10 World Leaders as Modern Day Fashionable Hipsters

It’s hard to imagine Abraham Lincoln of Vladimir Lenin as fashionable, almost Hipster like characters. It’s good thing artists like Amit Shimoni do that creative thinking for us.

The Israel designer started HIPSTORY as a way of comparing Israeli leaders of the past with today’s leading men and women and also the different fashion trends.

The success of the project caused it to expand, and include other decision makers with a more global flavor.

Abraham Lincoln (United States)

Abraham Lincoln

Winston Churchill (UK)

Winston Churchill

JFK (United States)


Mahatma Ghandi (India)

Nelson Mandela (South Africa)

Nelson Mandela

Margaret Thatcher (UK)

Mao Zedong (China)

Mao Zedong

Vladimir Lenin (USSR)

Vladimir Lenin

David Ben-Gurion (Israel)

David Ben-Gurion

Che Guevara

Che Guevara


For more on world leaders going through an artistic makeover, check out these dictators with a touch of geeky art makeover.