Chancellor Palpatine (Episode III, Senate Robes)

Note: For face characters, all costumers should strive for a close resemblance to the character's hair shape and color, facial hair or lack thereof, as well as any body decorations the character may have, such as tattoos and piercings. For hair color, unless exact color is required by the standard, all natural hair colors are accepted.

If the character does not have tattoos, piercings etc. then the costumer should cover up/remove any tattoos, piercings etc. they may have when wearing the costume.


Palpatine, also known as Darth Sidious, was a Force-sensitive Human male who served as the last Supreme Chancellor of the Galactic Republic and the first Emperor of the Galactic Empire. A Dark Lord of the Sith in the Order of the Sith Lords, recorded by history as the most powerful who had ever lived, his entire life was the culmination of a thousand-year plan to overthrow the Republic and the Jedi Order from within.

Source: Wookieepedia




  1. Floor-length burgundy tunic of a geometric brocade-like fabric with long sleeves and a tall, tight V-shaped collar.
  2. Wide pleated obi of a burgundy velvet with burgundy cord trim.
  3. Floor-length, “cross” tabard of a two-tone blue and burgundy floral brocade-like fabric with burgundy cord trim.
  4. Floor-length open robe of a purple and blue mottled heavy woven, boucle-like fabric with short cap sleeves and sculpted/contoured leg o’mutton sleeves of a stiff burgundy fabric reaching to just below the wrist, completely covered in “applied passementerie” or similar decoration.
  5. Burgundy or navy tailored pants.
  6. Black, navy or dark brown tailored knee-high boots or shoes.
  7. Hair must be shorn above the collar and appropriately styled; naturally occurring hair colors only.


  1. Padawan’s Guide Palpatine Costume Page

Revised October 21, 2012

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