18 Boho-Chic Gifts for the Hipster in Your Life

What to buy for the back-to-land, cooler-than-thou, anti-establishment hipster? Whether they’re a full-sleeve tattoo type with a love of the open road, a bearded Maine sailor, or an Earth Goddess biodynamic farmer, these gifts will do just fine. Everything is artisanal, organic, and heritage. Short of a guided Ayahuasca ceremony, we’ve collected all the dreamy stuff.

01

Incausa Bath & Meditate Bundles

This energy clearing bundle of goodness is centered around some raw palo santo, the best-smelling burn on Earth. There’s also breu resin, incense sticks, and a small-batch vegan soap with patchouli, cardamon, clove, and geranium oils. Sure to help keep the transcendent vibes going for weeks. $36

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This energy clearing bundle of goodness is centered around some raw palo santo, the best-smelling burn on Earth. There’s also breu resin, incense sticks, and a small-batch vegan soap with patchouli, cardamon, clove, and geranium oils. Sure to help keep the transcendent vibes going for weeks. $36

02

Filson Mittens

These hand-beaded suede mittens ($200) are silicon-infused for waterproof protection and lined with Polartec Thermal Pro High Loft for extra warmth. The soft fur-trimmed mitts also look crackerjack!

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These hand-beaded suede mittens ($200) are silicon-infused for waterproof protection and lined with Polartec Thermal Pro High Loft for extra warmth. The soft fur-trimmed mitts also look crackerjack!

03

Tetra Ring Pipe

This smoking accessory is designed to sit ergonomically in the palm of your hand, or fetchingly on the coffee table. Created by Lindsey Hampton, the handmade stoneware pipe ($150) in an ombr fade is 3.5 inches wide and will stoke up holiday cheer.

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This smoking accessory is designed to sit ergonomically in the palm of your hand, or fetchingly on the coffee table. Created by Lindsey Hampton, the handmade stoneware pipe ($150) in an ombr fade is 3.5 inches wide and will stoke up holiday cheer.

04

I Pezzi Dipinti Scarf

These captivating and sumptuous tie-dyed scarves come from I Pezzi Dipinti. The hand-loomed Wool Tiger Shawl ($275) and cashmere hand-dyed Tri-Colore scarf ($970, shown) are as delicious as wool gets.

Credit: I Pezzi Dipinti

These captivating and sumptuous tie-dyed scarves come from I Pezzi Dipinti. The hand-loomed Wool Tiger Shawl ($275) and cashmere hand-dyed Tri-Colore scarf ($970, shown) are as delicious as wool gets.

05

Salvatore Ferragamo Psychedelic Sweater

Give this groovy, hallucinogenic knit to the most far-out man (or woman) you know. The cashmere Ferragamo turtleneck ($2,130) has op-art graphics that will keep your hep cat warm without making them look like Ned Flanders.

Credit: Salvatore Ferragamo

Give this groovy, hallucinogenic knit to the most far-out man (or woman) you know. The cashmere Ferragamo turtleneck ($2,130) has op-art graphics that will keep your hep cat warm without making them look like Ned Flanders.

06

Raised by Wolves

Any rebel worth his salt needs this cult-classic tome. Photographer Jim Goldbergs unsparing portraits of teenage runaways in San Francisco and Los Angeles from the late ’80s and early ’90s helped define the aesthetic and disaffected posture of the decade. The original publication from 1995 is a rare find, so in typical motley fashion, the artist issued this bootleg photocopied edition ($100).

Credit: Jim Goldberg

Any rebel worth his salt needs this cult-classic tome. Photographer Jim Goldbergs unsparing portraits of teenage runaways in San Francisco and Los Angeles from the late ’80s and early ’90s helped define the aesthetic and disaffected posture of the decade. The original publication from 1995 is a rare find, so in typical motley fashion, the artist issued this bootleg photocopied edition ($100).

07

Nike x Pendleton

This Nike iD collab ($135-190) is coming in hot, literally, and winter ready. Three sneaker styles are customizable in six Pendleton wools (yes, from the sixth generation family-owned Pacific Northwest brand). Perfect for the anti-hero who loves sport. Or maybe just arch support, say for working at the Farmers Market all day.

