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Where to Buy Poodle Skirt Costumes for Kids

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Are you curious where to buy fun, vintage or replica poodle skirt costumes? Look no further than these eight premier online boutiques and costume retailers where poodle skirt costumes rule!

Annie’s Poodle Skirts, Arapaho Road, Garland, Texas 75044

Annie has been in business since 1999 and specializes in 1950s clothing replication. The assortment of available poodle skirt costumes is amazing and you will be well served to have her tailor one for your need. If you do not live in Garland, do not fret! Annie gladly takes orders via her website. This is a great source for accessories, such as saddle shoes, and to have your very one poodle skirt costumes custom designed! The prices are reasonable (adult skirts cost about $50) while children’s sizes are available usually for about $10 less than the adult model.

Best Dressed Kids carries Julie Tennant’s adult and child sized poodle skirt costumes. $25 – $30 will outfit you and your daughter in style! Please keep in mind that these poodle skirt costumes are not custom tailored and in some cases one size fits all is the best you can hope for. The company operates four stores, three out of Austin, but to ensure that you will indeed find the poodle skirt you fell in love with online, it is wise to make this purchase via the Internet. Make good use of the company’s sizing chart when purchasing for a child, as there is nothing more frustrating than relying on a different sizing chart that will not match up.

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Owned by Cruisin’ USA, the Bowling Shirt website has been known as a great address for cool gifts, Route 66 Car Club memorabilia and a host of other clothing choices. It is not surprising that poodle skirt costumes are now a part of this selection. Children’s costumes run about $80 and do not come in custom tailored designs. Instead, it is more of a one approximate size fits many approach. Accessories for the average poodle skirt costume include the skirt and a t-shirt, crinoline petticoat, belt, scarf, and cats eye glasses. Although not the cheapest retailer, the accessories that are part and parcel of the outfit make this a reasonably priced option.

Buy Costumes carries poodle skirt costumes for children, teens, and adults. It pays to search the site extensively since the prices vary greatly from one poodle skirt to the next. For example, a nifty fifties teen costs about $30 and includes jacket, skirt, and top. A costume considered premium quality and sized to fit teens or adults, on the other end of the spectrum, costs about $120 and includes the blouse, skirt, crinoline, socks, glasses, belt, and scarf. Comparison shopping on this site will ensure that you get a great deal.

Costume Craze is a retailer that evolved from an online business selling monks’ robes to an all out children’s (and adults’) costume merchant. The pricing for a child poodle princess 50s costume runs about $40 and includes a number of accessories, making this a most cost effective purchase. Additional accessories, such as a poodle handbag, may be bought separately. This is a great place for elementary school aged girls who do not need a lot of tailoring to make the costume fit.

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Deco Dermot’s Retro & Vintage Costumes, 4628 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, Florida 33021, 954-989-4299; the store is open from 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM Monday through Saturday.

This store has everything! For the parent who is looking for inexpensive poodle skirt costumes without a lot of frills, this is perhaps the cheapest way to go. At about $25, you child will receive a basic poodle skirt. Crinoline is sold at an additional cost, and so is a scarf or shirt. Keep in mind that this is a quintessential costume shop and you will not be able to have a custom tailored or altered look!

Hey Viv! This online vintage clothing store specializes in 1950s garb. This company has that authentic feel online and you just know it is going to give you just what you are looking for. Offering costumes for all ages, an average child’s costume consisting of a poodle skirt, scarf, and blouse costs about $33. If a crinoline petticoat is desired, additional $23 need to be added to the bill. What sets these creations apart from the competition is the detail work that goes into the crafting of each outfit.

Rose K. Poodle Skirts is the website of Rose K. Alterations, owned by Rose Cheng. A 20 year veteran of the fashion business, she tailors her poodle skirt costumes and therefore they do not have that sometimes cheap costume feel but instead look like the genuine article. Much like Annie’s, Rose Cheng also operates a modest store located at 915 South Parker, Suite 207 in Plano, Texas 75023. The store is open Monday through Saturday from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. It is important to note that prices depend on sizing; for example, a regular pink poodle skirt may cost from $23 to 32. What sets apart this site from the competition is the opportunity to customize the décor by adding rhinestones and other motifs to the ensemble.

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Granted, this increases the price, but it makes it a thoroughly unique outfit. Since each of the components needs to be purchased separately, this might be a bit pricier than some have bargained for. On the other hand, complete outfits are available for about $69, but they are limited with respect to accessories.