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We’re Celebrating 25 Years of Home Alone!

Retro Festive 2015 Christmas Season Press Release

Retro Festive, a Canadian online retailer of quirky merchandise from Christmas culture and pop culture icons, is back for the 2015 holiday season with hundreds of new items, thousands of classic treasures, and exclusive Home Alone merchandise to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the beloved John Hughes film.

Home Alone (1990), starring Macaulay Culkin, told the story of young Kevin McCallister who was left to defend his home from blundering thieves, after a family feud left him home alone at Christmas. Retro Festive will celebrate 25 years of Home Alone with new shipments of sweaters, t-shirts, mugs and action figures with the best characters and one-liners from the film, plus turtle dove ornaments and iconic Kevin McCallister reindeer knit hats.

Home Alone Action Figures Retro Festive
Retro-Style Clothed Home Alone Action Figures – Coming Soon!

Ninja Snowman. Pooping Moose. Zombie Santa. Retro Festive truly is Canada’s largest Ugly Christmas Sweater emporium with dozens of funky, festive and flirty styles in all sizes and senses of humour. In addition to new and licensed sweater designs, Retro Festive will also stock one-of-a-kind vintage Ugly Christmas Sweaters for the first time this year.

Retro Festive is happy to once again offer ultra-popular NHL Ugly Christmas Sweaters for the die-hard hockey fans who wear their team – and Christmas – spirit on their sleeves! Plus, for the first time ever, we’re introducing the Toronto Blue Jays Ugly Christmas Sweater!

Toronto Blue Jays Ugly Christmas Sweater
Cheer on the Jays in a Toronto Blue Jays Ugly Christmas Sweater!

It is the perfect year to “Peanutize” the holidays, with the release of The Peanuts Movie in November 2015. The Charlie Browniest of Christmas fans can visit Retro Festive to find the beloved Charlie Brown Christmas Tree, Peanuts kitchenware and Snoopy Nutcrackers.

Looking to spruce up those holiday photos? Retro Festive has matching onesie Christmas Jammies – complete with bum flap – in sizes from infant to adult, uber cool Hipster Santa ‘Stache and Beard sets, and the Selfie Elfie, a posable and photogenic friend.

selfie elfie retro festive
Take your holiday selfie with Elfie. A poseable ornament & friend!

Retro Festive also features gifts from virtually every Christmas television show and movie, like legs lamps from the classic holiday movie A Christmas Story, and all things Griswold such as glass Marty Moose Mugs, made famous by Christmas Vacation.

In 2007 Tyler and Jordie Schwartz of Oakville, Ontario founded Retro Festive to meet the growing demand for holiday movie collectibles and Christmas kitsch. Tyler is the author of A Christmas Story Treasury (Running Press, 2013), to celebrate the 30th anniversary of America’s favourite Christmas movie and recount it’s humble Canadian beginnings. Retro Festive makes shoppers feel like a kid at Christmas all year round!