Credit: Nike

This Nike iD collab ($135-190) is coming in hot, literally, and winter ready. Three sneaker styles are customizable in six Pendleton wools (yes, from the sixth generation family-owned Pacific Northwest brand). Perfect for the anti-hero who loves sport. Or maybe just arch support, say for working at the Farmers Market all day.

08

Harwell Godfrey Jewelry

These handcrafted leather talismans will send any Earth goddess into galactic bliss. California designer Lauren Godfrey starts each necklace with a formidable semi-precious stoneeach of which vibrates at a particular frequency (sure?) for targeted healing vibes. The tigers eye shown here ($1,095) activates the intellect. Heft and outsized proportions give this gift major gravitas.

Credit: Harwell Godfrey

These handcrafted leather talismans will send any Earth goddess into galactic bliss. California designer Lauren Godfrey starts each necklace with a formidable semi-precious stoneeach of which vibrates at a particular frequency (sure?) for targeted healing vibes. The tigers eye shown here ($1,095) activates the intellect. Heft and outsized proportions give this gift major gravitas.

09

Wes Lang Boxers

Los Angeles artist Wes Lang teamed up with Sleepy Jones (Andy Spades new pajama brand) to create these tattoo flash boxers ($29) bad enough to crush any tough guys heart.

Credit: Sleepy Jones

Los Angeles artist Wes Lang teamed up with Sleepy Jones (Andy Spades new pajama brand) to create these tattoo flash boxers ($29) bad enough to crush any tough guys heart.

10

Indigo Kit

Shibori is an important word in the lexicon of the heritage-ati. The traditional Japanese tie-dye form uses age-old techniques for folding, binding, and dyeing fabricmost commonly with indigoto fantastic effect. This dye kit ($7.64) comes with the plant-derived indigo dye (which is what makes jeans blue), tools, and instructions for a vat of wabi sabi fun times.

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Shibori is an important word in the lexicon of the heritage-ati. The traditional Japanese tie-dye form uses age-old techniques for folding, binding, and dyeing fabricmost commonly with indigoto fantastic effect. This dye kit ($7.64) comes with the plant-derived indigo dye (which is what makes jeans blue), tools, and instructions for a vat of wabi sabi fun times.

11

Living Libations

You know that inner glow The kind that makes you want to hit Soul Cycle, mainline coconut water, sleep 12 hours a night, go vegan, and repeat? This is a short cut. The cold-pressed organic (wild grown!) plant-derived cleansers and moisturizersthis Canadian company produces are like a deep drink for ones complexion. Seabuckthorn Best Skin Ever ($30) is the classic, and the radiance is realbut the garden is full of olfactory and sensory pleasures.

Credit: Living Libations

You know that inner glow The kind that makes you want to hit Soul Cycle, mainline coconut water, sleep 12 hours a night, go vegan, and repeat? This is a short cut. The cold-pressed organic (wild grown!) plant-derived cleansers and moisturizersthis Canadian company produces are like a deep drink for ones complexion. Seabuckthorn Best Skin Ever ($30) is the classic, and the radiance is realbut the garden is full of olfactory and sensory pleasures.

12

Moncler ML0004 Sunglasses

Remember when being a ski bum was the height of cool? (Cue Better Off Dead.) Norweigian sweater, zinc sunblock, mirrored shades, low ponytail? If you didnt go to schoolin Vermont, you can still live the dream. The 64-year-old French mountaineering brand Moncler just debuted its first eyewear collection. These high-altitude aerodynamic goggles with leather temple protectors ($350) hitthe height of gnar.

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Remember when being a ski bum was the height of cool? (Cue Better Off Dead.) Norweigian sweater, zinc sunblock, mirrored shades, low ponytail? If you didnt go to schoolin Vermont, you can still live the dream. The 64-year-old French mountaineering brand Moncler just debuted its first eyewear collection. These high-altitude aerodynamic goggles with leather temple protectors ($350) hitthe height of gnar.

