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Dale Gribble Costume



Dale Gribble Costume


How nostalgic it is, to dress up as the characters from TV shows and cartoons, that once used to be our favorite? Nowadays, embodying your favorite characters have become a thing, that makes you relive the moments that you hold close to your heart.

Today, we’re going to embody one of our favorite character from King of the Hill, that has a close place in our hearts – Dale Gribble.

King of the Hill has been a classic animated sitcom, that aired on Fox from 1997 to 2009. Dale Gribble, is a fictional character from the show, who is a bounty hunter, exterminator, chain smoker and a paranoid believer of all urban legends and conspiracy theories. He is known for his eccentric personality and unique style, that we’d love to carry in the real world.

In this Best Dale Gribble Costume Ideas Guide, we will break down his costume and list all the essentials that you’ll need to replicate the same look as his.

Essentials for Dale Gribble Costume


This Mack Automobile Sticker is exactly what you’ve spotted on Dale’s cap in King of the Hill. To imitate the same look that you’ve been admiring on him, get your hands on this, and accessorize your cap with it to make things look real and deep. This sticker can be sewed on fabric, so it will be a great piece to embellish your cap with.


Dale is mostly seen wearing his orange cap on the show. This one is exactly what you’re looking for. The cap is made up from 100% acrylic material, with a distressed pattern and stitched eyelets and a button on the crown. The cap structures a hook and loop closure for a fitted and adjustable wear. Wear this one up and don’t forget to put on the Mack sticker that you grabbed onto earlier.


Have you ever seen Dale without his glasses on? These black sunglasses are a must have to carry the same look as his from the show. The glasses are crafted from a metal frame, with non-polarized lenses with mirror coating. The durable and sturdy frame of the glasses offers a lightweight wear, with a comfortable nose bridge.


To replicate the same look that Dale Gribble is spotted with on the show, put on this brown shirt and get things started. The shirt is fabricated from 65% polyester and 35% cotton, making it breathable and lightweight. It has a classic shirt style collar coming down to a front buttoned closure, with short sleeves and open hem cuffs. The relaxed and comfortable fit offers a convenient wear, with two flap patch buttoned pockets on the chest.


Go with this pair of blue jeans to replicate the same look as Dale Gribble’s from King of the Hill. This jean is constructed from 100% cotton, that makes it lightweight and durable. It features a midrise waistband that sits on your waist line and provides a relaxed fit through the seat and thigh. The premium denim material of the jean makes it a sturdy piece of bottom in your wardrobe. The jean also features a zip fly with button closure, classic five pocket design and straight fit.

Belt Clip

This belt clip will be a great piece of addition to your belt. This clip is crafted in premium quality with a form fitted design. The rotating and ratcheting belt clip comes along with a quick release for an easy access.


Put on this black belt on with your blue jean, and get the same look that you’ve been loving on Dale Gribble in King of the Hill. This belt is constructed from a 100% leather strap, with a silver toned metal buckle, for a classic closure. This belt is exactly like the one that Dale is spotted wearing onscreen.


We’ve always spotted Dale wearing these brown work boots, so this one’s a must. The boots are constructed from a 100% leather upper, with a steel-toe design and lace-up closure. The inside of the boots structure soft memory foam insole, for a cushioned and comfortable wear. The durable rubber outsole increases traction and offers a slip-resistant wear.


Dale is often spotted wearing this orange coverall on the show, isn’t he? This coverall is fabricated from 65% polyester and 35% combed cotton, offering both breathability and comfort. It structures a Cuban style collar with an enclosed zipper and buttoned closure at the front. The back pleats provide a comfortable wear and the four pockets on the external side can hold onto your essentials conveniently.

Fake Cigarettes

Since Dale is a chain smoker, he is always carrying cigarettes with him. This pack of fake cigarettes is made up from plastic, featuring the same look as real ones.


This classic Citizen watch is an essential piece of accessory in menswear. Pair this one up with your outfit and get there with the same look as Dale’s from King of the Hill. The watch is made up from brushed stainless steel, with a mineral dial window and silver toned band with fold over clasp closure.

Pocket Sand

Wouldn’t it be just perfect to have some pocket sand as well? This extra fine decorative sand in champagne shade is exactly what you need to accessorize your look.


Go through all the essentials of Dale Gribble’s costume once again, and make sure that you’ve grabbed onto every single of them. Embodying the quirky and unique personality of Dale Gribble is something big. Let all those nostalgic memories come back, and cherish you with the innocent and carefree days of your childhood.

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