Light my fuego

These 1970s Spanish ABC matchbooks remind me of some of the looks I rocked back in the day: garanimals (when will they bring back a version for grown-ups??) and my Danskin shorts set with purple shorts and a pink and purple-striped tank top—so hipopotamo!

 hipopotamo

chimpance

oso

turtle

Thanks for the happy tuesday visuals.

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6 Responses to “Light my fuego”

  1. Aaron Says:

    Aw, I saw these this morning over cereal, yogurt, and orange juice.

    I LOVE the monkey and the hippo, and how they all have the : | face.

  2. The Subtle Rudder Says:

    I want the monkey and the hippo on 2 crisp white t-shirts (girly-cut, of course). And I lovelovelove the : I face. The Galapago has a particularly tasty mouth; it really captures his tortoisessentialness. And those feet! “I want to be a pair of jagged claws…”

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