All About Santa’s Suit

In an earlier post, we talked about Santa being typically garbed in a white fur-trimmed red jacket and pants with matching hat, black boots and broad-buckled belt. We said that this prototype Santa suit, which became world famous through the Coke commercials featuring artist Haddon Sundblum’s lifelike paintings, was first originally seen in the drawings [...]

Why Hang the Christmas Stocking?

“The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, in hopes that Saint Nicholas soon would be there," reads the passage from that timeless “A Visit from Saint Nicholas” poem that people my age used to recite out loud in school come Christmas time. So indeed, hanging stockings over the chimney has long been an [...]