Hipsters are kind of hard to describe for two reasons. They were originally known to be people who are unusually interested in unconventional things and patterns. However, the term “hipsters” has evolved today to mean those who follow the latest trends and fashions in modern society, especially if they feel it’s against the cultural mainstream. Don’t fret! While it’s a bit hard to understand their preferences, it can get easier if you think about their other interests too–such as passions and hobbies. We have everything that both kinds of hipsters would love, so if you’re looking for a gift for a hipster parent, sibling, or friend, we have retro accessories, clothes, and appliances that’ll surely satisfy their demands.
Hipster Bunny With Glasses Tee
It’s quite easy to spot a hipster due to the way they express themselves, especially with the way they dress. Most of them avoid mainstream and try to dress emphatically retro, which some people like and some others don’t. If you’re not sure what to get your hipster friend, try this cute tee with a hip bunny wearing a stylish pair of glasses!
Vintage Dimmable Bedside Lamp
Going for that industrial and steampunk design in your room? This bedside lamp is carefully crafted with a metal pipe and a sturdy base to achieve the same vibe you’d get from role-playing games characterized by anachronistic technological features. Hipsters would definitely love to have this unique addition to their quirky homes.
Authentic Hand Woven Mexican Blanket
If you’ve been to the beach with hipsters, you’ve probably seen a lot of tie-dyes, serape blankets, as well as multicolored and ethnic-themed shirts. Yes, they’re into those kinds of things, so if you need a gift that’ll make them thrilled, you’ll never go wrong with this authentic and hand woven Mexican blanket.
AeroPress Coffee and Espresso Maker
There’s a growing trend of coffee loving hipsters, and you’d see some of them posting their latte art works and other creations on social media. If you have a friend looking to follow this hipster trend, one of the sleekest and most reliable coffee press machines would be the AeroPress. It uses a rapid brewing mechanism that’s popular with coffee enthusiasts worldwide.
Clear Stylish Bubble Umbrella
This transparent umbrella made its early appearance on the series Gossip Girl, where it was showcased on the streets of New York by Blair who’s a snobbish drama queen. Since that episode, a lot of people wanted the same umbrella for its style. If you know any hipsters who’d appreciate a “style of the past” and would love to resurrect the trend, this gift is your perfect pick!
Folding Pocket Knife for Everyday Carry
Did you know that there are several discussion websites you can find dedicated to knife hipsters? These are usually focused on pocket knives, knife making, and exchanges of views on which current models are exceptional. Save your hipster friends from the trouble of searching for the best one, by getting them this pocket knife that’s built to last a lifetime.
Aesthetic 6-Bottle Beer Caddy Bag
BYOB is a thing now. It stands for “bring your own bottle”, “booze” or “beer”! It’s one of the hipster norms, and unless you asked one of your friends to bring some extra, you’ll end up drinking just whatever’s available. Make sure your hipster friends are ready to party and chill anytime, with this aesthetic beer caddy bag with adjustable straps for easy transport.
Wooden Vintage-Style Decorative Suitcases
It’s up to the recipient whether they’ll use this to elevate their home interior, or if they’d rather flaunt the suitcases in the streets with confidence. Each one looks like something that a fictional detective would be seen using in a mystery movie, and it sure is a case that hipsters would be delighted to have for its uniqueness and aesthetic.
3-Set Pastel Toned Paperboard Suitcases
Everyone needs storage space. We always end up buying things that sometimes we don’t use, and there are others that simply want to have the option to store their things conveniently at any given time. These 3-tier paperboard suitcases will be loved by hipsters who love to organize their rooms in an aesthetically pleasing way.
Fujifilm Instax Square SQ6 Camera
Film is making its way back into mainstream photography due to hobbyists influencing others to use aesthetic features that bring us back to the basics. Hipsters value creativity, and a lot of them have started learning to shoot film. If you want a user-friendly gift for your hipster friend, this instax camera automatically calculates the settings based on surroundings, and produces great hipster shots!
Classic Kanken Backpack With Ergonomic Design
This is an everyday essential for anyone who’s aiming to look simple and effortlessly chic. It’s a classic design that doesn’t feel too forced, and can be used as a casual daypack or one’s daily backpack to school. It’s a great gift for hipsters who can’t be bothered to wear messenger, crossbody or sling bags due to their relatively uncomfortable design.
The Cutest Headphones With Active Noise Canceling
You won’t usually find this mint and orange color combination when it comes to headphone designs. It has a lighter build and more comfortable fit, and ensures the user hears most words and tunes with incredible clarity. It’ll be loved by hipsters who love listening to music while walking, traveling, or waiting for their next class.
