2 years ago1,000+ Views
Do you want a fixed gear bike for Christmas? Maybe a first-press vinyl of Elliott Smith's 'XO'? Well, fortunately for you, a Portland-based mall is giving you the opportunity to share your Christmas list with a Santa who truly understands you.

Meet the Pioneer Place shopping center's Hipster Santa. He's checking his list, and then maybe leaving to read some lesser known Bukowski.

Hipster Santa passed on his signature red suit for thick-framed glasses, a man bun, and a cozier tribal-printed sweater. His reindeer sleigh is now a more environmentally and ethically sound red bicycle, and he keeps a vintage typewriter handy - you know, for when he's feeling inspired.

'Portland Santa' - as the mall calls him - is available for visits through December 17th, so if you find yourself in Oregon during the holidays, be sure to give him a visit.

(And, you know, some cookies made from primarily locally sourced ingredients.)
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@shannonl5 Hemp milk is actually strangely delicious. >.>
2 years ago·Reply
@littlemaryk I THINK SO TOO! Except for maybe the man bun, I can see this being what Santa looks like these days.
2 years ago·Reply
@danidee it is! I like the chocolate kind
2 years ago·Reply
Yea I think you are right about that...maybe just a ponytail. I always thought older gentlemen who have ponytails look cool @danidee
2 years ago·Reply