Tie-dye, vintage fashions, and embroidery are on-trend now, and I’m sure your nostalgic friend (or your nostalgic self) are loving it! How about a few throwback gift ideas for the holidays? You know… a throwback item that makes you *feel* good with warm memories?
Whether you know someone that loves the 90’s trivia like the back of their hand, or is totally into vintage pinup glam… there’s a gift for that!
We love a gift that evokes happy memories of times past. There’s even a legit science behind how nostalgia is sought out as it brings about feelings of happiness.
So knowing what nostalgic vibe floats their boat will totally win you the prize of ‘Best Gift’ this year
If you need a bit of nostalgic inspiration, take a walk down memory lane with these throwback gift ideas and gift guide! It will make your shopping list shrink just that much faster!
Plus, this list could even trigger some happy emotions of your own.
9 Amazing Throwback Gift Ideas for The Nostalgic!
Bookends made with vintage 45 records! How cool and unique is this??
Music-loving artist Jeff Davis makes these bookends by hand, using two 7 inch 45rpm records. The core material, known as Trupan, is an environmentally friendly composite board made from recycled waste wood.
We love the use of sustainable materials!
May all your trees be happy little trees! This Bob Ross ornament is good vibes all around!
This ornament will fill your tree with some 80’s magic! Featuring his signature hair and classic paint palette, this Bob Ross ornament will add some serious cheer to the holiday season.
It’s the perfect gift for Bob Ross fans!
Currently obsessed with this plus size vintage shop! We totally recommend this bold and fabulous Black woman-owned business, based in Washington DC. Owner Maya Price hand selects every item in her shop!
If the vintage lover in your life has a favorite shop or website, definitely consider buying a gift card for them, that way you can support a small business AND have them pick their perfect piece!
Besame Cosmetics is a makeup brand created by cosmetics historian Gabriela Hernandez and inspired by old school vintage glamour. You can enjoy the vintage glam look and feel of these makeup products, like this cake mascara shown here!
The Washed Sk8-Hi Tapered shoes by Vans are totally giving us groovy vibes! These classic lace-up high tops with a super fun tie-dye print are a surefire hit with someone in love with the 60’s and 70’s aesthetic!
Pinup clothing up to a size 4X!
W love this vintage inspired swing dress from Pinup Girl Clothing! It features a 70’s inspired, fitted “ballerina” style bodice, with adjustable thin straps, and a gathered full skirt with deep pockets.
How fun does this look??
This “ugh” embroidery kit includes everything you will need to create your very own hoop!
Great for someone just starting off or someone with a bit more experience with hand embroidery!
Who would be able to resist this gorgeous Bluetooth speaker? It has a vintage look with all the modern functionality you would want in a speaker.
Play your favorite old school jams all night long!
The Super NES Classic Edition system looks and feels just like the original ’90s home console, except it’s super small. You can play 20 classic Super NES games!
Talk about nostalgia!
Test your ’90s knowledge with this quiz game that covers everything from Seinfeld to Super Nintendo. The quiz pack includes 200 cards with 1,000 questions to keep the rotation fresh.
This game looks like tons of fun!!
A throwback to old school library cards, this notepad is equal parts adorable and functional! Everyone needs a notepad, and this one from Unique Vintage would make the perfect stocking stuffer.
There are so many cool gifts to choose from! We can’t wait to scoop up a bunch of these for our own friends that love a good throwback! Did you find the perfect item for you or your loved one?
Want a few more gift ideas? Well, we’ve got you with our Holiday Gift Guide roundups!
We’ve got all the lists you need… For the Big & Tall person in your life, for the plus size traveler, the Rich Auntie who has it all, for the one who needs a little self care and TLC, and even gift Ideas under $50!
Speaking of nostalgia.. what’s your favorite era?!
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