34 Gift Ideas for Vintage Item Lovers

Updated on January 26th, 2021
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Vintage items are a growing trend at the moment. Whether this means clothing, homewares or other things, there are a lot of people buying vintage items. You may know people that like vintage items too and you may want to get them something that is vintage or relates to it when buying them a gift. However, it can be difficult to do this as we may not necessarily know what sorts of things to buy. Therefore we have put together a list of items for you to look through, which we think might help you out in making the right decision with regards to a suitable gift for them.

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This is a pretty, vintage style photo album. It has a lot of very pretty pictures on the front such as a key, Eiffel tower, vintage car, bird cage, owl and roses. It has a stick down overseal so you can lift up the film, position the picture and then stick it down again to keep the pictures in place. This is flexible as it will allow you to put in different sizes of pictures as well as alternative items such as tickets and other things.

This is a vintage style dress which has a halter neck and is sleeveless with a tight waistband and flared skirt which has a 1950’s swing style to it. It comes in a selection of different fabrics with different designs such as polka dots, flowers, fruit and skulls and different colours such as red, blue and black.  They comes in sizes small to 3XL and are made from a cotton blend with a zip fastening.

This is an embossed leather notebook in a vintage style. It has a sturdy hardbacked cover which is embossed in either bronze or black. It has 416 high quality blank pages which gives lots of room for writing and drawing so could be used for scrapbooking, bullet journaling, notes etc. It is 123 x 170mm and so it is a great size for carrying about and so suitable for journaling or writing in when travelling.

This is a vintage style floral suitcase by Sass and Belle. It is made from hard cardboard and has metal and wood on it as well as the pink and chintzy floral pattern. It measures 25 x 39 x 11cm and would look great on the top of a wardrobe or trunk and used for storing memories, collectibles or other items. Makes a lovely gift idea and even comes with free delivery.

This is a vintage telephone. It comes in a choice of blue, black, red or cream and has a dial display but with push buttons for each number. It has an iconic 1970’s style and is compatible with modern digital menus and switchboards due to the fact that it has push buttons. The ring has a volume control on it and it is easy to set up and use. It comes in a box.

This is a wooden table lamp which has a vintage style. It is an Edison bulb fitting on a wooden stand and has a dimmer with it which is on the wire with the on / off switch. It is handmade and looks antique but it works well and is suitable for use in many different settings. It comes without a bulb so that you can choose one that you feel will fit with it the best. It comes with free delivery.

This is a fun set of vintage style travel postcards. They are A6 size and made from thick 350g card. There are 20 different designs. You could use them to send to friends and family, perhaps even for birthdays or thank you letters or you could put some together in a frame to make a stylish picture or set of pictures. A fun selection to have with different places and pictures on them.

This is a vintage style backpack or shoulder bag. It comes in coffee, grey or brown and has a selection of different pockets. It has two side pockets and a front pocket which all fasten with a zip. It has a drawstring on the main pocket and fastens over with a flap to keep the contents secure. It has adjustable shoulder straps which are padded for comfort. It measures 28cm long x 42cm high and 16cm deep.

This is a Bluetooth speaker which looks like a vintage radio. It comes in a choice of colours: pink, blue, red, cherry wood or walnut wood. It connects really quickly and even has an MP3 player with it. It sounds rich and loud because of the 4 watt amplifiers but measures just 4.6 x 2.7 x 2 inches so takes up very little space. Has a built in rechargeable battery.

This is a book called ‘The Vintage Tea Party’ by Angel Strawbridge. It helps you to plan all sorts of recipes as well as styling for different occasions. It features recipes for all times of the day as well as advice on how to throw a vintage style party such as which decorations and props to use as well as what to wear and how to do your hair and make up. The perfect book for the vintage hostess.

This is a vintage style jewellery or trinket box. It is made from metal with a pewter look as it looks silver and black. It has a rose pattern embossed on it and has four small feet. It has a hinged lid and inside has a soft velvet effect lining to keep the items safe. It would make a lovely gift for someone who has jewellery or treasures to organise and likes pretty things.

This is a unique desk tidy which is in the style of a vintage camera. It has a retro, shabby chic style to it which would brighten up any desk and has lots of room to store pens, pencils, rulers etc. It measures 14cm x 14cm x 10cm and even has a small carry handle on the back like this style of camera would have. A cute and useful item which would make a welcome gift.

This is a vintage loo roll holder. The metal framework says ‘Great Western Railway GWR patent pending’ on it. It is a traditional style which will need to be screwed to the wall. It is made from cast iron metal with hard wood for the roll to slot on to. It measures 19cm wide and 15cm high. It is a fun item for anyone that collects train memorabilia or who enjoys any vintage items.

This is a pair of leather ankle boots in a vintage style. They come in lots of different colours and styles and all have a 6cm heel on them so they look elegant and they are made from leather with a gum rubber sole. There is a choice of lace up or Velcro fastening and all have at least two different brightly coloured designs on them. They come in sizes 4-8 and would work with a vintage outfit.

This is a vintage style necklace which has a tree of life pendant in a bronze colour which is surrounding a turquoise stone. There are other colours available as well. The chain is 24 inches and can be extended a further 4 inches if required. The pendant is 2 inches by 1.18 inches. It comes in a black velvet pouch so all ready to give as a thoughtful and lovely gift.

This is a coin wallet which has a vintage style. It is a small leather case and can be used as a small coin purse. It is made of soft leather and is cognac brown in colour. It measures 6.5cm x 6cm x 1.5cm and is handy for carrying a few coins, such as car parking change. It has a popper closure so the money is kept safe and secure. A slim design so it cannot fill pockets up too much.