Oversized Chunky Knit Blanket
This lovely chunky blanket will make a wonderful gift for your loved ones on holidays. It’s bundled with a knitted throw pillow, which will surprise them even more! They can also transform it into a boho decor to make a nice hipster-looking bedroom.
Vintage-Themed Vinyl Record Player
The first commercially available vinyl long-playing record was first launched in the 1930s, and is currently making its way back into mainstream music due to the nostalgic sound it produces. Most hipsters own a turntable or record player which they proudly show on their living room shelves, desks, or bedrooms. For your hipster friend who doesn’t own one yet, this vintage-looking player will surely make their day!
Mason Jar Mugs with Glass Handles and Metal Straws
Most cafes and restaurants now serve drinks in aesthetic mason jars, and with metal straws to reduce single-use plastic like straws and plastic cups. These ones are versatile and great for any occasion, even just for casual use at home. If you’re looking to give something sustainable and practical for your hipster friends, these eco-friendly Brimley jars will do the job.
Classic Star Wars IV Movie Poster
Who doesn’t love Star Wars? It’s a classic film series with laser guns, spaceships, and secret organisations with the right formula of romance, high stakes and action. This one is a 24 x 36-inch aesthetic mounted paper poster of the popular film, and will surely be loved by hipsters and Star Wars fans.
Sleek Smart Mug With Temperature Control
You’ve heard of smart bulbs and smart plugs, but have you ever seen a mug that can customize presets and control your favorite drink’s temperature? This is something that hipsters and coffee lovers will most definitely love to have in the office or at home. It especially suits those who really take their time to drink and cherish their coffee in the morning.
Handmade Leather Suspenders
Suspenders are underrated yet are one of the most functional accessories worn by men and women. While they were meant to be worn under a suit or dress in the past, they are now worn by hipsters over their garments to add visual interest to their outfits. This pair was left unsanded to maintain its natural, authentic character, and will be loved by hipsters regardless of gender!
Vintage Wide Brim Fedora Hat
This fedora hat has a leather buckle that makes it look like those worn by business executives, gangsters and detectives in films. It was popular in the early 20th century, yet is still worn today by hipsters who are resurrecting the trend in fashion. It’s a great gift for your hipster friends who are looking to elevate their style with uniqueness and authenticity.
Hanging Planters With Modern Metal Holders
Homes are instantly better with plants. These modern metal holders work in both indoor and outdoor settings, and will be appreciated by hipsters who are into gardening as well. A set of these will definitely brighten any room with its minimalist aesthetic and simplicity.
Retro Bluetooth Speaker With Cute 8-Bit Animation
This is the ultimate gift for hipsters and gamers! Where else will you find a bluetooth speaker with such cute animations? Oh, and it also works as an alarm system that sends important notifications. Its pixel art display looks like it was straight out of a classic retro game, and it’s the most visually pleasing speaker that any hipster would die to have in their rooms.
Vintage Crossbody Backpack
Looking for a classy and casual gift you can give your hipster friend? Leather is always in style, and is a perennial favorite in fashion. This bag suits every personality! It’s minimalist on the outside, yet is spacious on the inside, perfectly capable of holding items for different events like attending class, watching a concert, or chilling with friends on a weekend night.
3-Pack Beard Oil Conditioner
Even the burliest beard can be tamed with this beard oil conditioner by Viking Revolution. Hipsters love beards, and I’m sure they’re growing theirs yet are secretly having a hard time taming the unkempt round bottom part. This is an effective gift you can give them to hint that hey, maybe y’alls need to start maintaining your beards better!
Beautiful Rosewood Ukulele for Beginners
A ukulele is easily one of the hipster instruments that people recently started paying attention to. It produces a calming sound similar to what you’d hear at the beach. It’s also very easy to carry, so it’s gaining more interest compared to the full size guitar, especially by those who love to travel. This is a great gift for your hipster friends–both beginner and advanced!
Minimalist Leather Case for Cards
Fossil brings new life into the watch and leather industry by creating fashionable and quality accessories, just like this leather card case that looks chic and sleek at the same time. It has a magnetic closure to really protect the user’s cards, and its design will no doubt be loved by hipsters who are aiming to look chill yet fashionable.
Rare Mint Green Toaster
This must be the most retro-looking electric appliance one could ever have in the kitchen. If you know hipsters whose homes are filled with unique and eccentric things, this is a gift they’ll be delighted to receive. It is, after all, hard to find this particular mint green color in stores today, and you know what hipsters love the most–rare finds!
Beard Shaper Kit
Hipster dudes always like to look as if they just woke up looking neat and laidback without doing anything to their face. In reality, they also do a lot of maintenance behind the scenes. Beards are one of the hardest to style, so surprise them on their birthday with this beard shaper kit that’ll make their lives easier!
