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12th Dec 2019

10 nostalgic Christmas gifts that will make 90s kids adore you

James Fenton

Nostalgic Christmas gifts

Still stuck for a present for that 25-40 year-old in your life? Fear not, as there’s a heap of nostalgic Christmas gifts out there that will transport them straight back to their childhoods on Christmas morning.

90s nostalgia is all the rage at the moment with retro gifts in the areas of gaming, clothing, movies and much more all just waiting to be picked up. Whether your loved one was a Saved By The Bell fiend, a WWF wrestling fanatic or a thumb-bashing console addict, everything they want and more can be found in this list of nostalgic Christmas gifts…

A Sega Mega Drive Flashback

As we reported in November, these bad boys are available at Lidl for a barely believable price of just €69.99. A full list of the games that are available on the console is available here.

Zig and Zag t-shirts

If your loved one was an avid collector of Zig and Zag books, cassettes and videos then this is the gear for them. The whole range is available at

WWF retro socks

Rowdy Roddy Piper, Macho Man, the Ultimate Warrior. They’re all here! Handing these over on Christmas morning will significantly reduce your chances of being on the receiving end of a Stone Cold Stunner by dinnertime. Even Ireland’s own Becky Lynch is available and you can pick yours up here.

A 1990s colouring book

This one is sure to keep your arty sibling happy throughout Christmas afternoon. The pages are packed with 1990s cultural references from the worlds of music, TV and fashion and you can get your hands on it here.

Saved By The Bell socks

They grew up on the heartwarming escapades of Zack, Kelly, et al and now they can get their feet warmed by them too. The cosy Saved By The Bell socks are available here.

Premier League sticker set

Premier League sticker-swapping is one of the most memorable schoolyard crazes of the 90s. For the first time, Panini have taken over from Merlin and have released a new sticker book for the 2019/2020 season. Find out more here.

A retro jersey

If that’s not enough for the football fanatic in your life, you can also pick up a jersey from the era when they fell in love with their favourite team. All major clubs are catered for and they’re available at Classic Football Shirts.

A 90s kid gift box

To quote a well-known 90s advertising slogan, it does exactly what it says on the tin. This set-up contains a 90s cd, a trivia game, nostalgic sweets and plenty more. You can order yours here.

A Wayne’s World baseball cap

Schwing! Your loved one will be able to party on to their heart’s content with this little number on their head. Get yours here.

A big box of 1990s sweets

Need we say more? Available here.