Does this explain why wizards wear robes in Harry Potter?

Did Mad-Eye Moody reveal the reason for the wizarding world's flowing black robes?

Why do wizards wear robes? We can’t pretend it’s a question we’ve asked ourselves over and over, but when you come to think of it, why do members of the wizarding world choose to wear black, flowing garments?

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Is it to jazz up their jeans and t-shirts? Is it so they can run along cobbled streets, swirling their robes around them, cackling wickedly? (Nope? Just us?) Are they there to make a statement – like Professor Snape hurtling into the potions classroom at breakneck speed, his robes streaming behind him?

Or do they serve an actual purpose, as revealed by Mad-Eye Moody in The Order of the Phoenix?

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Elementary wand safety? Who knew. But it makes perfect sense – after all, no one wants to lose their buttocks.