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Friday 11th December 2015

Christmas Gift Guide #12: Gifts for Retro Lovers


For the final installment of our Christmas Gift Guides collection, we are looking at Gifts for Retro Lovers!

Our retro gift collection celebrates all things retro and vintage, and is made up of perfect presents for friends and family. Retro is defined as ‘looking backwards’, and here we do it with a nostalgic eye; using the past decades as inspiration for stunning accessories and home décor.

Check out the selection below, or click here to view our the entire range of retro-tastic gifts!

Wild and Wolf 746 Phone – French Blue, £37

Make your chosen recipient feel like Brigitte Bardot or James Dean every time they make a call with this retro-tastic telephone from Wild and Wolf! Who needs a smart phone when you can have one of these curvaceous designs in your life?!


Newgate Small London Alarm Clock – Red, £12

Make your friends and family smile by giving them this charming design for Christmas! This ultimate old-school accessory takes the form of a delightful hammer-to-twin-bell alarm clock, which is guaranteed to add a retro edge to any bedside table.


Campervan Magazine Rack – Green, £19

Keep your magazines tidy and add a retro style icon to your home at the same time, with this funky magazine holder. This fabulous design is perfect for evoking a bit of Sixties charm in your abode, whilst also creating a functional storage solution to keep your pad tidy. Also comes in black, red, yellow and blue – see on the product page!


Oasis Tankard Jars – Set of 4, £20

These delightful drinking jars would therefore make a perfect gift for any fans of nostalgic design and keen party hosts!  Designed to look like iconic old-fashioned mason jars, these stylish beverage tankards not only make a great Instagram snap, but come complete with a screw lid and handle to make them super portable and spillage-proof. Perfect for adding a touch of retro charm to winter parties!


Kico Comic Sofa Cushions, from £34 each

If you’re on the hunt for a Christmas gift for a comic book lover, then WHAM! – look no further! Full of retro charm, these amazing bright and bold cushions take their inspiration from old school comic book exclamations. Includes exclamations such as ‘boom’ and ‘ka-pow’, these action sounds will definitely make a big impression on your chosen recipient!


Newgate Cola Bottle Wall Clock, £32

This classic advertising-style Cola Bottle will make a perfect gift for those who love a bit of charismatic nostalgia and cheeky charm in their living space!


British Post Box Framed Print, £39.99

Stamp your home with retro style with this perfect print from The Binary Box. This retro British icon poster would make a fabulous feature for any room, and also makes an excellent retro gift for anyone who has a soft spot for a bit of British nostalgia. Also in the collection are a British Bus and Phone Box!



Foosball Bottle Opener – Red, £12.50

This brilliant novelty bottle opener would make the perfect stocking filer for football fans, beer connoisseurs, and dads who still have their retro football shirts from way back when! This handy gadget comes with the classic retro styling of those reliable spinning players who are always keen for a game!

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8 Bit Retro Colour Wall Sticker Set, £23

If you’re chosen recipient used to spend hours zapping the heck out of wave after wave of blocky and pixelated alien invaders, or munching on colourful ghostly blobs whilst under the influence of a power-pill, then this 8 Bit Retro Colour Wall Sticker Set should be right up their alley!


Wild and Wolf Trim Phone – Old Gold, £29

Another stunningly retro offering from Wild and Wolf! This modern update on the classic 1970s trim phone would make a delightful gift for any retro fan / chatterbox!


Need more inspiration?

Click here to view the whole range of gifts for retro lovers! And remember to look out for our other eleven gift guides here!

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