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Essential Brands For Your Hipster Lifestyle

Updated February 6, 2019 18.4k votes 2.5k voters 522.4k views44 items

List RulesVote 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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    Wayfarers are known to keep annoying people away
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    Classic denim and apparel that will never go out of style
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    Acid wash jeans, flannels, old band shirts... for pennies on the dollar of what they'd be at stores
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    Converse

    Sports equipment, Footwear Manufacturing
    Simple, classic, and timeless shoes for your feet
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    Urban Outfitters

    Family Clothing Stores, Clothing
    Pick out your Holga camera, record frames, and slouchy sweaters here
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    Ball Mason Jars

    Manufacturing, Metal Can Manufacturing
    You only drink out of mason jars at home. Also used to decorate, store, and pickle things 
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    There's a lot of crossover between hipsters and the Cult of Apple
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    Because everything sounds better on vinyl
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    Netflix

    Online shopping, Video Tape and Disc Rental

    For all your Stranger Things fixations.

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    American Apparel

    Clothing, Retail
    Get your neon fix and all of your overpriced basics
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    Rushmore is your favorite movie, and you only use Futura font
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    Ideal notebooks to jot down those ideas that come to you in your local coffee shop
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    H&M

    Clothing
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    Cheap beer. Usually sold in conjunction with a cheap shot of whiskey  
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    Where else are you going to wear flower crowns & headdresses?
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    Warm flannels and blankets that are worth the splurge if you can't find them at the thrift store. 
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    Get the scoop on your new favorite underground hip hop act that hasn't even formed yet
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    100% additive free natural tobacco...  as close to "artisan" as cigarettes get
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    Grab some quirky frames at this socially conscious eyeglass startup
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    Diesel

    Fashion, Clothing
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    Topshop

    Fashion, Textile
    A great spot to pick up crop tops and floral print leggings. They have men's stuff too