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This Hungry Hippo Accessory Will Remind You of Your Childhood

By: Vasiliki Marapas - Published: Apr 16, 2014 • References: shmoobamboo and etsy
The Hungry Hippo accessory is a blast from the very recent past that’s sure to stir up some nostalgic feelings. I know I immediately started singing the Hasbro toy commercial’s infamous song the second I saw it (“If you wanna win the game, you’ve gotta take good aim/ And get the most marbles with your hippo/Playin’ Hungry Hungry Hippos/Hungry Hungry Hippos”).

The pillbox-shaped headpiece, offered by Schmoo Bamboo, is made from bright pink sinamay and ornamented with a miniature hungry hippo and five colorful balls. The handcrafted hairpiece measures approximately 11 cm in length and is attached via a silver hair band. If the hippo embellishment isn’t enough drama for you, you can add a bird cage veil to your order.

This eye-catching piece is the perfect accessory for a summer wedding or a day at the races.