Retro Compact Bluetooth Keyboard
The keycaps on this keyboard look like they were plucked straight from a vintage typewriter, which makes this retro keyboard an excellent gift for hipsters who are looking for a timeless, antique-looking addition to their computer setup. Go ahead and get them this gift, which reflects taste and craftsmanship while emitting a unique style that inspires.
Modern Gray Area Rug
There are hipsters who like doing things differently, then there are those who choose to follow modern trends. This applies to fashion, hobbies, as well as interior design! If you know any hipster looking to elevate their homes through modern furnishings, this elegant area rug will do the job.
Multi-Purpose Steel for Hanging Photos Display
If you’ve seen your hipster friend’s Pinterest board, it’s probably filled with bedrooms decorated with fairy lights and Instax photos on their walls. Let them try switching things up by hanging their most cherished family portraits and memories using this multi-purpose steel that’s neat and elegant.
Bike-Shaped Bottle Opener
One of the sports that hipsters love is cycling! If you have loved ones who are into that hobby nowadays, a great way to make them feel special is to get them a gift that’s relevant. Just like this bottle opener that perfectly resembles a bike, which they’ll definitely like.
Vintage Trench Lighter for Hipsters
This trench lighter feels nostalgic, and brings us back to a different era where lighters were still carefully manufactured to last a lifetime. Hipsters would love to receive this as a gift not just for its functionality, but also for its design and the nostalgia that it brings.
Premium Cold Brew Coffee Maker
Some people prefer drinking cold brew due to the less acidity it contains. Some love it for its taste, and others like switching up their drinks depending on their mood. This is true for coffee hipsters who like experimenting and tasting different flavors everyday. If you’re looking for a gift for your hipster friend, this meticulously designed brewer ensures that flavors are concentrated well.
Retro Walnut Bluetooth Radio
Wooden things always bring a beautiful visual appearance. They add authenticity and magnificence in any room due to its characteristics. Take this retro-themed walnut radio! It looks neat and new, yet still feels like a throwback. Its vibe will definitely be loved by hipsters worldwide.
Elegant Churchwarden Wizard Pipe
What type of pipe did Gandalf smoke? I’m not sure either, but one thing we all know is that it’s the one with a long stem. Some people call this a churchwarden pipe, whose style traces back to the late 18th or early 19th century. It’s vintage, and it has a walnut matte finish that hipsters will love.
Rustic Messenger Bag
Laptop bags do not need to look so organized and professional on the outside! If you’re looking for something that hipsters would love to bring to work without looking so stern, this rustic messenger bag will surely complete their laidback outfit, without compromising durability and security for their devices.
Yellow Bicycle Butterfly Bow Tie
No need for a custom made neckwear to make your gift look unique and rare. This yellow bow tie with bicycle prints is something that you won’t usually see anywhere. Hipsters will definitely love it for its flashy color yet elegant cut! It’s a plus if they love biking too.
Retro Handset for Cell Phones
Feeling desperate about getting the most unique, nostalgic and authentic gift for your hipster friend? Try this retro handset that brings us back to the time where there weren’t mobile phones yet. The only way to reach our friends and family was through landline and payphones! Time to make someone cry with this nostalgic gift.
Unisex Gold Casio Watch
This design by Casio is a timeless one. It suits both genders, any outfits, and any events from casual to formal occasions. If you want a gift that your hipster friend can use daily, this is your best pick. It also complements laidback styles well, which is exactly what a hipster wants to look like on the outside.
White Ceramic Pots for Succulent Plants
Hipsters love having indoor plants due to the fresh vibe it brings. Make sure that they don’t run out of pots for when they need to repot some of their succulents, or for when they decide to add more to their plant family. This comes in a set of six, and is a thoughtful gift for plant loving hipsters.
6-Piece Vinyl Record Coasters
Does your hipster friend own a coffee shop? A bar? Or maybe they’re trying to transform their place into a retro-themed restaurant. This set of vinyl record coasters will complete the look! It’s also printed with the albums of legends that everyone loves. If your friend is not a fan, then something’s wrong with them!
Camera Lens Fun Coffee Mug
This is a funny coffee mug that one can use outside. Anyone who sees it will have to look twice, no doubt! I mean, where else will you see someone drinking coffee straight from their camera lens? This is a fun gift that hipsters will enjoy.
Eco-Friendly Cork Yoga Mat
This yoga mat is eco-friendly, soft, and has an intricate mandala sketch inside an elephant. It has everything that a hipster yogi or yoga enthusiast is looking for! Make their mornings better by getting them this gift, so they can meditate on an elegantly beautiful mat that withstands a variety of fitness exercises.