This is a vintage style ashtray. It comes in either light green or navy blue and is made from metal with enamelling on it in a fancy design. It has a lid which will prevent ash from blowing away and will help to keep the room smelling nicer. It has a clever design where the lid swivels to use it for ash and when you close it, the ash is tipped into the main container.

This is a vintage style drinks dispenser. It will hold 8 litres of drink and has a Kilner style top with a small tap at the bottom to let the drink flow out. It is a great item to use for parties or weddings for soft drinks or water. It is made from glass and says ‘Kilner’ across the front of it. It has a wide opening so you can add ice or fruit and refill it really easily.

This is a cute pair of vintage looking scissors. They have bronze coloured handles and stainless steel blades and are available in some other colour choices and styles but all have an antique look. They are 13 x 5.5cm and are ideal for crafts, sewing etc. They would make a lovely gift if you want to give someone a practical gift which looks so pretty. Would match well with a vintage Singer sewing machine.

This is a novelty rope light. It has a bamboo pole hanging from a chain with hemp hanging down from it which supports three E27 220-240v bulbs (which are not included). Although it has an elegant and modern design, the bulbs used could provide a vintage mood especially if you use Edison bulbs in it. It is energy saving and will provide a lovely decoration for a room and match many styles.

This is a length of pretty, vintage style bunting. There is 3 meters of bunting which includes 12 patterned pennants in a mix of different designs each of which are 21cm in size. The chintzy floral patterns in pink and blue will certainly bring a vintage style to any home, whether it is used to permanently decorate a bedroom or kitchen or to use for a party or celebration. Comes with free delivery.

This is a luggage set which has a vintage style. It includes a large case with wheels and handle and a small bag. The larger piece is 14 x 9 x 12 inches and the small is 12.4 x 5.1 x 8.2 inches. They are blue in colour with brown straps and handles. The case holds 37L and has heavy duty spinner wheels and 2 locks. The bag holds 5L and can attach to the case.

This is a selection of vintage look ceramic knobs. There are 20 included and they are assorted so that you can have a lovely mix on your cupboards and drawers or even on your doors. There are three types to choose from, a flat, round or flower shape. They are made from ceramic and are 4.5 inches in diameter and will add a splash of colour to any room. They even come with free delivery.

This is a vintage look garter belt. It has four straps to hold up stockings and has a lace look. It comes in either black or white and is made from 88% polyester and 12% elastane so it is comfortable and stretchy. It is available in small, medium, large, XL and 2XL. It has a rose design on the lace which covers all of the fabric apart from the tummy panel which is plain.

This is a set of Edison lightbulbs which have a vintage style. They are E27 size and give off a 60w light and can be dimmed. They provide a warm light although they are white. They have an exposed element making them look old fashioned which means that they need to hang in a place where they can be seen. There are four lightbulbs in this set and they come in a box meaning that they will make a great gift.

This is a set of white floral embroidered handkerchiefs. There are 12 in the set and they are all different but each have a traditional vintage look with a different embroidered flower design on them in various colours such as purple, pink, blue etc. They are made from 100% cotton and measure 28cm x 28cm. They have a pretty lace edging to them as well which really compliments the vintage style and look that they create.

This is a pair of ladies sunglasses which have a vintage look. They have 100% UV protection and comply with EU standards so are well made. They are in a trendy retro style with a plastic tortoiseshell frame and white arms. There are other frame styles as well so you can find one that will suit the recipient well. A useful gift which could be bought to match any retro outfit.

This is a vintage style ring. It has a gold coloured band which is made from thin metal with a knot in it. It has a pale pink crystal stone set in it. It comes in sizes 6-10. It is a fun ring and could top off a vintage outfit or be given to a child as one of their first jewellery pieces as it is really cheap and has free delivery as well. A fun item to give as a gift.

This is a book called ‘Vintage Life: Living in the Past’ by Janine Vangool. It is a coffee table book which has lots of pictures in it on the 400 pages. It even has a cover which can be interchanged four ways. Is a fun book to gift to anyone that has an interest in vintage things, people, décor and clothing as they will love it.

This is a vintage style globe with a metal stand. The globe comes in two sizes either 19cm or 27cm high and comes in a choice of gold and black, silver and black or silver colouring. It rotates on its stand so is fun and practical to use but would serve as a lovely decoration on a bookcase, on a library, dining room or sitting room. It will add an elegant and classy look to any room.

This is a handheld vintage style mirror. It is made from glass and durable plastic and comes in a selection of different colours such as silver, rose gold, pink, black and beige.  It is 25 x 11.5 cm. It is a lovely handheld mirror which any little girl would love to hold up and admire herself in and feel like a princess. Also lovely for dressing up or parties.

This is a set of headbands. They are covered in fabric with a knot in the middle and they have a vintage feel. They all have different fabrics on them so you can choose one to match your outfit. There are 12 in the set and they are comfortable to wear and they have elastic on so that they fit really well. A great gift to buy so that they can be shared with the family, with friends etc.

This is a pair of men’s flipflops which have a vintage Superdry logo on them. They are mainly black and have a grey, white and orange stripe on them and the ‘Superdry’ logo with some Asian lettering underneath. They come in a selection of sizes and are made from synthetic materials. They are slip on in design and are about 1cm high. Great for using by the pool for lounging or for general wear.

This is a vintage style bikini which comes in a selection of different colours. It has a halterneck top which is sleeveless and a high waisted set of knickers which has layered fabric for a flattering fit. It comes in a selection of different sizes from 6-8 to 18-20 so there should be one to fit everyone. They are made from 82% polyamide and 18% elastane so they are soft and stretchy and hug the figure.

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