Just In: Fashion Santa takes Toronto & Internet by Storm

December 11, 2015 Wes Holland

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You might remember getting your photo taken with Santa at the mall, or perhaps you have taken your children to get the annual photo- a fake beard, an old red Santa suit, bad decorations. This seems to be the Santa of the past. At the Yorkdale Mall in Toronto, Santa has gotten an extreme makeover. He is known as Fashion Santa and has taken the internet by storm. Just as Dos Equis has the most interesting man, Fashion Santa may be, perhaps, “the most interesting Santa.”

Model Paul Mason will be at the Yorkdale Shopping Centre this holiday season, and what could be better than Santa wearing skinny jeans instead of a 3XL? Fashion Santa is helping raise money for a charity that focuses on sick children. It is reported that for every selfie posted with Fashion Santa using the hashtag #YorkdaleFashionSanta, a $1 will be donated to the SickKids Foundation by the shopping centre, up to $10,000.

While you will not spot Mason in a traditional Santa suit, you will spot him in the likes of Ferregamo, Burberry, and DSquared2 with Fendi and Gucci accessories to name a few. With that being said, any guesses on what is sleigh might be- Mercedes, Aston Martin…Maserati?

Check out some of Fashion Santa’s looks:

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Diesel: Red Leather Moto Jacket

“Only the Brave” Graphic Tee

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Rag & Bone Plaid Flannel Shirt

Palm Angels Logo Tracksuit Pant

Givenchy Red and Black High-top Star Shoes

DSqaured2 Maroon Tokyo Velvet Suit Jacket

Dents Leather Driving Gloves

Salvatore Ferragamo Runway Check Cashmere Scarf

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Moncler Rethel Parka with Fur Collar

Massimo Dutti: Oatmeal Cable Knit Sweater

Limited Edition Brown Mountain Boots

Club Monaco 5 Pocket Corduroy Pant

Salvatore Ferragamo: Dark Brown Leather Duffle Bag

Silver Aviator Mirrored Frame Sunglasses

 

 

Photos courtesy of Yorkdale

Post by Wes Holland

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Wes is an accomplished graduate of the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University with degrees in both finance and marketing accompanied by a minor in French language. Wes works in luxury real estate marketing in NYC and is an expert on luxury for millennials. You can read more about Wes on his blog Life Through Preppy Glasses and connect with him on Twitter @Wes_Holland

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