Chancellor Palpatine (Episode III, Opera House)

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 cross-placket tunic of a dark bronze taffeta or taffeta-like fabric with long, knuckle-length sleeves and a band collar.
  2. Wide pleated obi of a bronze taffeta or taffeta-like fabric.
  3. Floor-length robe of very dark black/bronze textured velvet or fleece trimmed in dark gold or dark olive taffeta or taffeta-like cord with very long bell sleeves lined in a dark gold metallic abstract brocade print. and a partially open, tall mandarin collar with rounded corners.
  4. V-shaped detachable yoke/mantle of very dark brown or black textured/crinkled velvet trimmed in dark bronze taffeta or taffeta-like cord with a long hood down the back which is lined in dark bronze taffeta or taffeta-like fabric.
  5. Dark brown or black tailored pants.
  6. Black tailored knee-high boots or dress 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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