Sometimes the past is better than the present. Whether it is the music, fashion, or the catchphrases, the retro and vintage lifestyle keeps you looking back. Whoever came up with the saying “out with the old, in with the new” has definitely got it backwards.
From tuning in to the next groovy beat to surrounding yourself with retro home decor, these subscription boxes will give you monthly flashbacks to the past.
Does this bring back any memories? Whether or not you are feeling a tinge of nostalgia, make everyday #throwbackthursday with these awesome retro subscription boxes.
Price: $29.00/2 month
What You’ll Get: Physically live in the past with vintage and retro-modern home decor delivered straight to your doorstep every other month. With coasters, glasses, cocktail glasses, calendars, and other mid-century styled goods, amaze your friends and family with your new “atomic” ranch house.
Shipping: Ships to select countries in the middle of every month.
What You’ll Get: Good music is timeless. Tune in to any age with Original Vinyl Records, which delivers 6 vinyls each month with music genres that you select! With a huge collection and backstock, discover your next favorite groove with Original Vinyl. Guaranteed not to skip, you’ll be transported back to the past in record time.
Shipping: Ships with United States on the 1st or 2nd day of every month.
What You’ll Get: Is looking back to the past making you bittersweet? Help yourself to a box of retro, nostalgic, and old-school candy that will satisfy your sweet-tooth and childhood cravings. Each box comes with 6-8 pieces as well as a sweet history lesson.
Shipping: Ships within United States in the first week of every month.
Price: £10.00/ month
What You’ll Get: Read into the vintage lifestyle with the Coffee & Vintage or Tea & Vintage Book Club. With the coffee subscription, you’ll receive a vintage paperback book and a 65g bag of ground coffee delivered each month. If that doesn’t sound like your cup of tea, Bookishly’s Tea & Vintage Book Club sends you a vintage paperback book, 4 luxury teabags, and beautiful stationery. Coffee, tea, and vintage books– what a perfect blend!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the United Kingdom.
Price: Starts at $22.97/month
What You’ll Get: Classic Candy Box delivers just that, delicious chocolates and candies from all your favorite retro candy brands. Each box includes 1 lb.-1.5 lbs. of hard candies, chewy candy, and chocolates from the 1940s through 1980s.
Price: Starts at $26.99/month
What You’ll Get: If you've always dreamt of being a Hollywood Scarlet, then subscribing to Class From The Past gets you one step closer! Each month's box is filled with 7-8 products like vintage jewelry and accessories, delicious treats, a handmade spa product, and cosmetics to create a Hollywood glam look. Subscribers can also expect a surprise wrapped gift in each box!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 4th of each month
What You’ll Get: There are some classic games that you just can’t stop playing. From Sonic the Hedgehog to Final Fantasy, Retro Game Treasure sends 3-5 games to help any gamer build his or her game collection. Choose between game consoles such as GameCube, PlayStation 2, XBox, and more. Press the power button and you’ll find yourself virtually transported back to the past.
Shipping: Ships to select countries on the 22nd of every month
Price: Starts at $25.00/month
What You’ll Get: The creators of CHC Vintage Accessories scour vintage shops for the best jewelry and accessories to surprise their subscribers with unique, timeless pieces. Each box includes 3-5 vintage accessories like handbags, necklaces, rings, scarves, pins, earrings, and bracelets. The best part, subscribers can customize their boxes with preferred items!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within 3-5 business days
Price: Starts at $6.00/month
What You’ll Get: The enamel pins themselves may not be vintage, but accessorizing a lapel is a timeless fashion statement. Loot Pin delivers unique enamel pins with three subscription tiers to choose from. The Original box delivers 1 minimalist (but still head-turning) enamel pin, the Premium box includes 1 enamel pin plated with gold throughout the design, and the Original + Premium box delivers one of both!
Shipping: Ships from Canada on the 7th of each month (+free shipping!)