Christmas Toys: Modern VS Retro

Remember the good ol’ days when playtime seemed a little simpler; there wasn’t any of Wii this or Xbox that? I used to love saving up my pocket money for a new dolls dress and hosting miniature tea parties with all my favourite toys.

Times have changed, and brighter, shinier toys are becoming more and more popular. Whether you’re a bit of a tech head or more of a traditionalist at heart, we have a host of toys that are perfect for your little ones. So, which will you choose this Christmas?

Retro Classics

Forget the batteries. From cuddly characters to classic games, you have everything you need right here.

  

Contemporary Cool

Destined to impress, these ultra-modern toys will keep kids thrilled for hours.

Kate O'Brien

Hi I'm Kate, in a previous life I was Womenswear Editor but these days you are more likely to find me pouring over a planning calendar than the latest copy of Elle in my role as Online Content Producer. A Northern tourist in London, some of my favourite things in life include red wine, chutney (accompanied by cheese), sequins, grey cashmere and Matt Damon. I am known in the HoF office for owning far too many coats for one person, laughing too loud, and drinking full fat Coke only when hungover. My life's ambition is a simple one; to own a Puggle.

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