WordPress Theme Collections

WordPress Retro Themes, Old School, Vintage, Fun and Quirky

November 2, 2018

Here they are, a great collection of amazing retro WordPress themes in an old-school, vintage style.  Retro themes are as popular as ever, because sometimes, you just want to have a look and feel of a bygone era.  These themes have all the cool style and layouts that really remind you of a different era.  These themes are good for any sort of website that needs a retro style look and each one is both affordable and flexible.  If you’ve got a magazine that needs a really cool vintage look, these themes are pretty great.  hey, speaking of vintage, maybe you’ve got a brick-and-mortar antique shop of vintage clothing store?  We’ve got eCommerce enabled themes to, so you can get your online presence out there with ease.  Aw yeah!

Gray Lady Gray

Gray Lady Gray WordPress Theme

Gray Lady Gray is a completely responsive, retro or vintage inspired WordPress theme that is modern, simple, monochromatic, minimalist and beautiful.  Gray Lady Gray offers a fully loaded back-end dashboard to make customizations incredibly simple to execute.  This template allows you to use images in the background, switch colors with a few clicks and even adjust the header to a custom look.  Gray Lady Gray is a full featured theme, but it isn’t bogged down by a lot of extraneous information that takes away from the content, putting it squarely in the forefront of your website.   The template is completely responsive, so it will look incredible on every kind of mobile device, resizing itself on the fly to fit whatever screen your readers use to view it.  Supports a wide variety of browsers, like Firefox, Safari, Chrome and Opera.  The blog can display excerpts or full content and your typography will look stunning, because of the hundreds of Google fonts that work well to create a vintage, retro, even antique feel.  Page layout options include full width, left or right sidebar and more.  Gray Lady Gray could be a fine addition to your website, eince it’s so flexible and attractive.

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Boutique

Boutique is a retro style theme that gives you the ability to run your own WordPress based online storefront. Boutique was designed to use some of the most popular eCommerce plugins available,  like WooCommerce, and it allows you to use your favorite system without any conflicts.  The shop sets up quickly and easily, allowing you to sell just about anything you can imagine.  handbags, clothes, shoes, electronic gadgets, make-up…you name it.  If you have an antique store, this would be perfect too!  If you have a brick and mortar store, Boutique could be a perfect complement to your retro oriented business.

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Sky

Sky WordPress Theme feminine and fun

Sky floats above the pack in evocative, old-world style and its sense of whimsy is sure to leave your visitors surprised and refreshed. Sky is unique in the way it’s homepage operates, loading all of your content seamlessly using ajax. This means that no matter how many pages you have in the “slider,” your initial page load speed will be lightning fast as each page is only loaded when it is displayed.

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Baylie

Baylie Could be great for a vcard

Baylie is a fantastic theme from ThemeTrust, a once page design with style and a simple to customize interface that has enough options to keep you happy.  I’ve personally used some of ThemeTrust’s templates and they’re simple enough to understand, straightforward to get the site set up looking like the demo and they’re responsive and fast too, so SEO workd pretty well with these themes.  ThemTrust offers filterable portfolios, a WPML compatible design, so you can translate this template into any language.  Theme options, as we mentioned, are straightforward.  There’s localization support, column shortcodes, video support and you can use one of the hundreds of google webfonts.

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Blogo

Blogo Stylish WP Theme for Creative Bloggers dodoweb.eu(1)

Blogo is a stylish WordPress Theme designed for creative bloggers. It’s also suitable for Portfolio, Multimedia or Personal websites.  I really love the fun layout and design in this template.  This is absolutely perfect it you’re running a craft shop and it’s got loads of social networking tools built right in.  Could be a great parental blog too.

Pure Retro

Pure Retro Theme – Single Page WordPress Theme pure-retro-demo.cheekythemes.com

Pure Retro is a portfolio theme for WordPress with a little bit of hipster, country charm and a whole bunch of amazing features.  This web template was built with photographers and videographers in mind, but web design companies and, frankly, anyone who wants a fun portfolio with a retro style, will benefit greatly from a well thought out design like this one.  This theme is fully responsive, looks amazing and loads true on every browser and every screen size.  That’s what responsiveness is all about.  You’ll have this template up and loaded quickly, because it’s got well documented help files and the process of installation and creating a custom look is intuitive and well thought out.  Pure Retro might be the only retro portfolio you need.  Typography can be changed out too and the color scheme is currently based in Earth tones, but that can also be swapped out to fit your design concept and branding.

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Extinct

Extinct – Just another portfoliotheme.org Sites site www.livemeshthemes.com(2)

Extinct is a retro style WordPress Portfolio theme, handcrafted with delicate care to live up to the expectations of a descerning crowd, whether you’re a creative agency, a graphic designer, an ad agency or a toymaker.  This theme will work for a wide variety of businesses, really.  Extinct incorporates a lot of stylish design elements that give it a retro or vintage feel that give it a homey feel and a really DIY or handcrafted vibe.  The makers of this theme, LiveMesh, studied a lot of retro designs to come up with this one, blending a lot of wonderful elements together.

