwarts Castle and presumably operated by house-elves.

UniformEdit

The uniform consists of a plain black work robe and a black pointed hat. The hat is rarely worn. There are no marks, colours or crests determining between houses; students wear their own socks and shoes and do not wear any clothing beneath their robes except their underwear. During the cold seasons, an additional winter cloak with silver fastenings and name tags is required to be worn.

Behind the scenesEdit

  • In the films, students wear normal Muggle clothing on their free time or outside of their lessons.
  • Also in the movies (and the American illustrations of the books), the uniforms have colours distinguishing between houses, and have clothing underneath, changing over the years. For example, in the early twentieth century, there was a white buttoned shirt, house tie, grey v-neck jumper, trousers or breeches (for males) and gymslip with skirt (for females). According to the films, by the time Harry got to school, a blazer was no longer required.

AppearancesEdit

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