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Best Penelope Pitstop Costume Guide
All girls looked up to racer Penelope Pitstop from the Wacky Racers crew! She is beautiful, smart, and man that girl sure can drive a car! Her pink car, the Compact Pussycat, is super fast and is the envy of every girl being full of salon-like items! She’s the only girl on the track, but she doesn’t mind that one bit! Often referred to as the “Glamour Gal of the Gas Pedal” in the popular Hanna-Barbera animated show, Penelope Pitstop also starred in her own show, The Perils of Penelope Pitstop. Get the look of the racing Southern belle with this Penelope Pitstop.
Get the girly speed-demon look with a long Blonde Cosplay Wig underneath a Pink Helmet decorated with some Cosplay Vintage Goggles to protect your eyes while driving fast! Put on a pink Long Sleeve Polo Shirt and matching Flared Skater Skirt with pink Leather Gloves. Have you noticed a trend yet? Stick to the pink color scheme with a pink Scarf and pink Legging Pants. Finally, and add a pair of White Go-Go Boots and a Red Heart Lapel Pin. You’re ready for the races!
Penelope Pitstop Cosplay Costumes
Get your racing gear on and make sure they’re hot pink! Penelope Pitstop doesn’t steer away from her girly colors or from putting the pedal to the metal to win a race! Her costume is unmistakable and makes for a super fun cosplay or Halloween costume! For some of the basics, you will need a blonde wig, goggles, gloves, pink pants, and white go-go boots! One of the more difficult items to find is the heart pin Penelope Pitstop wears on her lapel. You should be able to track down the shirt, skirt, and scarf in a thrift store faster than we can say, “Ready, Set, Go!”
Bring the rest of the Wacky Racers crew along by getting your quickest friends to dress as Peter Perfect, The Slag Brothers, Red Max, or even Dick Dastardly! We want to see your entire speedy group cosplaying, so send us a picture that we can feature in the Wacky Racers costume gallery!
Penelope Pitstop Costume Tips & FAQs
Transport yourself to the zany and whimsical world of “Wacky Races” with our costume guide FAQ, focusing on Penelope Pitstop, one of the show’s most iconic characters. Known for her charming Southern belle persona and pink racing outfit, Penelope’s style is both distinctive and playful. This guide is designed to help you capture her look, perfect for fans attending retro-themed events, animation conventions, or any fun gathering where a touch of 1960s animation style is appreciated.
Penelope Pitstop's outfit is recognized for its bright pink and feminine racing theme. The key components include a pink racing jumpsuit or a long-sleeve top and pants combination, a white belt, pink racing gloves, a pink helmet with goggles, and white go-go boots. Her outfit is stylish yet functional for racing, capturing her character's blend of charm and competitiveness.
Penelope Pitstop is known for her long blonde hair, often styled in wavy curls. To replicate her hairstyle, use a long blonde wig styled with curls, or style your hair similarly if it's already long and blonde. Makeup-wise, go for a 1960s look with thick eyelashes, pink eyeshadow, and a pink lipstick to match her outfit. A hint of blush will give you the fresh, animated look characteristic of Penelope.
For Penelope's outfit, look for a bright pink jumpsuit that resembles a racing suit. If a jumpsuit isn't available, you can pair a pink long-sleeve top with pink pants. The outfit should be form-fitting and can have white trim or stripes to enhance the racing theme. Don't forget the white belt to cinch at the waist, adding to the feminine silhouette.
Essential accessories for Penelope's costume include pink racing gloves, a pink helmet with white goggles, and white go-go boots. The helmet can be a simple pink bike or sports helmet, customized with a white stripe or her number (5), and paired with goggles. The white go-go boots should be knee-high to complete the 1960s look.
Including quotes or catchphrases from Penelope Pitstop can add an extra touch of authenticity to your costume. Some of her memorable lines include: "Help, help!," "Oh, the indignity of it all!," "Hayulp! Hayulp!," "Oh, my stars and garters!" and "Oh, dagnabbit!." These catchphrases capture Penelope's Southern belle charm and her dramatic flair, often seen when she finds herself in the various predicaments of the races.
About Penelope Pitstop
Penelope Pitstop is the only girl on the racing track in the Hanna-Barbera animated series, Wacky Racers. She’s eye-catching not just because of her talents in racing but because she’s beautiful too! Penelope and Peter Perfect have a connection that the rest of the racers are jealous over! The two race alongside each other, and have googly eyes for each other!
Despite being intelligent, Penelope has yet to notice the man that keeps kidnapping her and holding her hostage is, in fact, her guardian. Penelope is a fan favorite because she has an uncanny ability to escapes sticky situations on her own. Girl power for the win! Penelope’s car is named the Compact Pussycat because what else would it be named? It’s perfectly fitting, and it comes stocked with all the beauty supplies she will ever need that double as a distraction to the other racers.