STEP ONE: CHOOSE A PONCHO
(EVERY PONCHO COMES WITH A FREE VINTAGE PATCH THAT WILL BE ADHERED BEFORE SHIPPING)
Vintage Cheerleading Coat from St. John Byzantine 1988 with Stacey Embroidery + + Mixed Fiber Traditional Mexican Blanket.
Be like Stacey, real name Anastasia, and cheer yourself up with a cup of Cafe De Olla and una concha. Stacey also loves going to the mall, and secretly buying black candles from Yankee Candle.
Vintage Black Wool Bomber + Mixed Fiber Traditional Mexican Blanket.
This is perfect Poncho for a subtle, but fabulous fashionista. Perfect attire for peering through volcanic rock at a Solar Eclipse. Also great for dancing with your Tia Ceclia’s spirit when she visits your family after dinner.
Vintage Black Wool Bomber + Mixed Fiber Traditional Mexican Blanket. This Poncho is perfect for warding off the Cucuy, even though you know your cousin Blanca is just trying to scare you, but you’re still certain that someone is in the room when you turn the lights off at night. Also perfect for winning a game of monopoly and having your whole family avoid your calls for the next three months.
Navy Blue Vintage Worker’s Jacket + Mixed Fiber Mexican Blanket
Perfect for keeping you warm while you write the next Great American Novel on a grassy knoll in Autumnal New York while sipping a cup of Abuelita. Also perfect for spinning around fabulously in the endless woods of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
Vintage Satin Bomber Jacket + + Mixed Fiber Traditional Mexican Blanket with Louie and Stellers T.D. Club Embroidery
Louie, aka Luis, loved playing Varsity football, but also loves helping his abuelita roll tamales during the holidays. This is the perfect Poncho for peering through the multi-dimensional universe and pinching the threads of time that are constantly unraveling around us. Also perfect for watching reruns of Rosalinda and wondering if she really had amnesia.
Perfect for thumbing the electric guitar feeling the powerful vibrations of the strings and finally connecting with the great power given to you by your ancestors. Also perfect for finally being able to speak to your grandfather in his mother tongue.
Perfect for having feeling ambivalent about Lou from the Kingdom Hall, because she was both a homophobe (and probably racist) but she also made the most delicious blueberry muffins you’ve ever eaten and most likely ever will.
Perfect for asking for forgiveness for forsaking Jennifer Lopez for playing the role of Mexican Superstar Selena, because she was not Mexican, but sobbing nonstop through the whole movie and realizing no one else could have played it better.
Vintage Wool Bomber Jacket + Mixed Fiber Mexican Blanket with Brittany Embroidery
Brittany loves riding her vintage vespa through the countryside with the sun in her face, and a De La Rosa dulce in her bag. Perfect for practicing your Spanish on the telephone, because you are third generation Mexican-American and your parents only spoke to you in English, or for attending an Anti-Trump Rally!
Vintage Wool Bomber with Bryanne Adams Embroidery + Mixed Fiber Traditional Mexican Blanket. Perfect for protecting your ego when you use a Spanglish while in Spanish class and everyone is laughing at you, because you mistakenly said you were pregnant. Also perfect for reading tarot during a full moon.
Vintage Wool Pep Squad Jacket with Denise Patch + Mixed Fiber Traditional Mexican Blanket. Perfect for putting sal, limon y chile on your tortilla chips when your cupboards are empty and you’re too lazy to go to the store. Also perfect for telling your Tia Eselda that her salsa isn’t hot, even though you are holding back your tears and erasing all that is left of your charred taste buds.
Perfect for starting the new year on a small ship in the Caribbean floating away from your old life. Also perfect for bonfires on the beach pretending not to notice Tomas’ gaze as you dance to the sound of the night sky.
Perfect for consoling the schools shortest, yet baddest bully, Rosie Rodriquez, in science class after she found out that Tupac had died. Also perfect for Rosie later protecting you from being beaten up after school, because everyone was scared of her and thought she had already been to prison in the 6th grade.
Vintage Red Bomber + Mixed Fiber Traditional Mexican Blanket.
Perfect for crossing back and forth between present America and the afterlife. Also perfect for taking attention away from your sister Abby’s Quinceañera while you twirl in the center of the dance floor. Also perfect for helping her draw on her Chola eyebrows and lip liner.
STEP TWO: CHOOSE ONE Free VINTAGE PATCH
(One Patch Per Poncho)