The Gift of Nostalgia

VinyLucky Records ($25 onward)

How long has it been since you have received a present from the past? We rewind back to the 80’s for these funky gift ideas

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Ever realized that everything you own will one day be antiques for the much, much future generation to come? The cassette player you used to carry around, the $20 phone cards that you used to make calls at public booths with – all these and more will be slowly forgotten and revived as part of an antique show one day.

So before we forget more, let us take a journey to the past! Check out our nostalgic gift guide this Christmas.

VinyLucky Records ($25 onward)
VinyLucky Records ($25 onward)

VinyLucky

Singapore’s most extensive record store, VinyLucky is proud to call itself a place where music lives on. Transport yourself to the good old years of the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s & even 90’s with their endless selection of records. Get ready to be blown away with a blast from the past. The collection of more than 13,500 LPs will rekindle nostalgia of fond and unforgettable memories of those growing-up years.

Available at Vinylucky.blogspot.sg

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Lorgans Crosly Radio ($35 onward)
Lorgans Crosly Radio ($35 onward)

Lorgans

A proud collector of vintage items, Lorgans stocks an impressive array of authentic vintage products. They carry original retro furniture as well as reproduction of Danish furniture designs. With easy access to funky furnishings, the ideal retro home/office is well within your grasp. They have been featured in Louis Vuitton City Guide Singapore.

Available at Lorgans.com

Because We Like It Vintage Watches (price unavailable)
Because We Like It Vintage Watches (price unavailable)

Because We Like It

The owner behind “Because We Like It” started his business out of love for vintage watches, with a sincere hope his watches can find new owners who has the same passion for them as he does. He stocks a range of vintages, highly collectible watches, from Rolex to Omega. The store first rose to fame for their vintage, close-to-mint Rolex watches.

Available at Becausewelikeit.com

likethatone
Like That One “Tolix” Chairs (price unavailable)

Like That One

For Like That One, restoring vintage Singapore furniture goes past nostalgia and moves into the realm of creating a sense of place, of rootedness, in a city that prizes the new. They take the “reduce, re-use and recycle” mantra very seriously. One of their proudest products is the reinvented classic “tolix” chairs, normally found in dull colours, repainted in vibrant colours to liven any home.

Available at likethatone.com

Dejavu Vintage Dresses ($65 onward)
Dejavu Vintage Dresses ($65 onward)

Dejavu Vintage

E verything in Déjà Vu Vintage is stylish, one-of-a-kind and heart-achingly precious to them.  There exists only one of each precious piece at Déjà Vu Vintage – each item is personally selected, and imported from the U.S, Europe, Australia or Japan. They have since extended their catalogue beyond vintage pieces, now stocking handmade and designer items too.

Available at dejavuvintage.com

By Nicole Lee

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