Retro Christmas Gift Guide 2016

By Lee Franklin

Retro Gift Guide by Inkabilly 2016


We’ve put together a selection of retro and kitsch gifts that we think you’ll love. If you’re looking for unique Christmas gifts, with a large helping of nostalgia, our retro homewares and accessories could be the solution to your shopping quest. If you’re stuck for ideas for Secret Santa gifts, we’ve got gift sets for under a tenner, which are perfect for office colleagues. We also have super cute stocking fillers for retro gals and rockabilly chicks.

Our retro gift collection celebrates all things retro and vintage. We use the past decades of the 50s, 60s 70s and 80s as inspiration for stunning accessories and home décor. Our designs are full of nostalgia for days gone by, appealing to those in need of finishing touches for their modern retro homes, or for whom such designs bring back nostalgic memories from their childhood home .... or even those who remember these styles the first time around! We have something for all generations.

And for the ladies, in particular, we have Rockabilly, Tiki and Tropical themed accessories, which make perfect gifts for girlfriends, best friends, wives and Moms … especially those who love wearing vintage style clothes, or who like a bit of Tropical or Pin Up Glamour.



Know some Mid Century fans? Then we have a great selection of coasters and mugs, which are inspired by The Atomic Era. With Atomic Boomerangs and starbursts in a choice of colourways, they're suitable for both MCM ladies and gents.

Mid Century Gift ideas

Stuck in the 70s? If you're shopping for someone who likes a bit of 70s kitsch then we’ve got a fabulous Op Art Inspired design available on both mugs and coasters.

Mugs £7.99  Set of four coasters £12.99

70s Retro Gifts

ELVIS! ....  And Rock n Roll 50s Elvis at that. Our Kitsch Elvis Coasters will be adored by any fan of the King! uha …
Set of four Elvis Coasters £12.99

Elvis Gift Coasters

Tiki fans will love our Tiki Coasters. These four cheeky fellas are a great addition to any home Tiki Bar and the perfect partner to Tiki mug collections.

Tiki Gift Coasters

If you’re after gifts for office colleagues, or Secret Santa Gifts, our matching mug and Coaster Sets are only £9.99 and come gift wrapped in their own box. Buying a Christmas gift for a work colleague can be tricky especially if you don’t know them that well, but these sets will add a touch of retro cool to any desk.

Mug and Coaster Gift Set £9.99

Mug and Coaster Gift Sets ideal for Secret Santa Gifts


Rockabilly Gals can never have enough bandanas! And we have a fabulous collection of retro patterns, from classic animal prints, to nautical and tropical Hawaiian style. Super cute cherries and Speedway Hot Rod patterns.
Whether girlie or greaser, we have a retro headscarf to suit!

Bandanas and retro headscarves, Rockabilly stocking fillers

If you want to add a finishing touch, we have a great selection of retro compact mirrors, in classic Rockabilly and Mid Century designs, which include Atomic Starbursts, Leopard Print, Cherries, Pin Up and Tiki.

£9.95, boxed and wrapped with a cute red ribbon.

Compact Mirrors, christmas gifts for retro girls


And if you can’t decide, we have ‘matching bandana and compact mirror gift sets’ for tropical babes and flamingo fans.

Matching Compact Mirror and Bandana £14.99

Compact Mirror and Bandana Gift Sets

 If you’re on the hunt for a Christmas gift for a comic book lover, then POW! – look no further! Full of retro charm, our POW! Compact mirror is just the thing for geeky girls!

POW Compact Mirror, Gift for geeky girls

What girl doesn’t love a bag!?! Bags are NOT something you can ever have too many of … especially tote bags. SO handy for shopping, college, work ... the beach (yes it WILL get warmer one day ….). Rockabilly chicks and Mid century gals will love the retro hibiscus flower and tropical parrot print on our denim tote bags.

Totally Topical Denim Tote Bags £9.99

Tropical Denim Tote Bags, gift for rockabilly girls

Shopping for Roller Girls, or 80s wannabees? We have a selection of roller skate themed retro accessories. Fun and kitsch, this design suits those who love roller skating, or who have fond memories of playing out in the street as kids … yes, we did that back in the 80’s, with our leg warmers, ghetto blasters and bubble gum!

Both Mug and Compact Mirror are available in ANY colour of your choice!

Retro Roller Skate Mug £7.99, Set of four coasters £12.99, Keyring £2.99, Compact Mirror £9.95

Retro Roller Skate Gifts, Roller Derby Gifts 

So we hope we have helped you find an interesting, special gift for your loved one! When you buy something unique, the recipient knows you put a lot of thought into it, and buying handmade adds that little something extra special! Plus, when you buy from an independent store like ours it means we get to do a happy dance when we receive your order!

Make us dance!

Merry Christmas!