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!
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.
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!
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.
Mayra Mejia (She/Her) is a fat-positive, queer Salvadoran-American editor, writer, activist, and content creator. Passionate about fostering strong and inclusive body positive spaces, she founded PLUSH DMV, a DC-based fat-positive community.