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The first question you probably are asking yourself is-“What is a Hipster?” Some people would say that they’re particularly easy to spot around town. They seem to have a love for big beards (not to be confused with Movember), well-fitted jeans, and heavy eye-glass frames. Many hipsters also seem to have a love for well-crafted bikes. Ultimately, you’ll know a hipster when you see one. Fortunately, hipsters are a particularly easy bunch to shop for after you stop being intimidated by their self-deprecating irony during conversations.
1. Crosley Portable Turntable
For the hipster friend who has rediscovered their love of vinyl records and would love to take their music wherever they go…as long as there is an outlet. You can use an adaptor and connect your MP3/Ipod to it as well.
2. Zinn and The Art of Road Bike Maintenance
This is for those moments when a bike breaks down and you just want to fix your bike as quickly as possible. This book breaks your bike down into all of its moveable parts and has easy to follow illustrations that will help you repair your bike the next time you run into trouble.
3. Beardsley in the Box Beard Care Box Set
Don’t let your favorite hipsters beard look crazy. The key to a well maintained beard is a beard care box. This box contains the following: shampoo, conditioner, oil, and lotion. I have to admit that I’m not sure what to the order would be to use these items, but your favorite bearded man does!
4. Fisticuffs Mustache Wax 3 Pack
Enjoy experiencing different scents and types of holds with Fisticuffs Mustache Wax. Enclosed in an old-fashioned tin case that fits in your pocket.
5. SockGuy Men’s Sriracha Crew Socks
Towards the end of last summer there seemed to be cool crew socks everywhere. One of the coolest pairs I’ve found is this pair of sriracha crew socks. If you’re a fan of this spicy condiment, then show your love with a pair of these socks.
6. Red Lion Bacon Word Sock
This is a unisex gift and everyone needs a pair of great socks. What’s better than a pair that expresses your love of bacon?
7. The Curious Bartender: The Artistry and Alchemy of Creating The Perfect Cocktail
Hipsters seem to be leading the way in perfecting the craft of making the perfect cocktail. Go to any local speakeasy and get schooled on how to: chip ice perfectly, spray essence of orange, what is a homemade bitter, and more. You don’t have to be a hipster to appreciate this well-crafted book
8. Libby Craft Brew Sampler 6 Piece Beer Glasses Set
For those moments when you just need to have the right glass for the correct beer.
9. Goodnight Brew: A Parody For Beer People
For lovers of beer and the book Goodnight Moon, enjoy learning the ins and outs of brewing with this fun and easy to follow parody book.
10. Hot Girls Read (Hipster)Mug
Drink tea or coffee in a non-ironic way with this great mug. If you’re favorite hipster also has a pair of heavy framed black glasses then this is the perfect gift for them. If you’re feeling especially generous include a book as well!
11. This Is What Awesome Looks Like (Mug)
This simple black and white mug proclaims what our favorite hipster believes to be true-this is what awesome looks like! Share with the hipster who can laugh at their lifestyle.
12. James Fiallo Patterned Men’s Socks
Don’t be caught outside with naked ankles. Instead, cover them with these stylish socks for the pattern lover in your life.
13. Liquid Intelligence: The Art and Science of the Perfect Cocktail
Instead of going out to your favorite bar and paying $13 for a well-crafted drink, bring the party to your house and rock your cocktail mixing skills with this well thought out and thorough book.
14. Brooks B17 Standard Black Steel Saddle
With all of the time spent riding around town, eventually your favorite hipster will need to replace their bike saddle (seat). This saddle is well crafted and a beautiful leather in colors ranging from black to green.
15. Fyxation Leather Bicycle Carrier
There are moments when you just have to buy a six pack of beer but find yourself riding your bike around town. Fyxation’s carrier helps solve the problem of where you should but your beer. Well-crafted and fun to use, people will envy your favorite hipster and wonder where they found their beer carrier!
16. Bamboo Wood Sunglasses by Tree Tribe
These bamboo sunglasses are gorgeous. Happily, they are also a lot less expensive than wooden sunglasses that you may find in the mall.
17. CUCOL Natural Bamboo Watch
With all of the electronics that tell time, the lowly watch often gets lost in the mix. Not this watch. Made out of bamboo with simple and sophisticated detailing, this watch will have you proudly telling the time to the next person who asks.
18. Frye Harness Boots
Let’s be honest, if you’re seriously looking at this pair of boots you’re probably planning on treating yourself. Frye boots are made in the U.S.A. and crafted with love and care. These boots are in investment and will last for years.
19. Scrappy’s Bitters, Sampler Pack
Pair this gift with the Liquid Intelligence cocktail book. Some people are excited about making their own bitters, others would love to get them so that they can get started mixing drinks as soon as possible. This tiny package packs a punch. Each bottle will last quit awhile-unless you’re making drinks every night.
20. Beanie Hat
Your favorite hipster always seems to have their head covered summer through fall with a comfortable beanie. This unisex beanie works well for both men and women. It comes in a number of different colors ranging from grey, burgundy, to green.