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Seeing Red   Conspiracy theorists claim that Santa's iconic crimson and white ensemble actually originated with a marketing scheme by Coca-Cola in the 1930s, when the company featured a jolly, red-suited Santa Claus in its ads to boost sales during cold winter months. While a similarly outfitted Santa appeared years earlier in newspapers like The Saturday Evening Post, many agree that Coca-Cola may have had a hand in creating the Santa we know today.

Image: Illustration of Santa Claus opening a bottle of Coca-Cola (© Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)

Find out how Christmas is celebrated in Switzerland.

Christmas in Switzerland on whychristmas?

Modern Icons: The Womb Chair 1946 - ebarza

Coca Cola Santa Claus The Pause That Refreshes Vintage 1956 Antique Print Ad - Boy's Life Cover, December 1956

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Santa and elves build a sand castle - by Tom Browning -- (coastal Christmas, beach, seashore, illustration, art)

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