13

Doen Manzanita Blouse

We first discovered this indie line of achingly perfect but totally effortless basics on Glossiers Emily Weiss. Was it vintage? No. It was Doen. This Indian-printed silk peasant blouse ($198) is heaven off the shoulder with jeans. Or pair with a black turtleneck and high-waisted black pants for that ’70s vibe. Slay at the Tannenbaum trimming while channeling Loulou de la Falaise, the original eclectic bohemian aristocrat.

Credit: Doen

We first discovered this indie line of achingly perfect but totally effortless basics on Glossiers Emily Weiss. Was it vintage? No. It was Doen. This Indian-printed silk peasant blouse ($198) is heaven off the shoulder with jeans. Or pair with a black turtleneck and high-waisted black pants for that ’70s vibe. Slay at the Tannenbaum trimming while channeling Loulou de la Falaise, the original eclectic bohemian aristocrat.

14

Mermaid Hair Care Set

This trio of wild organic beauty products ($75) will lull the tresses of any merman or maid into a state of unkempt perfection. Mermaid hair oil, sea salt spray, and dry shampoo will replenish, shine, and add wavesall with an intoxicating coastal scent cocktail of cedarwood, rose, salt, and pine.

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This trio of wild organic beauty products ($75) will lull the tresses of any merman or maid into a state of unkempt perfection. Mermaid hair oil, sea salt spray, and dry shampoo will replenish, shine, and add wavesall with an intoxicating coastal scent cocktail of cedarwood, rose, salt, and pine.

15

The Eye Earring

Tracing back 5,000 years to Mesopotamia, the evil eye has been used as a totem of good luck and protection. Greek native Leda Athanasopoulou created her ultra simple Eye Ring ($70) with a loop of 14K gold wire. Before long, it was wrapped around the fingers of well-born Euro-creatures who summer in Greece and have amazing hairsurely they need to ward off jealously. The newer earrings ($70, shown) have the same effect. Perfect gift for Aphrodites and Adonises.

Credit: Leda Athanasopoulou

Tracing back 5,000 years to Mesopotamia, the evil eye has been used as a totem of good luck and protection. Greek native Leda Athanasopoulou created her ultra simple Eye Ring ($70) with a loop of 14K gold wire. Before long, it was wrapped around the fingers of well-born Euro-creatures who summer in Greece and have amazing hairsurely they need to ward off jealously. The newer earrings ($70, shown) have the same effect. Perfect gift for Aphrodites and Adonises.

16

Ofuro

Nothing says at one with nature like a naked soak under the stars in an Alaskan-made cedar hot tub ($3,990, including shipping). Get this for your favorite exhibitionist. Youre welcome.

Credit: Zen Bath Works

Nothing says at one with nature like a naked soak under the stars in an Alaskan-made cedar hot tub ($3,990, including shipping). Get this for your favorite exhibitionist. Youre welcome.

17

M. Crow & Co. Ceramic Growler

Sculpted from hand-dug clay in remote Wallowa County, Oregon, this limited edition growler ($600) arrives filled with 48 ounces of hard cider made from local apples. The 18-inch high vessel with a porcelain stopper and threaded bronze rod comes in a dovetailed maple box.

Credit: M. Crow Co.

Sculpted from hand-dug clay in remote Wallowa County, Oregon, this limited edition growler ($600) arrives filled with 48 ounces of hard cider made from local apples. The 18-inch high vessel with a porcelain stopper and threaded bronze rod comes in a dovetailed maple box.

18

Wonder Valley Towels

O.G. heritage hero Jay Carroll and his wife Allison live a life of ceaseless Bohemian wanderlust. Their devotion to finding artisans and craftsmen along the way yielded these striped towels ($95). Woven by a Turkish towel producer on original natural looms, the bamboo yarn is ultra lush and naturally anti-microbial.

Credit: Wonder Valley

O.G. heritage hero Jay Carroll and his wife Allison live a life of ceaseless Bohemian wanderlust. Their devotion to finding artisans and craftsmen along the way yielded these striped towels ($95). Woven by a Turkish towel producer on original natural looms, the bamboo yarn is ultra lush and naturally anti-microbial.

Read more: https://www.wired.com/2016/12/gift-guide-artisanal-hipster/


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