The unique and attractive blog is designed to power any sort of business venture and it can be used as a portfolio too, or other content generation ideas you have can work.  Extinct offers up several unique post types, this theme is completely responsive, and the vintage design will be ideal for any website that wants to create a feel of time past.  There are plenty of shortcodes that will allow you to embed a multiple column portfolio or a blog archive summary on any page or post.  There are also advanced WordPress widgets here to list recent blog posts or posts of a certain category.

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Color Room

Color Room Demo themes.fxoffice.net

Color Room is a fun, spectacular looking parallax WordPress template for a design studio or a personal portfolio website.  This theme has a distinct looking, throwback feel to it, making your content the star of the show.  Color room has slick, showy CSS3 animation and nice looking jQuery effects too.  The retro style is unique and the valid, completely debugged HTML5 code helps the site load in a flash, which helps with SEO.  If you’re tired of having a boring, completely pedestrian WordPress theme and you’re looking for something that is ground breaking, maybe Color Room is the proper choice for your next website?  PSD files, extensive documentation and demo content…they’re all included.  Plus, this theme offers amazing support to help you out of any jams you might find yourself in during the process of installing and customizing your website.  Color Room supports multiple languages too.

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Tensor

Tensor WordPress retro throwback theme

Powerful site template designed in a clean and minimalistic style. This template is very flexible, easy for customizing and well documented, approaches for personal and professional use. Tensor has been coded in HTML5 & CSS3 and jQuery. It has a solid flexible responsive layout that scales from 320px to 1170px width all Bootstrap features. This very easy to use, adaptable, beautiful, well-built and fresh WooCommerce ready WordPress theme permits you to contact buyers, grow your small business, administer delivery and product stock, promote brand new merchandise and market old goods and more.

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Old Car

OldCar Just another ThemeVan Demo site demo.themevan.com

Old Car is a retro inspired blog theme with a nice looking ‘Pinterest style’ grid layout.  If you intend to create an on-line newspaper, you might seek a delightful and professional grid-layout theme like Old Car, because these themes are created to permit you to publish a wide selection of subject material in a suitably organized way and a manner that is very, very easy to navigate. I mean look at this thing, the information is all right there, highly visual and simple to navigate.  And it’s all got a cool looking retro style, which a lot of people really seem to enjoy.

With Old Car, you are given an excellent, very well ordered method to show your content.  That’s what WordPress grid themes are all about.  What kind of content would look best with Old Car?  Well, that’s up to you, because it’s going to look great no matter what on any device, since this theme is perfectly responsive.  For a relatively new theme, Old Car is a great way to achieve that retro look that’s so popular and trendy today.

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Fox

Fox – WordPress Theme www.luiszuno.com

The Fox WordPress theme has a great, funky retro style perfect for creatives looking to showcase their work. The theme focuses on featuring your portfolio and connects to Dribble to display your latest shots.  HTML5 and CSS3 mean that this theme has the newest and best coding for a fast and responsive site that is also incredibly customizable.  This attractive, convenient to use, well-built, versatile and trendy WordPress theme helps you manage shipping and your stock, expand your small business, market fresh products, contact potential customers and sell existing goods and a lot more.

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Retro

Retro Premium Vintage WordPress Theme retro.olegnax.com

Retro Premium WordPress Theme is a combination of a strong period-style design and powerful admin panel. Retro offers full control over site color scheme as well as 5 predefined skins, the fancy Revolution Slider, custom portfolio & testimonials post types, various shortcodes, custom widgets…

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Hipster

Hipster hipsterwprev.beantownthemes.com

Introducing Hipster WordPress, the perfect responsive WordPress theme for any personal or business website brought to you by ThemeForest authors Beantown Design and Fialovy. Hipster’s fully responsive design looks great no matter what device you’re viewing it on, desktop, tablet, mobile phone, etc. Customize your site with the extensive options panel using over 30 backgrounds patterns, full screen rotating background images, and 2 page layout styles (stretched or boxed). Check out the custom mobile menu that was created for small screens! Hipster is full of premium plugins to build your dream website, tons of page layouts, and oh ya.. did we mention the awesome retro style design?!

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The Artist

The Artist demo.goodlayers.com

The Artist is a clean, well made and visually stunning retro inspired WordPress portfolio theme that has been around for a while, but remains a very popular choice on ThemeForest.  This awesome vintage or retro portfolio theme that really avoids the trap of being boring or passe. The Artist is very clean, sleek and modern, despite having an overall retro inspired design. It’s a fine balancing act, but The Artist pulls it off with ease.  With the admin panel and page builder in this theme, you can discover unlimited possibilities of what the theme can do. Moreover, responsive feature is applied as well. Now, you or your clients can explore your amazing works through phone or tablet easily.

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