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Car Hop Women's Costume

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Items Included
  • Dress
  • Apron
  • Hat
  • Women's Car Hop Costume
  • 100% polyester
  • Dress has buttons at bodice front
  • Zipper in right side seam
  • Apron has ruffled edge, self-fabric waist ties
  • Hat has turned-up cuff
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Have you ever pulled up to a drive-through, got your burger, and wondered where all the charm of diner eating got off to? Sure, that burger is greasy and delicious. That amazing combination of French fries and ice cream is still amazing. But wouldn't it be great to be surrounded by guys with slicked-back hair and girls in sweater sets while you're chowing down on a red vinyl bar stool.

Most people haven't encountered that true diner experience. Those original diners had the red vinyl seating, chrome trim on the tables and counter, and of course a soda bar. It was a place to meet whoever you were going steady with or somewhere to gossip with your bestie, Betty Sue, choosing tunes off the jukebox. Then things started to get even more exciting when people started bringing those weekend drives to the diner and the drive in was born. So much more exciting than the sad drive-throughs of today, the drive in served all the classics but on a tray that would hook onto your open window. It didn't make for the neatest eating but everyone was in the same boat, or car, whatever.

The car hop was one of the coolest jobs a teen could get in the 50s. These waiters and waitresses brought out the goods to the waiting cars, sometimes on roller skates to make service faster. We can't claim that the uniform was the reason, but it had to factor in somewhere there. This ensemble has the classic red and white striped pattern with a crisp white apron, collar, and of course that sassy hat. Pair this with a pair of bobby socks and you're ready for your school's rendition of Bye Bye Birdie or maybe you'll start your own soda shop! Go for it, about time the world starts taking their fast food slow again.

Size Chart
Note: Measurements are of the actual item, please make sure to double check size chart.
Note: Measurements are of the actual item, please make sure to double check size chart.
Small Chest 36" 91cm
Small Waist 27" 69cm
Small Dress Length 37" 94cm
Medium Chest 38" 97cm
Medium Waist 30" 76cm
Medium Dress Length 37 1/2" 95cm
Large Chest 41" 104cm
Large Waist 34" 86cm
Large Dress Length 38" 97cm
X-Large Chest 44" 112cm
X-Large Waist 37" 94cm
X-Large Dress Length 38 1/2" 98cm
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(9 Reviews)
    A little tight
    By Kevin | November 16, 2018
    I realize this costume is made for a woman. I bought two. A large was too tight and it ripped when I tried to take it off. So I got an extra large. Even with an extra large, it still restricted my movements. I couldn't raise my arms past the top of my head. It would be helpful if the apron that came with it actually had pockets. I had to buy a separate one to complete my outfit as I am a server for a chain restaurant. The hat wouldn't stay on my head so I didn't wear it. I ended up donating both hats from both costumes, as well as the aprons, to a thrift store.
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    Unrealistic Shape
    By Jackie | October 24, 2021
    Height 5'6" | Weight 115 lb | Size Small
    I am tall and lanky, so I got a small. The waist fit, but the chest is HUGE. I mean just ginormous. It is almost laughable. A small person with a 26 inch waist is not going to have double d's. I spent hours trying to sew this dress, got extremely frustrated, and now am here. I wasted all my money on this. Terrible. I would only buy this dress if you have talent with sewing and can fix it up.
    Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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    Four Stars
    By Anonymous | October 22, 2021
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    Runs small
    By Kim | October 10, 2021
    Height 5’7 | Weight 140
    Runs small in the waist and chest. Order up one size.
    Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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    So disappointed
    By Maria | October 8, 2021
    Height 5'3" | Weight 142 | Size Small
    according to the size chart the small should fit : bust 36 waist 27, hips 37 this is absolutely not accurate. I am a 34" bust and there is no way the dress comes close to buttoning. Also the arms are ridiculously tight. The quality of the costume is good (which is why I am so disappointed) the skirt is see through and the dress is quite long
    Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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    Cute costume
    By NicoleBunch | September 14, 2020
    Size Small
    I love this costume but it runs really small. My advice is size up from the size you normally wear in adults.
    Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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    Five Stars
    By Current Customer | December 5, 2018
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    Five Stars
    By Current Customer | November 28, 2018
    Runs a little small. XL=12
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    cute but runs small
    By MojoMom | October 24, 2018
    This is a well made costume with cute details. I am wearing it as Stacy from Fast times at Ridgemont High to match my hubbies Spicoli. The apron seals the deal. I added a red bow tie. Be careful with the sizing. My measures are bust 39.5, waist 35 and I have thin upper arms. I ordered the large and it just fits in the chest. fast shipping too!
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