20+ Creative Retro WordPress Themes

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20+ Creative Retro WordPress Themes
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The availability of WordPress themes for nearly any type and style of website is what makes WordPress a secure choice for most websites. I have covered themes for different types of websites, such as business/corporate and online portfolios, however today I have focused on WordPress retro themes for setting up a retry style website. Retro is a popular design style not only for websites but also for posters, posts cards, infographics etc.  If you need more retro design elements for your web design, you can find a lot of useful retro brushes for Photoshop here on Trendleaks.

Here in this article I have collected the best retro style WordPress themes I have been able to find. They all make use of classic retro design patterns, but as you will see, there are themes for different purposes. Please share this article with people you know that like retro style. 

Hipster: Retro Responsive WordPress Theme – MORE INFO / DEMO


Hipster WordPress is a cool responsive WordPress theme with an awesome retro style design. If fits well for most personal or business website. 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?!

RetroPress – MORE INFO / DEMO


RetroPress is one of the best stylish and clean retro themes for WordPress blog. It has designs which are good-looking. It contains powerful functionality that allow you to create amazing retro blog.

Sky WordPress Theme – MORE INFO / DEMO

Sky WordPress Theme

Sky floats above the pack in 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.

IndieFest WordPress Theme – MORE INFO / DEMO

IndieFest WordPress Theme

And WordPress has got all the features you want as a band: Gig Press for your tour dates, a Facebook feed, a customized twitter feed, a Sound Cloud player for your music, the option to upload mp3s, a newsletter sign-up. Aside from all that, WordPress is the perfect platform for blogging, posting videos, showcasing band members, uploading photo galleries, and selling your merch.

GOLDEN – Responsive Vintage WordPress Theme – MORE INFO / DEMO

GOLDEN - Responsive Vintage WordPress Theme

GOLDEN is a beautifully elegant, visually stunning, and multi-functional vintage inspired WordPress theme. Perfect to use, from freelancer to agency, and everything in between. The template is fully responsive, and looks amazing on your Smartphone, Tablet, and Desktop. Beautiful typography, minimal, but elegant vintage styling, subtle CSS3 effects, and those small details that really make you stand out from the crowd.

WordPress Theme #34484 – MORE INFO / DEMO

Wordpress Theme #34484


GIGAWATT WordPress Theme

Gigawatt is designed with content flexibility in mind. Use these great core features to your advantage.


MJ-WP Edition

MJ is a HTML /CSS/Wordpress optimized Theme perfect for wedding invitation, personal and business websites. Theme also supports tablet versions ( both 800×600 and 600×800 ).

Retro Portfolio – One Page Vintage WordPress Theme – MORE INFO / DEMO


“Retro Portfolio” is a WordPress Retro-style theme. It consists on a one-page portfolio with a blog and a contact section featuring a Ajax contact form.

Retro – Premium WordPress Template – MORE INFO / DEMO

Retro - Premium WordPress Template

Retro is a clean and modern template, best suitable for your portfolio or business site. Quick and easy to set up, this template is created with the latest CSS3 techniques.

Halftone – WordPress Theme – MORE INFO / DEMO

Halftone - WordPress Theme

Responsive WordPress Theme perfect for Creative portfolio showcase and personal blog/portfolio style websites. Feature blog and work posts on the front page, set a Google map and contact form on the contact page.

Angelo – Art WordPress Theme – MORE INFO / DEMO

Angelo - Art WordPress Theme

Angelo is a unique, classic and elegant premium WordPress theme initially inspired in the painting The Creation of Adam by Michelangelo. Good for a blog, portfolio, gallery, artist, painter, designer, architect, musician, poet, writer, show your artwork etc.

WordPress Theme #35996 – MORE INFO / DEMO

Wordpress Theme #35996

Bold WordPress Theme – MORE INFO / DEMO

Bold WordPress Theme

With Bold I wanted to create something strong but also fun. This theme features a combination of bold typography, loose sketchy qualities and heavy textures. Bold features a robust set of theme options, as well as 5 unique color schemes. With its unique and playful style, Bold will surely help your blog stand out from the crowd.

HANNA – Responsive Retro HTML5/CSS3 Template – MORE INFO / DEMO

HANNA - Responsive Retro HTML5-CSS3 Template

HANNA is a stunning, retro template. Perfect for the ‘Instagram’ generation. The template is fully responsive, built on HTML5 , with the latest CSS3 features. Beautiful typography, gorgeous image effects, and a ‘Retro Minimal’ look, combine to bring you a luxurious template that will truly make you stand out from the crowd.

Primento WordPress Portfolio – MORE INFO / DEMO

Primento WordPress Portfolio

Primento is a One Page WordPress Portfolio which includes a HTML Resume. The theme has a unique retro and creative look and feel to it which is easy to edit and maintain. Sections can easily be added and taken away to personalize your portfolio. The Portfolio supports images, multimedia such as YouTube, vimeo, flash and a lot more. The Theme included all PSD to edit any design and details and the theme as you wish.

Endless – Infinite scrolling WordPress Theme – MORE INFO / DEMO

Endless - Infinite scrolling WordPress Theme

Endless is a clean and stylish infinite scrolling theme, perfect for bloggers and storytellers. We’ve delicately put together some awesome HTML5 mixed in some CSS3 and added a bit of jQuery on top to make this beautiful theme just for you.



Woodie is a tri-column, flexible WordPress theme that is built to be multipurpose. Inspired by Apple typography and a beautiful wood grain background, Woodie is built to help your website grow.

Retro-fitted – MORE INFO / DEMO


Retro-fitted mixes subtle textures with clean lines and shadows to create a beautifully balanced composition perfect for all types of blogs.

WordPress Theme #35461 – MORE INFO / DEMO

Wordpress Theme #35461

Nostalgia – Portfolio WordPress Theme – MORE INFO / DEMO

Nostalgia - Portfolio WordPress Theme

Nostalgia is a minimal portfolio WordPress theme – personal or corporate, based on full-screen slider and sliding pages. The theme is maintained in a minimalist, contrasting style. Background images kept in retro tones contrast with modern minimalist content. It is possible to add unlimited number of pages in the form of scrolling menu.

The Artist – Clean Responsive Portfolio Theme – MORE INFO / DEMO

The Artist - Clean Responsive Portfolio Theme

The Artist is a super awesome portfolio theme. 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.

RetyX – Vintage / Retro Blog WordPress Theme – MORE INFO / DEMO

RetyX - Vintage-Retro Blog WordPress Theme

RetyX is a Blog and Portfolio WordPress Theme in retro and vintage design. It is suited for users who want to run a professional or personal blog and wants to showcase your products, services or news in a creative and unique manner.

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Hi I am Pete! I love to work with web design and sometimes dive into some coding. My main focus is WordPress websites.

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