Best WordPress Retro Themes

Here they are, a great collection of amazing retro WordPress themes in an old-school, vintage style.  In 2016, 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!


extinct retro wordpress theme

Extinct is a retry 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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Gray Lady Gray


This listing is for a fully responsive WordPress theme, the “Gray Lady Gray.” This modern, monochromatic, simple theme boasts a fully-loaded dashboard on the back-end so you can make customizations galore. The design offers a ton of customization options. Want to add color? Ok. A background image? Cool. Your own stylish header that puts ours to shame? You get the picture.

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Color Room Responsive Retro Parallax Theme


Color Room is a creative responsive parallax WP theme for design studio or for portfolio website. The template is made in unique retro style and has a lot of manually drawn elements. The full layered PSD file included have been customized easily. It’s perfect for those who’re tired of ordinariness and want to stand out among competitors.

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Tensor Retro Style WordPress Theme

tensor WordPress retro style 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. Follow me to be notified for future updates!

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Chromium Retro Style Blog Theme

Chromium - Blog and Portfolio WorPress Theme

Chromium – is a responsive WordPress theme carefully crafted for Business and Blog use. It has built-in features such as: gallery, working contact form, mobile menu, portfolio sorting and other cool features you will see when using it.

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Boutique Retro Style eCommerce Theme

boutique womens ecommerce theme

Boutiques 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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Fox Retro Blog Theme


The Fox WordPress theme has a great clean 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.

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Flavor Simple Vintage Style Theme


Flavor clean single-page old-school style portfolio theme and it’s made to promote your work in a very professional and attractive way. This WordPress template was built inHTML5 and CSS3, with parallax effects to make it even more dynamic and appealing to a wide audience and also suitable for all type of business corporate webpages.

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Pretty Pictures WordPress Portfolio Retro Style


Get your creative portfolio out there and get the attention you deserve with Pretty Pictures, an outstanding portfolio WordPress theme with a retro style.  The sharp contrast and mobile-responsive flexibility of this inspired design integrates all of your needs into one powerful, out-of-the-box experience.  Pretty Pictures has just a hint of retro to it, with really clean layouts that would fit in with a really cool mid-century design.

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Extinct Retro Style Theme WordPress


Extinct is a WordPress retro portfolio theme delicately handcrafted to meet the needs of a creative agency or any other similar businesses. The name Extinct is derived from the fact that this theme is a celebration of old style, what is known as Vintage and Retro style designs and incorporates various unique design elements inspired by these styles. It’s a result of our extensive study of design of countless actual Retro/Vintage style websites, posters, prints.

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Reboot Retro Simple Bootstrap Blog Theme


Reboot is a beautifully minimal, and awesomely responsive WordPress Theme in a retro or vintage style, built on the fantastic Twitter Bootstrap that is perfectly suited for Agencies, and Creatives (Designers, Photographers, Motion Artists).  With a ‘Retro Modern’ look, gorgeous typography, clean lines, and striking colors, it’s perfect for presenting you, and your business in a highly professional light.

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Retro Portfolio Old Style Portfolio Theme


Retro Portfolio is a one page old-school looking theme with a vintage look. Its features include: CSS3 effects, lightbox for embedding multimedia, Nivo Slider, Ajax contact form, and more. PSD files included.

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Retro WordPress Retro Theme For Women


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 Fun Retro Style WordPress Theme


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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Sky Clean WordPress Vintage Style Theme


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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The Artist Retro Style Portfolio Theme


The Artist is a super awesome vintage portfolio theme that really avoids being passe. It’s very clean, sleek and modern design. 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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