High School Cap & Gowns
Balfour, the leader in school tradition, is the company colleges and universities depend on most to help their students get prepared for graduation, and to assist faculty and commencement staff manage all the details of the ceremony itself. We understand what it takes to plan and execute a perfect commencement for your graduates and academic community. It’s time to celebrate, order your cap and gown today.
Our Cap & Gowns
- Elastic on each side allows for one-size-fits-all comfort and a proper appearance
- available in a soft cap
- Full-width rigid board to maintain proper form
- Deep crown for smooth appearance and ease of wearing
- Ample tapered shirred yoke
- High-quality nylon automatic self locking zipper
- Stitched front panel to give a pleat-like appearance
- Full bell sleeves
- Available in more than 25 sizes
- 100% Polyester
- Shiny Course Finish
- Flame Resistant
- Will Not Run
- Vibrant color
M2000 is our most popular and affordable fabric. Made with a 100% polyester knit featuring a brilliant satin finish. Knit polyester makes it light-weight and crease resistant.
- Brilliant satin finish
- Available in an industry leading 26 colors
- Wrinkle resistant
- Fabric designed to reduce show-through
- 100% Woven Polyester
- Textured Twill
- Drapes Well
- Classic Appearance
- Light Weight
UltraGreen™ is an excellent choice for both your school and the environment. Made with a 100% post consumer recycled textile, manufactured from recycled plastic PET bottles in a crease resistant satin finish.
- 100% polyester fabric made from 100% recycled plastic bottles!
- Each gown keeps 23 to 27 plastic bottles out of landfills
- Return it to be recycled after graduation!
- Soft, comfortable, crease resistant
- Premium look and feel of a high quality rental gown
Freedom is our number one choice for college and university customers. Made with woven polyester in a crease resistant matte finish. The woven polyester is light weight and drapes beautifully.
- Comfortable lightweight fabric
- Durable and stately appearance
- Very crease resistant
- Matte finish photographs beautifully
A simple, affordable solution to reward
your students with a formal graduation experience. Our state of the art registration and return tracking system make rentals an easy choice for beautifying the ceremony at your school.
- Rental is Sustainable
- Rental is Responsible
- Rental is Green
- and now, Rental is easy!
Customize the front and sleeve of your gown in a variety of ways
Personalize your gown with embroidery and screen printing
Screen print design on Yoke
Embroidery patch on sleeve
Embroidery patch on sleeve
Balfour understands that every institution and commencement event is unique, and that one regalia solution does not fit every institution. That’s why we offer two environmentally-responsible, green solutions designed to perfectly fit your needs. Choose from these outstanding green solutions:
Over the course of its lifespan, one reusable Balfour rental gown represents 45 pounds of souvenir gowns that would otherwise end up in landfills. Through our sustainable cycle, our rental gowns have kept 5.25 million pounds of waste out of landfills in the past decade. Reusing gowns drastically reduces the impact that the manufacturing process places on the environment. Our environmentally friendly rental program eliminates disposable gowns altogether, keeping the waste of souvenir gowns out of the landfill. Balfour gowns are made from long-lasting beautiful fabrics guaranteed to look great on your graduation day. These rental gowns are also available in a wide selection of colors.
Our environmentally friendly UltraGreen™ gown is a lightweight, crease-resistant, environmentally friendly fabric choice. Available in an industry-leading eight color selections (just because you want to be green doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate your school’s colors), UltraGreen™ gowns are composed entirely of 100% post-consumer recycled PET bottles—soda or water bottles that would otherwise end up in landfills. From the materials we source and use in gown manufacturing, to our unique gown rental programs, to selecting vendors that lead the industry in renewable energy initiatives (for example, Ingenco Design, a company that harvests methane gas to run their plants), Balfour has been a pioneer and industry leader in sustainable resource management – our many shades of green.
Use of Energy Star rated products
- Replacement of office and warehouse lighting with high efficiency fluorescent lighting
- Use of organic based dyes
- Use of recycled shipping and packaging materials
- Machine washable rental regalia with use of eco-friendly detergents
- Environmentally friendly shipping process • Development of paperless student ordering and payment system
We are always looking for ways to improve our products and processes to make them more environmentally friendly.
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If you have trouble finding your school, please try the following tips:
- Search by school name and city. Example, "washington high dallas".
- Search by school zip code. For example, instead of the school name you can search by the school's zip code. Beverly Hills High School could be located by searching "90210".
If you still cannot locate your school, please contact Balfour Customer Support, and we will be glad to help you.