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"Most of the page was devoted to an advertisement for Madame Malkin's Robes for All Occations, which was apparently having a sale"
— description of page in Daily Prophet

Madam Malkin's Robes for All Occasions, also known as Madam Malkin's Robes[3] or simply Madam Malkin's, was a shop in North Side, Diagon Alley. Students got their Hogwarts school uniforms there, and wizards and witches could also purchase dress robes, travelling cloaks, and also, on very rare occasions, invisibility cloaks.[2]

History

1991

Harry Potter first visited the shop in 1991 after Rubeus Hagrid told him to get his uniform robes for Hogwarts. Hagrid was incapable of entering the shop due to his size so after recovering from sickness in the Gringotts Mine Carts, he bought two large ice creams for each of them. During his visit to the shop, Harry met Draco Malfoy for the first time.[2]

1992

During the Christmas holidays, Madam Malkin's was closed with a small notice on the door, which read "We are closed due to daylight robery - back at seven o'cloak" (An obvious pun on "robbery" and "clock").[4]

1993

Due to growing several more inches, Harry returned to Madam Malkin's to buy new uniform robes.[5]

1995

Hermione, Harry, and Ron were reading the Daily Prophet, where it was mentioned that they were having a sale.[6]

1996

In 1996, Harry and Malfoy met again in the shop, openly insulted each other and almost started a fight. Madam Malkin was shocked when Draco openly called Hermione a Mudblood. Moments later, Draco refused to let Madam Malkin lift up the sleeve of his dress robes to hem it. Harry suspected this was because Draco had recently become a Death Eater and had been branded with the Dark Mark. Draco and his mother then left the shop, the latter commenting disdainfully that she would not return now that she knew the shop served "scum", and went to shop at Twilfitt and Tattings, leaving Madam Malkin highly insulted.[7]

Clothing sold

Behind the scenes

Appearances

Notes and references

Diagon Alley North Side
Locations

Apothecary · Bats! Bats! Bats! · Belcher's Bottled Beers · Bernie Balls Fireworks · Blinkhorn's workshop · Boogermongers · Brigg's Brooms · Bufo's · Caput Mortuum · Creepy Scrawlers Stationers · Crispa Culpepper's Drugs & Preparations · Eeylops Owl Emporium · Flail & Hyde Furriers · Florean Fortescue's Ice Cream Parlour · Flourish and Blotts · Gaberlunzie Garments · Grandma Gramercy's Grandiloquent Gramophones · Gringotts Wizarding Bank · The Harpy's Bazaar · Herbert's Sherbets · Janus Galloglass · Krakens · Leaky Cauldron (1 Diagon Alley) · Madam Malkin's Robes for All Occasions · The Magic Lantern · Magical Menagerie · Mandrake Mufflers · Marcus Minucius Myomancer · Mourning & Starr Armourers · Mr Milvus Grizedale, Kitemaker · Mr Trismus, Mouth Magician · Mulligrubs Materia Medica · Nell's Bells · Nollikins for Scrolls & Skins · Noltie's Botanical Novelties · Oldknowe Books · Pettichaps · Potage's Cauldron Shop · Praedico Predico · Quality Quidditch Supplies · Shrew & Scold's Bridal Wear · S. Starling · Tangle & Noils Wigmakers & Perruquiers · The Three Sheets · Tut's Nuts · Twinkle's Telescopes · Vietch's Leeches · What Larks! Songbird Specialists · Wiseacre's Wizarding Equipment

Known residents, shop owners and employees

Blinkhorn · Crookshanks (formerly) · Eeylops Owl Emporium female employee · Eeylops Owl Emporium male employee · Florean Fortescue (deceased) · Flourish and Blotts manager · Hedwig (formerly; deceased) · Madam Malkin · Madam Potage · Magical Menagerie salesman · Magical Menagerie saleswoman · Marcus Minucius · Tut · Twinkle · Wiseacre's Wizarding Equipment employee

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Attractions:

Dragon ChallengeFlight of the HippogriffHarry Potter and the Escape From GringottsHarry Potter and the Forbidden JourneyHagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike AdventureHogsmeade StationOllivander's Wand Shop

Shops:

Borgin and BurkesDervish and BangesFilch's Emporium of Confiscated GoodsHoneydukesMadam Malkin's Robes for All OccasionsMagical MenagerieOllivander'sOwl PostQuality Quidditch SuppliesWands by GregorovitchWeasleys' Wizard WheezesWiseacre's Wizarding EquipmentZonko's Joke Shop

Restaurants:

Florean Fortescue's Ice Cream ParlourLeaky CauldronThe Fountain of Fair FortuneThree Broomsticks Inn

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