In Sweden the tradition of wearing academic dress has been dormant for a couple of hundred years. During that time only doctor's hats and rings, and the occasional embroidered collar, were used as "academic dress". In later years some universities have started to take the tradition of robes up again. University of Lund is one of the pioneers.
I am the robemaker for Växjö University (which has now amalgamated with Kalmar Högskola and is
called Linnæus University), Blekinge Tekniska Högskola and Malmö University.
I also designed and made the new Rector's robe for Karolinska institutet.