Just in time for Christmas, KBSP Canada poses the question What if other brands got to Santa before Coke did? What would the iconic bearded jolly fat guy in red suit look like? To find out, they brought on Montreal-based illustrator Sharif Tarabay to try on some different looks for other brands. The catch of course is that these images are without logos since KBSP isn't affiliated with them. Still it's not hard to figure out what the one with the Swedish flag is, or the naked santa with the sign Fir not Fur is. To check out the others, go to Brands of Santa. Although in truth I found the video way more entertaining. I think it's because Tarabay's accent reminds me of my Montreal days.

Illustrator: Sharif Tarabay Agency: kbs+ Chief Creative Officer: Matt Hassell Executive Creative Director: Ian Mackenzie Associate Creative Director: Jon Lane Writer: Warren Hass Writer: Robin Porter Agency Producer : Brenda Surminski Social Media: Lisa Pratt Production Company: OPC Directors: Jon + Torey Line Producer: Ian Webb Executive Producers: Harland Weiss, Donovan Boden, Liz Dussault Editing House: School Editing Editor: Ryan Hunt Executive Producer: Sarah Brooks Color: Alter Ego Colorist: Conor Fisher Music and Sound Design: TA2 Music
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