Essential Brands For Your Hipster Lifestyle

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Vote for the brands that best represent the hipster lifestyle (for better or for worse)

Whether you are a hipster or you're just "asking for a friend," you may find this list of hipster brands useful. No judgement here. If you're interested in hipster fashion, you may already know some of the basic tenants: flannel shirts, kewl glasses, vintage and/or ironic t-shirts, artisan food, and mason jars. So many mason jars.

Some would say that hipster culture revolves around not buying brand-name anything - and yet, there are some brands that hipsters love, and you will find them here. From the American Spirit cigarettes they smoke to the kimchi they store in their Ball mason jars, the brands listed here are quintessentially hipster. And clothing brands? American Apparel, Levi's, Converse... Do Ray-Bans count as clothes? Because hipsters freaking love them.

Add to this list if you can think of any hipster lifestyle companies that are missing. And to further your research into hipster sensibilities, you may also want to check out these voteable lists of hipster bands, hipster movies, and jobs loved by hipsters.
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  • Goodwill
    2

    Goodwill

    Amazon
    Acid wash jeans, flannels, old band shirts... for pennies on the dollar of what they'd be at stores
  • Wayfarers are known to keep annoying people away
  • Classic denim and apparel that will never go out of style
  • Converse
    5
    Sports equipment, Footwear Manufacturing
    Amazon
    Simple, classic, and timeless shoes for your feet
  • Ball Mason Jars
    6
    Manufacturing, Metal Can Manufacturing
    Amazon
    You only drink out of mason jars at home. Also used to decorate, store, and pickle things 
  • Urban Outfitters
    7
    Family Clothing Stores, Clothing, Retail
    Amazon
    Pick out your Holga camera, record frames, and slouchy sweaters here
  • There's a lot of crossover between hipsters and the Cult of Apple
  • Netflix
    9
    Online shopping, Video Tape and Disc Rental, Streaming media
    Amazon

    For all your Stranger Things fixations.

  • Crosley Record Players
    10
    Because everything sounds better on vinyl
  • American Apparel
    11
    Clothing, Retail, Manufacturing
    Amazon
    Get your neon fix and all of your overpriced basics
  • Ideal notebooks to jot down those ideas that come to you in your local coffee shop
  • Wes Anderson
    13

    Wes Anderson

    Amazon
    Rushmore is your favorite movie, and you only use Futura font
  • Pitchfork
    14

    Pitchfork

    Amazon
  • H&M
    15
    Clothing
    Amazon
  • Pabst Blue Ribbon
    17

    Pabst Blue Ribbon

    Amazon
    Cheap beer. Usually sold in conjunction with a cheap shot of whiskey  
  • 100% additive free natural tobacco...  as close to "artisan" as cigarettes get
  • Pendleton
    19

    Pendleton

    Amazon
    Warm flannels and blankets that are worth the splurge if you can't find them at the thrift store. 
  • Coachella
    20

    Coachella

    Amazon
    Where else are you going to wear flower crowns & headdresses?
  • Vice
    21
    Get the scoop on your new favorite underground hip hop act that hasn't even formed yet
  • Grab some quirky frames at this socially conscious eyeglass startup
  • Bianchi
    23
    Manufacturing
    Amazon
    Get rid of your car and commute on a fixed-gear bike
  • Yelp
    25
    Where else do you think people "discover" an "unknown" local spot?