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Retro vibes: Nostalgic pieces making a big come back in 2021© Courtesy

Retro vibes: Nostalgic pieces making a big come back in 2021

Get ready to embrace groovy colors, funky fashion, and trends of past decades

Shirley Gomez
Senior Writer
AUGUST 6, 2021 1:53 PM EDT

Get ready to embrace groovy colors, funky fashion, and trends of past decades. The “nostalgia cycle” is in full effect, and the fashion industry is bringing back pieces that were popular 20, 30, and even 60 years ago.

Taking a step back in time is more fabulous than ever. Whether you are planning on changing your whole wardrobe to match one decade or mix and match modern pieces with oldie but goodie items, our curated selection of products will give you serious retro vibes!

Find below nostalgic pieces making a big come back in 2021

Retro accessories© Delicora


Delicora is bringing back Summer of ’95 with their latest collection. Inspired by one of the best decades, these pieces will take you to the days you were dreaming of a Clueless closet! To strengthen your sentimental longing, even more, every order will include a code to access a Summer of ’95 curated playlist on Spotify so you can jam out while sporting your new, throwback jewelry. For Delicora having high-quality standards is a must; therefore, this unique collection is made using hypoallergenic 14k gold filled and sterling silver materials for even sensitive skin to enjoy. The brand also donates 20 meals to fighting hunger through Feeding America for every piece sold.

Handwoven bags and accessories made of recycled PVC plastic with fun '80s inspired colors© Maria Victoria

Maria Victoria

Maria Victoria is the stunning new brand of handwoven bags and accessories made of recycled PVC plastic with fun ‘80s inspired colors. Authentically beautiful and created with fair trade opportunities, the collection epitomizes the beauty and culture of Mexican art! All bags are named after famous Mexican painters and muralists. Each item takes anywhere from two to six hours to make, depending on the style. The bags are super versatile, great for the beach, travel, gym, school, or everyday use. Super easy to clean, the bags are lightweight, foldable, long-lasting, and highly durable.

The Rockstar Men High Top Rockstar Original's© Rockstar Original’s

Rockstar Original’s

Express yourself with one-of-a-kind limited edition hand-painted designs. The Rockstar Men High Top is available in sizes 6 to 13 and has three colorways: Inferno Red, Pure White, After Dark, and Volt Blue. The sneakers are embroidered with Rockstar Original’s signature logo, and the design features bright contrasting laces and a retro athletic aesthetic.

Rue21 Pink Marble Swirl Scarf Top And Skirt 2-Piece Set© Rue21

Rue21 Pink Marble Swirl Scarf Top And Skirt 2-Piece Set

Yes to the 90s! Wouldn’t you love to rock this cute and trendy Rue 21 outfit? This two-piece set features a halter neck scarf top with an open tie back and a matching mini skirt.

TOMME Studio's Space Jam: A New Legacy© TOMME Studio

TOMME Studio\'s Space Jam: A New Legacy

Designer and founder of TOMME Studio, Kelly Gunner, is bringing back the 90s with their fresh of the oven collection inspired in “Space Jam: A New Legacy.” According to the brand, all basketballs are composite leather with d-embossed logos, and they range from Size 6 (28.5’) to size 5 (27.5’) and size 3 (22’). The handles are leather with satin linings.

Rue21 Brown Retro Oval Frame Sunglasses© Rue21

Rue21 Brown Retro Oval Frame Sunglasses

These Rue21 totally groovy sunnies are so Cobain-inspired! They‘ve got trendy brown frames with matching round, oval-shaped lenses.

vintage-inspired Saddle Bag© Portland Leather

Portland Leather

Don’t comb through a million little shops in search of that perfect vintage leather bag! Portland Leather got you covered. The vintage-inspired Saddle Bag is not just cute, it’s practical. A handcrafted, everyday bag, made from Vegetable Tanned Leather, with an exterior back pocket for your smartphone. Vegetable Tanned Leathers are known for their lasting durability and amazing patina allowing your new bag to become more and more beautiful the more you use it. The adjustable crossbody strap allows for a perfectly comfortable fit.

Lights Lacquer Float on Summer© Lights Lacquer

Lights Lacquer Float on Summer

You‘ve heard of “send nudes”- but this summer, you are going to ”send noodles” — as in floaty pool noodles. That’s right! “Send Noodles” is one of the fun names in Lights Lacquer’s latest collection, Float on Summer. Just in time for those vibrant and colorful summer manicures, the collection is inspired by the 90’s nostalgia and fashion staple, Lisa Frank. The colorful set is a retro revival of the eccentric 70’s patterns that feature pixel shapes and checkers meeting with the ’90s and 2000’s aesthetic, known for its bright and saturated rainbow shades.