Senator Palpatine (Episode I, Senatorial 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. Ankle-length coat of a greenish-blue basketweave-like heavy textured fabric with dark green velvet yoke, cap sleeves and large box pleat in back, trimmed in dark green velvet cord. Coat has lightly-padded crinkled dark gray or dark mud brown fabric neck band with a V-point in front and in back with center front of the coat rolled open to reveal the bluish-green underside/lining and the waistcoat beneath, joined by two chevrons of dark green velvet.
  2. Leg o’ mutton sleeves are also of a greenish-blue basketweave-like heavy textured fabric with dark green velvet cord detail, peeled open to reveal a section of bluish-green underside/lining fabric.
  3. Padded dickey of blue ribbed fabric with a wide collar that ends in a V-shape both in front and in back, trimmed in black metallic cord.
  4. Waistcoat of bluish-green ribbed fabric ending at a point below the waist with long sleeves and a set of 10 faux floral “buttons” made of green and gold cord with a green stone in the middle.
  5. Dark gray or dark mud brown tailored pants.
  6. Black knee-high tailored boots.
  7. Hair must be shorn above the collar and appropriately styled; naturally occurring hair colors only.


  1. Floor-length senate robe of a blue textured velvet with a pale gold block print. Robe is gathered at the shoulders, has a deep V split in the back with a length of the velvet draping from each shoulder, and is held closed at the front waist by a large round gold brooch with a round green stone in the center.


  1. Padawan’s Guide Palpatine Costume Page

Revised October 21, 2012

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